members and visitors at Sunny Haven, it’s likely to be 40-45. Though we’ve had

members from a couple of days old to in their 90s. So the real solution is… all ages!
How do children react to nudity?
Young kids find in being nude. Young children understand what grownups
Finding nudism find out again–that it’s interesting, free and comfortable. Senior
children quickly adapt and enjoy all the recreational opportunities of the park.
Because it’s fun and it is healthy. Body recognition is a strong theory and a
key to self acceptance and the acceptance of others. Whether relaxing, playing
sports or socializing, the nudist experience is a positive one both mentally and
Isn’t nudity offensive?
We do not think so. If you do, we’d like you to reconsider. We consider that
the body in its natural state cannot be bad or shameful, that it’s
Basically wholesome.
Is not nudity sexual?
Nudism is about being bare when practical, not about sex. It is about body
Validation, physicality, spirituality and asthetics. Nudism generally can be
quite lusty–merely think of the senses of bathing your body in the air,
Sunshine and water–but is not in itself sexual.
Do I need to undress right away?
Naturist park… a place where folks come to be
socially nude. For the relaxation of all, we anticipate that all members and visitors
be naked while in the common recreational areas of . Nudism is a
participatory activity, not something to observe.
If one individual of a couple is irresolute to disrobe on an initial visit, that would
be okay. We believe that the comfort of Sunny Haven would make involvement
Simple in a brief time.
Do I have to be nude all the time?
While Sunny Haven is a naturist park (not clothing optional), there are certainly
times when being clothed is proper (or recommended or at times even
Needed). Generally, nevertheless, nudity is the right state of being at all
times when health, weather and security permit while in the common and recreational
Places of the park. Nudity is required at all times in the pool and hottub.
Do you look at each other? I do not believe I would be comfortable in a
Dialogue, for instance.
It is acceptable to look. It’s not okay to gawk or stare. (Pretty much the same as in
the clothed world if you consider it.) And therein lies the answer to how to
talk and socialize with others. It is simply the same as in the clothed world.
To understand this realize that nudity is the standard in our world. Just as you
Do not think about others or yourself being clothed in the clothed world… you
will soon give no consideration with regard to others or yourself being nude.
Are there other fkk parks or clubs in the region? Just how do I locate nudist
parks, clubs and beaches?
This area of the state is rich in fkk history and we’re within a couple of
hours drive to five other naturist or clothing optional parks. There are a total
of eight nudist parks in the state of Indiana alone.
the American Association for Nude Recreation. and its Midwest division, the
Midwest Sunbathing Association. You may want to see NudistParksUSA.NET where
you may locate naturist parks and clubs via a fast zip code search.
What if I run into someone I know?
Chances are that they will be equally as nude as you…. and fairly comfortable with
Bare recreation (unless it’s their first visit too). They’ll likely be glad to
see you. Dialogue will be simple… you’ve something to talk about: a common
What should we bring with us?
Bring exactly the same things you would take in a visit to a clothed park or strand
except a bathing suit: hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, towels, something to read,
something to play with (Frisbee, volleyball), camping supplies if you are
Isn’t all that exposure to the sun dangerous?
Some sunshine exposure is quite likely good for us. But certainly overexposure isn’t
A superb thing. Protection or suntan lotion manages that. If you think about it,
while bare we do not expose a lot more than we do when in a bathing suit anyway.
So the only difference is you’ll use a little bit more suntan lotion.
In ancient history, tanning was considered a
noxious trade and relegated to the outskirts of town, amongst the poor. The
ancients used leather for water skins, bags, harnesses, boats, armor, quivers,
Around 2500 BC, the Sumerians began using
leather, affixed by copper studs, on chariot wheels. Tanners would take an
Afterward they’d beat and scour the skin to
remove flesh and fat.
fibers or they let the skin putrefy for several months, after which they dipped
the skin in a salt solution. After the hair fibers were loosened, the tanners
Once the hair was removed, tanners would