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Knott’s Berry Farm extends chaperone policy to include Sundays



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Knott’s Berry Farm has determined to increase its “well-received” chaperone coverage to incorporate Sundays, park officials announced Tuesday.

The chaperone policy, which went into impact Friday after a string of fights amongst youngsters on the park, beforehand solely included Fridays and Saturdays. Officers stated the change will probably be enforced till additional discover and the park “could add different days of the week as mandatory.”

Underneath the brand new coverage, all guests 17 and youthful have to be accompanied by an grownup who’s not less than 21 and has a sound ID. Minors with out a chaperone is not going to be permitted to enter the theme park in Buena Park.

One chaperone could accompany not more than 4 minors per day, in response to the park.

“Chaperones should accompany their social gathering throughout entry, stay with their social gathering always throughout their go to to the park, and be out there by cellphone all through their keep,” the park’s code of conduct stated. “Company ages 17 years outdated or youthful who’re discovered contained in the park unaccompanied by a chaperone will probably be topic to ejection.”

The coverage went into impact days after fights broke out amongst youngsters on July 16, forcing the park to shut three hours early. The fights despatched park guests right into a panic and two individuals had been taken to a hospital.

“We’re dedicated to maintaining Knott’s Berry Farm a spot the place households and associates come collectively to get pleasure from a one-of-a-kind park stuffed with homegrown experiences and immersive leisure,” park officers stated in a press release.

The coverage can even apply to season move holders of each Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak Metropolis Waterpark.

The park’s code of conduct already prohibited “preventing or bodily aggression of any form” and “acts or conduct that park administration determines is a security concern or that interrupts park operations or friends’ expertise.” The park additionally prohibits any unruly conduct or weapons of any form.