27 FebIn 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.
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.
8 Dec 2018A new manmade hot geothermal pool was opened at Langisandur beach by the town of Akranes in West Iceland today. The pool is called Guðlaug, which is both a woman's name or can mean "the pool of god."
1 Nov 2018"Water is super good for us. I can see people going to the pool and the hot tubs and feel recharged afterwards. I think that our swimming pools are health spas, more and more people are experiencing the benefits of water," says swim coach Brynjólfur Björnsson.
27 Sep 2017Fans of the old Sundhöll swimming pool in the city centre can rejoice at news that it's finally reopening with a new outdoor pool area at the end of November. This beautiful building has been closed to the public for renewal since the beginning of June.
12 Apr 2017A group of people gathered this week to see Haukur Bergsteinsson swim to shore to celebrate his 1500th swim at Nauthólsvík beach in Reykjavik. Bergsteinsson turns 81 this year and swears by cold ocean swims for good health.