Skagafjörður Information

Offices of town hall
The offices of town hall are located at Skagfirðingabraut 17-19.
Opening hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekdays.
Tel: (+354) 455 6000
Email: skagafjordur@skagafjordur.is

 

Social Services of Skagafjörður

Operates in accordance to government laws and regulations.
The Social services office is located at the town hall.
Opening hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekdays.
Tel: (+354) 455 6000
Email: skagafjordur@skagafjordur.is

 

Department of Family service

Handles all matters of school, recreation and sport as well as leisure in Skagafjörður.
The office is located at the town hall.
Opening hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekdays.
Tel: (+354) 455 6000
Email: skagafjordur@skagafjordur.is

 

Environmental and Technical Department

The Environmental and Technical Department oversees and regulates all building, planning and zoning codes in Skagafjörður. A permit is required for any type of construction and alteration of buildings.
The office is located at the town hall.
Open 9:00 am - 4 pm on weekdays.
Tel: (+354) 455 6000
Email: skagafjordur@skagafjordur.is

 

Public water and electrical authority ( Skagafjarðarveitur )

Skagafjörður´s water/electricity company oversees all water/electrical operations in the municipal; waterworks, heating utility, and sewerage system.
Tel: (+354) 455 6200
Email: skv@skv.is

 

Schools

There are four grammar/elementary schools in the municipal of Skagafjörður
 
Árskóli at Sauðárkrókur
Headmaster: Mr. Óskar G. Björnsson, oskargb@arskoli.is
Tel: (+354) 455 1100
Email: arskoli@arskoli.is
Web: http://www.arskoli.is

 

Varmahlíðarskóli at Varmahlíð

Headmaster: Ms. Hanna Dóra Björnsdóttir, hannadora@varmahlidarskoli.is
Tel: (+354) 455 6020
 
 
Email: varmahlidarskoli@varmahlidarskoli.is
Web: http://www.varmahlidarskoli.is
 

 

Grunnskólinn austan Vatna

Headmaster: Mr. Jóhann Bjarnason, johann@gsh.is
Tel: Hofsós (+354) 453 7344 / Hólar í Hjaltadal (+354) 453 6600 / Sólgarðar
(+354) 467 1040
Email: gsh@gsh.is
Web: http://www.gsh.is
 

 

There are three pre-schools/kindergartens operated by the municipal of Skagafjörður

Ársalir at Sauðárkrókur

Tel: (+354) 455 6090
Email: arsalir@arsalir.is
Web: http://arsalir.skagafjordur.is

 

Birkilundur at Varmahlíð

Tel: (+354) 453 8215
Email: birkilundur@skagafjordur.is
Web: http://birkilundur.skagafjordur.is/

 

Tröllaborg at Hofsós and  Hólar

Tel: (+354) 453 7333, (+354) 453 5760
Email: brusabaer@skagafjordur.is
Web: http://trollaborg.skagafjordur.is

 

Other schools

Fjölbrautarskóli Norðurlands Vestra / High school

Headmaster: Ms. Ingileif Oddsdóttir, ingileif@fnv.is
Tel: (+354) 455 8000 Fax: (+354) 455 8099
Email: fnv@fnv.is
Web: http://www.fnv.is/

 

Háskólinn á Hólum / Hólar University College

Tel: (+354) 455 6300
Email: holaskoli@holar.is
Web: http://www.holar.is/en/english

 

Farskólinn

Tel: (+354) 455 6010 / (+354) 455 6011 Fax: (+354) 455 6019
Email: farskolinn@farskolinn.is
Web: http://farskolinn.is/

 

Tónlistarskóli Skagafjarðar / Skagafjörður´s music school

Headmaster: Mr. Sveinn Sigurbjörnsson, sveinn@skagafjordur.is
Tel: (+354) 453 5790
Email: tons@skagafjordur.is

 

Skagafjörður´s sport/recreation centers

Sauðárkrókur

Provides a 25m swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna, outdoor soccer fields and a indoor sport hall.
Tel: (+354) 453 5226
Email: sundlaug@skagafjordur.is

 

The sports center serves a variety of sports and local teams that have access to the facilities as well as local groups and individuals.

Varmahlíð

Provides a 25m swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna and a indoor sport hall.
Tel: (+354) 453 8824
Email: sundlaug@varmahlidarskoli.is

 

Hofsós

Provides a 25m swimming pool and a hot tub.
Tel: (+354) 455 6070
Email: sundhofsos@skagafjordur.is

 

Sólgarðar

Provides a 16m swimming pool and a hot tub.
Tel: (+354) 848 0758

 

Golf

There is one golf course, Hliðarendi, located at Sauðárkrókur, Golfklúbbur GSS. The course is open to the public but tee times need to be scheduled.

By clicking this link you get a list of sportsclubs in Skagafjörður:
http://www.skagafjordur.is/is/thjonusta/ithrottir-og-fristundastarf/ithrottafelog-i-skagafirdi
By clicking this link you get a list of sport centers in Skagafjörður:
http://www.skagafjordur.is/is/thjonusta/ithrottir-og-fristundastarf/ithrottamannvirki

 

Leisure Center / Hús frítimans ( The House of sparetime )

The Leisure Center operates mainly during the "school year", from the beginning of September till the middle of May. The leisure center offers a variety of after school programs for kids 9-16 years old, as well for senior citizens and many other groups.
Tel: (+354) 455 6109
Email: husfritimans@skagafjordur.is
Web: http://www.husfritimans.is/

 

Scouts

Eilífsbúar

Tel: (+354) 453 6350
Email: eilifsbuar@orginalinn.is

 

Other service

Health Care / hospital

Tel: (+354) 455 4000
Email: hskrokur@hskrokur.is
Web: http://www.hskrokur.is/index.php

 

Skagafjörður´s Public Library

The library is open all year round.
Tel: (+354) 453 5424
Email: bokasafn@skagafjordur.is
Web: http://heradsbokasafn.skagafjordur.is/
Opening hours:
Monday - Friday 11 pm-18 pm

 

Skagafjordur Heritage Museum

Tel: (+354) 453 6173
Email: bsk@skagafjordur.is
Web: http://www.glaumbaer.is/is/information

 

Public transportation

Greater Reykjavik Transport (Strætó BS) operates public transportation in Skagafjörður. Route 57 stops at two places in Skagafjörður, Sauðárkrókur and Varmahlíð.

Sanitation

All waste within the municipal of Skagafjörður is recycled and handled by a company called Flokka.
Tel: (+354) 453 5000
Email: flokka@flokka.is

 

Police department

Tel: 455 3366
Web: Lögreglan á Sauðárkróki

 

Fire department

Fire chief: Mr. Svavar Atli Birgisson, svavaratli@skagafjordur.is
Tel: (+354) 453 5425
Email: brunavarnir@skagafjordur.is
Web: