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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.



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.



REGISTER HERE

What:         Basketball League
Who:           Boys and girls grades 1-6
Where:       Highlands Community Church Family Life Center
When:        January 3 to March 12, 2022
Cost:          $99 per child (includes reversible jersey, t-shirt, game day snack and end of season gift. Partial scholarships available.)
Key Dates
Sept 20 (10am): Registration opens
Oct 16 and 23: Skill assessments (see FAQs)
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.

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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.
Once registered, every player must complete a skill assessment on either October 16 or 23rd. Details for skill assessment online sign-ups will be provided following completed registration


CHEERLEADING 

Unfortunately, there will be no cheerleading this season. As we restart Upward, we are taking a measured approach by focusing only on basketball while also reducing the number of basketball teams than in past seasons. We hope to have cheerleading return in 2023.



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.

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