Recreational Sports
Recreational Sports

Lyon Recreation Center (LRC)

Lyon Center

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The Lyon Center features the Main Gym, 21,800 sq. ft. for basketball, badminton, volleyball; the Klug Family Fitness Center (weight room); an auxiliary gym (cardiovascular equipment); the Robinson Fitness Room (SCycling bikes); a stretching room; racquetball and squash courts; a climbing wall; ping pong tables; a group exercise studio; Jacuzzi; and a Pro Shop for equipment rentals and sales. The men’s and women’s locker rooms include day-use or rental lockers as well as showers and changing areas. Tours available upon request.



Lyon Center Access


All students utilizing the Lyon Center are required to complete an online general waiver form (click here to complete the on-line form) prior to entering the Lyon Center.


  • All students should allow 24hrs for the waiver to become activated.
  • Failure to have waiver clearance will result in denied access to the Lyon Center. No exceptions.
  • Any USCard issues are the responsibility of the individual card holder and must be resolved prior to access to the Lyon Center.
  • This waiver will serve as a general waiver throughout the student’s entire tenure at the University.


Recreation Facilities


Proper identification is required for access to all recreational facilities (including fields and tennis courts). 


No organized group activity will be permitted without a confirmed reservation. A “group activity” is defined as 5 or more members/friends utilizing the same equipment at the same time. Special permission and reservations required for organized group activities. (See reservations.)


Dress Code Policy

The following dress code is in effect for all users of USC Recreational Sports. Appropriate workout attire and athletic footwear is required at all times during recreation. Sandals, flip flops, boots, black-soled shoes, jeans, scrubs and any pants with buttons or hardware (zippers/rivets) are prohibited. Metal cleats are not allowed on playing fields.


Facility use is restricted to authorized USC students, faculty, staff, and guest memberships. Possession of a USC ID and/or a USC Recreational Sports Guest Membership card is required at all times. Unauthorized, counterfeit, or expired ID’s will be confiscated and privileges may be revoked. Any student or participant who has his/her card confiscated for misuse of their ID must pay a $20 retrieval fine and may be referred to the Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards Office for additional discipline.


USC Recreational Sports reserves the right to refuse service to any participant who violates any policy or procedure, engages in any verbal and/or physical abuse of any other patron and/or any individual whose behavior is inappropriate or in violation of the University rules and regulations.


Lost and Found

USC Recreational Sports is not responsible for lost or stolen items. All patrons are encouraged to protect their personal property by using lockers and limiting valuable items brought to the Lyon Center and/or any of our other recreational facilities.


Patrons who find lost items are asked to turn them over to a Facility Manager or Full time staff at any time. Lost and found items will be held at the Lyon Center offices for a period of 10 business days, after that period the items will be sent to the Department of Public Safety (DPS). You may inquire about lost and found items during the following times: Monday- Friday from 8am-6pm.




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