Well, more accurately, their parents face the fines if their kids kick their Crocs off their feet. Parents have been complaining how the playground mats heat up so much that their kids' bare feet literally burn, so now the Parks Department is more aggressively enforcing a "Wear Shoes at All Times" policy. A Parks Dept. spokeswoman told the Daily News, "It would be possible to write a summons, but no summonses have been issued." But one parks worker said the crackdown is simply due to the threat of lawsuits from parents. NYC Parks Advocates' Geoffrey Croft scoffed at the tickets, "That would be absurd. Are they going to have the kids sign their names in crayon?" Hey, you never know.
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