Knott’s Berry Farm has determined to increase its “well-received” chaperone coverage to incorporate Sundays, park officers introduced Tuesday.
The chaperone coverage, 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 shall be enforced till additional discover and the park “could add different days of the week as obligatory.”
Underneath the brand new coverage, all guests 17 and youthful have to be accompanied by an grownup who’s no less than 21 and has a legitimate ID. Minors and not using a chaperone won’t be permitted to enter the theme park in Buena Park.
One chaperone could accompany not more than 4 minors per day, in keeping with the park.
“Chaperones should accompany their occasion throughout entry, stay with their occasion always throughout their go to to the park, and be out there by telephone all through their keep,” the park’s code of conduct stated. “Company ages 17 years previous or youthful who’re discovered contained in the park unaccompanied by a chaperone shall 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 folks had been taken to a hospital.
“We’re dedicated to holding Knott’s Berry Farm a spot the place households and mates come collectively to get pleasure from a one-of-a-kind park stuffed with homegrown experiences and immersive leisure,” park officers stated in an announcement.
The coverage may even apply to season cross holders of each Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak Metropolis Waterpark.
The park’s code of conduct already prohibited “combating or bodily aggression of any form” and “acts or habits that park administration determines is a security concern or that interrupts park operations or visitors’ expertise.” The park additionally prohibits any unruly habits or weapons of any form.