Welcome to the North American Sauna Society’s website.
New: Our Annual Meeting takes place in New York City on May 6. We will send out invitations to members soon.
If you are a North American resident and an active member of the North American Sauna Society, you have a chance to use the Saunaseura sauna facilities in Helsinki, Finland if you happen to be in that neck of the woods. You have to book your visit in advance and pay the €10 entrance fee. This is a great chance to get to experience the sauna at its very best! For more information, please contact us.
Please go to our dealer list to find a sauna dealer near you.
The North American Sauna Society is a not-for-profit association whose mission is to provide correct and neutral information about Traditional Saunas in North America along with their benefits and proper usage. We are a membership-funded organization (our members are sauna dealers and sauna manufacturers), but our services are meant for everyone interested in saunas.
There is an information overflow when one wants to acquire a sauna. “Sauna” involves not the only the actual sauna room, but also a place to change, cool off, take showers, socialize, and so forth. Please check our new Design Guidelines page aimed at everyone interested in making the sauna experience as enjoyable as possible.
Bear in mind that due to our status as a not-for-profit, we cannot give legal advice. We are committed to giving information on basic sauna ideas, sauna bathing and sauna culture. Please contact your sauna manufacturer for information regarding safety and legal issues.
If you acquired one of our North American Sauna Society plaques and want to show it off, please take a picture of it hanging on your wall, send it to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to post it with our other sauna pictures.
The International Sauna Society has launched a new coffee-table book about Finnish Saunas; more information can be found in our Links section.
This website has been divided into six sections: Home Page, Sauna Experience, About Saunas, How To…, Frequently Asked Questions and Links. There is a site map to help you get around.