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Saturday, August 26, 2017
Keith McLawhorn, a professional athletic trainer and his team of Basketball instructors lead an instructional half Day ( 3 hour) Clinic. Participants learned new skills they can practice at home in advance of the new season and ended with a fun filled scrimmage. The Clinic was a great success with over 70+ participants of which approximately 70% signed up for the same day discounted regular season Registration. E-Mail us at jarvisupward@gmail.com if you would like to see this Clinic continue next year! Read More
Registration is on a first come first received basis. Once a gender/grade division is full, we close that gender/grade registration. We strongly encourage on-line early registration to: 1) reduce the potential of being wait listed; 2) lower a families overall cost in fees; and 3) improve the quality of the information entered into the Upward League Management computer system. Walk-in registrations during the Evaluation nights are not guaranteed and are considered a late registration pending League capacity limits. We make every effort to include every child interested but are limited by team size and number of teams due to gym time available to the League. Read More
Each child is evaluated in a low-pressure environment (it is NOT a "tryout") where we assess their skills. Everyone attends one basketball evaluation. Each child's evaluation itself takes about 10-15 minutes. The overall orientation and evaluation process takes approximately 1 hour. Orientation, uniform sizing and skill evaluation all take place in the Taft Christian Life Center of Jarvis Memorial UMC. The entrance is on the Greene Street side of the church. Read More
Jarvis & St. James League enforces the unique rules created by Upward Sports to ensure each participant has the opportunity to grow in their athletic skills and faith journey. In order to improve equality of teams, several rules are in place. While registering, please take note of the following: Read More
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