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Get to know the town’s walking and cycling paths, activities and swimming pools but children under 18 get free access to pools.
Children and youth in Hafnarfjörður have access to good education, after-school activities and recreation activities.
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Enjoy culture in Bæjarbíó cultural house, at various museums or attend exciting events.
You can stay at great hotels, hostels or at a family friendly campsite in town.
You can find a lot of outdoors activities and various recreations in Hafnarfjörður.
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There is a wide range of sports and leisure activities available in Hafnarfjörður. You can filter the availability by age and time of year.
In aerial acrobatics students learn to trust their own strength and flexibility while increasing fitness. Students learn various types of aerial maneuvers using silks or lyra (aerial hoop). Basics will be taught and the training will develop in line with…
This course is for people that have completed the beginners course and have the own equipment. Practice is three times per week. We practice all year both inside and outside. For further information visit our website. Register for course here…
This course is for beginners at all ages. This is a 10 week course and practice is two time per week. All gear is available. Archery is practices all year round both inside and outside. For further information go to…
Ballet has been taught in the school since it was founded and many of our students have moved on to continuing education in ballet, both here in Iceland and abroad. We emphasise great technical skills and posture, a good musical…
Traditional ballroom dancing for beginners and advanced. 5–6 year-olds train twice a week. The competition group of 7–9 year-olds trains twice a week. The teen competition group trains four times a week. Private lessons can be arranged upon request.
Brettafélag Hafnarfjarðar (Skateboarding Club of Hafnarfjörður) offers regular practices for beginners and intermediate levels.
The first BMX training in 2023 will take place on Wednesday 11 January and will continue for 15 training sessions. Registration is open and Anton, Benni, Maggi, and Bjarki will be handling the training.
Jazz dance has been taught in the school since 2001 and many of our students have moved on to continuing education in dance, both here in Iceland and abroad. We emphasise technical skills and posture, a good musical ear, expression…
Light and nurturing dances for children ages 3–4. Basics in dancing are taught with plenty of play and song. Parents are welcome to sit in on the lessons. Small prizes are handed out at the end of each class.
Mountain bike practices: Training sessions for kids aged 10-18 years old (2013- 2005) every Tuesday from 18:00-19:00 and every other Saturday from 11:00-13:00. Practices start on Tuesday 11 April outside BHF facilities in Flatahraun 14.
The lessons consist of both theoretical and practical education along with practical training under the supervision of a coach. The course starts with a theoretical lesson and an easy training session without a horse, all in good company. Subsequently riding…
Access to horses and saddlery, optimal facilities, professional guidance, and great company. Along with going horseback riding, basic skills in care and conduct around horses are taught. This course for both beginners and those who have their own horse. For…
The Þytur sailing club, established in the 1970s, is the town’s leading sailing club and is very active. There are many members ready to welcome you. The club organises keelboat racing, dinghy training and kayaking.
Great salsa and Latin dance classes with Margrét Hörn. Also taught for couples. Duration is 8 weeks. Taught on Mondays from 18:00 to 19:00. Register here
In the Scout Movement children and youths learn to become independent, active, and responsible members of society. The emphasis is put on group work, outdoor activities, creativity, democracy, and participation in the international operations of Scout Movement. The course is…
Sparkling stars (Glitrandi stjörnur), the dance preschool within Listdansskóli Hafnarfjarðar provides its students with the perfect preparation for further dance studies. Our objective is the social development of children through group work, that they learn good physical awareness and experience…
Street Jazz is the latest craze in today’s world of dance! Seriously fun dance classes where you dance till you drop. Highly intense, great warm-up, and serious fun. Register here
Summer swimming lessons for kids! Swimming course and swimming pool games for children from 4 to 10 years old. The course consists of 10 lessons and is taught on weekdays in the morning or afternoon. The course is suitable for…
Swimming lessons for children Levels 0–5. The lessons are divided into levels. Everything from safety in the water, swim strokes to different swim styles is taught in these lessons.
Volleyball is a great sport for all ages. Regular practices are held for beginners and intermediate levels. We encourage everyone to give this entertaining sport a try.
Track and field is an individual sport that involves various activities such as running, jumping and throwing. In track and field we emphasise group spirit. All kids are welcome to come and try track and filed in Kaplakriki FH!
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