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Akureyri Swimming pool

Akureyri Swimming Pool is one of the most popular attractions in Akureyri. It is open all year round. The pool area includes two 25 meter outdoor pools,water slides, splashpool, an indoor pool, hot pots and a cold one and a steam bath as well. All the pools are heated by natural geothermal water. Temps range from a chilling 5°C to the hottest hot pot, 43°C. The whole facility is maintained to a high standard.

Akureyri Swimming Pool is one of Iceland's finest. The development of the site is on going with the aim to make it better than ever before for people of all ages. Whether you are a local enjoying the social swimming pool culture of Akureyri or a tourist looking to unwind, Akureyri Swimming Pool can offer everyone, young and old a space to have fun and relax. The pool has excellent disabled facilities and accessibility.

To get there: 10 minutes walk from the center.

Opening hours:

Winter: Weekdays: 06:45-21:00, Weekends: 09:00-18:30.

Summer: Weekdays: 06:45-21:00, Saturdays: 09:00-21:00, Sundays: 08:00-19:30.

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Akureyri Swimming pool

Skólastígur 4

GPS Points N65° 40' 42.746" W18° 5' 51.772"
Telephone

+354 461-4455

Opening period All year
Service Wheel chair accessible
Categories Swimming Pools

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