Register now for the 2020 season of Upward Basketball & Cheerleading!

Registration: Now – October 26, 2019

Evaluations: October 26

Season begins: Week of January 6

Richmond’s First Baptist Church hosts Upward Basketball for boys and girls grades 1-6, and Upward Cheerleading for girls, kindergarten through grade 6. Upward is designed to give children and their families a positive sports experience using athletics to develop physical skills, character, self-worth and spiritual growth. The season incorporates practice, games, devotions, and a celebration event at the end of the season.

We also offer Rim Rattlers, an exciting introductory basketball program for boys and girls 4 years old through kindergarten. Rim Rattlers is limited to 25 children and teaches the FUNdamentals of basketball with a Christian influence. The four sessions begin Saturday mornings prior to Upward games from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Participants will also take part in the Upward League Award Night in March.


  • Starting Thursday, September 26th, 2019, repeats every week on Thursday until Saturday, October 26, 2019 — all day


Richmond's First Baptist Church

2709 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA 23220