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List Rules Vote up your favorite individual and team sports to play.

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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1,133 987
Basketball is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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2
1,250 980
Soccer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

3
931 727
Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Volleyball

4
979 790
Swimming is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

5
912 851
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

6
816 812
Football is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

7
684 679
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
658 682
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Ice Hockey

9
630 683
Track and field athletics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

10
642 810
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Baseball

11
560 742
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

12
504 601
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

13
550 526
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
508 702
Badminton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Badminton

15
454 570
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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397 353
Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
mainpleine added Snowboarding

17
384 593
Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

18
300 432
Mini Golf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Penguin022 added Mini Golf

19
275 422
Pool is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
bravesfan688 added Pool

20
365 628
Rugby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

21
142 109
Climbing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Climbing

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216 205
Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
colin-mazzella added Gymnastics

23
352 526
Ultimate Frisbee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Ultimate Frisbee

24
185 167
Surfing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
support81 added Surfing

25
378 520
Softball is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

26
283 574
Handball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Handball

27
314 596
Golf is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Golf

28
173 169
Skiing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
RobLein added Skiing

29
145 254
Darts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

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107 109
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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203 310
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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89 127
Cross Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Cross Country

33
86 126
Rollerblading is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rollerblading

34
84 89
Dancing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Dancing

35
240 501
Field hockey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

36
73 80
Parkour is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Parkour

37
78 108
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
120 226
Fencing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Fencing

39
59 72
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

40
63 113
Paddle Surfing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Paddle Surfing

41
85 205
Cricket is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

42
60 112
Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Triathlon

43
48 76
Karate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Karate

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61 117
Skate Boarding is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Skate Boarding

45
56 117
Rowing is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rowing

46
44 79
Judo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Judo

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30 61
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

48
47 112
Squash is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Squash

49
34 72
Wakeboarding is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Wakeboarding

50
134 486
Aussie Rules Football is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
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