For Boys and Girls in 1st – 6th Grade

New!  Free Upward Cheerleading clinic for girls in grades 1-6th!

Come experience Upward cheerleading – built around teaching the fundamentals of cheerleading, having fun and
learning values for life.

When:  9am – 12:30pm, October 17, 2015
Where: Highlands Community Church gym
Cost: Free, however must submit signed registration form by Oct 12.
Click here for Registration Form

Mail or deliver to:
Highlands Community Church
ATTN: Upward Cheer Clinic
3031 NE 10th Street
Renton, WA 98056

Participants should wear comfortable gym clothing and shoes
Questions?  Contact Jeff Belmondo at 253-639-8555 or jeffbelmondo@hotmail.com
Snack will be provided. Participants receive a set of cheer poms and Upward water bottle. Register early and invite a friend!


Upward Basketball is an exciting basketball and cheerleading league for children that seeks to develop character in every participant, providing an equal opportunity for improvement while stressing sportsmanship in every situation.

Registration is now open for the 2016 season!

Click here to register or access your Upward online account.

Who: Boys and girls grades 1-6
What: Basketball & Cheerleading League
Where: HCC Renton Campus & Gym
Cost: Early registration is $85 per child if completed by Nov 1. After which the cost is $95 per child. Last day to register is November 7.
When: January 4 to March 20, 2016. Each child practices on a weeknight for one hour. All teams participate in a one hour game each week beginning in late January. 5th-6th grade boy’s games will be played on Friday nights. All other games are held on Saturdays.

Online registration for Upward is done only at our Upward Web registration site (link above). No HCC Children and Student Ministries online registration account is required.

Encourage your children to invite a friend. Upward provides a unique opportunity to reach out to our community and neighborhoods. Invite a friend to join in the fun!

You can be part of Upward too. You don’t have to be athletic to help with this growing ministry. You just need a heart for children, a passion for sharing Christ’s love with them and a desire to see them learn and grow. Upward team positions include:

  • basketball and cheerleading
  • coaches, assistant coaches
  • referees
  • prayer partners
  • November 7 evaluation/orientation assistants
  • concession stand assistants
  • March 20 Award Night assistants

To join our Upward team or get more information please contact Jeff Belmondo, Upward League Director, at jeffbelmondo@hotmail.com.

For information about Upward Stars Seattle advanced developmental training go to: upwardstarsseattle.org

For more information about Upward go to: upward.org

Watch highlights below from our 2015 Upward season!