International Swimming Pool & Leisure Centre Conference in Dublin 9.-10.02.2017


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Intriguing conversions; sports and aquatic centres
Issue 6/2016 “Pools and Leisure Facilities” hot off the press on December 20


Experts from aquatics to stadiums. Worldwide!


25th IAKS Congress from 7th - 10th November 2017 in Cologne.
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29.June 2016 | Events

Open, sustainable and multifunctional: the keys to successful open-space design IAKS Municipal Open Spaces Seminar in Paderborn, 15 June 2016

Some 55 planners, employees of sports and environment departments, club chairpersons and experts from industry took part to find out about attractive sports and exercise spaces for clubs and the general public.


02.June 2016 | IAKS

Sport England: £250 million to combat inactivity as part of five-year strategy

The five-year plan “Towards an active nation” of Sport England, England’s sports administrative body, follows on from the “Sporting Future” strategy document of the UK Ministry of Sport


02.June 2016 | IAKS

IAKS members in Indonesia organise sports facilities forum at ISEF 2016

On the initiative of Indonesian IAKS members Ournomohadi Purnomohadi and Timmy Setiawan, the Indonesia Sport Expo & Forum (ISEF) 2016 took place under the auspices of the trade fair Indobuild in Jakarta from 25 to 29 May.


02.June 2016 | Service

IIHF Facilities Committee publishes new IIHF Ice Rink Guide

Based on the IIHF Ice Rink Manual of 2002 the revised IIHF Ice Rink Guide gives technical insight, information and examples for income and costs of an ice rink and what a weekly schedule can look like. What is very unique is