Swimming pools

Hafnarfjörður is home to three excellent swimming pools!

All pools are heated with natural geothermal water, which is cooled down to a comfortable 26°C (79°F) (warmer in the ‘hot pots'). Some of the pools have fitness centers for health-conscious visitors.

Children 18 years and younger have free access to swimming pools in Hafnarfjörður.

ÁsvallalaugÁsvallalaug is the newest and most child-friendly pool in Hafnarfjörður. Ásvallalaug is also the biggest thermal pool in Iceland at about 6,000 m² (65,000 feet²). The complex, which is all indoors, offers a 50-m (165-foot) lap pool, five hot tubs both inside and outside, a large shallow children's pool, a water slide and toys, a steam bath and a gym. In 2017 Ásvallalaug swimming pool received an award for very good facilities for the disabled. More information about Ásvallalaug (in Icelandic).

Suðurbæjarlaug yfirlitsmyndSuðurbæjarlaug in Hafnarfjörður offers both indoor and outdoor pools as well as recreational facilities. In the swimming areas, there's a 25-m (82-foot) outdoor pool, a 12.5-m (41-foot) indoor pool, fountain, hot tubs, a steam bath, and a water slide. There is also a gym in the same building. More information about Suðurbæjarlaug (in Icelandic).

Sundhöll Hafnarfjarðar bakkinnSundhöll Hafnarfjarðar is a beautiful historic indoor pool, built in 1943, and well known for its quiet atmosphere. It's a 25-meter indoor pool 3,2 meters deep at the deeper end, with two outdoor hot tubs outside the building with powerful jets for massage purposes which are very popular with the locals, as well as a sauna in both men's and women's locker rooms. More information about Sundhöll Hafnarfjarðar (in Icelandic) .


List of swimming pools in Hafnarfjörður