Contact Us

What Is The Best Age For Kids To Start Playing Sports [Poll]

usag humphreys, Flickr

The kids are back to school, but back to school means more than just back to books for many students.  It also means back to sports.  Some younger than school aged kids are playing sports too.

What is the best age for kids to start playing sports?

Team sports teach kids to work together with their teammates, to listen to their coach, and to follow direction.  Sports can teach skills that are useful both in school and in life.  Not to mention most sports give kids an opportunity to get some exercise.

Starting sports at the age of four has worked well for my kids.  It was a good age to gain the social benefits of sports.  They had fun playing with other kids, got exercise, and got practice following direction from their coach.

Every child is different.  That makes picking just one age as to best to start playing sports difficult.  What has worked for your family?  What age did your kids start playing sports?

More from 100.5 The River

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!