Svimjihøllin í Gundadali

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Svimjihøllin í Gundadali
Gundadalur 4
Torshavn, Streymoy 100
30 20 72

Adult Admission Price & Policy

DKK 45. [JUne, 2022]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 12.5m, 6 lanes, 1.4m - 2.5m depth, indoors, 27ºC (80ºF).
Two 1m diving boards, one 3m diving board, and a 5m diving platform, all at a separate 27ºC, 4m depth diving pool.


62.020360, -6.778931

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Torshavn is building the Faroe Islands' second 50-meter swimming pool (the first is the Páls Høll in Vagur). It is expected ot open in 2022. We believe it will be located here.

Facility Reviews

Svimjihøllin is the only facility in Tórshavn where you can swim. Despite its lack of competition, it's very clean and has reasonable opening hours and favorable prices. Some foreigners may find it awkward to completely undress for the showers - butnot doing so will bring stares from the locals stare for lack of cleanliness. The men's sauna regularly hosts locals discussing fishing, farming, and politics. Don't hesitate to take part - whatever is said in the sauna, stays in the sauna.
I visited this pool last summer. It is an amazing public facility with cool architecture. It's super clean with a friendly staff, and a four-story tall water slide that you can use after you get tired of swimming laps.
[June, 2022]