A place to connect, recharge and enjoy

For healthy
everyday habits

Our kitchen and bakery SMAK is open for everyone and so are many of our activities, common areas and local events. For IKEA co-workers, Vuxenklubben and their families we also offer a gym, extra workouts, relaxation and lots of personal development. Welcome!

Work out
Relax
Eat & Drink
Play & Create
Learn & Develop

For healthy
everyday habits

Our kitchen and bakery SMAK is open for everyone and so are many of our activities, common areas and local events. For IKEA co-workers, Vuxenklubben and their families we also offer a gym, extra workouts, relaxation and lots of personal development. Welcome!

Dare to care

It’s ok to not be ok. We all have our ups and downs. Join us this spring and get hands-on tools for everyday self-care to support yourself, and people close to you.

26 January, 10:00

High on life

In this talk, David will share how he learned to hack his lifelong depression, and how you can use his neuro-leadership tips to boost your mood, motivation, happiness, and energy levels whenever you need it.

IKEA co-workers

Recorded

8 March, 10:00

My story

Going through a crisis can be an overwhelming and painful experience, challenges and struggles are a part of life. Talking to each other and sharing our experiences can be a powerful tool to help ourselves and others.

IKEA co-workers

Recorded

12 April, 10:00

The psychologist’s best advice

In this crash course on mental health, you will get the psychologist’s best advice on how to turn stress into motivation and make bad days become better both on and off the clock.

IKEA co-workers

Online

17 May, 10:00

Let’s talk about mental wellbeing

In this session with IKEA Leaders we will explore actions and steps we can take to boost our mental health in our everyday lives.

IKEA co-workers

Coming events

GeBlod

15 March 2023

WednesNight 15 March

An evening for the whole family with a touch from Småland where live music and good food are included! Tickets out for sale today!

Open to the public

21 March, 16:00-19:00

Curious about Älmhult?Local Associations Day

A rich and vivid community of local associations with a wide range of leisure activities gathered at Aktivitetshuset.

Open to the public

13 April, 16:30-18:30

Dare heavy lifting
for women

Want to improve your sleep, reduce osteoporosis, and maintain muscle mass? Heavy lifting can help! Join our training session and learn the proper technique for classic strength exercises.

IKEA co-workers

3 May, 17:30

Edible garden design
Workshop + Afternoon tea

How can you get more edible into the garden – big or small? Join us to this fantastic gardening evening.

Op

Open to the public

14 December 2022, 12:30

Choir lunch concert
with Singplicity

Enjoy the songs from our choir Singplicity while you take a pause over lunch! Check our different lunch options here! And give us a call if you wish to reserve a table.

Open to the public

22-25 May, 2023

GeBlod is coming
to us

During week 21 you have the chance to donate blood on our backside.

Open to the public

13 April, 16:30

Heavy lifting for women

This class will teach you proper technique for classic strength exercises, so you can confidently lift heavier weights. Limited spots available!

IKEA co-workers

3 May, 17:30

Edible garden design
Workshop + Afternoon tea

How can you get more edible into the garden – big or small? Join us to this fantastic gardening evening.

Open to the public

14 December 2022, 16:00-21:00

Yarn Afterwork

Welcome to a cozy evening, where you can take your needlecraft with you and find inspiration to create this year’s Christmas present.

Open to the public

13 December 2022, 08:30

Lucia celebration

At SMAK there will be plenty of saffron rolls with white chocolate and other home made Christmas goodies. You can also enhance your visit by prebooking a Christmas breakfast for your group of at least 10 persons.

Open to the public

Latest updates

NEW

Published:

19 May 2024

Enjoy our grill lunch 24 May

Welcome to our last grill lunch for this season! Join us on and enjoy our juicy burgers with your choice of meat, vegetarian, or vegan options. Enjoy our outdoor serving area and soak up the beautiful weather (fingers crossed!)

Open to the public

NEWS

Published:

7 May 2024

We did it again!

The green shirts were shining as bright as the sun on 4 May, when more than 1550 people joined together to walk or run through Älmhult. Together we raised more than 230 000 SEK for cancer research.

Open to the public

NEWS

Published:

24 April 2024

Pop-up Zumba, Vecka 19-22

With the vibrant Latin and international rhythms, you’ll be moving your whole body to the beat while getting a fantastic cardio workout. And the best part? Fun, energy, and good mood are guaranteed! So come and join us and experience the joy and energy of a Zumba class on Wednesdays 11:45. No registration needed!

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

NEWS

Published:

12 April 2024

Dreamy bloom garden, 15 May

How can you create a dream flower bed that brings beauty from early spring to late autumn? How can one craft delightful combinations using both flowers and foliage with varying bloom times and heights?

Welcome to this lecture that includes workshop and fika! Get your ticket at the reception.

Open to the public

NEW

Published:

18 March 2024

Dare heavy lifting 18 April

Ladies, are you looking for a way to build your strength and enhance your overall well-being? Why not try heavy lifting? It’s a fantastic way to improve your sleep, build and maintain muscle mass, and even relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes and sweating.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

NEWS

Published:

3 March 2024

Make new friends and find new activities in Älmhult 10 April

Are you ready to make new friends and find new activities in and around Älmhult? Welcome to explore the rich and diverse range of leisure activities for all ages available in Älmhult and meet many of the local associations.

Did you know that you can choose from different types of activities such as various ball sports, swimming, arts, gymnastics, gardening, horseback riding and flying radio-controlled planes?

Open to the public

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NEWS

Published:

2 March 2024

Coffee & Connect 21 March

Coffee & Connect is for you who just moved to Älmhult and whose partner or family works at IKEA, or for any curious IKEA co-worker who wants to know more about the practicalities of living in Sweden.

Once a month, we meet by the stairs at Aktivitetshuset to listen to speakers, guiding you through different good-to-know topics. This time we will talk about dental care in Sweden. Please note registration is needed.

Open to the public

LAST CHANCE

Published:

17 February 2024

After Work Quiz Nights 14 March

Break free from the routine and spice up your evenings with our last After Work Quiz Nights 14 March!

Whether you’re a trivia buff or just in it for the fun, we’ve got something for everyone. Form a team of maximum 5 with your friends or colleagues, register via email and get ready for a night of brain-twisting facts and laughter. You do not need to be an IKEA coworker to participate!

Open to the public

Published:

16 February 2024

Älmhult Fights Cancer 4 May

Have you signed up yet? Together we walk or run through Älmhult to raise money for cancer research. Everyone can join, let’s get Älmhult moving! Sign up today!

Open to the public

Published:

15 February 2024

Dare to talk about menopause 12 March

Curious to understand the changes that happen in your body during menopause? We’ve got an informative talk just for you!

Join us for a relaxed discussion led by Ida Mattsson Levin, where she’ll de-dramatize hormonal imbalances and more, offering practical tips to make this phase more manageable.

Open to the public

NEW

Published:

6 February 2024

Online Vinyasa yoga for beginners

Welcome to our online beginner-friendly Vinyasa Yoga class starting on 16 February and start your day in a smooth and refreshing way. The class is every Friday at 8.00 via Teams and includes breathing exercises and dynamic and static movements to awaken your mind and body.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

NEW

Published:

5 February 2024

Welcome to taste our new spring menu

Starting this week, we will introduce three new salad bases, of which two are vegan! We are also adding a new type of protein to combine with the new bases: Mediterranean cheese. Come visit us for lunch!”

Open to the public

NEWS

Published:

2 February 2024

Sign up today for Älmhult Fights Cancer 4 May!

Registration is now open! Together we walk or run through Älmhult to raise money for cancer research. Everyone can join, let’s get Älmhult moving!

Open to the public

NEWS

Published:

30 January 2024

Pottery fun with friends or colleagues

Engaging in creative activities is not only a fun way to spend time with your team of 5-10 participants, but it also has positive benefits for your mental health. Welcome to unleash your creativity!

Open to the public

Published:

20 January 2024

Our events in your calendar!

Don’t miss our events! Add them to your calendar. We show you how!

Open to the public

NEWS

Published:

17 January 2024

Want to play every friday?

Are you on parental leave and looking for a fun way to spend your time? We have the solution! Welcome to Multihallen every Friday to spend an hour playing, socializing with other parents, and recharging your batteries. Welcome!

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

NEWS

Published:

15 January 2024

Dare to try the rig 15 February

Are you ready to take your training journey to the next level? Have you been looking for that extra bit of inspiration to try a new way of exercising? Challenge yourself in a small group setting and receive expert guidance on how to take on a workout at the rig. Book your spot today! Limited places available.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

NEW

Published:

2 January 2024

Dare to challenge yourself 31 January

Ready to step out of your comfort zone? Embrace the challenge and join us for a unique workout session where we focus on the tougher workouts, designed to help you discover new dimensions of your wellbeing journey! Sign up today!

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

14 December 2023

Don’t miss out: Register!

In the spirit of the coming holidays, let’s take care of our bodies and keep our energy levels up. Make sure your registration to Aktivitetshuset is up to date, so you can still access our gym, Multihallen, and squash court whenever you want, even during the holiday closure.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

11 December 2023

Lucia celebration 13 December

Welcome to us for a cozy celebration of Lucia in Älmhult!. At our kitchen & bakery SMAK there will be plenty of saffron Lucia rolls with white chocolate and lots of other homemade Christmas goodies.

Open to the public

NEW

Published:

16 November 2023

Christmas fun together!

Decorate your own homemade gingerbread heart and embrace the holiday spirit with your team of friends, family or colleagues! Book your team activity today!

Open to the public

Published:

1 November 2023

Together for a Christmas breakfast

From 4 – 20 December you can enjoy a delicious home made Christmas breakfast to enjoy with your friends, family or colleagues. Book your spot by mail or giving us a call!

Open to the public

Published:

20 October

Christmas market 23 November

Welcome to our annual Christmas highlight! You will find various local craftsmen and producers who sell, among other things, baskets, tea, ceramics, baked goodies, jewelry, board games, knitwear, and much more.

Open to the public

Published:

21 October

Wreath Binding Workshop 16 November

Get into the holiday spirit at our workshop and join us for an evening of creativity and festive fun as we guide you in crafting your very own Christmas wreath. No experience is necessary, and all materials are included. Book your spot!

Open to the public

Published:

20 October

Theatre show 15 November

Welcome to this theatre show from Riksteatern about the journey towards the end of life and the beginning of everything! Get your ticket today!

Open to the public

NEW

Published:

15 September 2023

Welcome to taste our new fall menu

Starting on Week 38, we will introduce our new salads, sandwiches and soups of the week. Welcome to SMAK!

IKEA co-workers

Published:

9 September 2023

Dare to start 11 October

Do you want to start exercising but are unsure about which group training sessions are right for you? Just drop-in and try parts of our basic workouts and dare to start!

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

2 September 2023

Strong, safe & confident 3 October

Curious to understand the changes that happen in your body during menopause? We’ve got an informative talk just for you! Join us for a relaxed discussion led by Ida Mattsson Levi.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

1 September 2023

Any plans for the evenings?

Tuesdays to Thursdays we are now open until 21:00. Enjoy the play area or our delicious burger menu.

Open to the public

Published:

31 August 2023

Apply now for sponsorship

Are you a member of a local association in Älmhult? Now we open up this year’s application period for sponsorship. Send in your application latest 6 October. Read more here!

Open to the public

Published:

30 August 2023

BW Before Work breakfast

Start the day with a delicious autumn breakfast buffet with a twist, and try our quiz this fall. Book your team BW today!

IKEA co-workers

Published:

28 August 2023

Dare to yoga 13 September

Do you want to try yoga? Sensing yoga is a calm yoga where you start from your own body’s condition. Join this session and dare to try!

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

24 August 2023

Yarn lunch on Thursdays

Welcome to our creative drop-in lunch every Thursday from 11:00-14:00!

Open to the public

Published:

30 July 2023

Download our new booking app!

During June, we have upgraded our online booking platform and we have also incorporated a new app to give you an improved booking experience. Check it here.

IKEA co-workers / Vuxenklubben / Families

Published:

5 July 2023

Recharge with us this summer!

We will be closed for summer holiday during week 28 to 30 (8-30 July) but we have a full menu of activities for you to recharge during summer.

Open to the public

Published:

22 May 2023

Midsummer take away box 22 June

Start the Midsummer weekend with summer flavors from SMAK’s take away-box! Place your order before noon on 21 June.

Open to the public

Published:

12 May 2023

We did it!

Together we raised 132 000 SEK to vital cancer research. Read more about Älmhult Fights Cancer, the charity race that premiered on 6 May in Älmhult, to raise money for cancer research

Open to the public

Recorded

Published:

2 May 2023

Let’s talk about mental wellbeing

Did you miss our online talk with with Linda Vikström Nielsen and IKEA leaders last friday? Don’t worry, you can now access the recording here.

IKEA co-workers

Published:

22 March 2023

Easter menu for takeaway 6 April

We take care of the menu for your Easter break! Choose between 4 kinds of smørrebrød and our delicious chocolate cake with a spring touch. Order no later than 5 April 13:00 to get yours!

Open to the public

Published:

21 February 2023

Älmhult Fights Cancer Sign up today!

Join us in the fight against cancer in this new charity race on 6 May, that will take place locally here in Älmhult. Open for everyone to join. Registration is open! Sign up today!

Open to the public

Recorded

Published:

19 December 2022

Let’s talk about inclusion

Did you miss our online talk with Tess Donnelly last friday? Don’t worry, you can now access the recording here.

IKEA co-workers