Trampoline Safety

Almost two-thirds of trampoline injuries occur in children ages 6 to 14. Most of the injuries happen when more than one person is on the trampoline at the same time.

Common trampoline injuries

  • Broken bones
  • Concussions or head injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Bruises, cuts, scrapes
  • Chest injuries
  • Neck and spinal cord injuries

Trampoline safety tips

  • Allow only one person at a time on the trampoline
  • Set ground rules and always have an adult present to enforce them
  • Do not attempt back flips or somersaults
  • Avoid jumping too high
  • Keep the trampoline in an open area away from trees, concrete, fences, etc.
  • Stay in the center of the trampoline
  • Always use a safety net around the trampoline

Download our Trampoline Safety brochure

Our Trampoline Safety brochure is available for download in multiple languages: