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Tervetuloa! Welcome!

“The sauna is the poor man’s pharmacy.”  


That’s the traditional Finnish saying. The Finns learned years ago that the sauna is not just a bath; it provides a sense of psychological peace and contentment as well as physical rejuvenation. Many people claim that the sauna relieves the symptoms of minor illnesses such as colds, revives the muscles after tough physical exertion, and clears the body of toxins.


The Uljas Koitto Temperance Society promotes temperance, morality, and healthy living through the benefits and virtues of the traditional Finnish sauna.  Founded by Finnish immigrants in 1892, the UKTS provides an environment free from the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or legal recreational drugs.

We are a welcoming society and invite those interested in learning more about the UKTS to use the Contact Us form on this website.


Summer Hours: 2PM to 8PM (May – October)

Ticket sales begin at 2:00 PM ---- Last ticket sold at 6:30 PM

Lodge closes at 7:00 PM (including coffee, snacks, bathroom)

All must be dressed & out of sauna building by 8:00 PM


Winter Hours: 1PM to 7PM (November – April)

Ticket sales begin at 1:00 PM ---- Last ticket sold at 5:30 PM

Lodge closes at 6:00 PM (including coffee, snacks, bathroom)

All must be dressed & out of sauna building by 7:00 PM

The UKTS is a membership organization.  Those who are currently part of the UKTS, their invited and accompanied guests, and visitors who make arrangements with us ahead of time are welcome to use our facilities.

If you don’t currently know anyone who is part of the UKTS and you have not already heard from us directly to renew your dues please fill in the Visit Us form on this website to learn more about how to visit.


We welcome those who are interested in learning more for prescheduled visits.  Space is limited and not all dates may be available for visits so please plan ahead.

Please do not come to the UKTS facilities unless you are invited and accompanied by someone who is currently part of the UKTS or without first filling in the Visit Us form to arrange for a visit and receiving an RSVP confirmation.

You will receive comprehensive information about the UKTS in your email confirmation regarding hours, rates, location, etc...  Feel free to use the Visit Us form on the tab above to request more information.

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