Sports in Augsburg

Soccer
FC Augsburg
International stars like Helmut Haller and Bernd Schuster, and national players like Karl-Heinz Riedle or Raimond Aumann have all played for the FC Augsburg team. In 2011 the club earned a place in the 1st National Soccer League and has maintained their status since that time. The home games of the FC Augsburg take place in the WWK Arena, the first CO2-neutrally operated soccer stadium.
Icehockey
The Augsburg Panthers
The Augsburg Panthers (AEV) play in the German Ice Hockey League. The Panther’s biggest success was the vice championship in the DEL. The Augsburg ice skating association was founded in 1878 and has home games in the Curt-Frenzel-Stadium. Stars like Leonhard Weit, Paul Ambros, Ernst Köpf, and Ernst Höfner have played for the Augsburg Panthers.
Kajaking
Augsburg Ice Canal
The Ice Canal was the first artificial white water course in the world. It was created for the canoe slalom competitions in the Munich Summer Olympic games in 1972. The Ice Canal, “the mother of all artificial canoe slalom courses”, often hosts international competitions. Canoe Swabia- Augsburg and the Augsburg Kayak club can boast several Olympic and world champions.
Golf
Golf courses in and around Augsburg
In Augsburg or a few minutes outside the city by car, there are 5 attractive greens. Professional golf star, Bernhard Langer, began his career on the golf courses in the Augsburg area.
Climbing/Indoor Soccer
Boulder & Soccer Center Gersthofen
Rock climbing, indoor soccer, SKY-Sport bar, lounge (event location for rent), Pingpong, fußball, etc. The Boulder & Soccer Center in Gersthofen offers recreational fun for everyone! Family, friends, businesses, clubs, there is something for everyone…
Hot Air Balloon Rides
Balloon rides over Augsburg
Balloon rides over Augsburg has a long and prestigious history. There is a balloon Museum, a balloon factory and also balloon pilots in Augsburg. Already in the 19th century there were trial runs with gas balloons, aeronautical vessels and stratospheric balloons. Today, there are primarily hot air balloon rides in Augsburg.
Biking
Peter-Krauß-Cycling Track Augsburg
The Peter Krauß Velodrom of the RSG Augsburg was established in 1988 as a result of the initiative of the late Peter Krauß. The wood track is 200 meters long, with a 45 degree kurve banking. The cycling track for the Augsburg bike club is located in the Flossmann-Gymnasium on the Eisackstraße. Amateur athletes are also welcome to use the facilities.
Kajaking
Kayak School Prijon
The Prijon Kayak School offers pure recreational fun. A professional team is available to serve guests of all levels, from beginners to experienced kayakers. At the Augsburg Ice Canal high quality courses at fair prices are available. There are also schools in Austria, Slovenia and many other locations.
Climbing
DAV Climbing Center Augsburg
A state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility gives both recreational participants and ambitious athletes an ideal place to train. Attractive lead climbing and boulder walls are not only indoors, but also outdoors.