Sporty Kempten

All forms of sport

Sports enthusiasts are guaranteed to find the right sport activity for them in the sports town of Kempten.

Whether its activities you do alone like jogging along the beautiful Iller river or regular sports clubs like American Football with the Allgäu Comets.

But there is also plenty on offer for those who prefer to just watch sports: See for yourself at one of our major sporting events!


Playing Sport

Sport is a must for many people, even while on holiday. So why not enjoy the beautiful Allgäu nature by getting some exercise in the fresh air? A short bike ride or a hike up Kempten's local mountain, the Mariaberg, are ideal for this.
And if the weather isn’t exactly playing ball, Kempten also has a lot to offer indoors. A wide range of leisure facilities, from the leisure pool to the climbing hall and the action park, ensure that you can really let off steam, regardless of the weather and season.


in Kempten

climbing / bouldering

at the DAV Climbing Centre swoboda alpin


up Kempten's local mountain, Mariaberg


at the CamboMare Adventure Pool




at the Allgäu Skyhouse Trampoline Park

cooling off

Schwimming and bathing

CamboMare Adventure Pool

No matter whether you want to swim, slide or feel good, everyone will find what they are looking for at the 2,200 m2 large adventure pool.

Lakes in the Allgäu

In and around Kempten you will find numerous bathing lakes that provide refreshing cooling in summer - some even with mountain views.

Outdoor pool CamboMare

There are four swimming pools at the CamboMare Outdoor pool that provide for fun for the whole family in and around the cool water in summer!

watching and celebrating

Sports events highlights

Kempten hosts several major sporting events every year. These include, for example, the Seitz Laufsporttag and the Georg Hieble Silvesterlauf, two important running events in which over 2,000 runners compete each year, from children to amateur athletes to professionals.

Skateparks and bike parks

For fans of cycling, skateboarding or scootering, there are various facilities in the Kempten area: In the Hofgarten, Höfelmayrpark, Engelhaldepark and along the Iller you will find halfpipes, pump tracks and more.


Walking and strolling

Even those who prefer to take it a little easier will find what they’re looking for in Kempten. E.g.: pleasant walking trails can be found along the Iller and Rottach rivers. There are also numerous parks and green spaces throughout the town. You can immerse yourself in the greenery here, enjoy nature and unwind - and just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre.

Sports clubs

For locals, there is a wide range of sporting activities in Kempten - for example, through membership of one of the 47 sports clubs.
The clubs offer everything from ball sports to water sports to motor sports. Get an overview of all Kempten sports clubs here.

german alpine club

Climbing and bouldering

Allgäu Comets

American Football

ESC kempten sharks

Ice Hockey

FC Kempten


Tennisclub kempten

Kempten on Film
Kempten is diverse, unique and simply different when it comes to sports.

at a glance


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