Zesiger Aquatic Center
2014 North Shore Swim Club Prelim & Final Meet



ENTRANCE - 2nd floor via north gallery spiral staircase

CREDENTIALS Athletes that are participating in the session will be invited on deck. All swimmers who are not
swimming in the session are asked to view the meet from the spectator gallery.  Coaches and officials will use their US Swimming card as credentials to gain access to the pool.  Coaches and officials will be allowed on deck 30 minutes prior to the start of each warm up.

Entry will be from the lobby and by the admissions table to the spiral staircase. Swimmers waiting in the lobby must be under supervision by a coach or designated parent.
Spectators will be invited to enter the spectator gallery 15 minutes after the athletes have been granted access to the pool. Please do not crowd the entrance to the gallery in order to allow swimmers an easy access to the pool.

Parent workers and Timers will need to check in at the spiral staircase to pick up their credential for deck access. Athletes serving as timers will get their credential from the timer on deck. Please return these credentials after your shift. We also will be asking teams participating in the meet to help with 2 timers for the Friday Morning session and each of the evening Finals sessions.

ONLINE POSTING- on the website Meet page twill be the warm up schedule and other pertinent information. Please direct all your swimmers and families to this site for all the meet information.

The following information will be posted on the meet website:
TIMERS- Anyone interested in helping with timing please contact the head timer on the pool deck at the timing platform 30 minutes prior to the start of each session. *Timers will be invited down to the pool deck 30 minutes prior to the start of each session for the timers meeting. This will help MIT and NSSC control initial deck crowding.
OFFICIALS- anyone interested in officiating contact the meet referee at the meet.

POOL RULES: Please help us maintain a high caliber event by following facility rules. No lawn/coaches/directors chairs or helium balloons in the building. No glass on deck. Shoes must be worn beyond the aquatic center locker room and gallery. Roller skates are prohibited inside the Z-Center.(This includes Roller shoes) No food or coolers on deck. Drinks in plastic containers only. Athletes, Coaches, and Spectators are restricted to the aquatic center and main lobby.  Please bring bags on deck and do not leave belonging in locker room. Clean up team area after each session.  Deck changing is not allowed.

STAGING: 2 heats can prepare behind the blocks, this is especially critical during 50’s. A 3 foot walkway must be maintained for Zesiger members from the locker rooms, around the dive well, to the teaching pool.

DISTANCE EVENTS – 1000 and 1650 frees will swim fastest to slowest with the top heat of the Senior 1000 frees female & male swimming, at the start of Sunday evening finals.

COACHES HOSPITALITY- there will be no food allowed on deck. NSSC will provide timers, officials and coaches with hospitality area throughout the meet. Food is prohibited on the pool deck at any time.

FACILITY DAMAGE- Facility damage will be charged back to the responsible team.

Please remember that MIT is located in the city and finding parking is always difficult. Directions can be found at There is now on metered street parking on Vassar Street.
Friday before 3:00pm: MIT West garage and West Annex surface on Vassar Street
across the street from the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center will be CLOSED.
Friday after 3:00pm, Saturday and Sunday: MIT West garage on Vassar Street across the street from the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center will be OPEN with a limited number of spaces. There will be a $5.00 per day usage fee for those wanting to use the garage.
MIT is also trying to secure an alternate parking garage within walking distance of the aquatic center. Information and Directions will be posted. when available.
Please obey all state and local street laws when parking on and around MIT Campus.
Any car parked in a non-designated parking spot will be towed at the owner’s expense