The Luseland Swimming Pool Project has now raised over a third of the expected costs to upgrade their facility.

After just 6 months of fundraising, the group has already reached $471,582.54 raised. The total estimated cost of the new facility is $1.2 million.

"I think we're doing pretty good." Adam Franko, New Luseland Pool Committee Member, said they've received a lot of support from the community so far, "In January here, we are going to branch out and ask all the businesses and people (for donations). I didn't think we would be this far ahead before then."

Some of the group's fundraising progress is thanks to the Allen family, who made a generous donation ahead of the holidays.

The project does need all of it's funds in place before construction can start.

Franko said that ideally, the would be able to start laying the ground work in the fall, "If we started in the fall of 2018, we would shorten up the swimming season this year and then shorten up the season next year so we wouldn't miss any swimming lessons or anything else."

But it might take slightly longer than that to get everything together. Franko says it could be an entire year before construction starts, "Best case of scenario, we'll start construction in the end of 2018 but we might be 2019."

Luseland's current pool, which was built in 1967, is one of the last operating centennial pools.

Anyone wanting to donate, can visit the New Luseland Swimming Pool Project Facebook Page or the Town of Luseland Office.

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