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What is that?: Sky Zone trampoline park going up in Fargo

Steel beams are forming the shell for Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline center being built in south Fargo. Sherri Richards / The Forum

Fargo - Steel is rising out of the ground in south Fargo for a building that will soon be full of air.

The beams being erected east of 40th Street and south of Ninth Avenue South in Fargo form the future home of Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park.

Sky Zone is an international franchise with more than 65 locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia. The first park opened in 2004 in Las Vegas.

According to a Forum report from mid-July, the Fargo park, owned by the local group Smart Family Entertainment LLC, is expected to open in late 2014.

The site, 940 40th St. S., is tucked between Fargo Inn and Suites and Fairfield Inn and Suites. It’s also near McDonald’s and Marcus Century 10 Cinema.

A building permit issued for the Sky Zone project July 30 was valued at more than $1.5 million.

Sherri Richards

Sherri Richards has worked for The Forum since 2002. She is the features and business editor, overseeing Variety, SheSays, Farmers' Forum, the daily Business pages and Saturday Business section.     Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to letters@forumcomm.com

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