Sports briefs: Golf scramble, coed adult softball and more

Golf scramble to fund free books for kids

A golf scramble Thursday, July 21, at Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East, will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides free books to children in Brown County age 5 and younger.

For more information or to register, visit

Parks and rec adult softball registration open

Registrations are being accepted for coed adult softball for players 16 and older.

Players cannot register at games.

Games begin Aug. 15 and will be on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Forms and fees of $25 per player are due by Friday, July 29 at Brown County Parks & Recreation, 100 Deer Run Lane, or can be mailed to P.O. Box 299, Nashville, IN 47448.

To register online, visit or call the office at 812-988-5522 for more information.

Open gym times offered at local YMCA

The Brown County YMCA offers open gym times for basketball, volleyball and pickleball for players age 16 and older from all ability levels, with informal, friendly games.

Basketball is offered 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays; volleyball is 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays.

Competitive pickleball is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; social pickleball is from 1 to 3 p.m. the same days. Social pickleball is also offered from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturdays.

For players ages 50 and older, basketball and volleyball are offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Open gym hours are free for Y members and $3 per non-member.

Parks and rec wrestling now open to K-12 students

Registration is open for a new Brown County Parks and Recreation wrestling program for students in the sixth through 12th grades.

Practices will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 29 in the wrestling room in the Larry C. Banks Memorial Gymnasium at the high school.

The program’s focus is on basic skill development and improvement. Wrestlers also can compete in voluntary competitive meets throughout the year.

The fee is $30 and includes a Brown County wrestling T-shirt. Sign up at the parks and rec office on Deer Run Lane or at

Younger students also can participate.

Wrestling camp for kindergarten through fifth-grade students takes place Monday and Wednesday evenings through Dec. 28. There is no registration deadline. Register anytime throughout the year, submitting forms and fees to the parks office or at

For more information, call the office at 812-988-5522 or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Zumba classes free for YMCA members

The Brown County YMCA, 105 Willow St., offers a Zumba class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

The class is free for YMCA members. A $3 drop-in fee applies for nonmembers.

For more information, call 812-988-9622.

Hilly Half Marathon registration open

The Brown County YMCA is accepting early registration for its Hilly Half Marathon, Saturday, Nov. 12, which starts and finishes at the Saddle Barn/Lower Shelter in Brown County State Park.

Register by Sept. 30 for $50, which includes the park entrance fee. Registration goes up to $60 during October, and in November it costs $70 to be in the race.

For more information, stop by or call the Y at 812-988-9622.