Leisure time - Frístundir

Kópavogur offers numerous and varied leisure time activities for all age groups which the municipality supports in various ways.

These include organised recreational courses for children during the summer, youth centre activities for adolescents, facilities for young people and social activities for the elderly.

There is a wide range of leisure time clubs which offer a variety of sports and art-related activities, cultural events, gardening, music, education and training.

  • Community centres for adolescents

    Nine community centres for adolescents aged 13-16 are operated in Kópavogur. The operating units of the community centres are operated in all the primary schools in Kópavogur. 

    Here you will find the shared website of the community centres for adolescents in Kópavogur.

  • Social activities for the elderly

    Social activity options for the elderly are numerous and take place in three community centres. The community centres are open from 9am to 5pm every weekday. Varied and organised programmes are available over the winter months.

    Kópavogur operates three community centres for the elderly which offer varied and educational social activities.

    The community centres are open to people of all ages, independent of membership, although the activities that are subsidised are only intended for the elderly, domiciled in Kópavogur.

    The Director of the activities of the community centres is: Amanda Karima Ólafsdóttir. Tel. 696 1624 and e-mail: amanda.olafsdottir@kopavogur.is

    All the community centres have a shared website containing further information on each community centre and the services on offer. 
    Click here to access the shared website of the community centres.

  • Summer activities

    Information regarding summer activities in Kópavogur can be found on Sumarvefur Kópavogsbæjar

Last updated 18. March 2019