2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Ontario, California

By Sponsored Content, June 1, 2018

Southern California’s Greater Ontario offers unparalleled beauty and recreation, history and culture, arts and entertainment, shopping, and of course extreme sports and adventures. Under an hour from Ontario International Airport are Big Bear mountain resorts, fresh-water fishing lakes, Pacific beaches, world-class golfing and Hollywood. Centrally located it is easy to visit Las Vegas, Palm Springs, San Diego, and Joshua Tree National Park. Only here can you ski a 7,000-ft. mountain overlooking a crystal blue lake, go wine tasting at local vineyards, try your luck at casino gaming, cruise historic Route 66 and surf the Pacific Ocean all in one day.

Citizens Business Bank Arena

Citizens Business Bank

Built and owned by the City of Ontario, Citizens Business Bank Arena is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts ice hockey and a variety of other sporting competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, and community activities, as well as private events. The venue is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire. Citizens Business Bank Arena was built on a 37-acre footprint and includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for ice hockey and 10,832 for basketball. The 225,000-sq.-ft. venue features 36 suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of refreshment stands and merchandise kiosks.

Quick Facts
Total Space 224,000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 20,000 square feet
Meeting Rooms Yes
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating 9,500
Ceiling Height 54 feet
Column-Free Yes
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive  6,000

Ryan Northcott, General Manager



Epicenter’s superb facilities include a wide range of amenities including a Class-A baseball stadium, two regulation soccer fields, three adult softball fields and a regulation Little League field. In addition, it offers an open-air plaza and covered pavilions with combined seating for 270. With ample parking space for production trailers or event parking, the Epicenter has been home to a variety of events. Loan Mart Field has more than 6,500 permanent stadium seats and is home to the Quakes baseball team, a minor league affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Quick Facts
Distance From Ontario Airport 5 miles
Total Space 52 acres
Permanent Lighting Yes
Parking On Site Yes
Permanent Restrooms Yes
Hotel Rooms within a 10-Minute Drive  6,000
Larry Kaufman, Director of Sales


Destination Facts

Downtown Hotel Rooms 2,500
Surrounding Area Hotel Rooms 6,000
Sports Venues 20
Largest Indoor Venue Citizens Business Bank Arena
Largest Outdoor Venue Cucamonga Guasti Regional Park
Closest Airport Ontario International Airport

Recently Hosted

> Compete Karate
> SCPA Championships
> Reign 5K

What’s New

> Three new hotels are opening within the next year.
> New flights and carriers are being added to Ontario International Airport
> Regional sporting venues have just opened providing soccer, equestrian, and basketball competition facilities.

Key Indoor Venues

Citizens Business Bank Arena
Ontario Convention Center
Ontario Soccer Complex

Key Outdoor Venues

Cucamonga Guasti Regional Park
Ontario Soccer Complex


Larry Kaufman, Director of Sales