Skip navigation
Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

USC

USC Aquatics Center Gears Up for Grand Opening

The Uytengsu Aquatics Center will have its grand re-opening Friday afternoon.

The USC Athletics Department will unveil its brand new $16 million Uytengsu Aquatics Center this Friday.

The department will hold a dedication ceremony at 3 p.m. and then USC's No. 4 swimming and diving team will hold their first meet in the pool, playing Utah at 5:30 p.m.

Pat Haden will speak at the dedication ceremony, joined by Fred Uytengsu, a walk-on for USC's 1983 swim team. 

Uytengsu donated half the funds required to build the new complex, which took over a year to complete. 

The center includes a new stadium entrance, locker rooms, coach's offices, meeting rooms, diving tower, scoreboard and a larger seating area.

USC swim coach David Salo said he hopes the improvements will get more people in the pool, while swimmers said they hope it brings more fans to cheer the Trojans on. 

COMMENTS
Leave a comment
Name:
E-mail:*
URL:
Comments:*

Chinese Students Gather at Arraignment for USC Grad Student Killing Case


By Faith Miller
08/12/14 | 10:36 a.m. PDT

[View the story on Storify]

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams Dead at 63


By Kate Flexter
08/11/14 | 5:24 p.m. PDT

Robin Williams was found dead Monday of apparent suicide.  

Four Teens Plead Not Guilty to Fatal Attack on USC Grad Student

Steve Sarkisian "It Was a Really Competitive Environment"

Cody Kessler "We've Still Got a Long Way to Go"

Nelson Agholor "I Thought It Was a Very Successful Day"

We detected that you might be on a mobile device such as an iPad or iPhone. Sorry, at this time the video box is only visible on desktop computers.
MOST POPULAR

Want to Be a Part of ATVN?


By Fernando Hurtado
08/21/14 | 1:45 p.m. PDT

We're about to go on air, so find out how to get involved before it's too late.