From American Football to Wrestling, Get Inspired has information about how to get involved in over 60 sports near you.
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A game played by people of all shapes and sizes that requires both mental and physical skills.
Get Inspired: AMERICAN FOOTBALL
Could you hit a target the size of a beer mat from a distance of seven bus-lengths?
Get Inspired: ARCHERY
One of the widest ranges of choice in sport, from jumps and throws to sprints or distance running.
Get Inspired: ATHLETICS
The world's fastest racquet sport, with shuttlecock smashes reaching speeds of more than 200mph.
Get Inspired: BADMINTON
Baseball and softball
From batting to pitching and catching, there are all kinds of skills to learn.
Get Inspired: BASEBALL & SOFTBALL
A fast-moving game that will take care of up to 600 calories per hour in a fun, team atmosphere.
Get Inspired: BASKETBALL
Exercise on sand can be up to 30% more strenuous than exercise on hard surfaces.
Get Inspired: BEACH VOLLEYBALL
A combination of cross-country skiing and shooting inspired by the Norwegian military.
Get Inspired: BIATHLON
The push-start demands vast reserves of strength and pace, so don't overlook bobsleigh as a workout.
Get Inspired: BOBSLEIGH
Lawn bowls is a Commonwealth Games sport which offers something for all ages.
Get Inspired: BOWLS
Intense cardiovascular exercise from sparring in one of the Olympics' oldest sports.
Get Inspired: BOXING
A test of speed, quick thinking and strength as you rush down the rapids.
Get Inspired: CANOE SLALOM
Head-to-head racing or simply learning to paddle along a waterway near you.
Get Inspired: CANOE SPRINT
Time to get yourself on the up by scaling new heights.
Get Inspired: CLIMBING
A social sport that can be enjoyed by people of any ability and any gender, in a variety of different formats.
Get Inspired: CRICKET
An intricate, tactical back-and-forth game to a sheet of ice, accessible to all ages.
Get Inspired: CURLING
Cycling - BMX
Tone those leg muscles as a competitor in a fast and thrilling sport on tracks around the UK.
Get Inspired: CYCLING - BMX
Cycling - Mountain biking
Navigating tricky climbs and gruelling descents along spectacular outdoor trails.
Get Inspired: CYCLING - MOUNTAIN BIKE
Cycling - Road
The ability to ride comfortably and safely in a bunch of riders is perhaps the essential skill of road racing.
Get Inspired: CYCLING - ROAD
Cycling - Track
Battle it out at high speeds along the steep wooden banking of the velodrome.
Get Inspired: CYCLING - TRACK
From archery to athletics and ice hockey to equestrian, there thousands of clubs in the UK.
Get Inspired: DISABILITY SPORT
Engage your whole body in a mid-air burst of athletic prowess from heights of up to 10m.
Get Inspired: DIVING
You and your horse in activities where men and women compete on entirely equal terms.
Get Inspired: EQUESTRIAN
If sword-fighting has long been an ambition of yours, this your chance to do it for real.
Get Inspired: FENCING
If Dancing on Ice took your fancy, it's actually very easy to get into skating in the UK.
Get Inspired: FIGURE SKATING
The most popular sport in the world, with clubs and facilities throughout the UK.
Get Inspired: FOOTBALL
One of the most popular sports in Ireland, a fast-paced game played between 30 players.
Get Inspired: GAELIC FOOTBALL
From hitting a few balls on the range or a quick nine holes, to the full 18 and tournaments.
Get Inspired: GOLF
Gymnastics - Artistic
A sport which requires strength, mobility, endurance, flexibility, body control and co-ordination.
Get Inspired: GYMNASTICS (ARTISTIC)
Gymnastics - Rhythmic
Athletic prowess, precision timing and poise are needed to succeed in this sport.
Get Inspired: GYMNASTICS (RHYTHMIC)
Gymnastics - Trampoline
Hurl yourself into the air and attempt the tumbles, flips and spins of this sport.
Get Inspired: GYMNASTICS (TRAMPOLINE)
A sport which flourished under the London 2012 spotlight, with clubs around the UK.
Get Inspired: HANDBALL
Join more than 100,000 people across the UK and choose to play outdoors or indoors.
Get Inspired: HOCKEY
Whether you want to work with horses at the stables or become a fully fledged jockey.
Get Inspired: HORSE RACING
Get Inspired's A-Z of Sports
A 15-a-side game which shares some elements with lacrosse, hockey, baseball or football.
Get Inspired: HURLING
Teams throughout the UK and a sport approximating the toughest interval training you can find.
Get Inspired: ICE HOCKEY
A blend of skill, strategy and strength that combines throws and holds with physical conditioning.
Get Inspired: JUDO
Put the UK's only luge course to good use by finding out more about hitting the slopes feet-first.
Get Inspired: LUGE
A blend of skill, strategy and strength from karate to ju-jitsu and beyond.
Get Inspired: MARTIAL ARTS
A unique combination of fencing, swimming, riding, running and shooting.
Get Inspired: MODERN PENTATHLON
Physical conditioning is vital to the wide world of bikes, karts, rallying and more.
Get Inspired: MOTORSPORT
Netball claims to be the fastest-growing and most popular team sport for women in the world.
Get Inspired: NETBALL
Learn this combination of ski jumping and cross-country and you'll become incredibly fit.
Get Inspired: NORDIC COMBINED
An exciting outdoor adventure sport which involves walking or running, whilst navigating around a course using a detailed map and sometimes a compass.
Get Inspired: ORIENTEERING
The bat and ball sport many of us played at school and loved.
Get Inspired: ROUNDERS
Either train to win with year-round dedication or learn how to go for a gentle weekend scull.
Get Inspired: ROWING
Try getting into the thick of the 15-player game or try rugby sevens, which will make its Olympic debut in 2016.
Get Inspired: RUGBY UNION
A crowd-pleasing, physically demanding game with few stoppages and plenty of pace.
Get Inspired: RUGBY LEAGUE
Combat the forces of nature as a competitive sailor or learn how to get away from it all in a boat.
Get Inspired: SAILING
Which shares some aspects of field hockey, and helped to inspire the invention of modern ice hockey.
Get Inspired: SHINTY
Choose between the three disciplines of pistol, rifle or shotgun and find your nearest club.
Get Inspired: SHOOTING
Loops of the rink in four-person dashes to the line make this an invigorating sport.
Get Inspired: SHORT-TRACK SKATING
Inspired by GB's Olympic success? Try going head-first down a chute of ice at motorway speeds.
Get Inspired: SKELETON
Skiing - Alpine
A full-body workout guaranteed to get you fitter, with slopes and centres across the UK.
Get Inspired: ALPINE SKIING
Skiing - Cross-country
Whether you want to casually explore or indulge in endurance competition.
Get Inspired: CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING
Skiing - Freestyle
The exciting X Games world of jumps and tricks as you tackle the slopes in acrobatic fashion.
Get Inspired: FREESTYLE SKIING
You will need dedication to pursue ski jump but it's an exciting, daredevil sport.
Get Inspired: SKI JUMP
A longer, more endurance-based sport than its cousin, short-track skating.
Get Inspired: SPEED SKATING
Squash and racketball
Long recognised as excellent workouts that you can pack into a lunch break.
Get Inspired: SQUASH
High-octane action in a sport you can take as seriously and make as complex as you like.
Get Inspired: SNOWBOARD
Find your local pool and get ready for a dip with one of Britain's most popular sports.
Get Inspired: SWIMMING
Lung-busting endurance is required alongside athleticism and artistry in the pool.
Get Inspired: SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING
Cheap, easy to play and a great way to stay active with free tables in some UK cities.
Get Inspired: TABLE TENNIS
A tough workout and, if you're not sure about the martial arts aspect, there are non-contact variants.
Get Inspired: TAEKWONDO
A sport on the up in the UK. Find your nearest court and learn the basics with our guide.
Get Inspired: TENNIS
This blend of swimming, cycling and running is one of the toughest tests in sport.
Get Inspired: TRIATHLON
Fast, energetic action either outdoors and indoors with quick reactions required.
Get Inspired: VOLLEYBALL
A great endurance sport, demanding real stamina to stay afloat, keep moving and remain focused.
Get Inspired: WATER POLO
More than a simple test of strength, you don't need any specific size and build to take part.
Get Inspired: WEIGHTLIFTING
Develop your upper-body strength by trying one of the oldest sports in the world.
Get Inspired: WRESTLING