Upward Soccer is an exciting league for boys and girls

 3 years old thru 6th Grades

Divisions are co-ed

Participants must be 3 years by Jan 1st

Registration for next Summer 

Opens February 2021

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

2020 Season Canceled

Registration opens February 

Registration Fee $165 starting April 3rd, 2021

K3/K4Registration Fee $130 

Evaluation Day 

Due to the COVID-19 safety precautions, all dated are tentative until further notice.

Coach Training dates – May, 6:30-8pm

Make up Upward Coaches training May from 8am to 12pm

Practices start – June  2020

No Practice the week of July 1st

First Game – Saturday, July 2020

Picture day – July 2020

Last game of the season for all divisions – September 2020

Awards Celebration – Sunday, September 13, 2020, 4 pm

We ask that Coaches & Players arrive by 3:45 pm 

UPWARD SOCCER is an exciting league for kids 3 years old – 6th grade. This will be our 4th season of soccer and we are very excited to bring this sport to Oak Park Christian Center.  Upward Sports at Oak Park continues to promote character and self-esteem in every child by providing a substitution system that promotes equal playing time for each player and an evaluation process to help provide equal teams and equal opportunity for improvement. When you play Upward Soccer, you and your friends:

  • Sign up individually, not as a team (buddy requests available for all divisions)

  • Practice and play a game once each week

  • Play at least half the game every game

  • Learn new drills to improve your soccer skills

  • Receive special recognition awards every game

You get cool soccer gear:

  • Upward soccer jersey and shorts

  • Upward soccer socks

  • Upward soccer water bottle

  • Window magnet 

Divisions will be as follows:

(divisions subject to change based on the number of participants)
3 year old and 4 years old: co-ed – 

Kindergarten: separate divisions for boys and girls, however, may be co-ed depending on the number of participants

1st/2nd grades: separate divisions for boys and girls, possibly co-ed depending on the number of participants

3rd/4th grades:  separate divisions for boys and girls, possibly co-ed depending on the number of participants

5th/6th grades:  separate divisions for boys and girls, possibly co-ed depending on the number of participants.

Practices and games take place at Oak Park Christian Center: 2073 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, Ca.  Your child will practice one day per week on either M/T/Th/F from 5-6pm / 6-7pm / 7-8pm.  They younger ones typically have the earlier practices.  There are no practices on Wednesdays.

Frequently Asked Questions

UNIFORM COLORS FOR THE 2020 SEASON ARE

Gold/Black for K3 to 6th

Jerseys are reversible

BALL SIZES

We will use Futsol balls for the games, so it would be best to get a futsol ball for your child to practice. 

3y/4y – 1st grade: Size 3,

2nd-6th – Size 4. 

SOME OF THE FUN THINGS WE DO THAT SET US APART FROM OTHER LEAGUES

FUN THEME DAYS

  • Crazy Hair Day

  • Crazy Sock Day

  • Military/1st Responder Appreciation Day

  • Team Intro's with a Loved One

  • Teacher Appreciation Day

  • Coach Appreciation Day

  • Team Spirit Day

CHARACTER BUILDING

Along with learning the game of soccer, character building is a huge part of our program!  Every practice, players will get a lesson in values such as self-control, kindness, caring, persevering, initiative, individuality, etc. We keep the practices and games fun and positive.  We encourage the Circle of Affirmation, which is...if the parents show respect for the referees and the coaches, the kids will do the same. 

Upward Sports in Pleasant Hill is sponsored by 

Oak Park Christian Center

2073 Oak Park Blvd

Pleasant Hill, Ca. 94523

 

Tel: 925-934-3056

Fax: 925-934-6559

Roland Anderson

Upward League Director

 League Commissioners

Carlos Montoya, Asst. Director

Merisa Martinez, League Admin

Sheri Roberts, Asst. League Admin

Danielle Anderson - Cheer Commissioner

Gin Ivy and Oliver Vertulfo, Coach Comm. / Upper Division

Griselda Gonzalez/ Angela Reeves, Volunteer Coor.

Basketball & Cheer

upwardreg94523@gmail.com

Indoor Soccer

upwardsocceropcc@gmail.com

Volleyball Camp

opccvolleyball@gmail.com

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