Upcoming dates for the 2017 season of Upward Basketball™ and Cheerleading at Oakland.
Early Registration ($80): October 1st - 15th
Registration ($100): October 16th - November 5th
Late Registration ($120): Beyond November 16th
*Registration fee includes includes player kits with game uniform and practice shirt. Shorts and mock turtlenecks for cheerleading are available for $17 each.
Basketball Evaluations and Cheerleading Orientations:
Basketball Evaluations for Kindergarten-6th Grade:
Monday, November 7, 2016
Last names A-E: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Last names F-K: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Last names L-Q: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Last names R-Z: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cheerleading Orientations for Kindergarten-6th Grade
Monday, November 7th, 2016
Last Names A-K: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, November 7th, 2016
Last Names L-Z: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1st Practice: Monday, January 2, 2017
1st Games: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Awards Celebration: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Basketball Practice Schedule (by grade and night)*
K-1st Grade: Monday, Tuesday
2nd Grade: Tuesday, Thursday
3rd-4th Grade: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
5th-6th Grade: Monday, Tuesday
Kindergarten (K5): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
1st-2nd Grade: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
3rd-4th Grade: Monday, Thursday, Friday
5th-6th Grade: Monday, Tuesday, Friday
*Days subject to change
We still need volunteers to help with this season!
Visit our volunteer page to learn about the many ways that you can help support the Upward Sports program.
Phone (319) 393-7399
About Upward Sports
Providing the Best Sports Experience for every child.
Upward Basketball and Cheerleading provides a fun environment built around healthy competition for kids, teaching skills for the sports arena and values for life.
Competitive Sports Environment
Upward Basketball offers competitive games through balanced talent on each team. Upward Cheerleading gives children the opportunity to learn a sport and be part of the action.
Upward Basketball's unique substitution system is designed to provide every child equal playing time, along with competing against an equally matched opponent.
Upward Cheerleading's spirit squad format is designed to provide an exciting team based experience.
Upward Basketball and Cheerleading provide every participant with quality game uniforms to look like a "pro," as well as other gear to help build team spirit.
Upward Basketball equips children with the athletic skills needed to participate at the next level.
Upward Cheerleading provides the fundamentals that cheer squads everywhere need to succeed.
Each player and cheerleader will enjoy an exciting game-time experience that improves skills and builds healthy self-confidence.
Upward Basketball and Cheerleading coaches stress values - such as sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity and respect.
Fun for Kids and Families
With supportive coaches and a positive sports environment, Upward Basketball and Cheerleading are designed to bring out "the winner" in every child, and the true spirit of the game both in playing and in cheering.
Players receive special recognition after every game and an award at the end of the season.
Upward Basketball and Cheerleading is a fun and family friendly league, limiting the time commitment to one practice and one game per week, avoiding parent and player burnout.
Join your friends – and make new ones as well.
If you want to learn more about Upward Sports, visit www.upward.org/parents.