Park Rules And Regulations

Patron Responsibilities Under New Jersey Law


New Jersey law imposes certain obligations on amusement park patrons. Please carefully read the below rules and regulations. Each time you purchase or receive a ticket or membership to, or are admitted to or enter or use, the park, you thereby acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accepted and agreed to abide by the below rules and regulations. A violation of any rule/regulation is cause for ejection without refund or credit.


Park Rules and Regulations: Patron Responsibilities under New Jersey Law


New Jersey law requires that each rider must obey all written warnings and directions regarding [a] ride and refrain from behaving in a reckless manner which may cause or contribute to injury to the rider or others. Failure to comply is a violation of law and subject to penalty under the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:3-36.1. Violators may be subject to a fine of up to $ 1,000 and imprisonment of up to six months. Source: N.J.S. 5:3-36.2.a; N.J.A.C. § 5:14A-9.33(d)


New Jersey law prohibits a rider from using, entering or boarding, or attempting to use, enter or board, any attractionif he/she is knowingly under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or any prescription, drug or controlled dangerous substance or any other substance which may affect his/her ability to use it safely and abide by all posted and stated instructions. Source: N.J.S. 5:3-56; N.J.A.C. § 5:14A-3.3.


New Jersey law permits the park owner/operator to prevent a rider who is perceptibly or apparently under the influence of drugs or alcohol from riding on an amusement ride. Source: N.J.S. 5:3-56.


New Jersey law permits the park owner/operator to refuse admission to the park or any attraction by any patron or other member of the public: (a) whose bearing or conduct might endanger himself/herself or any other patron or other member of the public; (b) whose health or physical condition makes use thereof by him/her unsafe for him/her; or (c) who cannot meet a companion or height restriction for any attractionsubject to such a restriction. Source: N.J.A.C. § 5:14A-9.33(a), (b), (c).


Normal operation of any attraction may be hazardous to those:


  • who are pregnant;
  • with heart conditions;
  • with neck or back problems;
  • subject to motion sickness; or
  • with other health problems that may make them more vulnerable to injury.


The following people shall not use this ride: those under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


Source: N.J.A.C. 5:14A-9.34.


There are inherent risks in the participation in or on any amusement ride, device, or attraction. Patrons of an amusement ride, device, or attraction, by participation, accept the risks inherent in such participation of which the ordinary prudent person is or should be aware. Patrons have a duty to exercise good judgment and act in a responsible manner while using the amusement ride, device, or attraction and to obey all oral or written warnings, or both, prior to or during participation, or both. Patrons have a duty to not participate in or on any amusement ride, device, or attraction when under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Patrons have a duty to properly use all ride or device safety equipment provided. Source: N.J.A.C. 5:14A-1.3(a)(5)(iv), adopting ASTM F770-93: Standard Practice for Ownership and Operation of Amusement Rides and Devices, Section 5.


A person injured in an amusement park must provide a written notice of the accident or injury to the amusement park within 90 days of the date of the incident giving rise to the injury. This is a precondition to bringing a personal injury suit in connection with the injury against an amusement park operator. Failure to provide the required notice within 90 days may result in the dismissal of your claim. Accidents may be reported at the First Aid Office. Source: N.J.S. 5:3-57.


Una persona lesionada en un parque de diversiones debe proporcionar una notificación por escrito del accidente o lesión al parque de diversiones dentro de un plazo de 90 días respecto a la fecha del incidente que dio lugar a la lesión. Esta es una condición previa para interponer una demanda por lesiones personales en relación con la lesión contra un operador de parques de diversiones. El no proporcionar la información requerida dentro del plazo de los 90 días puede resultar en la anulación de su reclamo. Los accidentes pueden notificarse en la Oficina de Primeros Auxilios. Fuente: N.J.S. 5:3-57.