KSTP | Olympic pool coming to north Minneapolis; organization working to reduce drownings

With the hot weather, more families will be getting in lakes and swimming pools to cool off. That’s also leading a nonprofit to work to stop drownings.

By the beginning of next month, a world-class Olympic trials swimming pool will arrive in north Minneapolis.

“I’m amazed … this is big for Minneapolis,” said Malik Rucker, the director of community engagement and partnerships for V3 Sports.

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WHO-TV | Olympic pool will get a second life in Minnesota neighborhood after Omaha Trials

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North News | Olympic pool; access coming to North Minneapolis (Article starts on Page 8)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal | V3 Sports taps LSE Architects to design facility housing Olympic-size pool

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