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Happy women on Nauthólsvík geothermal beach.

Smiles and Celebration at Swimming Pools

16 Apr 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 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 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 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 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.

The firsts guests at Guðlaug pool enjoying the warm waters.

New geothermal pool opened at Langisandur beach in Akranes

8 Dec 2018 A 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."

People relaxing at Akureyri swimming pool.

Swimming pools are Iceland's natural spas

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.

A new outdoor pool at the Sundhöll swimming pool will open at the end of November.

Sundhöll swimming pool reopens end of November

27 Sep 2017 Fans 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.

Suðurbæjarlaug pool in Hafnarfjörður, a town next to Reykjavik.

Child saved from drowning in Hafnarfjörður pool

29 May 2017 A preschool age boy was spotted lying on the bottom of the adult pool at Hafnarfjörður swimming pool in Iceland yesterday.


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