Current members:

Sign up for the term by sending email to with your name, athletic card category (MIT student, MIT staff, Recreational membership etc) and card number.

MIT Masters FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

When are your workouts?
Our workouts are

How much does it cost to join?
The cost is calcuated for each semester, depening on the number of workouts and number of people swimming. Everyone who swims with MIT Masters swimming must have an active athletic card. Go to the athletic page for details about that. The MIT masters swimming fee covers the coache/lane rental fee only.

Do you have a coach?

All of the scheduled workouts do have a coach

How long is the pool?Is it meters or yards?

The pool is generally set up as a 25 yard pool except for the following times:

When it is set up as a 50 M pool.

I used to swim alot but haven't been in a pool in ages. Can I join?
While we at MIT Masters don't compete as a group, we do have swimmers in our group who compete on their own. However, many of our group swim for fun and fitness.
The minimum requirements exist for our group (they may be waived with good cause, contact me for more information):

You should feel comfortable with timing yourself on a pace clock (we can teach you this if this is all you're missing).

Do you have a waiting list?
We do not currently have a waiting list.

Where else in the Boston area can I swim?
The New England Masters club maintains a comprehensive web page listing pools in the Boston area with Masters programs.

Send suggestions of "FAQs" to patti.
Last updated: August 31, 2013