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Star Tribune | U.S. Olympic trials pool headed for proposed north Minneapolis aquatic center

MINNEAPOLIS — Starting in November, the corner of Plymouth Avenue and Lyndale Avenue will transform from a warehouse to a V3 Community Center. “We’re going to have an instructional pool, a running track, and a community meeting space and a retail space,” said V3 Sports Founder Erika Binger. V3 is a nonprofit organization that works to […]

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KARE 11 | Nonprofit plans to open Olympic-sized swimming pool in north Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Starting in November, the corner of Plymouth Avenue and Lyndale Avenue will transform from a warehouse to a V3 Community Center. “We’re going to have an instructional pool, a running track, and a community meeting space and a retail space,” said V3 Sports Founder Erika Binger. V3 is a nonprofit organization that works to

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SwimSwam | V3 Sports Will Bring Myrtha Olympic Trials Competition Pool to Minneapolis

The 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials competition swimming pool created by Myrtha Pools USA will have a very useful permanent home in north Minneapolis. V3 Sports, a philanthropic organization dedicated to providing triathlon and aquatics training to underprivileged athletes, has reached an agreement to purchase the Counsilman/Hunsacker-designed Myrtha pool. The 2020 competition pool will be the centerpiece of

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Pioneer Press | Rosario: She wants to teach children of color to swim, in a snazzy North Minneapolis complex

Like most truly motivated people, Erika Binger has not only a dream, but also a plan, a location, a feasibility study and other must-check-off criteria to try to make it a reality. Unlike many, though, her dream carries a hefty price tag: $44 milllion. “Actually, we’ve raised 15 percent of it so far,” the Twin

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WCCO | The Plan To Build A World-Class Gym In North Minneapolis

Planning is underway to build a world-class training complex in north Minneapolis. The goal of the project is to create more opportunities for young people and promote healthy lifestyles for residents. The proposed complex will feature a 200-meter track, a training and conditioning space, and a 50-meter, Olympic-size pool. “Yes, there are athletes being underserved,

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