GCM Baseball Academy

    What: Professional private baseball lessons & clinics covering pitching, fielding, catching and hitting provided by three former professional players.

    For: Ages 5 & up.

    Cost: Individual lessons $65 an hour or $40 for 30 minutes. Bulk purchases & group lesson rates available at discount.

    For more info: Call (432) 425-6108

    Private batting and pitching instruction

    For more info: Call Danny Jordan at 230-0096 for instruction on mechanics and pitch selection in a one-on-one setting

    Private hitting and catching instruction

    For more info: Call Scott Chapman at 967-2364 for instruction in a one-on-one environment.

    Pitching, hitting and fielding lessons

    For more info: Call Midland High baseball coach Barry Russell at 296-2438

    Private Baseball/Softball lessons

    For more info: Contact Extra Innings Midland/Odessa at (432) 617-4487 or visit www.extrainnings-midlandodessa.com

    Midland Little League Umpires Needed

    For more info: Contact 889-6080



    Permian Basketball Association needs officials

    For more info: Jim Cox, 685-4143 or 553-3714

    YMCA needs basketball referees

    For more info: 682-2551

    Lunch break Pick-up Basketball

    When: Noon-1 p.m., Monday-Friday

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut Lane

    For more info: Call 413-0521


    Tuesday Night Petroleum Men’s League

    When: Meets at 6:45 p.m.

    For more info: Melton Post 684-5176 or Cactus Lanes 694-0177

    Edith McElmore Three-Person League

    When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays

    Where: AMF Lanes

    For more info: Call AMF Lanes at 689-9725



    Permian Basin Bicycle Association Meetings

    When: 7 p.m., third Monday of every month

    Where: Atmos Energy’s Fischer Community Room, 2304 Loop 40, Midland International Airport

    Dues: $25/$30 for a family

    For more info: Peyton’s Bikes 699-1718 or go to www.pbbatx.com



    Sticks and Kicks Leagues

    Who: Kids, adults, co-ed players

    Cost: $35 per player (8 game season)

    Where: Register at Sticks and Kicks, 3918 W. Wall

    For more info: Call 520-6633



    Beach Body

    When: 7-8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut

    Note: Instructor is Tommy Hindman

    For more info: Call 685-7355

    P-90X/Beach Body Fitness Club

    When: 12-1 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut

    For more info: Call 685-7355


    When: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut

    For more info: Call 685-7355


    When: 11 a.m., Tuesdays & Thursday

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut

    For more info: Call 685-7355


    Flag Football

    YMCA Officials Needed

    What: The YMCA needs officials for Youth Flag Football games Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

    For more info: Call 682-2551


    Permian Basin Officials Chapter seeks officials

    Note: Education and training will be provided

    For more info: Call Don Orin @ 202.6627 or Jay Sherrill @ 557.1936

    Martial Arts


    When: Monday-Friday, 7 to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.

    Note: Specializing in traditional Hombu style Aikido

    For more info: Call John Riggs, 684-7008 or 770-3155

    Cardio Kickboxing Class

    When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Where: Jimenez Tae Kwon-Do and Fitness Studio, 4400 N. Midland Dr.

    Cost: $35 a month

    For more info: Call 689-8139

    Women’s Self Defense Class

    When: Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.

    Where: Jimenez Tae Kwon-Do Studio, 4400 N. Midland Dr.

    For more info: Call 697-8554

    Private Tae Kwon-Do lessons

    Where: Jimenez Tae Kwon-Do Studio, 4400 N. Midland Dr.

    For more info: Call 697-8554

    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

    When: 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. Saturdays

    Where: Perez Martial Arts Academy, 350 N. Midland Dr., Suite A

    For more info: Call 634-9621 or (469) 248-8472

    Matthews Martial Arts

    When: Monday through Thursday, 5-8 p.m.

    What: Karate-Judo-Jujitsu-Kempo-KungFu

    For: Ages 3 and up

    Where: 3205 Cuthbert

    For more info: Contact Jason Matthews at 488-7467 or 689-8444


    When: 6-7 p.m. Tuesday nights; Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.

    Where: MLK Center, 2300 Butternut

    For more info: Call 685-7355 


    Lone Star Poker League

    What: Free to play Texas Hold ‘em Poker tournaments.

    For: Beginners to experienced players. Ages 21 and up.

    When/where: 7 p.m., Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at Woofers & Tweeters; 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday at The Detour. Players must be signed in by 6:45 p.m. each night.

    For more info: Go to www.lonestarpokertour.net


    Professional Wrestling

    Old School Wrestling School

    What: Professional wrestling school for all ages.

    Where: 404 E. 61st St., Odessa

    When: 7-10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday

    Cost: $50 down; $35 a month.

    For more info: Call Fred, 770-7001, or Sam, 349-3055



    Midland Mad Dog Rugby Club

    What: Recruiting for 2012-13 season, no experience necessary

    For: Participants 16 years and older, need shorts, t-shirt or jersey, cleats or running shoes, watch

    When: Practice is 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

    For more info: Go to www.maddogrugby.com

    Midland Rugby (Bloodhounds) Club

    For more info: Call Joshua 661-7147

    HHD Dads & Lads Rugby

    When: 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Where: Cowden Park


    Permian Basin Running Club

    Cost: $20 per year for individual membership; $30 for per year for family membership

    For more info: Go to www.pbrunningclub.com or email Shawn Hailey, president at haileyshawn@pbrunningclub.com

    Gazelles Training Group

    When: 6 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

    For more info: Call Popcorn Leonard at 512-762-1020 or 682-0988



    Comanche Trail Shootists

    What: Single Action Shooting Society affiliated club in Midland

    When: Monthly shoots first Saturday and third Sunday of each month, first Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.; Third Sunday from 1 p.m. (Mandatory safety meeting at 12:30 p.m.) Also shoot on fifth Sunday on months that have them (begin at 1 p.m. and are no cost to the shooter); Mandatory safety meeting at 9:30 a.m.

    Where: Timberline Ranch adjacent to Jake’s Clays

    For more info: Go to comanchetrailshootists.org or call Hoodoo Brown 682-1422.

    Midland Shooters Association

    What: All types of shooting practice and competition, featuring archery, benchrest rifle, bulls-eye rifle, high power rifle, pistol silhouette, rimfire silhouette, 3 gun, practical pistol, skeet, trap 5 state and sporting clays.

    When: Members can access rifle and pistol ranges from sunrise to sunset seven days a week. Shotgun ranges open 11 a.m. until dusk Wednesday to Sunday.

    For more info: Go to www.midlandshooters.com


    Permian Basin Soccer Association

    What: Registration for women’s spring/summer season

    Where: Dunagan Park, located at corner of Gist and Terrell

    When: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

    For more info: Contact Jesus Chavez at 557-7032 anytime or Josh Chavez at 238-6947 after 6:30 p.m.

    Midland Soccer Association

    For: Youth Recreational League Ages 4-18

    When: Spring/Fall Games

    Note: Also information on becoming a certified referee

    For more info: Register online at www.midlandsoccer.com and go to 432-684-5425

    North Texas Elite at MSA

    For: Boys and girls who are members of Midland Soccer Association, ages U7, U8, U9 and U10

    When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 10

    Cost: $10 per session

    Where: Windlands Soccer Complex

    Note: Bring water, ball and wear shinguards

    For more info: Contact Dave Luckey at Dave@NTXSoccer.org or wcottle@grandecome/net



    Midland Softball Association Tournament Schedule

    Now available at www.midlandsoftball.com.

    For more info: call Tommy Hawkins at 520-9100

    Midland Men’s Woodbat Fastpitch Association

    What: Men’s fastpitch softball

    For more info: Call 634-6474 or visit www.facebook.com/pages/Midland-Texas-Mens-Fastpitch or wyofastpitch@gmail.com

    USA Softball Jr. Men’s National Fastpitch Team looking for players

    For: Boys players born between 1995 and 1998

    Note: No softball experience is needed

    For more info: Tim Lyon, USA Jr Men’s National Team coach, 801-244-7477 or Dave Parker, West Texas Men’s Fastpitch Association, 634-6474 or wyofastpitch@gmail.com



    COM Pre-competitive swimming

    Where: Mabee Aquatic Center

    Cost: $49 per month

    Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 25 yards or freestyle or backstroke

    For more info: 684-7755

    COM Water Aerobics Classes

    When: All times, Monday through Saturday

    Who: All skill levels

    For more info: Call Tommy McAlister at 684-7755


    COM Learn to Swim

    Ages: All ages

    Note: Private, semi-private and group lessons are available

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Masters Swimming

    What: Competitive or non-competitive program for adults of all skill levels

    When: 5-6 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday

    Cost: $40 per month (includes cardio training)

    For more info: Call 684-7755


    COM Diving Instruction

    Who: All ages and levels invited

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Learn to Dive

    What: Learn basic skills for beginners then advance to pre-competitive and competitive diving that emphasize skilled diving techniques and participation in diving meets

    Ages: 4 and up

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Competitive Dive Team

    Who: Try out for Bronze, Silver, Gold Prep or Gold levels of COM Dive Team.

    What: Emphasizes is on diving techniques and participation in local and out of town competitive meets

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Elite Dive Team

    What: Highest level of COM diving. Concentrates on perfecting Olympic level skills, national and international travel

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Competitive Swim Team

    Who: Try out for COM Swim Team, tryouts available by appointment

    What: Emphasizes stroke correction and participation in local and out of town competitive meets

    For more info: 684-7755





    COM Adult Conditioning

    What: Allows adult participation use of top quality lap pools and fitness room during specified hours

    For more info: 684-7755


    COM Water Walking Class

    What: Unstructured, self-paced class

    For more info: Call Tommy McAlister at 684-7755


    COM Senior Fitness Class

    Who: Senior citizens that need help with physical conditions resulting from injury, disease, chronic conditions, advanced age, etc.

    For more info: Call Tommy McAlister at 684-7755


    Central YMCA Water Aerobics Classes

    When: Early morning, morning and evening

    For more info: Call Leaf Faller 682-2551


    Central YMCA Arthritis Water Exercise Classes

    When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

    For more info: Call Leaf Faller 682-2551


    Central YMCA Swimming Lessons

    Who: All ages and ability

    For more info: Call Leaf Faller 682-2551


    Central YMCA Synchronized Swimming

    For: Ages 6 and up

    For more information: Call Leaf Faller 682-2551


    West Texas Tennis Association

    What: West Texas Tennis Association, a non-profit community tennis association, promotes and oversees USTA leagues, programs and events in the area.

    For more info: Call 432-563-1333 or www.westtexastennis.com for more information.

    Bush Tennis Center Youth Clinics

    What: Tennis clinics for beginners to advanced players ranging from preschoolers to high school seniors. Ages 3-5, balloon tennis; ages 6-8, Quick Start (red ball); ages 9-10, Quick Start (orange and green ball); ages 11-18, junior development; all levels of adult programs

    Where: Bush Tennis Center

    For more info: Visit www.bushtenniscenter.com and click on “Programs & Events” or call, 620-8180.

    USTA Team Tennis Adult Leagues

    When: Leagues run May through November

    Where: Midland College Tennis Center

    For more info: Sherry 620-8610 or Email www.midlandtennis@aol.com

    WTTA/USPTA Junior Circuit

    For: Boys and girls singles players, ages 10-18

    When: Sept. 18, Oct. 10

    Register: By the Thursday before each event

    Where: Midland College Tennis Center

    For more info: Contact Lance or Kathy at 694-6321

    WTTA/USTA Junior Team Tennis League

    For: Boys and girls ages 10-18

    When: 2-5 p.m. Sundays, beginning Sept. 8

    Where: Ages 10 and under, Bush Tennis Center; Ages 12-18, Midland College Tennis Center

    For more info: Call 349-8922 or 694-6321 or email armaracquetshop@yahool.com or go to www.westtexastennis.com



    What: MTC is a non-profit public tennis club for all ages, all levels. Tournaments are free for members. Non-members may play by paying a tournament fee.

    When: Aug. 17-18; Sept. 14-15; Sept. 21-22; Nov. 16-17

    Where: Midland College Tennis Center

    Annual dues: $65 Adults, $30 Youths, $140 Families

    Call: 687-4046 or 563-1333 to join

    Midland College tennis classes

    When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

    Where: Midland College

    For more info: Midland College 685-4500 or Lance Armstrong 687-4046

    Youth Clinics

    When: For children 4-8 years of age (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 to 4 p.m.) and 9-15 years of age (Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    Where: Midland College Tennis Center

    For more info: 687-4046

    Midland Women’s Tennis Association fall league

    For more info: 689-4340


    Midland Walkabout AVA Club Meetings

    When: Fun Walks, 10K, 3rd Saturday morning of the month; Monthly meeting 3rd Sunday at 5 p.m.

    Where: Fun Walks, vary; meetings in Room 227, First Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Texas Ave.

    Who: All ages

    For more info: Call Alex Rose 687-2588 or go to www.midlandwalkabout.org