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With nearly 20-years of experience, Ben Davis Christian Church is a great destination for Upward Sports in Indianapolis.

Hundreds of boys and girls play in our youth basketball leagues, and cheerleading is a huge part of sporting events at all levels of play. Hosted at Ben Davis Christian Church, our leagues offer an extended, multi-month opportunity for team-building, player development, and the formation of deep relationships between teammates and coaches. Players will develop a love for basketball and a healthy competitive spirit, and discover skills necessary to excel both on and off the court.

Is Upward Basketball for boys and girls?

We offer basketball for both boys and girls. At this time, cheerleading is only available for girls.

How old does a boy or girl have to be to participate?

We offer leagues for boys and girls from preschool to sixth grade.

What time commitment is required?

You’ll have a weekly one-hour, weekday practice in addition to your game on Saturday.

How much does Upward Basketball cost?

We’ve worked hard to make Upward Sports more affordable! The new registration fee is $65 and will include a basketball jersey and T-shirt or Cheer Top, Skort, ribbon and pom poms. There are no additional fees.

When does registration begin and end?

Registration for the 2019/2020 Season will open September 1, 2019


All Upward practices are cancelled for Wednesday, January 30. Stay warm!!

Upward games are cancelled for Saturday, January 19 due to the forecasted wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet, followed by heavy snow.

Our Upward Sports page will now feature news–keeping you up-to-date about important events and changes–including inclement weather and cancellations.