The Most Inexpensive Sports for Kids

Kids are born to move. From the moment they learn how to work their feet, they're off and running..and jumping, sliding, tossing and catching. It's no wonder they often gravitate toward sports from a very early age. Not to mention, multiple studies have shown a positive correlation between playing sports and a child's health, school performance and overall wellbeing.

No doubt about it, sports are great for kids. The problem? They can cost an arm and a leg! What's a parent to do?

The following youth sports are among the least expensive, from fees to uniforms to shoes. With a little help from this list, your kids can keep playing the sports they love without emptying your wallet.

About the Author

Sara Lindberg

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Sara Lindberg, B.S., M.Ed., is a fitness expert and full-time freelance writer with 20+ years of experience. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science and a Master's degree in Counseling. She’s spent her life educating people on the importance of health, wellness, mindset, and mental health, and she specializes in the mind-body connection, with a focus on how our mental and emotional wellbeing impact our physical fitness and health. 
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Sara Lindberg, B.S., M.Ed., is a fitness expert and full-time freelance writer with 20+ years of experience. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science and a Master's degree in Counseling. She’s spent her life educating people on the importance of health, wellness, mindset, and mental health, and she specializes in the mind-body connection, with a focus on how our mental and emotional wellbeing impact our physical fitness and health. 

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