1 Membership = 477,053 Square Feet of RecreationBecoming a member of MIT Recreation grants you access to multiple facilities that span 26 acres throughout the MIT campus, making you a part of the largest health, wellness and recreation community in the area.
Al & Barrie Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center
The Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center (The Z Center) features a natitorium with an Olympic size pool, a 25 yard instructional pool and amphitheater seating for 450 spectators in addition to 2 fitness floors, six international squash courts, a private massage room, an indoor golf range, a multipurpose activity court and locker rooms.
Alumni Pool & Wang Fitness Center
The Alumni Pool and Wang Fitness Center (A/W Center) is our auxiliary recreational facility featuring a 25 yard lap pool, 15 yard instructional pool, a fitness floor with stationary machines and free weights, group exercise studio, spin studio and locker rooms.
As the home court for MIT Basketball and Volleyball, Rockwell Cage has 3 full basketball courts, spectator seating and space for badminton and volleyball.
duPont Athletic Center
The duPont Athletic Center is equipped with 2 basketball courts, a fencing room, wrestling room, multiple squash courts, and the T-Club Lounge for additional group exercise, dance and martial arts. duPont Athletic Center also includes 12 outdoor tennis courts.
Johnson Athletic Center
The facility features an ice rink, a six-lane indoor track with a mondo rubber running surface and four tennis courts. The track facility is also equipped with a large indoor field used for large-scale events, as well as a small weight training center.
J.B. Carr Indoor Tennis Bubble
The J.B. Carr Indoor Tennis Bubble houses four indoor courts for MIT Varsity Tennis, students and MIT Recreation Members as well as locker rooms, lavatories, and showers.
Harold W. Pierce Boathouse
Dedicated on September 9, 1966 to serve as the new home for MIT rowing and still rates as one of the jewels of MIT’s athletic complex. An eight-oared moving water indoor rowing tank was completely refurbished in 2004, while the facility also boasts 64 ergometers and a fleet of over 50 shells including eights, fours, pairs and singles housed in four boat bays.
Walter C. Wood Sailing Pavilion
The pavilion is the oldest university sailing pavilion in the world, and was named after then-sailing master and MIT graduate of the Class of 1917, who helped spawn the MIT Nautical Association. The building was completed in 1935, and currently houses over 110 sailboats, including Tech Dinghy’s, Rhodes-19’s, Flying Juniors, Lasers, Mistral Surfboards, and a Hobie-18 catamaran. Aleida, a 38-foot Hinckley cruising yacht.
Johnson Ice Arena
The Johnson Ice Arena offers seasonal ice skating opportunities for the MIT Community including general skating, recreational hockey, and lessons. During the off-season, the ice arena serves a space for events like the MIT Hack-a-thon.
Our outdoor fields include Steinbrenner Stadium, Jack Barry Field, and Briggs Field which host track and field, football, lacrosse, soccer, field hockey, baseball and softball as well as over 80 intramural and club sports.
Both staff-guided and self-guided tours of our facilities are available, or you may simply watch the video tour below. To schedule a tour form our staff, email us at email@example.com. For self-guided tours, you may drop-in to the Zesiger Center at anytime. New Member Orientation Tours are scheduled on the first Tuesday of every month, and meet at 5:30pm at the Zesiger Center Main Desk.