WAIVER/RELEASE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES INCLUDING COVID-19
ASSUMPTION OF RISK / WAIVER OF LIABILITY / INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of being allowed to participate on behalf of Grit and Grace Yoga classes and related events and activities, the undersigned acknowledges, appreciates, and agrees that:
1. Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist; and,
2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and,
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation as regards protection against infectious diseases. If, however, I observe and any unusual or significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately; and,
4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS (insert name of sports organization) their officers, officials, agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (“RELEASEES”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IF FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.
FOR PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE (UNDER AGE 18 AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION)
This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian, with legal responsibility for this participant, have read and explained the provisions in this waiver/release to my child/ward including the risks of presence and participation and his/her personal responsibilities for adhering to the rules and regulations for protection against communicable diseases. Furthermore, my child/ward understands and accepts these risks and responsibilities. I for myself, my spouse, and child/ward do consent and agree to his/ her release provided above for all the Releasees and myself, my spouse, and child/ward do release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees for any and all liabilities incident to my minor child’s/ward’s presence or participation in these activities as provided above, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THEIR NEGLIGENCE, to the fullest extent provided by law.
GROUP FITNESS CLASS WAIVER
I have agreed to participate in Grit and Grace Yoga’s group fitness class. The activities of the group fitness class include strength training, agility drills, jumping, intense cardiovascular activities and flexibility training. I understand that incorrect performance of exercises can lead to injury, and I commit to ask for assistance for any exercise I am unsure of how to perform safely.
Acknowledgment is hereby made that the activities of the class requires me to spend time outside in the heat. I further acknowledge that there are risks involved in participating in the class. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, my physical condition, equipment, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, poor nutrition and lack of hydration.
In consideration of my being accepted into the program, I agree to release and discharge Grit and Grace Yoga and any of its employees, volunteers and supervisors, host facility and owners, The Hinsdale Adventist Academy, from any injuries sustained by me as a result of participation in this program. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless, Grit and Grace Yoga, and any of its employees, volunteers and supervisors, facilities and owners against any liability incurred as a result of such injury or loss.
Fitness activities and programs require that I be in good health and have no condition that could endanger my wellbeing through participation. I will notify Grit and Grace Yoga of any such defects in writing prior to enrolling in class.
The undersigned agrees to save and hold harmless and indemnify each and all of the parties referred to above from all liability, loss, cost, claim or damage whatsoever which may be imposed upon said parties because of any defect in or lack of such capacity to so act and release said parties on behalf of myself.