It is really important for young people to have activities such as sport, music, arts, reading ... It helps them develop their creativity and focus their energy on a useful thing. However, sometimes the Youth don't do those activities on their own, parents have to foster them to have hobbies. Maybe they don,t know those activities exist or they are just too lazy to learn music for instance, and they just need someone to tell them what is good for them. In that case, parents or gardians can be this persons who will trigger curiosity in children's mind. Young people, especially children need an adult to point the way to follow.
It also important for parents to have activities because they are a model for their children. A young boy tends to behave like his father and a girl, like her mother. So, if parents are narrow-minded and mot eager to have hobbies or activities, they might not influence their children to develop themselves.