Group Exercise

Group Ex Pass System

The Group Exercise program works through a pass system.

Step 1:  Register

  1. Register at the member services desk or through your Online Account under Buy Series Sale, Group Exercise pass
    • *Online option is not available for MIT Students.

Step 2:  Participate

  1. Present MIT ID or DAPER membership card at "group exercise check-in" location(s).
    • Zesiger Center:  Vassar Member Services Desk.
    • Alumni/Wang Fitness Center:  Main Member Services Desk.
  2. Request a ticket for desired class (no more than 30 minutes before start time and NO LATER than 5 minutes after the class has started). Tickets are handed out on a first come-first serve basis observing group size limits.
  3. Present ticket to group exercise instructor in order to enter classroom.
  4. Late arrivals may not enter after the warm-up has been completed.
  5. Participation is not permitted without a ticket for the desired class.

Step 3:  Stay Informed

Join the Group Exercise Listserv!  Get up to date MIT group exercise schedule changes and information in your email inbox!  To join, email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Type "subscribe" in the subject line.

Other Information:

Teens age 13 - 17 (accompanied by a parent or guardian) who wish to participate in the group exercise program must be evaluated and instructed by an instructor on lifting technique and safety in a gym environment. Qualified teens may participate in the group exercise program when accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information regarding youth fitness center access, please view our facilities hours or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Facility Hours (Full List Here)

Thanksgiving Week Hours
Wednesday, Nov 25th
ZCenter: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
A/W:  6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday, Nov 26th
Friday, Nov 27th
ZCenter: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun, Nov 28th - 29th
ZCenter: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Zesiger Center
Mon - Fri: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:  7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun:  9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Alumni/Wang Center
Mon - Fri: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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