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$26 million Pharr Natatorium now open

3 months 4 weeks 23 minutes ago Saturday, January 29 2022 Jan 29, 2022 January 29, 2022 7:19 PM January 29, 2022 in News - Local
By: Monica De Anda

The Pharr Natatorium is officially open.

The facility includes an Olympic-size pool and diving facilities, among other amenities. 

Student-athletes said they are happy about the new facility.

"I never expected to be able to swim in a 50-meter pool at all,” Amaya Martinez Alvarez - a swimmer from PSJA North – said. “I've always been swimming in 25-meter pools… and I'm very excited to have this opportunity."

The $26 million bill was paid by the city of Pharr, PSJA ISD and UTRGV.

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