Canaan Congregational Church – United Church of Christ
The corner of Route 295 and County Route 5
PO Box 66, Canaan, NY 12029
Open and Affirming Congregation
Sunday worship service 10 a.m.
Phone: 781-4775

Flat Brook Baptist Church
PO Box 175, 13091 Route 22, Canaan, NY 12029
An Independent Evangelical Church
10:00 AM Sunday School, 11:00 AM Church
Prayer Meeting on Wednesday evenings, 7:00 PM
Phone:518- 781-3272

Karuna Tendai Dharma Center
1525 Route 295, Canaan, NY 12029
Offers weekly meditation services, lectures, retreats, workshops, and Buddhist weddings, house blessings, purifications, funerals, etc.
Phone:518- 392-7963

Historical Societies

Canaan Historical Society, Inc.
Maintains the Historical Society building (the former Presbyterian Church) and provides programs on local history during the summer.
Contact: Lauree Hickok, President
Address: PO Box 111 Canaan, NY 12029
Phone: 518-781-4549

Red Rock Historical Society
PO Box 50, East Chatham, NY 12060
Contact: Ginny Nightingale or Nancy Cuddihy
Phone: 518-392-2286 or 518-392-6065

The Columbia County Historical Society
5 Albany Ave., PO Box 311, Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265


Chatham Central School District
public K-12
Address: 50 Woodbridge Avenue, Chatham, NY 12037
Phone: 518-392-2400

New Lebanon Central School District
public K-12
Address: 14665 Rt. 22
New Lebanon, NY 12125
Phone: 518-794-7600 ext. 2003

Mountain Road School
private, small, grades nursery-5
Address: 5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, NY 12125
Phone:518- 794-8520

Darrow School
private, grades 9-12, co-ed boarding and day
Address: 110 Darrow Road
New Lebanon, NY 12125
Phone: 518-794-6000

Hawthorne Valley School
private, Waldorf school, grades nursery-12
Address: 330 Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075
Phone: 518-672-7092

Columbia-Greene Community College
public, community college
Address: 4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: 518 828-4181

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Address: 13640 State Route 22, Canaan, NY 12029
Phone: 518 781-4567

Adams Point Beach Association
PO Box 154, Canaan, NY 12029

Non-profit that runs the beach at Queechy Lake. Become an annual member for summer long beach access, or buy daily beach passes at the Canaan Corner Deli. Rates for annual membership vary from year to year, but reduced-rate memberships are available for those in need of them.

Weekday Passes are available for purchase at the beach Monday through Friday, (holidays excluded) for $10/person.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County
479 Route 66, Hudson, NY 12534
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County provides high quality, research-based information to the people of Columbia County. We have an extensive number of bulletins, fact sheets, and other informational resources available at our local office
Phone: 828-3346

Canaan Conservation Club
779 Frisbee Street, PO Box 363, Canaan, NY 12029
Sponsors the annual Ice Fishing Derby on Queechy Lake (February) and the Iliff Shatney Fishing Derby for Kids at Stoddard Pond (May). Handgun courses, basic firearms courses, bow shoots and more.
Upcoming events: September 21, sporting clays & horseshoes; October 5, bowshoot; & October 26, turkey shoot and raffle.
Contact: President: David Patzwahl
Phone: 781-3182

Canaan Rifle Club
PO Box 373, 162 Old Hudson Turnpike, Canaan, NY 12029
A 200 yard Rifle and Pistol Range. Meetings are held the first Sunday of each month at 7:00 PM.
Contact: John Stelling
Phone: 392-9053

Alcoholics Anonymous
1647 County Route 5 at the Canaan Town Hall
AA offers meetings twice a week in Canaan as well as in nearby Chatham, Ghent, and New Lebanon.
Canaan meeting information from NY AA Web site