In addition to organized school sports teams, there are many activities available for youth of all ages in Carroll County. Many of them are listed below, but for the most up-to-date information, see the “Call Outs” columns in the Carroll County Comet. Activities such as wrestling camps are also announced in the Comet.
Baseball & Softball
Town & County Baseball & Softball League covers several counties including Carroll. It sponsors co-ed sports for children from ages eight to 14.
The Burlington Jr. League sponsors Little League and Girls Softball as well as T-ball for boys and girls ages 4-6. Little League has teams for ages 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12. Girls softball has teams for 8, 10, 12, and 14 and under. Contact Matt Jackson at 765-566-2735 or email@example.com.
Camden Youth Baseball & Softball involves children ages 3-14. Girls Chairman is Beth Myers at 574-686-2635 and Boys Chairman is Craig Myers at 765-564-3647.
Delphi Youth Baseball is a member of the Town & Country League and serves children ages 4-12.
Delphi Pony League information is available from Dave Murray at 765-564-3844.
Delphi Girls Softball is a summer recreation program for ages 6-15. Participation forms are available at Delphi Community Elementary School and Middle School.
Flora Girls Softball serves ages 5-16 at the Flora Community Park. Gail Ennis, 574-967-3965, coordinates activities.
Flora Baseball is coordinated by Susan Denny at 574-967-4984. T-ball, Minor, and Major Little League teams are included.
Flora Pony League plays at Flora Community Park and is organized by Lonnie Spesard at 574-967-4595.
Colt League baseball for 15- and 16-year-olds is available regionally with teams formed by students from multiple schools.
Delphi Summer Swim. information is available from Brian Burton at 765-564-4242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Carroll County Youth Soccer League is available for children ages 4-13 in age brackets. There are also travel leagues older children and an annual clinic. Call Sandy at 574-686-3124 or write to 2605 W 300 N, Camden, IN 46917.
Carroll Cougars Wrestling Club is open to ages 4-Sr. High interested in wrestling. It is an ISWA sanctioned Club and meets at the Carroll Elementary School. For more information, contact Shelly Turnpaugh, Membership Director at 765-268-2313 or Head Coach Ladd Kitchel at 574-967-4693.
A large Motocross Racing facility is located in southern Carroll County on Wildcat Creek near Pyrmont. Wildcat Creek MX offers facilities for spectators as well as riders and sponsors prizes in various classes. Riders under age 18 must bring written parental permission. Overnight camping at the track is also available.
Summer recreation programs sponsored, for example, by Delphi Parks and other groups, are announced in the Carroll County Comet and on the City website.
Adult Sports & Recreation
Delphi Community School System makes available the Middle School Gymnasium for walking during winter months and bad weather. They also offer the school swimming pool for a water aerobics program. The Carroll County Community Center offers fitness programs and sports teams for children and adults.
Golfing, fishing, canoeing, boating, and other sporting activities also abound in Carroll County.