Upward Basketball promotes character, self esteem, and salvation to each participant while teaching
fundamental basketball skills. Upward Basketball offers a non-competitive, non-threatening environment where every participant gets equal playing time and will start an equal amount of games during the season. We welcome all 1st through 6th grade boys and girls in the Richmond area to sign up and play.
Registration is now open for the 2015 season!
Drop the completed application and registration fee by the church office from 9:00 am
to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Registration forms and fee can also be mailed to:
First Baptist Church
2709 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Make checks payable to First Baptist Church.
Every Upward Basketball player will receive:
- Reversible Upward Basketball Jersey
- Upward Basketball T-Shirt
- Reversible Upward Basketball shorts
- Upward Basketball Car Magnet
- TeamUpward.com Practice Card
- Scripture Learning Cards & Card Holder
- "Scriptunes" Music CD
- Award Stars
- End of the season award
conducted so even, fair teams can be formed. Participants must attend
evaluations. Evaluations will take place on Saturday, November
1, 2014 anytime between 9:00am and 3:00pm (takes approximately
Practices & Games
- Practices and games begin in January.
- All games will be held in the First Baptist Church gymnasium.
The recreation ministry is requesting the following volunteers:
- prayer for the league
- people to share devotions on game days
- score keepers
This is a great chance to minister to children around the community!