Knott’s Berry Farm will reinstate a chaperone coverage this weekend, requiring guests aged 15 and youthful to be accompanied by an grownup.
The park imposed a chaperone coverage final summer time in response to a melee that erupted amongst teenagers on the park in July. That coverage, which utilized to folks aged 17 and youthful, was later amended then dropped altogether in February.
In keeping with the park’s web site, the chaperone coverage will probably be carried out once more beginning Saturday.
“Below this coverage, all friends ages 15 years previous or youthful have to be accompanied by a chaperone who’s at the least 21 years previous as a way to be admitted to or stay within the park after 4 p.m. native time to shut,” in response to the park.
The coverage applies to each Knott’s Berry Farm and the Soak Metropolis Waterpark.
“Over the previous two years, there have been rising incidents of unruly and inappropriate habits throughout our trade and at different main leisure venues,” in response to the park’s web site. “We’re dedicated to maintaining Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak Metropolis Waterpark a spot the place households and mates come collectively to get pleasure from a one-of-a-kind park stuffed with enjoyable experiences and immersive leisure.
“… We consider these adjustments will assist be certain that Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak Metropolis Waterpark proceed to have a constructive environment the place generations of households and mates can collect for a day of secure, enjoyable, and good meals. Tens of millions of friends have counted on us for precisely that, and we’ll proceed to ship on that promise for generations to come back.”
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.