USC | Galen Center

The Galen Center at USC will host the Basketball competitions for the 2015 World Games.


3400 S Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089

The Galen Center is a 225,000 square-foot arena with 10,258 seats surrounding the main court. The Galen Center Pavilion is a 45,000 square-foot attachment to the main center that has up to 4 full basketball courts or 9 volleyball courts and seating for 1,000 with space for coaches and administrative offices.


  • Basketball

Venue Facts

  • The Galen Center is home to the University of Southern California Men’s and Women’s basketball teams.
  • Basketball is one of the top sports at Special Olympics. There will be 641 athletes competing as part of 72 teams over the 8 days of competition.

Useful Information

  • Spectator Entrance(s):¬†Spectators can enter through two entrances: the North and South entrance of Galen Center off of Figueroa St. and Jefferson Blvd.
  • Galen Center is easily accessible by public transportation.
  • All sport competitions are free and open to the public to attend.

Accessibility/ADA Information

  • The Galen Center is fully ADA compliant (bathrooms, elevators, etc.).

Photo courtesy of the University of Southern California

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