Upward Basketball at Olive
Who: Boys & Girls Coed | Ages 4 to 14 | Various Age Groups.
What is Upward Basketball?
Upward Basketball programs will introduce young athletes to the game at an early age and quickly enable them to build their skills, speed, strength, and stamina. Upward Basketball players will develop mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially into total athletes who excel both on and off the field.
When: Basketball practice & games begin in November and the season concludes by late January
There is a 3 hour per week time commitment. Practice is one night per week and includes devotion time to share with the team. Games are on Saturday mornings.
Registration is currently closed.
Registration cost per child for basketball is $90.
(Check, Money Order, Cash or Credit Card accepted at the ROC desk, or register and pay online)
What do players receive with registration fee?
Upward Basketball Game Jersey
Upward Basketball Undershirt
Upward Basketball end of season gift
Basketball shorts are optional at an additional cost of $15
Note: Late order shorts will incur additional shipping costs.
When is payment due?
Payment is due at time of registration.
Make checks payable to Olive Baptist Church when registering.
Credit Cards are accepted.
Any request for a refund will be considered minus any fee and/or product cost.
Registration Begins | September 2 – October 14
Registration Deadline | October 14 No registrations will be accepted after this date
Player Evaluations | October 15, 16, 18 see schedule below for specific times
Parents Meeting | Tuesday, October 30th | 6pm | Worship Center
First Practice | Week of Monday, November 5
First Game | Friday, November 30 (7/8 Boys) and Saturday, December 1
Awards Celebration | Friday, February 1st
Player Evaluations & Sizing
(players only need to attend one of these dates)
Monday, October 15 at 5:30pm
Tuesday, October 16 at 5:30pm
Thursday, October 18 at 5:30pm
All players must attend one of these dates. Ages 4-7 for sizing and ages 8-14 for sizing and skill evaluations. These are held in the ROC.
What is the purpose of evaluations?
Evaluations are done to assess the ability of each player so that the Teams Sports Coordinator can build balanced teams.
How many practices will be scheduled each week?
Each team will have one practice session each week in the ROC.
What if a specific day of the week does not work in my schedule?
Requested practice day and times will be taken in consideration when the practices schedules are being created. However, please be aware that attempting to fulfill the special circumstances for every family is highly improbable, Therefore, we will organize teams in a manner that is best for the entire league collectively.
Can both (or more) of my children be scheduled for practice at the same time?
Yes, please make a note on the Registration Form - there is a designated area.