Sports & Recreation for the Family

Our Upstate Sports (formerly SportsLife) ministry is one of the many ways we seek to fulfill the purpose and vision of First Baptist Simpsonville / Upstate Church.
There are several sports and recreation opportunities for you and your family.



Student Basketball League (6th-12th)
Register your current 6th thru 12th grader for our Upstate Sports Basketball Leagues for Middle School and High School.
If you are playing with a First Baptist Simpsonville team (Upstate Sports Team), the cost is $45. If you are playing for another church’s team, the cost is $25. For more information, email us at [email protected]
Basketball Waiver

DI (Division 1, 10th-12th grade) and DII (Division 2, 6th-9th grade)
Practices can begin the week of October 27th Teams have the option of practicing Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings beginning at 8:00. Practice time slots are first come, first serve. Sunday afternoons beginning at 1:00p are available as well. Coaches must request practice times. Players can play up a division but they are not allowed to play down.

Upstate Sports teams use the First Baptist Simpsonville gym for practices. Non-FBS teams secure their own gym space for practices. Games will be Thursday evenings and Saturday evenings.

Basketball, soccer, sports camps, developmental programs, running/walking/biking
Please contact us at [email protected] for more info!

Clubs & Recreational Events

Boys in K5-12th grade are invited to be part of Trail Life, a Christian Outdoor Adventure, Character and Leadership program that centers on outdoor experiences that build a young man's skills and allow him to grow on a personal level and as a leader and a role model for his peers. Trail Life meets Thursdays at 6:30pm!

Sportsmans Banquet, Trail Life, American Heritage Girls, Seasonal sporting events like Skeet Shoot, Adult kickball/dodgeball tournaments
Throughout the year, several recreational clubs and events are hosted by First Baptist

For more information, please email us at [email protected] or call the Church Office at 864-967-8591.