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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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1,192 945
Soccer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

3
949 749
Swimming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

4
894 692
Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Volleyball

5
886 815
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

6
772 787
Football is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

7
654 651
Beach Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Beach Volleyball

8
632 651
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Ice Hockey

9
609 660
Track and field athletics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

10
616 786
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Baseball

11
539 719
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

12
478 578
Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Frank S added Table Tennis

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526 503
Cross country running is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
AnnaBroadbooks added Running

14
488 674
Badminton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Badminton

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439 546
Cycling is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
wiabux added Cycling

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381 333
Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
mainpleine added Snowboarding

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372 570
Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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264 400
Pool is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
bravesfan688 added Pool

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282 412
Mini Golf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Penguin022 added Mini Golf

20
357 607
Rugby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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367 503
Softball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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337 509
Ultimate Frisbee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Ultimate Frisbee

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200 191
Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
colin-mazzella added Gymnastics

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170 152
Surfing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
support81 added Surfing

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123 95
Climbing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Climbing

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273 556
Handball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Handball

27
141 236
Darts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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158 155
Skiing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
RobLein added Skiing

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300 584
Golf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Golf

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100 93
Bicycling is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Bicycling

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195 296
Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
DustinDoolittle added Skateboarding

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80 110
Rollerblading is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rollerblading

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80 112
Cross Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Cross Country

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75 76
Dancing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Dancing

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229 490
Field hockey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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64 65
Parkour is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Parkour

37
72 95
Mountain Biking is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Mountain Biking

38
110 213
Fencing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Fencing

39
49 62
Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Table Tennis

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58 98
Paddle Surfing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Paddle Surfing

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54 102
Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Triathlon

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55 104
Skate Boarding is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Skate Boarding

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77 192
Cricket is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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41 65
Karate is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Karate

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40 66
Judo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Judo

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52 104
Rowing is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rowing

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31 58
Wakeboarding is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Wakeboarding

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42 98
Squash is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Squash

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27 62
Taekwondo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Taekwondo

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126 473
Aussie Rules Football is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Aussie Rules Football