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Akureyri Thermal Pool

Skólastígur 4
IS-600 Akureyri
Phone: (+354) 461-4455
E-mail: elin@akureyri.is

Opening hours:
Summer

Monday - Friday 6.45 - 21.00
Saturday: 8.00 - 21.00
Sunday: 8.00 - 19.30.

Winter
Monday - Friday 6.45 - 21.00
Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 19.00.

Christmas and New Year 2022:
23. Dec 6.45 - 18.00
24. Dec 9.00 - 12.00
25. Dec closed
26. Dec 11.00 - 19.00
27. - 30. Dec regular opening hours
31. Dec 9.00 - 12.00
1. Jan closed.

Easter:

Holy (Maundy) Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday 9.00 - 19.00.

Other Public holidays:
The First Day of Summer, Ascension Day, Pentecost and Pentecost Monday 9.00 - 19.00
August Bank Holiday 8.00 - 19.30
1. May and 17. June closed.

Akureyri Swimming Pool is open all year round and is one of the most popular attractions in Akureyri. Facilities include two 25m outdoor pools for lane swimming, pummelling water jets, three water slides, a splash pool, a small indoor pool, four hot tubs, a jacuzzi, a cold bath, steam bath and an extensive area for sunbathing. All the pools and tubs are heated with natural geothermal energy. Pool temperatures range from 27°C to 33°C and the hot tubs between 37°C to 42°C. The whole facility is maintained to a high standard.

Akureyri swimming pool is one of Iceland's finest and was voted Iceland‘s favourite pool in 2022. Whether you are a local or a tourist, Akureyri swimming pool welcomes everyone to experience Icelandic swimming pool culture, enjoy a good time, or simply unwind. The pool has excellent disabled facilities and accessibility.

How to get there: 10 minute walk from the city centre. By bus: Bus number 1, 2 or 4, get off by Hótel Edda (Menntaskólinn á Akureyri).

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Glerárlaug Thermal Pool (indoor)

Höfðahlíð
IS-600 Akureyri
Phone: (+354) 462 1539 / (+354) 898 7326
E-mail: elin@akureyri.is

Opening hours:

Winter (August 21 - May 31)
Monday - Friday: 6.45 - 8.00 & 18.00 - 21.00
Saturdays: 9.00 - 14.30
Sundays: 9.00 - 12.00

Summer (June 1 - August 20)
Monday - Friday: 6.45 - 21.00
Saturdays: 9.00 – 14.30
Sundays: Closed

The swimming pool "Glerárlaug" is a great indoor pool used for swimming lessons. It has great qualities as an indoor pool and is open to the public outside its regular teaching times. The pool has an outdoor area with two geothermal hot tubs, a children's paddling pool and outdoor dressing rooms.

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Hrísey Island Thermal Pool

Austurvegi 5
Phone: (+354) 461 2255

Opening hours:
Winter

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 15.00 - 19.00
Friday 15.00 - 18.00
Saturday and Sunday 13.00 - 16.00
Monday closed.

Summer
Monday - Friday: 10.30 - 19.00
Saturday and Sunday: 10.30 - 17.00

Christmas and New Year 2022:
23. - 26. Dec closed
27. – 29. Dec 15.00 - 19.00
30. Dec 15.00 – 18.00
31. Dec – 1. Jan closed.

Easter:
Holy (Maundy) Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 13.00 - 16.00.

Other Public Holidays:

The First Day of Summer, Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday 13.00 – 16.00
August Bank Holiday 10.30 – 17.00
Pentecost Monday, 1. May and 17. June closed.

Hrísey Island Thermal Pool includes a 12,5m outdoor pool, a paddling pool, a cold tub and a hot tub. The pool‘s temperature varies between 30 - 32°C and the hot tub between 38 - 40°C. The cold tub is only open during the summer. Swimwear and bath towels can be rented on site. Sun-loungers are available by the pool during summer.

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Grímsey Island Pool

Vallargötu
IS-611 Grímsey
Phone: (+354) 461 3155
Indoor pool (12.5 x 6 m) and a hot tub.

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 17.00 - 18.15
Sunday and Saturday closed.

For more information, see advertisement in Grímsey‘s store.

Grímsey Swimming Pool is a 12.5 x 6 m inndoor pool. Other facilities include a hot tub, cold tub and steam bath. There is no disabled access.

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