DAPER Locker Room Facilities: Privacy Options
There are a number of fitness/sports facilities
on the MIT campus. This document focuses specifically on locker
room facilities with an eye toward privacy options for changing
The main fitness centers include the Wang Fitness Center/Alumni
Pool on the East side of campus and the larger Zesiger Center/Dupont/Rockwell
Cage/Johnson Athletic Center complex (referred to herein under the
general heading "Z Center") on the West side of campus.
Specific information about what athletics and fitness programming
is offered in each of these facilities can be found at http://web.mit.edu/athletics/www/facilities/index.html.
Z-Center: 120 Vassar Street, Building W35
Wang Fitness Center/Alumni Pool: Vassar St. Building
The Zesiger Center
Locker rooms in the Z-Center are divided between the Z-Center
building and the Dupont building; the specifics of which are described
below. The Z-Center also offers a small Family Changing Room, which
is located next to the aquatic offices at the Dupont entrance. The
room locks for privacy and includes a changing area, lockers, and
Z-Center Family Changing Room
In the Summer of 2007 the Z Center announced that there is now a shower
available in the Zesinger family and special needs changing room (Room #W35-166).
Please go to this link for details on the location of Z-Center
locker rooms and the Family Changing Room: http://web.mit.edu/zcenter/gen_info/pdfs/zcenter_map.pdf
Z-Center Men's Locker Rooms
The men's locker room in the Z-Center does not have any private
changing areas; the lockers are arranged by row. The shower area
is open (gang shower style). Private showers are not available in
the Z-Center men’s locker room. The bathroom includes three
Z-Center Women's Locker Rooms
The women's locker room in the Z-Center features eight curtained,
private showers with adjoining small, private, curtained changing
Dupont Men's Locker Rooms
The men's locker room in Dupont has four private showers with curtains
on the far side of the showering area, as well as communal showering
areas. The changing areas in Dupont are not private.
Dupont Women's Locker Rooms
The women's locker room in Dupont has sixteen private showers with
curtains. The private showers do not include private changing stalls.
Dupont also has communal showering areas.
Wang Fitness Center/Alumni Pool
The Wang Fitness Center/Alumni Pool in building 57 (attached to
building 32, the Stata Center) is smaller than the Z-Center and
has more limited hours.
Wang Men's Locker Rooms
The Men's locker room in Wang has four private showers with curtains
and an open shower area. The changing areas in Wang are not private.
Wang Women's Locker Rooms
The women's locker room in Wang has two small areas with private
showers with curtains. The changing areas in Wang are not private.
The old Alumni Pool locker rooms are no longer in use; the only
locker rooms available are the new areas in Wang.