From the pool area.

New Laugardalslaug Pool Ahead

News Tagged with “Swimming Pools”
A computer-generated picture of the Forest Lagoon.

Forest Lagoon to Open in April

25 Mar 2022 Within a few weeks, a new geothermal spa, Forest Lagoon (Skógarböðin) will be opening in Vaðlaskógur woods, a short distance east of Akureyri.


Swimming Pool Full of Sand: Video

9 Feb 2022 The severe weather that moved across Iceland the night before last caused a sand storm in the village Vík í Mýrdal.

Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson dives into the new pool.

Reykjavík Mayor Dives Into New Swimming Pool

13 Dec 2021 Reykjavík Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson formally opened a new neighborhood center in Úlfarsárdalur Saturday.

Enjoying summer to the fullest.

Celebrating Summer at the Pool

24 Apr 2021 Thursday was the First Day of Summer in Iceland.

Happy women on Nauthólsvík geothermal beach.

Smiles and Celebration at Swimming Pools

16 Apr 2021 Swimming pools opened anew in Iceland yesterday, after being closed for three weeks in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

From Laugardalslaug swimming pool.

Billions to Be Invested in Pools

27 Feb 2021 In the coming years, the City of Reykjavík plans to invest between seven and eight billion of ISK on the renovation on swimming pools, the building of new ones, and on the improvement of facilities for sea swimmers.

The outdoor area of the Sundhöll swimming pool.

Pool Guest Was First to Detect Man in Distress

27 Jan 2021 Investigation of the fatal accident that occurred at the Sundhöll swimming pool in Reykjavík last week continues.

From the Sundhöll swimming pool in Reykjavík.

Fatal Accident at Sundhöll Swimming Pool

25 Jan 2021 On Thursday last week, an unconscious man was pulled from the bottom of the Sundhöll swimming pool on Barónstígur, Reykjavík.

Laugardalslaug swimming pool.

Major Project Planned at Laugardalslaug Pool

17 Nov 2020 The Laugardalslaug geothermal swimming pool in Reykjavík will be undergoing a major renovation in the coming years.

Reykjavík’s Empty Pools: Video

19 Oct 2020 Did you ever wonder what the swimming pools in Reykjavík look like these days, when closed?


Icelanders Flock to Pools at Midnight

18 May 2020 After being closed since March 24, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming pools in many parts of Iceland reopened at midnight to the delight of the nation.

From Laugardalslaug swimming pool.

Pools Stay Open, Keeping Us Afloat

17 Mar 2020 Residents of Reykjavík and vicinity woke up to the good news this morning that their swimming pools had reopened.

From Laugardalslaug swimming pool.

Will Swimming Pools Close due to COVID-19?

4 Mar 2020 “Sports activities in [Reykjavík] City are still operating normally, but there are preventive measures that could be taken.”

From Árbær Open Air Museum.

Essential Services During the Holidays

21 Dec 2019 Christmas is fast approaching, and you may be wondering what sort of services will be available in Reykjavík City during the holidays.

Reykjavik Energy have activated a contingency plan due to the long period of frost hitting Reykjavik. Pictured are the city's hot water tanks at Perlan.

Reykjavik's pools could close due to the frost

30 Jan 2019 Hot geothermal water consumption in Reykjavik is at an all time maximum due to locals turning up their radiators in the cold. The frost will continue over the next few days which means that Veitur, Reykjavik Energy, may have to close the city's swimming pools to save hot water.




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