“Purpose is the game changer.”

Basketball

basketballUpward Basketball is an evangelistic sports ministry designed to promote community outreach, develop volunteer leadership, and share the love of Christ with children and their families, using something as simple as basketball. Upward promotes character and self-esteem in every child by providing:

  • Separate leagues for boys and girls (with the exception of Kindergarten).
  • A one hour practice and game each week of the season.
  • Evaluation process to provide equal opportunity for improvement.
  • Exposing children to Bible-based devotions each week and halftime challenges for all families.

Cheerleading

cheerleadingUpward Cheerleading attracts a group of children and their families who may want something different than a basketball program. Specifically designed for children K – 6th Grade, Upward Cheerleading seeks to develop the self-esteem of each participant, while teaching respect for authority, leadership, character, and cheerleading fundamentals.

  • Allowing for only one hour of practice and one hour of cheering at games each week.
  • Training coaches to teach and encourage.
  • Exposing children to Bible-based devotions each week and halftime challenges for all families.

upward_logoWant to learn more? Visit the official Upward website: http://www.upward.org