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About Upward

Upward Basketball and Cheerleading is a community sports league -- specifically designed for children in kindergarten through 8th grade -- that promotes character and self-esteem. 

Established in 1995, Upward Sports is the world’s largest Christian youth sports provider. Today, approximately half a million players at more than 2,000 churches in 47 states participate in camps, clinics, and leagues through Upward Sports’ Recreation Division.

Season Details

Practices

Weeknight practices begin on December 9th for 1st - 4th grade players and all cheerleaders (one night per week). Kindergarten players will begin in January and practice and play on subsequent Saturdays at SRC. Specific team practice nights and locations have not been determined and will depend upon coach preferences.

 

Games

All games are played on Saturdays. The 5th-6th grade divisions may practice and will play at a location other than SRC.

Athlete Registration

Registration Dates & Time information will be coming soon. Please stay tuned for details. We can't wait to begin the upcoming season.

Click Here to Register Your Athlete »

 

Cost

Basketball & Cheerleading Registration: $135.00. After October 20, cost is $150.


Mandatory Evaluation & Orientation Dates

K-2nd Grade:
Boys/Girls & All Cheerleaders

Dates: 
October 22
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

 

3rd-4th Grade:
Boys/Girls & All Cheerleaders

Date: 
October 24
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

5th-8th Grade:
Boys/Girls & All Cheerleaders

Date: October 29
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

K-8th Make-up & 
Wait List


Date: November 5
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

2019-2020 SEASON SCHEDULE

Season schedules are coming soon. Stay tuned for details.

Volunteer

We are looking for Coaches and Referees! 

All our Upward volunteers must complete the application along with a background check. Please print and fill out the appropriate Background Check and send in to jskrabec@spanishriver.com.

Coach Training Meetings: October 13
Time: 12:30p - 2:00p
Location: Chapel Classroom 3

Coach Training Meetings: 
October 16
Time: 6:30p - 8:00p
Location: Chapel Classroom 1

Coach Training Meetings: November 23rd
Time: 9:30a - 11:00a
Location: Chapel Classroom 4

 

Please note: Anyone interested in coaching can attend the meetings. However, it will be helpful if you can complete the Volunteer Application and General Background Check before attending. Thank you!

Download Forms:

General Background Check Form »  |  International Volunteer Background Check Form »