Velferden Ny-Ålesund

How to get by in an arctic settlement

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There are two saunas in the Samfunnshuset1), one for ladies and one for gentlemen. Once in a while there is a mixed sauna (usually in the men's one, since it offers, for historical reasons, more space), which is if not announced then at least indicated by a “mixed sauna”-sign on the door to the dressing room.

Reminder for use

  • do not adjust the temperature above 75°C (sorry to all friends of Finnish sauna)
  • make sure the ventilation is on (there is a button outside the dressing rooms, just press it if unsure) and leave the door closed (both to prevent fire-alarms)
  • additives/scents (aka. “German sauna”) put into the water only sparingly or not at all
  • use a towel to sit on
  • clean up after yourself
  • have fun ;-)
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facilities/samfunnshuset/sauna.txt · Last modified: 2013/11/24 16:55 by moritz