YOUTH RECREATION

REGISTRATION FOR UPWARD BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING IS NOW OPEN

Basketball

Upward basketball provides a fun environment built around healthy competition for kids, teaching skills for the sports arena and values for life.

PLEASE NOTE: BASKETBALL WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE FOR GRADES K-8TH THIS YEAR! 

Highlights:
  • Practice once a week - Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri - 5:45, 6:30 or 7:15 p.m.
  • Team Devotions at every practice
  • Equal playing time for all participants
  • Grades: K-8th Basketball  |  K-6th Cheerleading (Girls)
  • Divisions: K-2nd grade girls, 3rd - 5th grade girls, and 6th - 8th grade girls
    K boys, 1st - 2nd grade boys, 3rd - 4th grade boys, 5th - 6th grade boys, 7th - 8th grade boys.
Season Information
  • Season: December - March
  • Registration: OPEN
  • Cost: Early Registration is $110 (Sept. 14 - Oct. 12) | $130 after Oct. 12 - Includes Jersey, Shorts, Socks and End of Year Award
  • Weather Hotline: 770-591-2513
  • Weather Text Alerts: Text UPBALL to 84483

All Practices and Games held at the B Building Gym or Middle School Gym

Key Dates:
  • Registration Opens: September 14, 2020
  • Evaluation Day: November 14, 2020
  • First Practice: December 7, 2020
  • First Game: January 9, 2020
  • Last Game: March 6, 2021
  • End of Year Celebration: March 9, 2021
Coaches
  • Invest in students lives through sports.
  • Commitment is leading one practice a week and one game a week.
  • Receive $40 for each team coached (a rebate will be given after attending coaches training.)
  • Complete coach application & background check online. (See Below)
  • Attend coach training on November 15 & 16, 2020
  • Contact Greg Rikel by email at greg.rikel@fbcw.net if interested in serving as a coach.

Team Drafting Policy

Refund Policy: Once the league order has been processed only partial refunds are available. The refund will be the registration cost minus $65.
For more information contact Greg Rikel at greg.rikel@fbcw.net.

INTERESTED IN COACHING A TEAM, COACHING CHEER, OR REFERRING?

We are looking for some amazing people who would like to invest their time and talents into Coaching a basketball team or two, or coaching a cheer team. Are black and white stripes your color? If they are, you should try becoming a referee. We would love to have you as a part of our 2020-2021 season as a coach or referee. You can have your very own whistle! Click on the button below to register to be a Coach or Referee.

Basketball & Cheerleading

Upward Basketball & Cheerleading provides a fun environment built around healthy competition, teaching skills for the sports arena and christian values for life.

  • Practice once a week 1hr (5:45pm or 6:45pm), Games once a week 1hr (8:45am-4:45pm)
  • Team Devotions at every practice
  • Equal playing time for all participants
  • Grades: K-12th (Basketball)
  • Divisions (No Co-ed)
  • Grades: K-6th (Cheerleading)

Registration

ALL REGISTRATION NEEDS TO BE DONE AT OUR OFFICE.
OUR HOURS ARE MONDAY - THURSDAY 8:00am - 5:30pm & FRIDAY 8:00am - 11:30am

Have Questions?

Our team would love to answer any questions that you may have.
You can contact us Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Doug Whitney

Local Outreach Pastor
doug.whitney@fbcw.net
678-494-2816

Greg Rikel

Recreation Associate
greg.rikel@fbcw.net
678-494-2925