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