The Fastest Growing Youth Sports in Arlington

Which sports are the most popular? Which ones are quickly gaining ground? Here's a scorecard.

As Arlington’s population continues to grow, the number of county youngsters 12 and under participating in organized sports leagues increased 56 percent over a five-year period, according to the Arlington Sports Foundation, from 15,328 in 2011 to 23,845 in 2016.  Which sports dominate? And which ones are picking up the pace? Here’s a snapshot:



Participants in 2011: 10,951

Participants in  2016: 16,275

Growth: 49%

Categories: Parents & Kids