Dedicated to Safe and Healthy Playground Fun for ALL!
in Tennessee with
The Jump Pad
How can you
'The Potential Client' make an Informed Decision when 'TRUTH'
is hard to come by?
at this product 3 years ago and dismissed it as to dangerous
for a public or commercial playground environment and the eventual
insurance problems in the USA market were also quite evident
to me. Essentially, this is a 'Jump House' without the walls,
Jump Houses have walls for a reason!
This new product is now being marketed
aggressively to the Campground Industry and I suspect that other
Business Sectors will see it soon as well. The following is my
analogy of the dangers of this product. At first sight it is
easy to think 'Oh what a great product' just stop and think about
the following then make up your own mind as to whether or not
there is substance to the analogy. First
go here to see the video!
a shadow of doubt, this product will go the same way as did the
'Trampoline' and will be uninsurable for use in a commercial
environment.Time will tell!
Across the website www.thejumppad.com/ are photo's of the
product being used without any soft landing area, being around
30 inches off the ground plus the height of your jump and landing
on hard ground - are you kidding me? Although in the 'Terms'
it clearly states quote "A landing barrier of a minimum
of 4 feet around the perimeter of the Jump Pad. Either sand,
rounded pea gravel or suitable matting is suggested".
We all know that you can add flips upon dismount into the equation
for the boys trying to impress the girls etc. There are other
things that just aren't right like the owners letter to himself
on the front page that espouses the greatness of the product
and how happy the insurance companies are with the safety aspects
of the product - Really?. Why doesn't the Co-owner have one in
his Campground? This product is a 'Jumping Castle' without walls
- Jumping Castles have walls for a good reason! - Enter at your
If you're considering this Jump Pad product then be sure to read
the TERMS and Warranty information, then equate the cost and
life expectancy vrs a Kangaroo Jumper.