Officials Working On Proposed Fargo Pool And Diving WellOfficials working on a proposed $7 million pool and diving well in Fargo are seeking a commitment by the West Fargo School District to use the facility.
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Officials working on a proposed $7
million pool and diving well in Fargo are seeking a commitment by
the West Fargo School District to use the facility.
Urban Plains, which opened a hockey arena last year, announced
plans for an adjacent pool last November. The group has designs and
funding for the 50-meter pool and diving well but needs groups such
as the school district to commit to using the privately owned,
privately funded facility.
Urban Plains Real Estate Developer Matt Baasch says the project
won't survive unless potential users come forward. He says local
colleges and the West Fargo Flyers Club Swimming teams have
expressed interest in using the Urban Plains pool, though West
Fargo Schools would be the primary user.
If school officials approve a leasing agreement, crews could
break ground by next year for the pool, which could then open as
soon as fall 2011.
Earlier this year, Fargo School District officials passed on
participating in the project.