IOC IPC IAKS architecture prizes
2017 winners unveiled


From aquatic centres to activity landscapes
Issue 6/2017 “Pools and wellness facilities” hot off the press on Dec 30


17th IAKS Ice Rink management Conference
Innsbruck/Austria, 15-17 May


Experts from aquatics to stadiums. Worldwide!


Exclusive information for IAKS members.


26th IAKS congress from 5th - 8th November 2019 in Cologne/Germany
Trends in design and management of sports and leisure facilities



Welcome to IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

25.October 2017 | Congress

Who can you meet in Cologne?

The attendee list is already filling up with facility operators, architects, designers, engineers, suppliers, organisations and academia for the 25th IAKS congress.

You can reserve your place online. Take a look at who you can meet on site in Cologne:


19.October 2017 | Congress

From community fields to the Olympic Stadium – how FIFA, World Rugby and FIH are encouraging innovation in the synthetic turf world

Synthetic turf sports pitches have changed the sporting landscape; no longer is a harsh climate or the need to sustain high levels of use a barrier to providing high quality sports fields.


19.October 2017 | Congress

High-calibre speakers

Look forward to insider knowledge from our high-calibre speakers.


18.October 2017 | Congress

National Indoor Arena Dublin equipped

Opened in January 2017, the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena is the new flagship facility at the National Sports Campus of Dublin. In addition to two dividing curtains, Elan Inventa supplied the Dublin arena with 6 blocks of telescopic stands. IAKS member Elan Inventa is also supporting the 25th IAKS congress as gold sponsor.