Sundlaugin á Hofsósi | Hofsós Swimming Pool

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Sundlaugin á Hofsósi | Hofsós Swimming Pool
Hofsósbraut / Suðurbraut
Hofsos, Northwestern Region 565
455 6070

Adult Admission Price & Policy

ISK 1,000. [July, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 10.5m, 4 lanes, 0.9m - 1.8m depth, outdoors, geothermally heated, 29ºC (84ºF).


65.896038, -19.412467

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

The facility's official web page ("Website", above) includes other facilities in the area; this one is the second on the list. It also has a link to the pool's own Facebook page.

Facility Reviews

This is by far the most beautiful pool I have ever seen. Evidence of having been designed by a talented architect abounds. Her name merits mention: Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir. The decorative fragments of basalt columns pick up the structure of the concrete building in their resemblance to the vertical boards used to mold the concrete. The changing rooms are also very beautiful.

There are no backstroke flags. A swim cap is not required. There are no stated rules regarding permissible swimwear.

One can rent swimsuits, towels, etc. for non-trivial prices.

The usual Icelandic pool shower rules apply: nudity is expected and the use of plenty of soap in relevant areas is expected prior to donning one’s suit and entering the pool.
[May, 2019]