In what sport or activity do you most enjoy participating?

 
Physical activity Elementary Secondary
Girls Boys All students Girls Boys All students
%
Football or soccer 12.8 19.8 16.3 10.8 15.4 13.0
Hockey (ice) 5.3 24.3 14.8 3.6 20.4 11.6
Basketball 9.6 11.6 10.6 8.5 12.3 10.3
Swimming 15.4 0.7 8.1 15.5 1.0 8.6
Dancing 15.8 4.6 10.2 11.7 3.5 7.8
Baseball or softball 2.7 4.6 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.8
Gymnastics 1.5 0.8 1.1 4.7 2.2 3.5
Cycling 1.3 1.6 1.5 3.1 2.9 3.0
Skateboarding or rollerblading 1.5 2.8 2.2 1.7 4.4 3.0
Tennis 2.8 2.2 2.5 3.4 1.9 2.7
Athletics 2.8 1.9 2.3 2.5 2.8 2.7
Martial arts 1.4 3.2 2.3 1.7 3.0 2.3
Walking or hiking 1.8 0.9 1.4 3.3 1.2 2.3
Bowling 1.5 3.8 2.6 1.2 3.3 2.2
Running or jogging 5.7 0.5 3.1 2.9 0.2 1.6
None 0.5 2.1 1.3 0.8 2.5 1.6
Golf 0.1 0.5 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.4
Hockey (field) 1.9 1.6 1.7 1.2 1.1 1.2
Table tennis 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.6 1.2 0.9
Rugby league 0.5 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.8
Cricket 0.2 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.0 0.6
Rugby union 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.5
Rowing 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3
Netball 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2
Other activities or sports 14.3 9.1 11.7 16.3 12.5 14.5
Note: Physical activities appear in order of frequency for all students.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census at School, 2008/2009.