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This season, you will participate in a league that will redefine the word winner. Today’s sports culture has created a “win at all cost” mentality. However, in Upward Sports®, success is not based on wins and losses. Coaches are trained that success is determined by how they convey salvation, character, and self-esteem to each child. Upward Sports® defines winning as learning and/or teaching lessons in the game of life.


We are gearing up for our 16th season of Upward Sports Basketball here in Orange County, NY.  The program, designed for boys/girls in K-6th grade, continues to be a great place for kids to learn the game.  We are going to be trying a few NEW THINGS this season!

  • New practice format
  • New coaches’ training (involving a team coaching concept)
  • New player evaluation process

Game & Practice Locations:

Circleville Elementary School

Circleville Middle School (CVMS)

Pakansink Elementary

Grace Community Church (practices for select teams)

Dates & Times

Practices… started the week of November 28th, 2016 (each player practices 1 night a week for 1 1/2 hours)- at one of the locations listed above

No practices from December 19th, 2016 to January 3rd, 2017!

Games… are played each Saturday (1st game is December 17th, 2016- 1 hour time commitment)- at CVMS

Printable Game Schedules (click one of the links below)

Kindergarten  (9:15-10:00am  each Saturday)

1st-2nd Grade Boys                   3rd-4th Grade Girls

3rd-4th Grade Boys                   5th-6th Grade Girls

5th-6th Grade Boys

HOME TEAM on the schedule wears WHITE uniforms **Please arrive 10 minutes prior to game time to meet with your coach and be ready to play at scheduled time!


If we need to cancel games/practices, you will be notified via email, and we will also post it on our website and social media pages (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).  You can also sign up to receive text messages at: Remind 101

Picture Day… Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Tournament/Awards… takes place on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 from 10-11:30am at CVMS (Auditorium)


Uniform Colors…Navy Blue/Gold


Interested in being a Upward Sports Basketball coach, referee, and/or volunteer?