FAQ

FAQ

Who can sign up?

All Crimson Elite Swim Clinics are open to any and all entrants within the age specifications listed, on a first come first serve basis.

 

What to bring?

All players must bring the own water bottle, goggles, swim suit and cap. Also please bring a set of clothes you can complete dryland in.

 

What is parent involvement?

Parents are welcome to attend as much of the clinic as they wish. We ask that during the pool sessions they kindly stay in the stands. During classroom sessions / discussions they can be active participants. Meals will not be included for parents.

 

Who will be working with my kids?

Harvard Head Coach and Associate Head Coach will be the directors of all activities. Current Harvard athletes will be assigned to small groups of kids for individual feedback during training sessions.

 

Do you provide meals?

Meals and snacks will be provided. Specifically, snacks on Saturday as well as lunch and dinner. Sunday breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided.

 

Is there housing offered?

Our clinics are not overnight clinics. Each player is responsible for transportation and hotel accommodations if needed.

Local Hotel Options:

Boston Marriott Newton (617) 696-1000
Best Western Hotel Tria (617) 491-8000
Courtyard By Marriott (617) 783-7777
Crown Plaza Boston-Newton (617) 969-3010
Double Tree Suites Boston-Cambridge (617) 783-0090
Other Accommodations can be found at www.harvard.edu

 

Directions

Athletics Complex Street Address
65 North Harvard Street
Boston, MA 02163

From the West
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike east to Exit 18 (Allston/Cambridge). After paying toll, bear left at fork towards Allston. Turn right at second set of lights onto North Harvard Street. Proceed approximately one mile. The following facilities will be on your left: Harvard Stadium, Bright Hockey Center, Blodgett Pool, Palmer Dixon Tennis Courts, Beren Tennis Center, Gordon Track, Cumnock Field, Jordan Field, O'Donnell Field, and the softball field. Ohiri Field, used for soccer, will be on your right. For football, men's ice hockey, and men's basketball, you must have a Gate 8 parking pass to enter at this location. Public parking is available for football at Gate 14, which is accessible from Soldiers Field Road.

From the North
Take I-93 south to Storrow Drive exit. Take Storrow Drive west for approximately five miles. Exit at Harvard Square/North Harvard Street. At top of exit, turn left onto North Harvard Street . Approximately 1/4 mile on your right will be the entrance for Harvard Stadium, Bright Hockey Center, Blodgett Pool, Palmer Dixon Tennis Courts, Beren Tennis Center, Gordon Track, Cumnock Field, Jordan Field, O'Donnell Field, and softball field. Ohiri Field, used for soccer, will be on your left. For football, men's ice hockey, and men's basketball, you must have a Gate 6 parking pass to enter at this location. Public parking for football is available at Gate 14, which is accessible from Soldiers Field Road.

From the South
Take I-95 north to I-93 north. Follow I-93 until Exit 20 (Massachusetts Turnpike). Take Mass. Pike west to Exit 20 (Allston/Cambridge). After paying toll, bear left at fork towards Allston. Turn right at second set of lights onto North Harvard Street. Proceed approximately one mile. The following facilities will be on your left: Harvard Stadium, Bright Hockey Center, Blodgett Pool, Palmer Dixon Tennis Courts, Beren Tennis Center, Gordon Track, Cumnock Field, Jordan Field, O'Donnell Field, and softball field. Ohiri Field, used for soccer, will be on your right. For football, men's ice hockey, and men's basketball, you must have a Gate 8 parking pass to enter at this location. Public parking for football is available at Gate 14, which is accessible from Soldiers Field Road.

Alternative From the Southwest/Northwest
Take Route 128 (I-95) to Massachusetts Turnpike. Take Mass. Pike east to exit 18. (Allston/Cambridge). After paying toll, bear left at fork towards Allston. Turn right at second set of lights onto North Harvard Street. Proceed approximately one mile. The following facilities will be on your left: Harvard Stadium, Bright Hockey Center, Blodgett Pool, Palmer Dixon Tennis Courts, Beren Tennis Center, Gordon Track, Cumnock Field, Jordan Field, O'Donnell Field, and the softball field. Ohiri Field, used for soccer, will be on your right. For football, men's ice hockey, and men's basketball, Gate 8 parking is limited to those with passes. Public parking for football is available at Gate 14, which is accessible from Soldiers Field Road.

Via M.B.T.A.
The Red Line subway stops at Harvard Square. The Soldiers Field Complex is a 10-minute walk from the square, down JFK St. and over the Charles River. Several bus routes make stops at Harvard Square as well. The 66 and 86 routes include stops on North Harvard Street in front of Harvard Stadium.