UPWARD BASKETBALL AND CHEERLEADING
Our Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Winter League is a ministry at Rose Drive Friends Church for all families seeking a league that develops the total athlete Mentally, Athletically, Spiritually, and Socially. Upward Sports athletes grow in character, confidence, faith, and sportsmanship. We strive to promote and teach good sportsmanship and teamwork in a Biblical context – we make every attempt to make sure all players get an equal amount of game play. Rose Drive is one of many participating churches in a program that is available across the nation. For more information about Upward Unlimited, visit www.upward.org.
Upward Basketball and Cheerleading are designed for boys and girls from 1st – 6th grade. To find out more about Upward Cheerleading, please click here.
Cost for either Basketball or Cheerleading: $150 November 1-4 (Basketball cost includes reversible jersey and shorts, and basketball. Cheerleading cost includes cheer top and skort, poms, megaphone, and hair ribbon.) We are currently accepting names for a Wait List. Please click on the following button to email Kristen at email@example.com with your child’s gender and grade.
- One-hour practices per week will begin the week of December 11, with two weeks off (12/25 and 1/1) for Christmas. Practices could be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday night, starting at 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 pm. Each team practices once/week. At registration, you may choose one day that does not work for you.
- One-hour games will begin Saturday, January 6, 2018, and run weekly on Saturdays through February 24, 2018. Games are held every hour, starting at 8:00 am with our oldest kids and progress throughout the day by age. Generally, our youngest kids play in the afternoon/evening, with our last games starting at 6:00 pm. Cheerleaders cheer one game/week.
- Picture Day is scheduled for Saturday, January 27. Optional individual and team photographs will be available to order and purchase. More details coming soon.
Coaches and Volunteers are always needed! If you’re interested in coaching or volunteering in any way for our 2017-2018 basketball or cheer season, please plan to attend the coach/volunteer meeting Thursday, November 9, at 7:00 pm in D115 (Fireside Room), on the SE side of the gym building. (Please note that all of our Head Coaches will need to be background checked and fingerprinted.)
UPWARD INDOOR SOCCER
What is Upward Soccer? Upward Soccer is a ministry at Rose Drive Friends Church for all those families seeking a league that celebrates team soccer and good sportsmanship. Our Upward Soccer League is designed for boys and girls from 1st – 6th grade. The children will learn soccer skills alongside valuable Biblical lessons. We strive to promote and teach good sportsmanship and teamwork in a Biblical context – we make every attempt to make sure all players get an equal amount of game play. Rose Drive Friends is one of many participating churches in a program that is available across the nation. For more information about Upward Unlimited, visit www.upward.org.
2018 Spring Soccer Details:
• Online Registration details are coming soon!
(Registration fee will include jersey, shorts and ball.)
• 7 weeks of Games: Saturdays May 5-19, June 2-23
(No game on on May 26 for Memorial Weekend)
• Game Times: One hour/week on Saturdays: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
• Practices Start the week of Monday, April 16. (Please wear tennis shoes; shin guards are optional.) Team are assigned a one-hour weekly practice time that can begin at 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 pm in the Gym on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays. You may choose one day that does not work for your schedule during the online registration process.
• Upward Soccer Celebration: Monday, June 25, 6:00-7:00 pm, in the Center Bldg (the building with the clocktower).
• Coach/Volunteer Meetings: Are you interested in coaching or volunteering in any other way? Interest meeting dates TBD. (Please note that all of our Head Coaches will be background checked and fingerprinted.)
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please click here.
Questions? call the Church Office: 714.528.6496 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rose Drive Friends Church is partnering with Upward Stars Orange County.
In 2012, Upward Sports created a Performance Division known as Upward Stars. This expansion provides opportunities for young athletes to further develop their athletic skills and participate in a higher level of competition. Upward Stars programs are for young athletes ages 8-18 that have the drive and intensity to perform at a high level of competition. Upward Stars programs are led by Certified Leaders in over 40 cities across the country.
To learn more about Upward Stars, please visit their website at upwardstarsorangeco.org.
If you have questions, please contact Ruben Castellanos, Upward Stars Certified Leader, at 714-519-9637 or email@example.com.