|（1.Department of Management；2.Postgraduate Department，Shenyang Institute of Physical Education，Shenyang 110102，China）
Abstract: By means of literature data and interview, the authors studied the course of more than 50 years of devel-opment of industrial sports associations in new China. According to the overall characteristics of industrial sports associations in new China in such 5 aspects as organizational structures, organizational norms, organizational activi-ties, organizational forms and organizational functions, the authors divided the historical development of industrial sports associations in new China into 4 stages: foundation and development, decline and stagnation, recovery and reconstruction, as well as reform and challenge. The future trend of industrial sports associations is to develop into a community organization.
Key words: community organization；industrial sports association；China