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Sauna rules

Who can use the sauna

All users must be 17 years and older.

Do not use if you:

  • are pregnant
  • have a serious illness
  • have a heart condition
  • have high or low blood pressure
  • have a respiratory condition
  • have any other medical condition which may affect your reaction to heat.

What sauna users must do

  • Take a break after 15 minutes.
  • Use a towel or mat to sit on.
  • Shower and towel dry before using the sauna, and afterwards too if you intend to subsequently use other facilities in the centre.
  • Remember to drink plenty of water
  • Exit immediately if you are uncomfortable, dizzy or sleepy and seek the assistance of staff.

What sauna users must not do

  • Do not pour water on the rocks.
  • Do not use oil or lotion.
  • Do not spit.