Morris Memorial Basketball Program 2017-2018



Special Announcements:

****Girls Open Gym – Morris Memorial – Wednesday 11/1 and Thursday 11/2 – 5pm – 6pm****

****Division 1 – 1st and 2nd grade NOW ON SATURDAYS****




**Recreational Basketball – For Girls and Boys in Grades 1 through 8**


The Morris Memorial Recreational Basketball Program is a program for girls and boys in grades 1-8 who reside in the Chatham Central School District and the surrounding townships. This non-sectarian program, which is formerly known as the St. James CYO Program, uses basketball as a vehicle for enhancing players’ positive social skills and self-esteem. Youth will learn basic basketball skills with a strong focus on sportsmanship and team spirit. All teams are co-ed. Volunteer coaches will lead skill-building drills during the first half of the hour and then the youth will scrimmage other teams

during the second half of the hour. Scores will not be kept and all players will have equal playing time, regardless of skill. Divisions 2-4 practice one hour during the week. Division 1 is comprised of 1st/ 2nd graders, division 2 is comprised of 3rd/4th graders, division 3 is comprised of 5th/6th graders and division 4 is comprised of 7th/8th graders.


This program will be conducted on Saturday mornings for Divisions 2 – 4 (3rd-8th grade) at the Chatham Middle School. Division 1 (1st and 2nd) will play on Sunday afternoons at the Morris Memorial on Park Row, Chatham.

Divisions 2-4 will meet at the Chatham Middles School beginning Saturday December 2nd.

(Division 2 – 8:30am – 9:30am) (Division 3 – 10:00am – 11:00am)

(Division 4 – 11:30am – 12:30pm)

Division 1 will meet at the Morris beginning Saturday, December 2nd. Teams will meet from either 1:00pm – 2:00pm

The basketball program ends February 24th.


REGISTRATION FEE is $75.00 for the first player from each family and $65.00 for each additional player. Placement on a team will only be guaranteed to those youth who register online by November 22nd.   IMPORTANT: A $15 late fee will be added to registrations after the 11/22 deadline. Scholarships are available by calling the Morris office. All children will receive a T-shirt and game schedule from their coach. Shirt sizes available are YOUTH small, medium and large and ADULT small, medium large and extra large. Coaches will call players regarding team assignments and practices




The Morris Memorial is sponsoring a summer basketball program for Girls and Boys in Grades 5-8. The open gym format will include roughly 30 minutes of skill development drills followed by plenty of time to scrimmage!

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