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Photos by Zerline Alverez
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The Tanenbaum family poses with others celebrating the ribbon-cutting of the Tanenbaum Family Pool at the Samuel Field Y.

Members of the Samuel Field Y in Little Neck celebrated renovations to, and the renaming of, the former Deepdale Community Pool on June 4.

Now known as the Tanenbaum Family Pool, the Deepdale pool was acquired by the Samuel Field Y in early spring, and opened to the public in late May after renovations partially funded by the family for which it is named.

The entire renovations cost an estimated $850,000, with $400,000 coming directly from the Tanenbaums, $250,000 from funding requested by Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein, and $200,000 in funds allocated by state Senator Tony Avella.

The Tanenbaum clan has long ties to the Samuel Field Y, with Richard Tanenbaum serving as the organization’s co-chair and member of the board of directors for over 25 years. His father, Joseph Tanenbaum, is named as a lifetime trustee, and was one of the original founders of the Y since it was started in the mid-1950s.

The entire Tanenbaum family was in attendance for the ribbon cutting of their namesake pool, as well as local officials and Samuel Field Y executives. All attendees enjoyed barbecue food at the pool club, which is located across the street from the Samuel Field Y at 58-25 Little Neck Pkwy.

“The Deepdale Pool has always been a valuable resource for our community,” said Braunstein. “I want to thank the Samuel Field Y and the Tanenbaum family for working together to ensure the survival of this vital facility, not only for the present, but for future generations of Northeast Queens residents.”

The pool club facility includes a large swimming pool with a shallow end for children, a kiddie pool, basketball, handball, and tennis courts, volleyball, and a snack bar.

For information on joining the pool club as a member, call the Y at 718-428-5050.

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