The Upward Sports Leagues at Rose Drive Friends Church are 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. Rose Drive Friends Church is one of many participating churches in a program that is available across the nation. For more information about Upward Sports, visit www.upward.org.
Upward Indoor Volleyball – NEW for Spring 2024!
This Coed league is for 5th-9th Grade Boys and Girls.
Registration opens January 1, 2024.
Cost: $175 for early bird registration (1/1 – 1/31/24), $205 for regular registration (2/1-2/17/2024). Registration fee includes uniform (jersey and shorts), practice volleyball and season poster.
Divisions: (Teams are limited to 8 players)
• 5th/6th grade Boys and Girls, Coed
• 7th/8th/9th grade Boys and Girls, Coed
Evaluation Day: Please mark your calendar for Saturday, February 17, outside on the Rose Drive Friends Church ball field, due to our Upward Basketball league in the gym. (Please see grade level schedule below) Evaluation Day is for skill assessment and uniform size confirmation. Please do your best to attend Evaluation Day sometime during your grade-level window and plan on approximately 30-60 minutes.
• 5th/6th graders: 9-10:30 AM
• 7th/8th/9th graders: 10:30 AM-Noon
Practices: Weekly, one-hour practices will begin the week of March 19-May 16 (off the week of April 1) inside the Rose Drive Friends Church gym. Practices could be Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday nights. During registration, you may choose one night that does not work for your schedule.
Tuesdays: 6-7, 7-8 PM
Wednesdays: 6-7 PM
Thursdays: 6-7, 7-8 PM
Games: Six weekly, one-hour Saturday games will be played April 13-May 18 inside the Rose Drive Friends Church gym.
Friend requests are welcomed and encouraged. Please use the carpool link or notes field when registering to alert us of your friend.
Volunteers: Click HERE to volunteer!
• Coaches: Parents are encouraged to sign up to coach during registration. All practice materials and equipment (practice schedule, drills, cones, and character lessons) will be provided.
• Junior coaches are also needed. Junior coaches work alongside and under experienced parent coaches. Duties may include working individually with a player, helping to run small groups under the guidance of a coach or director and encouraging the overall success of the team.
Questions? Contact Kristen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 1st-6th Grade Boys and 1st-7th Grade Girls
Thank you for your interest in Upward Basketball.
Our league is now full. Registration will reopen September 2024 for the 2024-2025 season.
The winter season will include 10 weeks of practice with 8 games. No experience is necessary! All teams will practice and play games in the Rose Drive Friends Gymnasium (4221 Rose Drive, YL).
$195 for early bird registration (9/1 – 9/30/23), $225 for regular registration, until full
Cost includes 10 weeks of one-hour gym practice, 8 games, reversible uniform, MemoryMate photo, and an end of season gift.
Divisions: Teams will be limited to ten players. Please note that registration numbers will determine final grade division make-up. Limited spots will be available until sold out. Register early as multiple divisions sold out last year.
• 1st/2nd Grade Boys, 1st/2nd Grade Girls
• 3rd/4th Grade Boys, 3rd/4th Grade Girls
• 5th/6th Grade Boys, 5th-7th Grade Girls
Friend requests are welcomed and encouraged. Please use the carpool link or notes field when registering to alert us of your friend request. You may also email email@example.com.
Practices: Weekly, one-hour practices will begin December 4 through February 24 (off two weeks for Christmas – the weeks of December 17 and 24) and could be held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 5:30-6:30 PM, 6:30-7:30 PM, or 7:30-8:30 PM. Practices are once a week and include a half-time break for the team to come together and share a devotional. You may choose one day of the week that does not work for your schedule during registration.
Games: Eight weekly, one-hour Saturday games will be played January 6-February 24. All one-hour games are on Saturdays, ranging from 8 AM to 6 PM, and include a half-time devotional.
Evaluation Day: Please mark your calendar for Saturday, November 4, (see grade level schedule below) in the Rose Drive Friends Church gymnasium. Evaluation Day is for skill assessment and uniform size confirmation. Please do your best to attend Evaluation Day sometime during your grade-level window and plan on approximately 30-60 minutes, depending on how busy the gym is at that time. To volunteer to help on Evaluation Day, please click HERE.
• 1st/2nd graders: 8:30-11:30 AM
• 3rd/4th graders: 11:30-1:30
• 5th/6th/7th graders: 1:30-3:00 PM
If you cannot make your designated time, please come anytime during Evaluation Day that is convenient for you. Please note that your wait time may be longer. The beginning of the day and beginning of each time slot are generally very impacted; you may likely wait less if you come slightly later.
Picture Day: Saturday, January 20, one hour prior to your game time. Details to be shared soon! One MemoryMate photo is included in your registration fee.
Volunteers are needed:
Referees: Anyone Jr High-age or older is welcome to help referee. This is a great opportunity for high schoolers looking to fulfill community service hours. All training and equipment are provided. For additional information about refereeing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or click HERE to be contacted.
Other roles: There are many additional ways to volunteer! Be a scorekeeper, help with Evaluation Day, Assistant Coach, become a Prayer Partner, help with Advertising, etc. Click HERE to be contacted.
Questions? Please email Kristen at email@example.com.
Seahorse Soccer League
Click the button below for more details about Seahorse Soccer. You will be redirected to the Seahorse website.
For questions about Seahorse Soccer, please contact Bill Galipault at firstname.lastname@example.org.