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Raincross Hospitality and the Riverside Convention Center
The Riverside Convention & Visitors Bureau family works tirelessly to ensure that meetings and convention guests feel right at home in Riverside. It’s industry-unique Concierge Program caters to every meeting planner’s need – one of the reasons Riverside’s percentage of repeat business is the envy of the Convention & Visitors Bureau industry!

Riverside is located just 20 miles from Ontario International Airport (ONT), home to seven major airlines, serving fourteen destinations with non-stop service, and offering 400 weekly departures. ONT makes travel easy, offering large airport amenities with small airport convenience, including easy exit and entrance, quick ticketing and gate access.

With its central location, Riverside is also served by Los Angeles International Airport – LAX (50 miles), John Wayne Airport, Orange County – SNA (40 miles), Long Beach Airport – LGB (45 miles) and Palm Spring International Airport – PSP (50 miles).

Riverside is also served by Uber, Lyft, Metrolink, Amtrak, Super Shuttle, limousines, and taxi services.

Sports Commission Riverside, California - Raincross Hospitality
Home of the nationally recognized, state-of-the-art Riverside Aquatics Complex, as well as multi-field soccer complexes, baseball and softball fields, college stadiums, and other athletic complexes, Riverside consistently attracts California's and the nation's premier athletic competitions.

The leading voice for Riverside's sports-minded community is the Riverside Sports Commission. The Riverside Sports Commission is keenly aware that it takes more than exceptional venues to attract and retain prestigious athletic competitions. It takes close-knit collaboration between the commission, athletic event planning professionals, and Riverside's sports-minded institutions and broader community.

When you compare destinations that have a wide range of new and affordable athletic venues and complexes, Riverside clearly leads the field. And with a dedicated representative working with you every step of the way, you’re sure to find the best place and best price for the best sporting events in Southern California–or anywhere else.

For information on planning sporting events in Southern California, contact Shaheen Morales Roostai, Riverside Sports Commission, (951) 222-4700, x204 or

In order to ensure that event organizers achieve their objectives, the Riverside Sports Commission offers a wide variety of services to event organizers, including:

Matching and acting as liaison between event organizers, local venues/facilities, hotel accommodations, sports medicine providers, fitness/training professionals, local governments and businesses
Facilitating site inspections of athletic complexes
Matching local volunteers with event organizers
Matching event organizers with local event sponsors
Arranging special restaurant and retail discounts
Arranging special events for event management, staff and participants
Assistance with public relations/media outreach
24/7 event management assistance

Riverside Aquatics Complex, Southern California’s first all-deep competition pool, has quickly become the preferred venue for competitive swim, dive, synchronized swimming, water polo and individual athletic events on the West Coast. Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics and CIF Southern Section Swimming and Diving Championships — the largest high school aquatics competition in the United States — flourish here. The Riverside Aquatics Complex was even home to ABC’s hit celebrity diving show, Splash!

It is no surprise that this Riverside swimming facility is the Official Developmental National Training Center for United States Synchronized Swimming and played host to eSynchro, the largest synchronized swimming championship in the world.