Trampoline Parks Lack Regulation

Kids love to jump – on the bed, sofa, bounce houses, and especially, trampolines. Indoor trampoline parks are springing up across the country. Mostly housed in old warehouses, these facilities are filled with a sea of interconnected trampolines and other high-flying activities. Know the risks If time has taught us anything, it’s that trampolines...

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Group discourages use of trampolines for play

Most kids love to play on trampolines. Bouncing up and down on a backyard trampoline looks like a lot of fun, but one expert says use of the popular piece of equipment should be strongly discouraged. Michele LaBotz, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ statement on trampoline safety, says that even safety features...

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