Redefining the Classroom

About the Norris Center

The James Norris Events Center is a 275,000 square foot multiuse sport and recreation facility on the LSSU campus. It is known as the busiest building on campus as well as the University building that is used most by the surrounding community. The Norris Center is used for everything from University Recreation programing, academic offices & classrooms as well as Laker Athletics. More information can be found on the About page.

Hours of Operation

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

Contact Information

Norris Guest Information Desk: (906) 635-2602

James Norris Events Center and University Recreation staff contact information.

Memberships, Daily Use Fees and Building Rules

We offer a number of ways for everyone to enjoy our facilities. More information regarding memberships, daily use fees and building rules visit our Admittance page.

University Recreation Programs

We offer a number of programs for the whole family to enjoy. Find out more on the Programs and Activities page.

Facility Rentals and Reservations

The James Norris Events Center rents a number of its facilities for events of all sizes and types. Our facilities include gym court space, racquetball courts, natatorium, ice arena and class room spaces. Please see the Rentals and Reservations page for more information on each of our rentable areas.