In Harare today (2019) water polo and other aquatic sports continue to thrive. Pupils compete in national and international events. Unlike the past, the best athletes in aquatic sports are largely drawn from private schools, while many state schools have allowed their pools to become derelict. Very little information is available about aquatic sports at state schools today.
State schools with pools that appear to have become disfunctional. Click on the links to see them on the map:
Founded in 1950 as the brother school to nearby Roosevelt. GHS. Churchill was a local swimming powerhouse in earlier years, but no longer offers aquatic sports, and the school pool is defeunct.
1978 - Churchill Boys High Water Polo team
1979 - Churchill Boys High Salisbury Rhodesia Water Polo team
Many famous Rhodesian swimmers came from these institutions, including the Burden sisters and Louis Mes.
Swimming team 1972. Second from right at the back is Gillian Tabor who died in Viscount aircrash. Kate Durdan 3rd from left. Front row with Les Emmerton, Caroline Arkwright, Mary Walls, Julie Marr Levine, Julie Marr-Levine, Bridget Conacher, Lynn McCormack, Midge Durden, Heather McNeillie, Kate Durdan, Moira McGee, Margie McGraw, April Younghusband, Ainslee Jordan, Helen Kiel, Rilda Brookes, Sue Marshall, Heather Hendry, Gillian Tabor, Susan Condy, Jeannie Pittman Crook, Blanche Cleghorn, Nikki Kleine and Lyn Rob.
Circa 1976 - with Rodesian Breastroke champion Steve Pink and Brian Alcock, Duncan Mutch, Milton Goldschmidt, Gary Wilke, Lloyd Flint and Pete Liversidge.