Alberta trampoline park insurance increases

News from Alberta, Canada.

Insurance costs may drive the pay for play warehouses out of business.

Red Deer’s indoor trampoline park has closed its doors.

… owners of Jump 360 say insurance rates “quadruple what we were paying” and higher employee wages have made it too costly for them to continue operating. …

Jump 360 had been open since May 2016 …

Indoor trampoline park closes citing higher insurance costs, wages

related – Insurers jumping out of the trampoline business

I’d love to see those dangerous parks close.

The downside for Alberta clubs with qualified, certified Trampoline coaches is a new limitation which states that only competitive gymnasts and trampolinists are insured to use tramps, tumbling trampolines, mini-trampolines, etc.

Recreational kids, birthday party kids, Parkour and drop-in participants are not covered for negligence. … I feel this goes too far. Alberta clubs should look for a new insurance agency.

Father of three dies at Richmond’s Extreme Air Park trampoline facility

Jay Greenwood

 

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

2 thoughts on “Alberta trampoline park insurance increases”

  1. I am with you Rick. I have been coaching for 16 years (full time for 12) and I have had ONE kid have a broken bone on a trampoline. It is all about proper supervision.

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