Freeze Tag, Kickball Unsafe: New York State

Games added to 'significant risk' list for summer camps
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 19, 2011 5:42 PM CDT
Freeze Tag, Kickball Unsafe: New York State

It’s not just fun and games: Freeze tag, kickball, and Wiffleball all come with a “significant risk of injury,” say New York state authorities. Even Red Rover and Capture the Flag have been labeled dangerous on a new risky activities list, the New York Daily News reports. The state Health Department had to create the list so authorites could better determine which summer camps need to register as such and have medical staff on call. On the safe list: Frisbee, tug-of-war, and sack races. (More tag stories.)

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