The Alumni Pool next to the Stata Center will be open two extra hours each week to accommodate a single-gender swimming program from now until June 5.

On Tuesday nights from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., the Alumni Pool is made available to women only. During the same hour on Thursday nights, the pool is open to men only.

The program is a response to student demand, said Director of Recreational Services Tim Moore.

Zahra Khan G has been a particularly strong proponent of bringing the program to MIT. 97 women and 27 men responded to a survey she gave in February about optimal times for single-gender swimming.

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