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Can you jump on trampolines when it is raining or is it dangerous?

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Jumping on a trampoline in the rain can be really dangerous as it's very slippery. Also the rain can damage the trampoline, so a rain cover is a good idea especially if you live in a very rainy country.

Posted on Aug 20, 2012

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Where can I get information about jumps and tricks you can do on a trampoline?


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Trampoline safety tips


According to the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
there are over 300,000 trampoline related injuries every year in the United
States. Many of these accidents are
caused by carelessness and a large percentage can be avoided with a few simple
precautions.



Buy padding to cover the springs, hooks and
frame of the trampoline; look for pads that are of a contrasting color to the
mat of the trampoline


Use something to cushion the surrounding area of
the trampoline - as well as underneath


Do not allow any children under the age of 6 to
jump on the trampoline


Institute a "one-at-a-time" rule for jumping


Ensure children are supervised at all times


Set up your trampoline away from structures,
trees or other play areas


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every use


Remember, you can never be too safe when dealing with a
trampoline. Use these basic prevention
methods and talk with your children about exercising caution when jumping on
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Rain covers for trampolines start at around $25 upwards, depending on the of your trampoline. Look at this Amazon link for some price ideas. http://www.amazon.com/Ultega-830700000005-10-Foot-Trampoline-Raincover/dp/B005UDAGNI

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http://www.ehow.com/how_7761632_put-trampoline-slope.html

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