The Trampoline Park is an indoor recreational facility that allows both adults and children to participate in a multitude of activities such as: wall to wall trampolines, dodge ball, foam pits, fitness events, camps, and gymnastic/cheer practices for a fee. Trampoline parks have opened in almost every state and examples of injuries and lawsuits are starting to surface.
Attention Playground Owner/Operators! Revisions in industry standards require updating your existing playground management safety program. International Playground Safety Institute, LLC (IPSI) is offering a new and improved 5th Edition, including a new upgraded interactive CD of the forms and worksheets as described within the book.
I recently had the opportunity to hear Ken Dychtwald speak at the Athletic Business conference. The presentation completely resonated on the way we should be thinking for lifelong health. (Summary: You are never too old to take charge of your life and be healthy.) The comforting thought is that more and more Americans are thinking about longevity of life and doing something about it.