Broward County

Hollywood bans adults, teens from playgrounds unless accompanied by child

Hollywood police say there have been problems with adults hanging around Anniversary Park. Hollywood commissioners approved new rules last week that would require adults and anyone over the age of 13 who enter city-owned playgrounds to be in the company of a child 12 and under.
Hollywood police say there have been problems with adults hanging around Anniversary Park. Hollywood commissioners approved new rules last week that would require adults and anyone over the age of 13 who enter city-owned playgrounds to be in the company of a child 12 and under. Sun Sentinel File

If you're hanging around a playground without a child under 13, don't be surprised if a cop asks you to leave.

In a bid to protect children and the swings they play on, Hollywood commissioners agreed last week to ban adults and teens from the city's playgrounds unless they're in the company of a child age 12 or younger.

Read the full story at sun-sentinel.com.

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