SPORTS BRIEFS: Triathlon, golf tourney, open gym

Triathlon to take place at lakes July 1

CORDRY-SWEETWATER — A triathlon starting at Sweetwater Beach will benefit the all-volunteer Cordry Sweetwater Fire and Ambulance department.

Check-in will be from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 1 with the race starting at 8 a.m. Events include a half-Olympic distance triathlon, triathlon relay, duathlon, aquabike race, aquathon and 5K run.

Distances are 750 meters for swimming, 20 kilometers for biking and 5 kilometers for running.

For more information or to register, visit active.com/ninevah-in/duathlon/races/sweetwater-triathlon-home-of-the-hills-2017.

Open gym times offered at local Y

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

Basketball is offered from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays for junior and senior high school students; 5 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays for all ages; and 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays for players 18 and older.

Volleyball is offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.

Pickleball is 6 to 8 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, 7 to 9 a.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The rock wall is open from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays for all ages.

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

Sponsors sought for charity golf tournament

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and the Brown County Literacy Coalition will co-host the sixth annual golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 7 at Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East.

Registration starts at noon and tee time at 1 p.m.

Proceeds will be used to purchase books for Brown County children, including monthly free books given to preschoolers younger than 5.

Sponsorship packages include $150 hole sponsor, $400 hole-in-one sponsor, $500 dinner/snack/beverage package, $750 gold sponsor and $1,000 title sponsor.

Tournament registration can be made for men, women and mixed teams of four, or individuals can register and be assigned to a team. Tournament fees, which include golf, green fees and hors d’oeuvres, are $80 per golfer or $300 per foursome. Register online at indianagolfevents.org/DPIL.

Sponsorship or registration checks can be sent, made payable to DPIL, to P.O. Box 757, Nashville, IN 47448. For more information, email jenisebohbrink@gmail.com, visit bcliteracycoalition.org or call 260-410-1075.

Disc golf league plays Tuesdays

The Brown County Disc Golf Alliance plays regularly in Brown County and new members are welcome.

The group plays Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Deer Run Park or at the Brown County Country Club, alternating months. In July, it’s the country club.

Players of all skill levels are welcome, including those who have never played before. Loaner discs are available.

For more information, contact Stan Golis at aerostan@gmail.com.