20. May 2022 : Containers for garden waste at primary schools May 25th- 29th

From 25 May to 29 May 2022, residents of Hafnarfjörður can dispose of garden waste in a container at all the district's primary schools. The containers will be at the schools from 17 on Wednesday 25 May until the end of the day on Sunday 29 May. Residents of Hafnarfjörður are encouraged to use the service or bring waste directly to Sorpa. Sorpa receives garden waste free of charge.


17. May 2022 : Correction of food fees in primary schools

Food fees for a second sibling in primary school will be corrected from 1 January 2022 and throughout the school year.


2. May 2022 : Work School for 14-17 years. Open for applications

In the summer of 2022, 14-17 years of age (born in the years 2005 - 2008) will get a job at Hafnarfjörður Work School. The Hafnarfjörður Work School offers fun and informative jobs for teenagers in the town. The role of the Work School is to provide employees with constructive summer jobs, along with education in a safe work environment.


26. Apr 2022 : After-school centers are now open for registration

Registration has been opened for after-school centers for the school year 2022-2023. The after-school centers in Hafnarfjörður are intended for children in the 1st to 4th grade and are operated in all primary schools in Hafnarfjörður. The role of after-school centres is to offer diverse leisure activities for students after the traditional school day. The work is based on choice, group work, workshops and outdoor activities. The aim of the after-school centres is that each child can flourish and develop in an environment characterised by warmth, security and respect.


25. Apr 2022 : Vegetable gardens

A great opportunity to grow vegetables for all interested - individuals and families

Hafnarfjörður's family gardens are open to all residents and it is a great opportunity for families and individuals in Hafnarfjörður to grow their own vegetables, take care of it and harvest vegetables this summer. The vegetable gardens will be open at Víðistaðir and at Öldugata. The cost for one garden is ISK 1.579.- and for two gardens ISK. 2.632- Seedlings, seeds or other materials for cultivation are not included, but access to water and some small tools will be available. The gardens will be ploughed and will be allocated at the end of May.


25. Apr 2022 : The voter list in Hafnarfjörður for the local elections

The voter list in Hafnarfjörður for the municipal elections on 14 May 2022 is on public display in Hafnarfjörður Town Hall, service center, Strandgata 6, from 22 April 2022. Voters are encouraged to find out if their names are on the voter list.


22. Apr 2022 : Safe housing for everyone

The joint venture "Safe Housing for Everyone" was launched last October by the Housing and Construction Authority (HMS), the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASI) and the Capital Region Fire Brigade (SHS), with the aim of mapping dwellings in commercial properties for fire prevention purposes. The capital region was the first area to be mapped, the details of which were published in a report.


19. Apr 2022 : Let's jump on "ærslabelgir" into the summer

...and together let's help keep them in order

Air has been installed in all four jumping pillows (ærslabelgir) that have been installed in Hafnarfjörður

  • Víðistaðatún
  • ÓlaRun Tún
  • Stekkjarhraun
  • Hraunvallaskóli

11. Mar 2022 : Survey on outdoor recreation areas in Hafnarfjörður

Residents and guests of Hafnarfjörður are encouraged to take part in a short survey asking about issues related to outdoor recreation areas in town.


4. Mar 2022 : Registration of preschool children for summer leave 2022

In the summer of 2022, Hafnarfjörður’s preschools will be closed for two weeks, from 18 July to 2 August. First day after summer leave is 2 August. Registration is now open.  


24. Feb 2022 : COVID-19: Lifting of all domestic restrictions and restrictions at the border

Minister of Health, Willum Þór Þórsson has decided that as of Friday 25 February all public restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted, both domestically and at the border. Thereby all rules regarding limitations on social gatherings and school operations as well as the quarantine requirement for those infected by COVID-19 are removed. Additionally, no disease prevention measures will be in place at the border, regardless of whether individuals are vaccinated or unvaccinated.

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