Unforgettable Sports Adventures in Richmond

Top-flight sports venues, scenic Virginian landscape and great fun await teams in Richmond

Introduction

Richmond, Virginia

The Richmond International Airport, located only 8 miles from downtown Richmond, is home to all major air carriers, including low-cost carriers such as Allegiant Air, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines and Southwest. Due to Richmond’s advantageous location, it’s only within a day’s drive to half of the U.S. population by Interstates 64, 295 and 95.

Popular Activities

  • Stay on the history trail with a walk or bike ride on the Virginia Capital Trail.You’ll encounter various courthouses, forests and rivers.

  • James River awaits those who enjoy white water rafting and boating. This 348-mile wonder starts in the Appalachians and continues into the Chesapeake Bay.

Get a Planner’s Perspective

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what these planners had to say.

USA Field Hockey loves working with Sports Richmond, VA. The CVB and Convention Center staff are amazing to work with. We can always count on their professionalism and expertise. They always put their clients first, and are constantly looking forward on how to enhance the Richmond experience.”

USA Field Hockey

Find Your Perfect Richmond Facility

Facility Spotlight

River City Sportsplex

Sports Covered: Soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, flag football

River City Sportsplex encompasses 115 acres of top-notch athletic fields, including 12 all-weather turf fields, all of which are fully lighted. In addition to warmup areas, River City Sportsplex includes a plaza and common area with access to electricity, bleachers on both ends, indoor restrooms and a concession stand.  

Greater Richmond Convention Center

Sports Covered: Multisport

Teams will feel like champions no matter what the score at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, located only minutes from Richmond International Airport. The 700,000-square-foot facility boasts the title as largest convention center in Virginia with 180,000 square feet of exhibit hall space. 

Dorey Park

Sports Covered: Baseball, softball, football, soccer, disc golf

This 400-acre park is conveniently located 10 minutes from Richmond International Airport and features abundant competition fields and amazing amenities for the traveling fan. The park features six (four slow pitch and six fast pitch compatible) softball fields, seven 12-and-under baseball fields, one 13-and-up baseball field and seven football/soccer fields with one field featuring a 500 seat grandstand. There is also an 18-hole disc golf course, five miles of horseback riding trails and hiking trails.

What are you waiting for?

Let Sports Planning Guide help you plan the perfect event.

Jerrine Lee

Jerrine Lee

Director of Sports Development

Telephone: 804-783-7418