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Detailed Pool Schedule

The detailed schedule shows the general areas and hours the pools are open for recreational swimming or specific groups. The actual lane designations will be defined by management according to participation and administrative constraints. Recreational lap swimming is denoted by 'Rec Swim' in the pool schedule. The detailed schedule has been color coded to be user friendly, please refer to the color key at the bottom of each detailed schedule. The following schedules are available and require adobe acrobat.

Week of 11/23/2015

Week of 11/30/2015

Week of 12/07/2015

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Aquatic Schedule List Serve:

For new aquatic program info, facility holiday hours, aquatic events, and major changes to the pool schedule please subscribe to our aquatic list serve by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "subscribe" in the subject line. You will receive 1 email each Friday unless there is a major facility update.

Youth Hours (under 17 years old):

  • Zesiger Center: Sept to May children are allowed in the Zesiger Center Mon-Fri 6a-5p and 7p-11p, Sat and Sun all facility hours
  • During holidays, winter break, and during the summer youth are allowed in the Zesiger Center during all facility hours.
  • Alumni/Wang Center: Children are allowed during all facility hours.

Facility Hours and Change in Operational Hours

Women's Only Swim

  • Women's Only Recreational Swimming is offered during the academic year on Tuesdays from 9:30p-10:30p at the Alumni Pool Fall 2015 dates are September 15th – October 20th and November 3rd – December 1st
  • Women's Only Recreational Swimming Pricing:
    • Free for all MIT Rec Sports members
    • $5 for non-MIT students with a student id
    • $10 for non-students.
    • Women's Only Swim Day Pass Packages are also sold in 5 or 10 day pass packages:
  • Women's Only Beginning Swim Lessons and Women's Only Intermediate Swim Lessons are also available during the Women’s Only Swim Sessions.  Please register for swim classes inadvance either   online or at the Member Service Desk.
  • For more info and for program updates please join our list serve: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Long Course (50 Meter Lanes)

The Zesiger Center pool will switch to Long Course starting May 4th and continue into mid August.

Swim and Boat Test

Interested finishing up your MIT swim requirement or would like to use the MIT Sailing Pavillion? Come to the Zesiger Center Pool Deck with your MIT ID any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 8am or 8pm all year round. The MIT PE Swim test is a 100 yard swim, the MIT PE Swim and Boat Test is a 100 yard swim followed by 10 minutes of treading water. You can also sign up for group or private swim lessons to complete your PE Swim Requirement instead of the swim test. Click here for more info on PE credit

Aquatic Facility Rentals

  • Shallow pool
  • Deep / Competition pool
  • Water polo, Swim and Dive configurations
  • Conference room
  • Youth Parties

Facility Rates

Contact Aquatics (617) 452-2284, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , for specific rates.

Aquatic Research and Testing

MIT Recreational Sports supports MIT's needs for aquatic facility space to conduct research and testing on ROV (remote operated vehicles) and other aquatic research needs.  For details on reserving space and limitations of what may be tested in our facility please see the Student Research and Testing documentation.

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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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