Upward is the world's largest Christian-based kid’s sports league. Come join the fun on the basketball court! Our basketball league is open to boys and girls, grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. We offer separate boys and girls teams. Depending on registration numbers, Kindergarten and 1st grade could be co-ed. 

Space is limited!  There is the potential we may fill up at some grade divisions – Register early to secure your spot!


Registration is now closed for the
2017 Upward Basketball and Cheer season.

Please check back September 1 to register for the 2018 season!



2018 Season Pricing to be announced at a later date

Cost includes a reversible jersey and t-shirt for Basketball; a top, skort, hair ribbon, poms and megaphone for Cheer; plus a car magnet and season-end award for your child.  

Optional items: Matching reversible shorts and matching socks for Basketball; a coordinating turtleneck for Cheer.  Pricing for the 2018 season to be announced later. 

Partial Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Contact Cindy Moresette at cindy@wchurch.tv if you have questions about a scholarship. 

Important Dates

  • Registration opens - September 1, 2017
  • Other dates: TBD


All games, practices and evaluations are held at Westside Church, Dodge Road Campus. Some game opportunities may be available at St. Andrew's Church - specifics to be determined.


The Upward Basketball and Cheer season is 9 weeks long with 8 games and 9 practices. Games start every hour on the hour between approximately 8 am and 7 pm every Saturday during the season. Kindergarten through 3rd grade participants play on half-court; grades 4th and 5th play full-court. Games are one hour in length and include a half-time devotional. Cheerleaders typically cheer for an entire game or from half-time to half-time. 


There is one practice per week, lasting one hour in length. Practices are either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Participants cannot choose which night they practice but can indicate one night that they are unable to practice. Practices for cheerleaders are also once per week for one hour. 

If you have any questions check out the FAQ page or please contact Cindy Moresette at cindy@wchurch.tv