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Upward Michiana

Providing the Best Sports Experience for Every Child, 

Winning is about so much more than the final score!


Upward is a first-class sports experience that emphasizes healthy competition, sportsmanship, skills building and fun versus the “win-at-all-costs” mentality found in many children sports leagues. We would love to have you on our team! Whether you want to play Basketball, Flag Football or cheer,  Upward Michiana has a league for you.


Why choose Upward?


Currently, more than 500,000 children participate in Upward sports leagues.  For over 15 years, Upward has been conducting children's sport leagues and camps in the US and around the world. 


Upward is excited to have over 1000 children in our Basketball, Flag Football & Cheerleading programs right here in Michiana! 

Upward Michiana also provides:

  • Each child is evaluated before the team selection process to create balanced teams that are competitive.
  • Upward Sports utilizes a unique substitution system which guarantees every child equal playing time.
  • Upward Sports aims to teach both athletic skill as well as values for success on and off the playing field/court.
  • Upward Sports prioritizes a family friendly schedule by conducting one-hour practices and games each week.
  • With supportive coaches and a positive sports environment, Upward Sports is designed to bring out “the winner” in every child regardless of the game’s score.

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Upward Basketball, Flag Football and Cheerleading programs