Register for Cabin Fever 5K run/walk

Registration is open for the annual Cabin Fever 5K run/walk through Brown County Saturday, Nov. 5.

The race starts at noon from the Brown County High School parking lot.

This event raises money for Brown County Parks and Recreation’s scholarship fund, which helps allow youth to participate in programs regardless of their ability to pay.

Register race morning between 10 to 11:30 a.m. for $25. County employees receive a $5 discount.

Age groups are 13 and younger, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older. Awards will be given to first- and second-place finishers in each division.


Hilly Half Marathon registration open

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

In October, registration is $60, and in November the price increases to $70.

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

Try aerial fitness class in November at Y

AsaBela Aerial Fitness will be offered in two time slots Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Brown County YMCA.

Aerial fitness uses long fabric strips suspended from a frame, in which participants learn to perform aerial dance moves. The exercise builds upper body and core strength and helps achieve greater flexibility and stamina.

Up to 15 people can register for each session, from 11 a.m. to noon session or 1 to 2 p.m. The cost is $25 per person, or $20 if you register before Nov. 1.

Call or email Shelle Hertz at 812-988-9622 or

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.

Open gym times offered at local YMCA

The Brown County YMCA offers open gym 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 also is offered from 6 to 8 a.m. Mondays through Fridays 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.