10 Fastest Growing Sports for Kids

"What are the kids into these days?"

It's a question that's vexed parents for generations. From slang terms to music to activities, parents are always trying to keep up with their kids' interests—and the same goes for sports.

There are always the staples—soccer and basketball come to mind—but what about the lesser known sports that suddenly spike in popularity like skateboarding in the '90s?

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association researched youth enrollment in sports over a three-year period to see which activities experienced the most growth, and the results might surprise you.

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Scott Brown

Scott Brown is a senior content editor for Active.com. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Electronic News before working for FC Dallas of Major League Soccer for four years. Scott enjoys kayaking, reading and playing with his three dogs. You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

Scott Brown is a senior content editor for Active.com. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Electronic News before working for FC Dallas of Major League Soccer for four years. Scott enjoys kayaking, reading and playing with his three dogs. You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

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