Added by Optimist Training
In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the programs, activities and related events including the use of equipment furnished by OPTIMIST TRAINING LLC, I, __________________________________________, the undersigned Participant, custodial parent or legal guardian of a minor Participant, understand, acknowledge, appreciate and agree as follows:
Outdoor recreational activities of the type conducted by the Provider have inherent risks, dangers and hazards with respect to both the activity and the equipment used in such activity. The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant, including the potential for permanent injury, paralysis and death, and while particular skills, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist.
My participating in such activities and/or use of equipment may cause bodily injury resulting in death or permanent physical disability or impairment, illness, temporary or permanent. The risks and dangers associated with participation in Provider’s Adventure Sports Programs include but are not limited to interaction with wildlife, exposure to water-borne pathogens, the forces of nature, equipment failure, errors in judgment by instructors, guides, members of the Provider’s staff and other participants, including the improper assessment of the capabilities and conditions pertaining to the activities; equipment may be misused or may fail because of manufacturing defects or otherwise; the unpredictable force of nature, including exposure to the sun, cold, wind, hail, lightning, flash floods and other such phenomena. Activities may take place in remote places, significantly delaying emergency medical care and evaluation.
By my participation in these activities and/ or use of equipment, I hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any loses and/ or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or other conduct of the owners, agents, officers, or employees of OPTIMIST TRAINING LLC, or by any other person including myself. I also verify that I am in good health, not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol of any kind, nor do I have them in my possession, and my participation in this activity is voluntary. When participating in water sports I/we also agree to a properly secured USCG approved personal floatation device at all times.
I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify OPTIMIST TRAINING LLC and its owners, officers, and employees from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services or otherwise which may arise out of my use of furnished sports equipment or my participation in sporting activities. I specifically understand that I am releasing, discharging, and waiving any claims or actions that I may have at present time or in the future for the negligent acts or other conduct by the owners, agents, officers or employees of OPTIMIST TRAINING LLC.
I HAVE READ THE WAIVER AND RELEASE AND BY SIGNING IT, AGREE IT IS MY INTENTION TO EXEMPT AND RELIEVE OPTIMIST TRAINING LLC FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER CAUSE.
I understand that the electronic signature below shall have the same legal effect as if written manually.