Upward Sports

Upward Sports is an outreach sports ministry for children in Grades K-6 that combines solid sport instruction and skill development with a ministry component that introduces children to Jesus Christ.  Trinity offers both CO-ED BASKETBALL and CO-ED CHEERLEADING.  Learn more at www.upward.org.  E-mail Trinity-specific questions to  .

Registration Information

Registration opens October 1 and closes December 1, or when the league is full. The early registration cost per child is $100 for basketball or cheerleading, which includes a complete uniform at no extra cost. 

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After the second Player Evaluation Day on December 1, the registration cost per child is $110, and registrations will be accepted until December 1. Email upward@trinityct. org to inquire about space in a particular division.

Please register online using the Upward Registration Form. You will be prompted to pay online to complete registration. 

Evaluations and Orientations

Every basketball and cheer participant must attend at least one Evaluation Day for the following:

  • Uniform Sizing--samples will be available
  • Evaluation--Basketball players only MUST be evaluated for team placement. 

Evaluations will take place in the Trinity Gym according to the following schedule:

  • K5 through 6th Grade Boys/Girls - Saturday, Nov. 3, between 9 a.m. and noon
  • K5 through 6th Grade Boys/Girls--Saturday,  Dec. 1, between 9 a.m. and noon

Program Schedule

The first practice will be held Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 with the first game being played Saturday, Jan. 19, and the season going through March 16. There will be NO practice or Game Day the week of Feb. 18, 2019. The Awards Celebration is scheduled for Friday, March 22, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. 

Practice Times

Practice will be held for one hour on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, Jan. 7 through March 14 according to the following schedules:

  • Kindergarten through second grade - 6:45 p.m.
  • Third and fourth grade - 6:45 or 7:45 p.m.
  • Fifth and sixth grade - 7:45 p.m.



Game Times

Games run one hour on Saturday, Jan. 19-March 16 using the following schedule:

  • Fifth and sixth grade - 8 a.m. or 9 a.m.
  • Third and fourth grade - 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.
  • Kindergarten through second grade-Noon or 1 p.m. 



The Upwards team is looking for volunteers to coach, referee, help on game day and run concessions. For more information, email