FLORIDA ROWING CENTER - RELEASE OF LIABILITY

IN CONSIDERATION for being given the opportunity to participate in any Florida Rowing Center (hereinafter the "Center") rowing lessons, instruction, programs, practices or other activities in connection with any of the foregoing, whether on the water or on land (hereinafter collectively called "Rowing Activities"), I, for myself, my personal representatives, my heirs, and my next of kin:

1. REPRESENT THAT I UNDERSTAND the nature of Rowing Activities and that I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in such Rowing Activities;

2. REPRESENT THAT I UNDERSTAND that: a) Rowing Activities involve DANGERS, including but not limited to a danger of serious bodily injury possibly resulting in permanent disability, paralysis and even death and a danger of social and economic losses either not known to me or readily foreseeable at this time (hereinafter called the "Dangers"); b) these Dangers could result from my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in Rowing Activities, from the actions or inactions or the Center and its officers, directors, employees and agents planning, hosting, supervising, and participating in the Rowing Activities, from the actions or inactions of others in the area where Rowing Activities are conducted, or even from weather or environmental conditions in the area where Rowing Activities take place;

3. AGREE AND WARRANT that I will examine and inspect each Rowing Activitiy in which I take part as a client or guest of the Center and that, if I observe any condition which I consider to be unacceptably hazardous or dangerous, I will notify the proper authority in charge of the Activity and will refuse to take part in the Activity until the condition has been corrected to my satisfaction;

4. FULLY ASSUME THE RISK OF ALL DANGERS OF ROWING ACTIVITIES AND ACCEPT ALL THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES which I might incur as a result of the Dangers;

5. RELEASE, DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE THE Center, its owners, directors, agents, officers, employees, volunteers or agents, or any of its sponsors advertisers, or any of the owners or lessors of premises on which a Rowing Activity takes place, (hereinafter called "Releasees") from all liability, claims, demands, losses or damages caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the Releasees or otherwise, INCLUDING ON ACCOUNT OF THEIR NEGLIGENCE;

6. AGREE that if, despite this assumption of the risk and release of liability, I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS each the Releasees from any litigation expense, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as a result of such claim; and finally

7. AGREE that if I personally cause any damage to the rowing equipment supplied by the Center as part of my participation in its Rowing Activities, whether due to my negligence or not, that I will reimburse the Center for its deductible under its casualty insurance for such equipment, subject, however, to a "cap" of $350.00 (Three hundred fifty dollars).

 

(Only if the participant is age 18 or older) -

I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest  extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, notwithstanding shall continue in full force and effect.

Printed name of Participant:___________________________________________

Address:__________________________________________________________

Phone #:__________________________________________________________

Date:_____________________________________________________________

Signature (only if age 18 or over):_______________________________________

(If the participant is younger than 18) - PARENTAL CONSENT

I, the minor's parent and/or legal guardian, understand the nature of Rowing Activites and the minor's experience and capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified to participate in such activity. In behalf of the minor, I hereby RELEASE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE each of the Releasees from all liability, claims, demands, losses or damages caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by any one or more of the Releasees, INCLUDING ON ACCOUNT OF THEIR NEGLIGENCE, and further agree that if, despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor's behalf makes a claim against any of the above Releasees, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS each of the Releasees from any litigation expense, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as a result of any such claim.

Printed name of Parent/Guardian:________________________________________

Address:___________________________________________________________

Phone #:___________________________________________________________

Date:______________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian Signature: 

(only if participant is under the age of 18):__________________________________

 

 

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