The club was founded in 1971. In 2005, the club achieved its biggest success, by winning the league playoff title. The club has also won six Polish Cup titles, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2014. They are the first Polish team to win the Cup three years in a row. They are the current defending Cup champions.
Stadion Zimowy, the home arena of GKS Tychy, has a capacity of 2,700 seats.