Upward Sports



We live in a culture that is immersed in sports. It is one of a few experiences that touches nearly every kid at some point in their lives. That's why we put so much energy and lots of resources into the Upward Sports program offered here at The Village.

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Upward Sports is about developing total athletes: mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially. It’s about building positive character traits that have lasting benefits beyond a child’s athletic experience. Through Upward, we want youth sports to be about more than just chasing the next win, we want kids to grow on and off the court or field of competition. It’s about transformation, not expectation. Upward is playing with purpose.

The Village offers Upward Football & Cheer in the Fall, August through October, with registration happening in June & July; and Upward Basketball in the Winter, January - March, with registration happening in September & October.

Volunteer Opportunities Available!

Hosting a successful sports program takes committed coaches, referees, media and tech help, snack stand volunteers and more. Take advantage of this fun service opportunity that develops kids and helps them play with purpose.

 Volunteer for Upward

The Upward Sports program at The Village is directed by Pastor Isaac Hammons. Please feel free to contact him with any questions at 610-539-3333 x7707 or

Upward Football & Cheerleading

Upward Sports are a great way for kids to learn about teamwork, respect for authority and sportsmanship while honing their athletic skills. Upward Flag Football is open to boys and girls entering grades 1st -6th. Upward Cheerleading is open to girls entering grades 1st - 6th. Practices are held on weekday evenings and games are held on Saturdays.

We hope to see you at Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading in 2021!  

Upward Basketball - Registration is now open!

This year's Upward Basketball season will operate a little differently. We are offering a Recreational League for boys and girls in 5th and 6th grade.

Participation is limited to 50 players and 6 teams. Space is limited, so register early!


Early registration, before November 15th, is $95. Registration on or after November 15th is $125. Students are required to attend one of two evaluation days:  Saturday, November 21st, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR Monday, November 23rd, 5-8 p.m. Practices begin the week of January 4th, and games begin the week of January 16th, 2021.

If you are registering 2 students, early registration price drops to $85 per participant, and regular registration price is $115 per participant.

Register for Upward Basketball

Disclaimer: The format of this event will be subject to any guidelines that the CDC has issued regarding indoor gatherings. We continue to carefully monitor national, state, and local guidance to understand the implications for the programming. We take into account the information available and will revise the format of programming accordingly.

*If Upward Basketball is cancelled due to COVID restrictions, you will receive a full refund.