MIT Summer Day Camp

Aquatic Tip of the Month


Treading Water - Eggbeater Kick



Saunya Urban, MIT Recreation Aquatics Manager, demonstrates efficient techniques for treading water. Remember to breathe and stay relaxed!

Make sure to check back every month for updated tips and tricks from our Aquatics Team!  And, if you would like to learn more, give us a call to set up a informational meeting to discuss Private or Group Lessons, Classes, and more!

 

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Orientation

Come learn more about us! Registration is free. Simply come by the Zesiger main member services desk (the desk in front of the ice rink and Au Bon Pain) and we'll show you what we have to offer! Where is the locker room? Which diving boards can I use? What are the pool hours? These questions, and many more, will be answered during an orientation. Some other topics that will be covered will include:

  • Locker room amenities
  • 50 meter pool features
  • Lap swim etiquette and policies
  • Diving area
  • Scoreboard
  • Emergency equipment and response

Assessment

The aquatic assessment is an evaluation of different swimming skills, including, but not limited to: front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, flip-turns, and starts. Each skill will be evaluated in the following areas:

  • Technique
  • Endurance
  • Speed
  • Breath control

Participants will receive a post assessment consultation. Registration is $12. An Aquatic and Fitness Orientations & Assessments (Member $20; Nonmember $24) can be purchased together for Member $29; Nonmember $37.

Facility Hours

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: 11:45 am - 9:00 pm
Sat/Sun: CLOSED

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wed, Nov 26th
Z Center: 6am - 9pm A/W: 11:45am - 9pm
Thurs, Nov 27th
Z Center: CLOSED A/W: CLOSED
Fri, Nov 28th
Z Center: 12pm - 9pm A/W: CLOSED
Sat/Sun, Nov 29th - 30th
Z Center: 9am - 4pm A/W: CLOSED

Quick Schedule Links:

Swimming Pools

Open Recreation (Courts,Track, Fields)

Johnson Ice Rink

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