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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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1
1,309 1,117
Basketball is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

2
1,418 1,152
Soccer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

3
1,082 853
Volleyball is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Volleyball

4
1,040 967
Tennis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

5
1,109 904
Swimming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

6
927 940
Football is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

7
788 784
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
769 789
Ice Hockey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Ice Hockey

9
724 899
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Baseball

10
584 682
Table Tennis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Frank S added Table Tennis

11
707 776
Track and field athletics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

12
632 822
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

13
520 642
Cycling is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
wiabux added Cycling

14
576 771
Badminton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Badminton

The Most Boring Sports to Play

15
611 608
Cross country running is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
AnnaBroadbooks added Running

16
461 419
Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
mainpleine added Snowboarding

17
435 668
Lacrosse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

18
351 498
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
316 496
Pool is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
bravesfan688 added Pool

20
406 702
Rugby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

21
193 164
Climbing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Climbing

The Greatest Animated Disney Villains

22
274 270
Gymnastics is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
colin-mazzella added Gymnastics

23
396 584
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
228 215
Skiing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
RobLein added Skiing

25
223 219
Surfing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
support81 added Surfing

26
412 576
Softball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

27
310 632
Handball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Handball

28
149 145
Bicycling is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Bicycling

The Very Best Dog Breeds, Ranked

29
337 658
Golf is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Golf

30
169 310
Darts is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

31
235 360
Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
DustinDoolittle added Skateboarding

32
125 170
Rollerblading is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rollerblading

33
126 136
Dancing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Dancing

34
115 126
Parkour is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Parkour

35
114 181
Cross Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Cross Country

The Top 6 Real-Life Versions of Batman Villains

36
94 105
Karate is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Karate

37
262 547
Field hockey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

38
101 148
Mountain Biking is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Mountain Biking

39
88 111
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
143 267
Fencing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Fencing

41
36 13
Dodgeball is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
KatelynCurry added Dodgeball

42
89 158
Skate Boarding is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Skate Boarding

The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies

43
84 154
Paddle Surfing is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Paddle Surfing

44
42 46
Mixed martial arts is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

45
104 258
Cricket is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked

46
78 157
Triathlon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Triathlon

47
78 157
Rowing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Hormony added Rowing

48
56 95
Bowling is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
Bowling

49
63 116
Judo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Judo

50
55 108
Taekwondo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fun Sports to Play of All Time, Ranked
julian-matthias added Taekwondo