24th IAKS Congress from 27th to 30th October 2015 in Cologne.
Meet the who’s who of the industry!


The latest trends in design and construction.
Every two months in your letter box!


Experts from aquatics to stadiums.


Prize-winning sports and leisure architecture.
Exciting and exemplary!


Exclusive information for IAKS members.


Advanced training courses for clients, designers and operators.
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Global non-profit network for the design, construction, modernisation and management of sports and leisure facilities.


The programme for the IAKS Congress taking place from 27 to 30 October in Cologne has been unveiled. Have a first glance at the ten sessions...

sb Magazine

sb 3/2015: Pools and wellness facilities

sb 2/2015: Stadia and sports grounds



Currently 129 projects from all continents, amongst others from Canada, Brasil, Australia, Japan and Germany, are competing for these international architecture prizes.


IAKS members cover a broad range of activities and services around sports and leisure facilities.

IAKS members are: Individuals, industrial companies and institutions.

Welcome to IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

25.August 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2015: Rowd Puller “Okeraue“ Municipal pool in Wolfenbüttel

In the northern German town of Wolfenbüttel, the new “Okeraue” municipal pool opened in July 2014 after 22 months for construction.


21.August 2015 | Congress

IAKS Congress 2015 - Early bird rate until 31.08.2015

Register by 31.08.2015 and benefit from the early bird prices with more than a 25% discount!


12.August 2015 | IAKS

Klaus Meinel new IAKS Secretary General

Effective from 1st August 2015, long-time IAKS Managing Director Klaus Meinel (46) has been appointed as new IAKS Secretary General.


12.August 2015 | Congress

First-rate support from IOC, IPC and Federal Ministry of the Interior for 24th IAKS Congress

Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, and Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Germany’s Minister of the Interior, continue the long-term tradition of their official patronage of the 24th IAKS Congress.


11.August 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2015: Sunflower meets boomerang - "Tournesol" in Lingolsheim

In Lingolsheim, France, the swimming pool “Tournesol” (French for “sunflower”) re­opened in October 2014 after comprehensive refurbishment and extension.


06.August 2015 | Congress

Display your publication to the expert visitors of IAKS Congress and FSB

Do you want to introduce your current publication to a broad expert audience? The IAKS booth at FSB offers the perfect setting.