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UPWARD BASKETBALL


An exciting and fun basketball for children grades 1-6th that seeks to develop character in every participant, providing an equal opportunity for improvement while stressing sportsmanship in every situation.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AT THE LINK BELOW ON SEPT. 26 AT 10:00 AM



UPWARD BASKETBALL


An exciting and fun sports league for children that seeks to develop character in every participant, providing an equal opportunity for improvement while stressing sportsmanship in every situation.




Key Dates
Jan 3: Practices begin
Jan 21/22: First games
Mar 11/12: Last games




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 coaches and assistant coaches
  • referees
  • prayer partners

VOLUNTEER HERE

Jeff Belmondo

To join our Upward team or get more information, please contact Jeff Belmondo.

Upward

Visit the Upward site for more information.

Upward Stars Seattle

Visit Upward Stars Seattle for more information about advanced developmental training.

MORE INFO



Basketball 

1-2nd grade Co-ed
All practices held on Fridays followed immediately by game (75-minute total each Friday). Parents will be notified of team assignments in early December.

3-4th grade Girls/Boys
5-6th grade Girls/Boys

One-hour practices held on a weeknight. One-hour games held on Saturdays.

All 3-6th grade player practice nights are based on volunteer coach availabilities. Parents will be notified of team assignments in early December.


2022 Team Pages


COVID-19 SAFETY 
View our league safety protocols to help keep participants and families safe here.


F.A.Q.'s 
Have a question? Find more info here.
For questions or to get more information please contact Jeff Belmondo, League Director, at jeffbelmondo@hotmail.com.
For more information about Upward Sports go to the Upward site.

REGISTER HERE

Register early, the league fills up quickly! Once registered, every player must complete a skill assessment on either October 15 or 22nd. Details for skill assessment sign-ups will be provided following completed registration.


What:         Basketball League
Who:           Boys and girls grades 1-6
Where:       HCC Family Life Center
When:        January 9 to March 18, 2023
Cost:          $99 per child (includes reversible jersey, t-shirt, game day snack and end of season gift. Partial scholarships available; email Jeff for an application after you register.
Key Dates
Sept 26 (10am): Registration opens
Oct 15 and 22: Skill assessments (see FAQs)
Jan 9: Practices begin
Jan. 21: Jamboree
Jan 27/28: First games
Mar 17/18: Last games


Encourage your children to invite a friend! Upward provides a unique opportunity to reach out to our community and neighborhoods. Over half of the new participants in previous years learned about Upward from a friend. 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 coaches and assistant coaches
  • referees
  • prayer partners
  • Skill Assessment Assistants (October 15 and 22nd)
  • Game Day Concessions
  • Player’s Snack Bag Assembly Team (Friday Game nights)
  • Picture Day Support Team (Feb 4th, 2023)

VOLUNTEER HERE

Jeff Belmondo

To join our Upward team or get more information, please contact Jeff Belmondo.

Upward

Visit the Upward site for more information.

Upward Stars Seattle

Visit Upward Stars Seattle for more information about advanced developmental training.

MORE INFO



Basketball 
1-2nd grade Co-ed
All teams will have one-hour practices held on a weeknight and will play one-hour games on Saturdays. All player practice nights are based on volunteer coach availabilities. Parents will be notified of team assignments in early December.
3-4th grade Girls/Boys
All teams will have one-hour practices held on a weeknight and will play one-hour games on Saturdays. All player practice nights are based on volunteer coach availabilities. Parents will be notified of team assignments in early December.
5-6th grade Girls/Boys
All teams will have one-hour practices held on a weeknight. 5-6th grade boys will play one-hour games on Friday nights and 5-6th grade girls will play one-hour games on Saturdays. All player practice nights are based on volunteer coach availabilities. Parents will be notified of team assignments in early December.
CHEERLEADING 

After a review of cheer program needs, unfortunately, we will not be able to host a program this season. We will continue to assess capabilities as we consider cheerleading for future years.




Healthy & SAFETY 
View our league safety protocols to help keep participants and families safe here.

F.A.Q.'s 
Have a question? Find more info here.
For questions or to get more information please contact Jeff Belmondo, League Director, at jeffbelmondo@hotmail.com.
For more information about Upward Sports go to the Upward site.


Jeff Belmondo

To join our Upward team or get more information, please contact Jeff Belmondo.

Upward

Visit the Upward site for more information.

Upward Stars Seattle

Visit Upward Stars Seattle for more information about advanced developmental training.


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