Laugardalslaug

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Laugardalslaug
Address
Sundlaugarvegur 30
Reykjavik, Capital Region 105
ICELAND
Telephone
411 5100

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
ISK 1,030; SC(67) Free. [July, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 22m, 8 lanes, 0.8m - 1.76m depth, outdoors, geothermally heated, 28ºC (82ºF).
Pool 2
50m x 25m, 10 lanes, 2m uniform depth, indoors, geothermally heated, 28ºC (82ºF).

Location

Location
An easy walk from the Hilton Hotel.
County/Region
Capital Region
GPS
64.14577, -21.87968

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

Bring your own towel.
There is a free form pool next to the outdoor 50m pool, it's about 30m long and, if quiet, is good for drills. It's warmer than the 50m pool.
Various hotpots are alongside the outdoor pool at varying temperatures to relax in after a training session.
Credit cards are accepted for admission.

Facility Reviews

The memory of swimming in the dark, in illuminated, steaming water, below icy air sustains me at many a cold, dark moment.
I visited this pool in August, 2012. As both a serious Masters swimmer and a geologist, I loved this pool - it is heaven! Quite warm but big wide lanes! Slower folks got out of my way. Nice people. I want to retire like them! The lap lanes were way better than most places I travel. The air was cool and I was on vacation, so I swam laps and sampled the hotpots, steam baths, etc. - Lots of fun! If you'll be there for a while, consider a 10 visit pass. Must shower and follow instructions.
[May, 2013]
This is a beautiful facility. It's very clean and well run, with free soap and locks. There are plenty of lap lanes and swimmers observe appropriate swimming etiquette. The water was a bit too warm for me but I imagine on particularly cold days it feels perfect.
[August, 2015]
Great facilities. The indoor pool is modern and up-to-date. The outdoor, 50-meter pool has no wave control, so it feels like open water swimming on a windy day. The locals do not practice basic circle swim etiquette, i.e., they don't group themselves according to speed, don't allow faster swimmers to pass, etc. Be aware of this as you swim and you can avoid unintentional frustration.
[June, 2018]