Millions in Profits– But No Inspections or Oversight Over the last decade, indoor trampoline parks have grown into a flourishing industry. Franchises like Urban Air, Sky Zone, and Rockin’ Jump now boast thousands of locations across the county and make millions in annual revenue by marketing themselves as safe, family-friendly places for fun. Even Covid-19 era protocols restricting the … Read More
Tragic Backyard Accident Reveals the Dangers of At-Home Trampolines
At-home trampolines are often advertised as a fun, safe outdoor activity for the whole family. And as many indoor trampoline parks remain closed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the appeal of relatively affordable backyard trampolines has only increased. Sales of at-home trampolines skyrocketed this past spring when sweeping quarantine orders went into effect and … Read More
After Negative Experience, Wisconsin Lawmaker Pushes for Regulation of Trampoline Parks
Motivation to change typically increases after enough personal pain and suffering. For one Wisconsin lawmaker, that holds especially true. Like many parents, Senator Chris Larson of Milwaukee was looking for an indoor activity to entertain his family. Also like many parents, they turned to a local trampoline park for help. From the outside, these facilities … Read More
Despite Warning From Pediatric Surgeons, 2019 Data Shows 74% of Jumpers Are Minor Children.
It’s not news that the American Academy of Pediatrics advises against trampoline park use for minor children, especially under 10 years old. However, if this is news to you, please read the article here. The AAP has been advising against minor children using trampoline parks and at-home trampolines for nearly a decade. The following data, … Read More