Fargo Park District breaks ground on new building

Will be future home to Sanford POWER

Sanford POWER is one step closer to having a new home.

On Thursday, May 5, The Fargo Park District broke ground on a 260,000 square foot building, which will serve as the new home to Sanford POWER.

In addition to being the new home of Sanford POWER, the new facility, located west of Interstate 29 and between 52nd Ave. S., and 64th Ave. S. in Fargo, includes a full-size indoor soccer turf field, four full-sized multi-purpose courts, administrative offices, multipurpose community space and indoor 350-meter walking track.

“At Sanford, our mission is to create total community health. For kids that means getting them involved in activities that promote a healthy lifestyle. It’s an important lesson to learn early on in life, shared Tiffany Lawrence, President and CEO, Sanford Fargo. “For adults, it’s about adding options for physical activity. That’s why Sanford is committed to this project and investing in health and wellness.”

The new Sanford POWER center will occupy 23,500 square feet and will feature:

  • Full physical therapy department with eight treatment rooms and a large physical therapy gym
  • Running room
  • Two-story open gym area for weightlifting, cardio and other strength training activities
  • Lounge and re-fueling area for athletes
  • Full locker rooms
  • Staff offices and meeting areas

The Sanford POWER Basketball Academy will also use some common basketball courts in the facility. The main gym space will have large class windows that look into the main concourse area of the facility, giving great visibility from other people in the building. The new home to POWER will also have two garage doors that open to a large turf area, which features 60-yard sprint track lanes.

The project is scheduled to be completed in 2024 and will attract over 600,000 visitors annually.

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