“Bayer's” 58 Sports Clubs

There are a total of 23 Bayer sports clubs, 18 clubs and ensembles and 17 special interest clubs located around the company's Leverkusen, Dormagen, Krefeld-Uerdingen and Wuppertal-Elberfeld production sites. These clubs have a total membership of about 45,000 and offer a wide range of sports activities at recreational, club and championship levels, for disabled people and elite levels.

The biggest club to be sponsored by the company is the TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen with about 10,000 members. The sports clubs traditionally have close links with the company and express this by incorporating the Bayer name and the Bayer cross in their club emblem and wearing it on the club's strip.

People canoeing. Sport and culture.

The sports clubs are traditionally closely linked to the Bayer AG and show this also by implementing the Bayer Cross on their sportswear.

Below is a list of clubs with links to their own websites.

Clubs and Ensembles 

The artistic activities of Bayer employees are wide and varied, ranging from instrumental music, choral music and drama to photography. There are a total of 18 clubs and ensembles at sites in Leverkusen, Dormagen, Krefeld-Uerdingen and Wuppertal, some of which have been in existence for over 100 years

Concert of the Bayer Philharmonics. Sport and culture; Fotograf: © Dr. K.-H. Krauskopf

Also cultural associations offer a fulfilling leisure activities for Bayer employees and not company employees. Bayer Philharmonic Orchestra, © Dr. K.-H. Krauskopf

Below are links to each club's own website.

The TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen is with


members the largest company-sponsored club.

Special Interest Clubs 

Horticulture, beekeeping or stamp collecting - these are just a few of the interests covered by the clubs supported by Bayer enabling its employees to enjoy their leisure time with meaningful and wide-ranging pursuits. Over the years more than 17 special interest clubs have been founded at Leverkusen, Dormagen, Wuppertal and Krefeld-Uerdingen sites which are closely linked to the company. They express this not least by incorporating the company name and the Bayer Cross in their emblems.

You will find the contact details of each club below.

Last updated: November 18, 2015 Copyright © Bayer AG