Q&A about financial aid

Here you'll find frequently asked questions and answers about vacation homes.

List of questions

Hvernig skrái ég barnið mitt í frístundaheimili?

Registration is through Vala Recreation in February/March of each year. An application must be made each year and is valid for one school year at a time (August-June).

Hvað kostar að vera með barn á frístundaheimili?

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Hver er skráður greiðandi fyrir frístundaheimilið?

The person who logs in with an electronic ID and starts the application process is registered as a payer for the vacation home.

Hvaða frístundaheimili er við skóla barnsins míns?

All recreational homes in the city can be seen by neighborhood and by the school in which they operate. You can also access information about the homesites, addresses, and phone numbers of the vacation homes.

Hvernig er haft samband við mig og af hverju?

The manager of a recreational home utilizes registered email addresses to communicate messages to parents. Parents/guardians will then receive general news from the job, announcements and other information.

Eru frístundaheimili opin á skólafrídögum?

Yes, on parent days, work days and during school Christmas and Easter holidays, recreational homes are open from 8: and must be recorded separately on those days. The holiday homes are closed during the winter holidays of the primary schools.

Hvað er lengd viðvera?

If services are utilized at 8:00am - 1:40pm on parent interview days and school working days, or during Christmas and Easter holidays, it must be paid for according to the fee schedule. In those days, the children can nevertheless stay in the recreational homes from 13:40 - 17:00 without paying separately for it. Additional save sibling discounts are not granted on these dates.

Hvernig breyti ég vistunartíma á frístundaheimili?

Inside Vala Recreation, a parent/guardian logs in and can see the current listing and edit the listing.

Hvað er frístundastyrkur/Frístundakort Reykjavíkurborgar?

The Recreation Card is a leisure activity grant system for 6-18 year olds and adolescents with legal residence in Reykjavik. The aim and purpose of the Recreation Card is for all children and adolescents in Reykjavik to participate in constructive recreation regardless of their economic or social circumstances.

Er hægt að nýta frístundastyrk/Frístundakort til að greiða fyrir sumarstarf frístundaheimilanna?

No, the Leisure Card cannot be applied to standard summer courses of one week at a time.

Hvar get ég fengið yfirlit yfir skráningu barnsins míns?

A parent/guardian can visit Vala Recreation and see an overview of their children's enrollment. It shows the parents/pre-screens in which recreational home the child is enrolled. Parents/guardians will also see the days that the child is registered, whether they are allowed to go home themselves and what time it is. The parent/guardian can change their children's registration in the same place.

Hvað kostar lengd viðvera?

If services are utilized at 8:00am - 1:40pm on parent interview days and school working days, or during Christmas and Easter holidays, it must be paid for according to the fee schedule. In those days, the children can nevertheless stay in the recreational homes from 14:40 -17:00 without paying separately for it. Additional save sibling discounts are not granted on these dates.