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Wave Pool Restoration Project Keeps Making Progress

We're taking you inside the effort to bring back a community icon that brought together generations of local families.

Plans to restore a crumbling wave pool are making big progress and they're moving forward. It started with an idea that turned into a dream with a huge price tag. Early estimates to get the Tigerland Wave Pool back to its glory were in the half-a-million dollars range.

That $500k price tag didn't keep Tyrone Zeigler from continuing to hammer towards his goal. This week I got a special tour and talked to Tyrone about why he's taking on this crusade.

Tyrone has already earned a lot of support from Beaver Falls area businesses that have chipped in thousands of dollars. He even got a grant approved from the state for $50,000. Now he's roughly $80k away from getting the rest of the pieces in place.

The Tigerland Wave Pool has been shut down for 18 years, but never turned into a dumping ground.

A lot of the work will be focused on the pump house and its deteriorating structure. Here's what we found inside:

There are plenty of ways you can help bring back the pool. They're hosting several events that you can learn about on their Facebook page. You can also give your support directly on GoFundMe.

Check out our original story on Tyrone's Dream: (CLICK HERE)

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