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When you were a kid, did you ever wonder what were the best fun sports to play when you didn't have anything to do? After all, watching sports can be fun, but not nearly as much as actually playing one. Even as an adult, you may sometimes wonder what's the best sport to play on a day off or during a summer weekend. For some it's a pick-up basketball game. For others, it can be joining a local baseball league.

So to get a definitive answer on what is the best sport to play, sports fans have voted and ranked their favorite sports activities. So vote for your favorite sports to play and add any you feel are missing. Sure you could watch pros play these sports on TV, but it can be more fun playing them with other people. Even if you're not a kid anymore, a game of Ultimate Frisbee can be exciting and get you off the couch or away from the computer.

If the pace of Ultimate Frisbee is too slow for you however, maybe you’d enjoy tennis more. It’s one of the top sports to play according to fan votes below. For those of you that are more rough and tumble, football is a top choice for a sport to play. Whichever one you choose, you’re sure to get a good workout from it, especially if you haven’t played anything other than Call of Duty in a while.

The options below are also excellent choices for parents wondering what extracurricular sports to enroll their children into for the school year. Who knows, the kid may grow up to become the next LeBron James and win championships as a professional. At worst, the top sports for kids below are great at exposing them to important life lessons such as determination, hard work, sportsmanship, and humility.

For those that really don’t want to play sports, then you should check out the for some ideas on what’s exciting to watch other people play. You may just find yourself liking them so much, you want to play them yourself. Just be sure to take it slow, as you’ll want to avoid some of these crazy sports injuries. If you have an injuries-be-damned attitude, then vote for the best sports to play below and then get out there and find several people that share your enthusiasm.

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Basketball is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Soccer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Swimming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Tennis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Volleyball

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Football is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Beach Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Ice Hockey

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Track and field athletics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Bowling is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

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Baseball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Baseball

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Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Table Tennis

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Cross country running is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Badminton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Cycling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Cycling

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Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Pool is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Pool

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Mini Golf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Mini Golf

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Rugby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Ultimate Frisbee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Ultimate Frisbee

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Softball is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Handball is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Handball

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Surfing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Golf is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Golf

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Skiing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Climbing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Darts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Skateboarding

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Bicycling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Cross Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Rollerblading is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Field hockey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Dancing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Dancing

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Mountain Biking is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Parkour is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Paddle Surfing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Paddle Surfing

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Fencing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Fencing

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Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Rowing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Skate Boarding is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Skate Boarding

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Cricket is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Karate is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Wakeboarding is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Judo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Squash is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Squash

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Taekwondo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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Mountaineering is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked