MIT Masters Swimming

This is the homepage for MIT Masters Swimming.

We swim at the Zesiger center pool at MIT.


Interested in Swimming With MIT Masters Swimming?

Please send patti ( the following information:

1. When you typically swim now, how long do you usually swim?
2. How far do you usually go?
3. Can you swim freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly?
4. If you were to swim 5 sets of 100 yards, what interval would you do them on?
5. are you interested in swimmming at 6:15 am, noon or 7:00 pm - 8:30. you can attend any session you want, but you might find it is easier to attend one time regularly. we have workouts monday through friday at those times.

Because we are a college based program. We have limits as to how many non-MIT associated people we can have in our program. We currently do not have a waiting list for non-MIT people

New announcements:

Updated August 27th:

The fall schedule is ready to go!

Fall session starts on Tuesday September 2 and runs until end of December.

For the Fall session:

  • Early bird (pay by September 15th) - students $75 and non students $135
  • Late (paying after September 15th) - student $90 then non students $150
  • For current members, if you have not made arrangements to pay by the end of September you will not be allowed to swim with us.

Detailed workout schedule:

For instructions on paying, go to the payment page

The coaches schedule is posted on a Google Calendar. To see it go here

To check and see if MIT is actually closed, call 617-253-SNOW or go to the MIT Emergency page

September workout details (pdf)

  1. There are no workouts on Monday September 1st due to MIT holiday
  2. There is an extra noon Workout on Tuesday Sept 2nd
  3. We start up the Friday night workouts on Friday Sept 26th
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October workout details (pdf)

  1. No workout on Monday October 13th due to MIT holiday but we have added an extra noon workout on Tuesday October 15th.
  2. No workout on Wednesday October 15th in the evening, due to varsity water polo match

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November workout details (pdf)

  1. There is no workout on Sunday November 9th due to Varsity water polo match
  2. There are no workouts on Tuesday November 11th due to MIT holiday
  3. Due to Turkey weekend - no workouts on Thursday Nov. 27, or Friday Nov. 28th, but we will have a workout on Sunday Nov. 30th

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December workout details (pdf)

  1. The Friday December 5th, both noon and pm workout is cancelled due to swim meet. There is also no workout on Sunday December 7th due to the swim meet
  2. There is a big age group swim meet Dec.11th through 14th, so we have only am workouts on Thursday Dec. 11th and Friday Dec. 12th. No other workouts
  3. Shutdown is scheduled from Dec. 15 th to 19th - no workouts
  4. We will have workouts on Sunday December 21st, Monday Dec. 22nd, Tuesday December 23rd and in the am of December 24th. We will take a break from workouts starting at noon on Dec. 24th and resume them on Sunday January 4th when the Winter session starts!
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General information available here:

We are now allowed to accept non-MIT associated people. Please contact patti for further information .

if you are not associated with MIT and you want to swim with us you need to:

-Buy a Friends of MIT athletic card (cost is $845 for an entire year or $555 for 6 months). for the most up to date cost, please check out the DAPER website

-If you want to spread out the payments for your athletic card over eleven payments, you need to contact the customer service desk.

-The MIT Masters Program is the only Masters program that comes with access to an excellent gym, a lot of other fitness classes, sailing, and other things. And most importantly for a swimmer, we have a great swimming pool.

More information:

Current members, send/update your registration information MIT Masters Frequently Asked Questions (& Answers!)

Our by-laws are now posted on -line here.

MIT Masters Executive board:

President: Sebastian Neumayer

Treasurer: Diana Manzanedo

Scheduler: Patti Christie

Social Chair: John Kelleher

Graduate Student Liason: Leah Mendelson


If you have a question or concern which is not answered on this page, please send email to Patti.

See you at the pool!

Last updated: September 5, 2014