Towns banning sledding

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 Towns banning sledding

Updated: Thursday, January 8 2015

(ABC News) – Outdoor activities get an extra dose of danger when snow and ice are added but now it’s gone too far for some towns that have decided ban a kid favorite: sledding.

Dubuque, Iowa is expected to enforce a ban that would keep kids from sliding down all but two of the town’s make-shift slopes in hopes of cutting down on injuries and possible liability claims against the city.

Sledding is just the latest pastime to come under fire, adding to the seemingly endless list of activities that are too dangerous for today’s youngsters. Here are some of the other activities that aren’t allowed anymore.

Trampolines

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a formal report urging the ban on recreational trampoline use because the number of injuries had been steadily increasing for years.

Their report cited sprains and contusions as…

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