Rapperswil-Jona is not only known as the City of Roses and the Circus City of Switzerland. Thanks to its good, modern infrastructures and its extremely active associations Rapperswil is also a City of Sports. Ice sports, water sports and ball games are all accorded great importance here. To say nothing of the infrastructures and activities involving other types of sport. It is worth practising and experiencing sport in Rapperswil-Jona. Associations, clubs and schools can stage competitions and training camps in Rapperswil-Jona. This page provides an insight into the possibilities. The World Orienteering Championships 2003 and Ironman 70.3 Switzerland, which has been staged since 2007, the Woman's Fistball World Championships 2006, the Northwest Swiss Schwingfest 2006 (wrestling), the Cantonal Gymnastics Festival 1987 and 1999 and many other championships involving other sports at all levels show that sport is welcome in Rapperswil-Jona at any time. This is why the city is also proud of its ice hockey team, the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers, which has maintained its place in the National League A for the last 20 years and is thus ranked as one of Switzerland's best teams.