Upward Basketball is designed to build athletic skills, character, confidence, and spirit. Upward Basketball programs are committed to developing the TOTAL athlete mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially.

Upward Cheerleading introduces athletes to the basics of the sport. Cheerleaders will learn numerous cheers, chants, and pom routines while discovering how to engage and excite the crowd.

Every year we facilitate Upward Basketball and Cheer on our campus. It is an awesome opportunity for children from our community to sharpen their basketball and cheer skills in a Christian environment.


We look forward to having you and your child a part of our Upward basketball and cheer program at First Baptist Church Pineville. Our Upward Cheer and Basketball Evaluations take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, October 7th, 8th, and 10th. Your player MUST attend one of these evaluation nights to be evaluated for skills and to confirm uniform size. Evaluations are from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. 

Our Kindergarten through Fourth grade will play and practice at First Baptist Pineville. Our Fifth and Sixth grade boys and Fourth through Sixth grade girls will play at Trinity Baptist Church in Pineville. After you register and are assigned a team, you will be notified by your child's coach, at the latest, by the beginning of December.

First Pineville Practices will begin week of December 2nd. Trinity Baptist practices will begin week of December 9th. Your child will ONLY have one practice before the Christmas Holidays.

During the season players and cheerleaders will have only one, 1 hour practice per week and one, 1 hour game on Saturdays for 8 weeks.

If you have any questions or need any assistance please call the church  at 318-448-8221.