Redefining the Classroom



  • Norris Center will be closed April 30th  for Lake Superior State University 54th Annual Commencement Ceremony

  • Pool will be closed Friday April 29th - June 1st for maintenance.

  • No Hot Water Sunday, May 1, 2016- Friday, May 6, 2016

  • Norris Summers hours will start Sunday, May 1st.


LSSU Central Heat Plant will conduct the annual shut down of the steam plant to due routine annual maintenance.The CHP Operators will shut down the system beginningSunday, May 1, 2016and all maintenance should be complete by Friday, May 6, 2016.


About the Norris Center

The James Norris Physical Education Center, that includes over 275,000 square feet of space, is the busiest building on campus and the University building that is used most by the surrounding community. The Norris center is used for everything from aerobics classes to concerts and youth camps. It has served as a host for a number of regional high school basketball and hockey tournaments, as well as band camps. More information can be found on the About page

Our regular hours are posted on the Hours of Operation page.


We offer a number of ways for everyone to enjoy our facilities. More information on how you can use the Norris Center can be found on the Admittance page.


We offer a number of programs for the whole family to enjoy. From water polo to fitness classes and so much more, we have something for everyone to enjoy! Find out more on the Programs and Activities page.

Rentals and Reservations

Need to get a Tennis court for Friday? Want to rent the pool or the gymnasium for your event? Head on over to the Rentals and Reservations page for all the information you need.

Contact Information

Main Office: (906) 635-2602
Pool: (906) 635-2280

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Ken Hopper at