Upward Soccer at First Baptist Cleveland is designed for children age 4 through 8th grade for boys and girls.

Children must be 4 years of age by August 7, 2017.

The Big Dates

First Practice
Monday, August 21, 2017

First Game
Saturday, September 9, 2017

Awards Celebration
Sunday, October 22, 2017


All players must attend ONE soccer evaluation on the fields at the Family Life Center. A parent information meeting, player skills & drills, and uniform sizing will need to be completed at that time.

Important to Remember
All players must complete an evaluation to be placed on a team and for jerseys to be ordered. Make plans to attend.

Evaluation Sessions

  • Sunday, July 30 between 5 PM and 6:30 PM
  • Monday, July 31 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, August 1 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM
  • Monday, August 7 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM

Wearing cleats is recommended.

A one session training is available that prepares and leads you into a great ministry experience with children and teens.

  • Tuesday, July 25 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Thursday, July 27 6:30pm -8:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 2 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 8 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Optionally, soccer shorts are available at a cost of $15.



Call the Family Life Center today at 423.472.6222!

Get involved in making Upward incredible.

Creating an incredible soccer experience for the community is not an easy task. In order to make it happen, your help is needed.

Everyone can contribute. Just having a willingness to help and making it known goes a long way.

Upward Volunteer Interest

Players in your Family

If you have children who are participating in Upward, include them here.