Summer programs

The Recreation Website provides information on various summer programs for children and youth, whether organized by the City or private associations.

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This summer, Reykjavík City primary schools will offer a diverse range of recreational and educational activities for children and youth. Available options include summer after-school programs, summer workshops, animal courses at the Reykjavík Family Park & Zoo, and sailing courses at Siglunes Sailing.

Youth centers and after-school programs

The City's recreation centers offer summer courses at after-school programs for children aged 6-9 from the end of primary school in spring until classes resume in the fall. They also offer workshops for children aged 10-12 and youth center openings for teenagers aged 13-16.

In the summer after-school programs for children aged 6-9, fees are charged per week for the stay between 8:30am and 4:30pm. For workshops aimed at children aged 10-12, fees are typically charged for each workshop lasting approximately 2-6 hours.

Siglunes Sailing

Siglunes Sailing is an adventure center by the sea, where energetic and adventurous children can explore their strengths and passion. During the summer, sailing courses are offered for children and youth aged 9-16. In addition to courses, a sailing club is available for youth aged 10-16 with experience with sailing and other boating sports.

Reykjavík Family Park & Zoo

Animal courses for children aged 10-12. In these courses, children work with the park's animals, making them perfect for kids interested in animals in general. They participate in tasks in the sheep-shed, horse stable, pigsty, and among the wild animals. They also get to visit exotic animals.