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Summermembership 60 € + deposit for key 10 €

Visit our sauna by paying the entrance fee with your telephone! (You need a Finnish contract NO prepaid!)

Every day between 10 am- 6 pm it is possible to pay a single entrance fee (8,05€) at the front door. (Every visitor pays separately). The payment comes to your tfn-bill (Finnish operator).

(Instructions on the door 
in Finnish and Swedish
> the tfn# to call for opening the door.)

Our sauna is mixt (with women and men) and we wear swimming suits.

Alcohol is not allowed in our sauna.


To be a new member: Pay 130€ (the membership fee 120€ and the deposit of your own key 10€) to account FI96 4958 0010 0108 60  ( BIC:ITELFIHH).

Take a copy of the receipt and visit StudioTicket at Rewell Center, there you will get your own key and start at once! In StudioTicket you can also pay your membership with TYKY+- bills (if you have got those from you employer).

Vaasan Pingviinit ry. was founded in 1965.

The aim is to promote winter bath (“Polar bear”) as a hobby and connect people having this hobby.

With the help of the City of Vaasa we could build an own sauna, which is situated at the beautiful and central place on the island Hietasaari next to the swimming beach.

The sauna building was finished in 1999. The sauna was renewed in 2009 and regular repairs are done mainly based on volunteer work.

Penguins have never been more in Vaasa! We are now over 1100 members and we are happy to take new members at any time.

  • The sauna is open every day between 10 – 22, on Thursdays between 10-23
  • Please note that it is not allowed to consume alcohol in the sauna building or on our terrace. As well as it is not allowed to come to sauna under the influence of alcohol or other narcotics.
  • The membership fee is 120€ (+ new members deposit for the key 10€; a membership year is 1.11 – 31.10).
  • Testing winter bath is possible free if you come to our sauna with a member. Your visit has to be agreed with a member of board
  • Group visits are possible - they can be arranged during the winter time (November - March) and a group can not be more than eight people. The Group-visit can be during tuesdays 11-16 and saturdays 12-16. Responsible for group visits is Tobias Simon: The price for groups is 50 EUR/ group (high schools 30 EUR/group).
  • More information see >  ”Prices”