Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center

Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center

The Youth Innovation Center is the City of Riverside’s newest community center! With state of the art equipment and a mission to help propel Riverside into an innovative tomorrow, the center will offer both free and fee based activities. Our mission is to provide opportunities to visitors by introducing them to professionals and services that will promote and enhance learning to increase the likelihood of life-long success. Our focus is to prepare all Riverside residents for success by providing a safe environment that fosters collaboration, learning and creativity.

YIC Grand Opening | YIC Invite 2020



The Youth Innovation Center
9595 Miller Street
Riverside, CA 92503

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday | 9am-9pm
Friday | 9am-6pm
Saturday | 9am - 6pm
Sunday | Closed | Rentals Available

Noemi Lopez
Recreation Superintendent
(951) 826-2007
[email protected]

Jessica Ochoa
Recreation Supervisor
(951) 826-2041
[email protected]




Multipurpose Room

The 1,465 square foot multipurpose room will boast makerspace capabilities with a laser cutter, 3-D printers, sewing and embroidery machines, Cricut machines, and enough work space for all your crafting and making needs. The room comes with a partition wall feature to allow for multiple activities at the same time.


Computer Lab

The computer lab is designed for 16 computer stations and will offer free computer access to visitors. Visitors are welcome to use the computers for homework, printing, emails, editing, and more. Print and copy services similar to City libraries will be available for a small fee for the convenience of visitors.


Formal Classroom

The formal classroom will be a learning space for contract classes, seminars, and workshops. 627 square feet are dedicated to learning and promoting Career Technical Education (CTE), aiding in career changes and advancement.



Styled to be an informal classroom, the lounge is 426 square feet of space dedicated to collaboration, informal learning, group projects, and casual meetings. Visitors are welcome to sit, meet, work and play. Special features include a digital wall, game consoles and built in charging stations.


Film and Sound Recording Studios

The film studio, complete with vocal and recording booths, will include a green screen, cameras, lighting and everything else you need to produce your own show, short film, or soundtrack. Amateur to professional film makers and musicians are welcome to use the space for their creative endeavors. Editing software will be available to polish work.


Conference Room

Join us and reserve our conference room for all your small meeting needs! This space will be available for use for groups that need space for trainings, seminars, meetings, conference and more.



A collaborative space with tables and seating, visitors are welcome to take a break and snack while working on homework, reading, or just relaxing with a beverage.