2015 Connect Sports Facilities Guide: San Jose, California

From ice sports to extreme sports, San Jose, California, has a large selection of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities to accommodate a range of athletic Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 9.49.54 AMcompetitions. With championship golf courses, professional and minor league sports venues, cycling tracks and extreme sports venues, San Jose serves up options for everyone. With Mineta San Jose International Airport four miles from downtown and the city’s proven track record for hosting major sporting events, you’ll discover why San Jose is the choice for several marquee events including the 2016 Women’s U.S. Open of Golf at Cordevalle, 2016 U.S. Gymnastics Women’s Olympic Trials, and the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional. Outside the arena and off the field, visitors can soak up San Jose’s 300 days of sunshine and enjoy a range of outdoor activities from mild excursions to rigorous adventures. Play a round of golf at one of 15 local and championship golf courses, drop in at California’s largest skate park, or unplug along an extensive network of hiking and biking trails. For a more leisurely pace, explore a unique collection of neighborhoods surrounding San Jose and enjoy local wines, exquisite dining and nightlife, boutique shopping and more. Rights Holder Testimonial: “The San Jose McEnery Convention Center has been a great experience for the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon two-day Health and Fitness Expo. Its proximity to downtown hotels, restaurants and area attractions make the stay both convenient and fun for our vendors and participants. The convention staff is attentive, detailed and makes the entire planning process a smooth one.”                                          —Bekah Holt, Senior Event Manager, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series