Anyone who has been involved in community affairs knows the dread not being able to do a program because of insurance risks. Half of the budget of the Community Center I ran were insurance costs. Over the years I have seen many events cancelled because of the insurance costs or the inability to obtain insurance for the event.
I suppose next on their ban list will be skating on public ponds, or perhaps skating on public sidewalks. or plinking with your bb gun, perhaps swimming without a lifeguard.
One of my pet peeves has happened on my beloved Seneca Creek in Maryland where I use to rip up the creek in my dad's old 26 foot crabbing boat. The creek then was a beehive of activity , people skiing , fishing , swimming etc. Today cruising out the creek there is almost no activity, it brought tears to my eyes as the once thriving creek is now like a no fly zone,
We have become a nation of chickens. Sad but true