Upward Sports

Upward Sports in Fairview Heights, IL

Christ Church is proud to partner with Upward Sports to provide a fun family experience. Upward Sports is the world’s largest Christian sports leauge for kids. Upward provides a fun sports experience based on healthy competition where kids can devlop skills for the sports arena and values for life. Families matter and the Upward leagues give families all the benefits of participating in team sports while protecting them from the hectic travel schedules and the win-at-all costs mentality that burns out young athletes. With just a one-hour practice and a one-hour game each week, Upward leagues conveniently fit into busy family schedules.


Questions About Our Upward Program?

Contact Rick Cavalier at RickCavalier@mychristchurch.com


2017 Upward Sports Season – Basketball & Cheerleading

Registration is now open for Christ Church Upward Basketball and Cheerleading 2017. Upward Basketball and Cheerleading is open to boys and girls from kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration forms can be filled out on-line here or paper copies of the registration form will be available in the Christ Church Office from 8am – 4 pm on Monday thru Thursdays.

Important Dates & Info


Early Registration is $70 (thru December 5, 2016). Regular Registration is $80 per child.


The 2017 Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Season at Christ Church is for boys and girls from kindergarten through 8th grade.

Where Do We Play?

All Upward Sports programming will happen at the Christ Church Fairview Heights Campus Gym.

Upward Evaluation Dates

Evaluations are Saturday, November 12 from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. and December 3 from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.  Players and cheerleaders should come to one of those dates between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.  It will take approximately 30 minutes to one hour.


Practice will begin on Monday, January 9.  Times will be determined.


Games will begin on Saturday, January 28, 2017 and will be for eight consecutive Saturday’s.

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony is Monday, March 20, 2017.