Features: Ice Arena, Gymnasium, Swimming and Diving pools, four
handball/squash courts, weight training and isometric room, dance
studio, training room, firing range, and offices.
TAFFY ABEL ARENA
Opened: October 28, 1995
Ice Surface: 200' by 85'
Largest Home Crowd: 4,218 (October 12, 1996 vs Michigan)
Named after the late Clarence "Taffy" Abel.
BUD COOPER GYMNASIUM
Hardwood Floor installed in August, 1999
Named after legendary Athletic Director Ronald "Bud" Cooper.
ARBUCKLE STUDENT ACTIVITY CENTER
Features: Six lane/200-meter track, four basketball courts, and
a fitness center.
Named for ex-LSSU president Dr. Robert Arbuckle.
To get to the Norris Center, SAC and Taffy Abel Arena, use exit
394 off of I-75 (north or south). Coming from the south, turn right
onto Easterday Avenue and turn right at the first light (Meridian).
The facilities will be on your right. Approaching from the north,
turn oeft onto Easterday Avenue and turn right at the first light
(Meridian). Once again, the facilities will be on your right.
To get to Locey Field (softball), follow the same directions to
the Norris Center from exit 394. Keep going south on Meridian until
you reach the ball field complex. Follow Meridian to the back of
the complex and turn left on 12th Avenue. The field will be on your
left. When coming from the I-75 Business Spur, 12th Avenue is the
light near Dairy Queen.