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Sauna Center

Create separate Saunas in men’s and women’s wet lounge area for guest relaxation prior to treatments or as a dry relaxation amenity to be enjoyed in combination with additional steam room and dip pool facilities.

• 7.5 m2 (80 sq. ft.) minimum to 15 m2 (160 sq. ft.).
• Ceiling: 2.1 m to 2.4 m (7 ft. to 8 ft.) maximum.


Space Planning:
• Wet Lounge: Locate Sauna in a common “wet area” adjacent to steam room, whirl pool and dip pools, if programmed.

• Shower: Position Sauna near locker room showers within
a common wet zone to avoid traversing dry areas.
• Accessibility: Accessible to persons with disabilities

• Construction: Commercial; prefabricated redwood or cedar walls, ceiling, two tiered benches, heater guard and removable ductboard floor.
• Insulation: Minimum of R11; continuous foil faced vapor barrier.
• Floor: Waterproof, when above occupied area.
• Door and Frame: Prefabricated wood with insulated, tempered glass vision panel for passive surveillance of interior.
• Controls: Time and temperature; programmable.
• Heater: Commercial grade, wall mounted, electric, stainless construction with rocks; sized per sauna volume. Typically sized to maintain 65o to 82o C.
(150o to 180o F)
• Signage:
Provide equipment operation signage and safety signage adjacent to timer and temperature control at exterior of sauna. • Lock: Provide a keyed, deadbolt lock (no interior
function) to permit management to secure room.

Duress Alarm: Security alarm (red, mushroom design); locate at interior of room near entrance door.
• Floor Drain: For cleaning floor.
• Lights: Waterproof.
• Ventilation: Passive fresh air intake below heater and
exhaust near ceiling.
• Fire Sprinklerle
Finishes - Sauna:
• Floor: Ceramic tile floor with removable wood ductboard walking surface in front of bench area.
• Walls: Wood
• Ceiling: Wood
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