Pharr to Break Ground on New Natatorium TOMORROW, Friday, 9/27 @ 11 am

Pharr, Texas– The City of Pharr, in coordination with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District, is proud to announce the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the city’s first-ever Natatorium.  The ceremony will take place TOMORROW, Friday, September 27, 2019, at 11 am at the Natatorium’s future location (NW Corner Sioux Road and 281) in Pharr.

“The City of Pharr is proud to continue our legacy of educational partnerships within our community and we are especially proud to partner with UTRGV and PSJA ISD on this Natatorium, an innovative and educational facility that will serve our community for future generations,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “We are very excited about the many opportunities this partnership will provide and look forward to the continued growth of our UTRGV Medical School and community swimming programs,” he added.

UTRGV plans to construct a Sports Medicine Institute adjacent to the facility wherein medical students will have the opportunity to practice, learn, and work with the community to provide sports medicine therapy and care. Additionally, the Natatorium will be used by PSJA ISD athletes for swimming practices and competitions. The facility will feature a 50-meter competition pool, a dive pool with springboards and platforms, and spectator seating.

All media and the public are invited to attend.


WHAT:  City of Pharr Natatorium Ground Breaking Ceremony

WHEN:  Friday, September 27, 2019, at 11 am

WHERE: NW Corner Sioux Road and 281 in Pharr