In consideration of the services of Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts Ltd., their agents, owners, directors, officers, participants, employees, and any other person or entity acting in any capacity on their behalf, I hereby release, indemnify, and discharge Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts on behalf of myself, my spouse, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate as follows:
1. I acknowledge that my participation in aerial and dance, acrobatics instruction, workshops, personal or group training, performance, and/or other circus activities, entails known and unanticipated risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties. I understand that such risk simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity. I understand that each person has a different capacity for participation in circus activities, and the injuries, and the potential risks may include, but are not limited to, cuts and bruises, sprains, broken bones, joint injuries, and other physical injuries of more serious nature. I hereby willingly assume all health risks or injury for myself, and assume full responsibility during and after my participation in the class/workshop/training session/performance/other activity.
2. I acknowledge my obligation to immediately discontinue any activity and inform the instructor of any pain, discomfort, fatigue, injury, limitations or other problems or symptoms that I may suffer or become aware of before, during, and immediately after my participation.
3. I am aware that training during and after the Covid-19 pandemic involves certain inherent risks, dangers and hazards, which can result in serious infection, personal injury, or death. I further acknowledge, undertstand, and agree that my participation may result in possible to and illness from Covid-19. While protocols and personal discipline may reduce this risk, it is not possible to fully mitigate the risk of serious injury, illness, or death.
4. I represent that I am in good health, and have no known exposure to Covid-19, and no symptoms of Covid-19, including fever, sudden loss of taste or smell, diarrhea or vomiting, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat for a minimum of 14 days prior to attending the facility. I acknowledge that if I believe I have had any exposure to Covid-19, I will immediately cease attendance at the facility until I can again warrant that I have had no known exposure for the 14 days prior and alert the facility if I have been on the premises since my exposure.
5. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks. I UNDERSTAND THAT NO AMOUNT OF CARE CAN ELIMINATE THE RISKS INHERENT IN LEARNING OR PERFORMING CIRCUS SKILLS. I expressly agree to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity.
6. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which in any way are connected with my participation in this activity or my use of Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts’ equipment or facilities including such claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of the Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts.
7. I hereby freely agree to assume and accept all known and unknown risks of Covid-19 exposure, even arising from the negligence of others, Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts, their agents, owners, directors, officers, participants, and staff. I further acknowledge that the risks inherent in training can be reduced by carefully following the safety precautions displayed at the studio, covered in safety briefings, displayed on the Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts website, and communicated to me via email.
8. In the event of my death or incapacity, this Agreement shall be binding upon my heirs, estate, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns, and representatives.
9. I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physical injury or condition I may have.
10. In consideration of ("Minor") being permitted by Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts to participate in their activities and to use their equipment and facilities, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts from any and all claims which are brought by or on behalf of Minor, and which are in any way connected with such use or participation by Minor.
11. By signing this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or their property damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against Calgary Aerial and Movement Arts on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein.
I have had sufficient opportunity to read this entire document. I have read and understood it, and I agree to be bound by its terms.
Participant Signature and/or Parent or Legal Guardian if Participant is under 19.