Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Amb. Prof. Ruthie Rono together with Student Council representatives and the swimming team cut the ribbon. PHOTO: LONGANGI
By Taigu Muchiri
The new swimming complex was unveiled on Thursday, 24 January 2019 by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Amb. Prof. Ruthie Rono. The contractor handed over the complex in a well-attended event by staff, faculty and students. The swimming team, famously christened as Dolphins welcomed this much awaited unveiling. The USIU-Africa Dolphins have enjoyed a winning streak in 2018 and participated in several competitions. They participated in the recently concluded East Africa University Games held on December 17- 21, 2018 in Dodoma, Tanzania and emerged the best team by scooping six medals- three silver and three bronze.
The swimming pool is 25 M length x 17M Wide, eight lane deck type Swimming pool. The plant room fitted with circulation pumps, eco salt chlorinators, balancing tank and sand filters, 15 Sunbeds, one life savers chair, eight No lifesaving rings, emergency telephone and first aid kit, two stainless steel for the 2M deep end and 1 M shallow end, ladies and gents changing rooms complete with three showers, four toilets, paraplegic facility and janitors room.