Acknowledgement of Risk, Waver and Release of Liability
Wayland Sports Penticton Campus Gymnastics Club
WARNING; THIS DOCUMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, READ IT CAREFULLY.
Participants must be over the age of majority, or must have a parent or guardian sign if under 18 years. Every participant must read and understand the Acknowledgement, Waiver and Release of Liability prior to participating in athletic activities. Ever participant is advised to consult with their physician before engaging in athletic activities.
The undersigned (the “participant”) hereby enters into this Agreement with and for the benefit of Wayland Sports Penticton Campus Gymnastics Club, its certified employees, volunteers, coaches, officials, trainer, business operators, Agents and site property owners or Occupiers (Penticton, BC). “Occupiers” is defined in accordance with the definition of Occupiers contained in the Occupiers Liability legislation in the Province/Territory of British Columbia.
“Athletic Activities” shall include, but not be limited to, contact and non-contact sports, personal training instructions and activities, use of facilities and fitness and exercise programs and services provided to the participant by the Company.
The Participant acknowledges and understands that there are inherent and significant risks associated with participation in athletic activities, including (but not limited to) the potential for serious personal injury caused by any event or any condition of the facilities or equipment provided by the Company. And health risks such as light-headedness, fainting, increased or decreased blood pressure, chest discomfort, muscle cramps, broken bones, and strains, bruises, concussion, hyperthermia, abnormal hear rate, soreness, nausea, heart attack, stroke and possibly death. The participant understands that such risks are relative to Participant’s level of fitness and health (Physical, mental and emotional), and to the awareness, care and skill which the Participant demonstrates while participating in the athletic activities.
The Participant hereby accepts and assumes all responsibility for all risk and possibilities of Personal injury, death, property damage or loss resulting from his/her participation in the athletic activities, including accidents or injuries that occur within the facilities (e.g. in the locker rooms, dressing rooms, showers, restrooms and other areas). The facilities and programs offered by the company have been designed and established to provide the optimum level of beneficial exercise and enjoyment without compromising the health and safety of those who utilize the facilities or participate in the athletic activities. Due to the nature of the athletic activities and the equipment that is often an integral part of such activities, there is an inherent risk of injury. This results in a practical limitation being place on the Company in its effort to prevent injuries to participants, whether actively participating in athletic activities, utilizing the equipment or taking advantage of the other facilities. The Participant freely accepts these risks and agrees to the terms of the Waiver and Release, even if the Company is found to be negligent or in breach of any duty of care or any obligation to the Participant with respect to his participation.