by David Winzelberg
Published: October 31, 2011
Melville-based Racanelli Construction Co. has been picked to build a new 36,600-square-foot YMCA complex at Arverne by the Sea in Queens.
Racanelli’s won the project with a bid of $17.35 million, according to a company statement.
The facility will include an indoor swimming pool, locker rooms, conference rooms, multi-purpose rooms and gymnasium, as well as fitness, exercise and aerobic rooms.
As part of the project, Racanelli is performing extensive site work on the 2 1/2-acre property, consisting of providing 100 parking spaces, enclosed children’s playground, Little League baseball field, outdoor sitting areas and landscaping. Manhattan-based Donald Blair Architects is designing the YMCA project, scheduled to be completed in March 2013.
This is the second YMCA project Racanelli has been awarded in the past several years. The company just completed a new 64,929-square-foot YMCA facility in Patchogue.