Hudson Valley Tai Chi

Weekly Wednesday morning classes (10:00-11:00am) in the Morris Memorial gymnasium led by instructors Bobbie Kosnick and John McGowan. Tai Shi Chuan is a slow-moving, meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self-defense. Originally from China, Tai Chi is practiced in this country primarily for its health benefits. It can provide benefits to the mind, body and … Read more

Morning Pilates with Marcia

Weekly Friday morning classes (9:30-10:30am) in the Morris Memorial gymnasium led by instructor Marcia Kempler. Pilates is a mind-body exercise that requires core stability, strength, and flexibility, and attention to muscle control, posture, and breathing. Fee: $10 per class. Contact: Marcia Kempler, Instructor: [email protected] C: (917) 941-2510

C.A.P.E.R.S. – Chatham Area People Enjoying Recreation and Socialization.

C.A.P.E.R.S. is an organization. It was created by local residents to provide adults with an opportunity to recreate in daytime hours during winter months. The group uses the Morris Memorial twice a week during the hours of 11:00am-1:00pm. Activities are provided on the main floor and include pickleball, ping pong, board games and several others. … Read more

Food Drive to Benefit the Morris

Food Drive to benefit the Morris Memorial

Thank you to members of the Chatham Police Department for their food drive effort this holiday season benefiting the Morris Memorial. Snacks and drinks were delivered by Deputy Chief of Police Joe Alessi and Officer Crystal Coolage for our grateful After School Program participants. Additional thanks to Officer Coolage for stopping by intermittently to spend … Read more

Run Fast First, then Feast

December 9, 2021 | The Columbia Paper The 45th Annual Ray Barbuti Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot was run in typically fine style, starting and ending at the Morris Memorial on Park Row in the Village of Chatham. Thanksgiving morning (November 25) was chilly but dry and the turnout was colorful.  Read the entire article.

2021 Turkey Trot Results

The 45th Annual Event Was Held Thursday, November 25, 2021 Results Special Thanks To: Our nearly 240 participants. Volunteer support from the Columbia County Youth Z-Club, Chatham Lions, members of the Morris Board of Directors and several other local individuals. The Village of Chatham and Chatham Police Department for ensuring a safe race course.  OK … Read more

300 Runners Turn Out for 2016 Annual Turkey Trot

December 2, 2016 | Thanksgiving morning, 300 runners gathered at the Morris Memorial for the 40th annual Ray Barbuti Turkey Trot. The 300 participants ran or walked the youth mile/community walk or 5k road race.The registration fee included a $1 donation, plus a nonperishable food item, to be donated to the Chatham Area Silent … Read more