Design the blueprint to your fitness goals with memberships that keep you moving in the right direction.

Open to all, MIT Recreation offers a variety of ways for you to play, swim, run, dance, stretch-out and get moving with our memberships and temporary passes.

Want to join as a family? Family membership eligibility includes one spouse or partner and dependents under 18 years old. Children ages 18 – 22 are eligible by providing a valid student ID. Please note that our facility has limited youth access hours during the academic year.

Membership Registration:

  • Members on hold due to COVID-19 can reactivate their memberships by completing our reactivation form.
  • First-time and expired members can initiate their registration by selecting access my account. After you login to your account, membership enrollment instructions can be found under the Club Announcements section of your profile.

Membership Categories

MIT Student

Memberships are included in your student activity fee. That means you can participate in all Open Recreation activities at no additional cost or pay the member/student rate for Private Lessons, Group Exercise, Wellness, and Instructional Programs.

MIT Student Family

Spread the health and well-being opportunities among your family members when you register for our MIT Student Family membership.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
MIT Student Family 12 $19.67
6 $29.67

MIT Employee

Workout closer to where you get your work done for maximum efficiency. You will gain access to the benefits of a world-class facility, convenient services and discounted classes without traveling too far. Explore health insurance reimbursement opportunities through most health care plans for potential rebates.

Postdoc Fellows with an “Affiliate” ID require a certification letter to qualify. Please complete the letter request form and a representative will contact you.

*All 12 Month Faculty/Staff and Faculty/Staff Family memberships automatically renew at the end of the membership term.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $41.92
6 $55.17
Family 12 $65.83
6 $87.17

MIT Alumni

Miss your favorite campus recreation center? No worries, MIT graduates are eligible for our alumnus/a memberships so that you can remain social and active with our fit community for as long as you would like.

*All 12 Month Alum and Alum Family memberships automatically renew at the end of the membership term.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $59.17
6 $78.17
Family 12 $89.08
6 $111.17


MIT Affiliate

Participate in recreation no matter what your title is. With your MIT Affiliate or DLC Sponsored ID card, MIT contractors and vendors are eligible to join and enjoy the use of our facilities.

*All 12 Month Affiliate and Affiliate Family memberships automatically renew at the end of the membership term.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $64.25
6 $83.67
Family 12 $114.92
6 $152.50

Friends of MIT

Get to know us, and we will show you everything you need to know about recreation. We created this membership so non-affiliates being sponsored by an MIT community member (e.g. Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Student) can stay active in our healthy and invigorating environment.

All Friends of MIT memberships require a sponsorship form. Please submit the completed form to prior to registration.

*12 month memberships renew automatically at the end of the term

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $83.67
6 $110.17
Family 12 $152.58
6 $199.50

Cross-Registered Student

Keep up with your recreation while you study at MIT for a semester. As long as you are enrolled in classes, cross-registered students are eligible to gain access to all the variety that MIT Recreation has to offer.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $22.92
6 $31.83
Family 12 $33.25
6 $45.50

Bike Commuter (MIT Employees Only)

Ride in, and ride out with this limited-access membership designed specifically to add ease to your commute. If you are an MIT employee that bikes to work, stop by for an early morning workout and/or shower at The Zesiger Center, Monday-Friday 6:00am – 9:00am.

Term (months) Monthly Dues
Individual 12 $34.42
6 $47.67

Temporary Passes

Don’t stress about commitment if you are only in the area for a short time.

Our temporary passes give you a variety of options if you just want to drop-in, need a place to run on a rainy day, or are looking for a facility to train in while you are on vacation.

Temporary Passes