A competitive year-round soccer and basketball program for youth ages 5-18. Building relationships through sports. Changing lives through relationships.


Volunteer coaches mentor children and provide a safe place to play, learn and grow. Volunteer Here 

Participants learn not only athletic skills, but also focus on character education.

Urban Stars' 5th grade girls' basketball team took first place in the 2012 USSA National Championship!

Click Here to visit www.urbanstars.org

Click Here to visit www.urbanstars.org

More Info

| + | Full Program Description

Urban Stars Athletics is a year-round soccer and basketball program for the community. Approximately 25 soccer teams practice on KIX and Honeywell fields, located on the Urban Ventures campus, during the summer and fall. Practices move into the Colin Powell Center gym during the indoor season. Urban Stars basketball serves 300 kids annually, with practices and tournaments held in the four-court Colin Powell Center gym.

The goal of Urban Stars Athletics is not just to give youth a competitive sports experience, but to also get to know and mentor each child while providing them with a safe place to play, learn, and grow. Nearly 100 volunteers provide youth with high quality coaching that also emphasizes encouragement, empathy, and discipline.

| + | Program Details

Urban Stars Mission

Building relationships though sports. Changing lives through relationships.
A changed L.I.F.E. is a life characterized by Love, Integrity, Faith and Excellence.

Urban Stars Athletics Philosophies for Coaching

Coaching Everyone
Our goal is to ensure that everyone has fun playing sports. We believe each player should have ample opportunity to do so.
Coaching Positive
Our goal is to model how to honor the game, to teach mastery of the sport, to fill players’ emotional tanks, and to create an environment that fosters relationships.
Coaching L.I.F.E.
Our goal is to encourage our players to grow in love, integrity, faith and excellence both on and off the court.

| + | Accomplishments

Each season all players participate in faith-based character development sessions.

Thanks to more than 50 volunteer coaches, Urban Stars enrolled nearly 1,000 participants this year!

This summer Urban Stars set a new program record: youth played more than 75 games on KIX and Honeywell fields in an eight-week period. Many thanks to the 38 referees!


Basketball_Boys_Practice_2013 (5).jpg

Urban Stars teaches character and literacy along with sports, equipping youth for a lifetime of success and health.

$1250 sponsors an entire team for one season

$350 provides uniforms for a team

$75 provides a child with basketball or soccer shoes

recurring donation is the most cost-effective way to give to Urban Stars. 100% of recurring online donations go directly to the program (0% to administrative costs). Now is the time to maximize your impact and feel great about putting your money where your heart is! 


Name *
I'm interested in the following:
Check all that apply


Urban Ventures partners with individuals, businesses and other non profits to share assets that create value for participants and staff.