Safety Tips

The resources in the this section can help you and your family have a safe, fun time when you visit amusement parks and carnivals. Click on the title to view the full article.

When you visit America's amusement parks, fairs, carnivals and attractions, follow these important safety rules to make sure your whole family is "Ready to Ride".

If you fall into one of the following categories, take extra care to choose only the rides and attractions that you and your loved ones can safely enjoy.

Take additional safety precautions for your children, especially small children, when visiting amusement parks, carnivals or other events where rides and inflatable devices are set up.

Click these links for fun activities that help your children learn how to use amusement rides safely.


The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a comprehensive civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Fixed-site recreational facilities, including amusement park rides, are among the facilities required to comply with the ADA.

Download guidelines: Accessible Amusement Rides