THIS IS A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ IN FULL AND UNDERSTAND BEFORE SIGNING. IT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. THIS WILL ALSO BE USED FOR CONTACT TRACING.
For and in consideration of the right to participate in any recreation activity provided by Camp Tecumseh YMCA and/or use any part of its equipment and/or facilities, I for myself and/or as the parent/legal guardian of the participating minor child (“Participant”), agree expressly and without reservation of any kind to be bound by each of the following:
Express Assumption of Risk: Participant has requested to engage in activities being offered by Camp Tecumseh YMCA, including but not limited to the following activities: rope adventure course, zip line, climbing wall, archery, riflery, swimming, boating, and other activities (collectively, the “Activities”). Participant understands that all Activities are physically demanding and there are certain dangers, hazards, and risks inherent in the Activities. Participant understands that using the equipment provided by Recreation Provider or participating in the Activities may put Participant at risk of serious injury and loss, both to person and to property, including the possibility of permanent disability, paralysis, and/or death. It is also possible that some participants may suffer mental anguish or trauma from the experience or their injuries. The risks may be caused by his/her own actions, inactions, or negligence, but it also may be caused by the actions, inactions, or negligence of others, or the condition of the environment, equipment, or areas where the Activities are being conducted. There may be other risks not known to Camp Tecumseh YMCA and not reasonably foreseeable at this time. Participant also understands that helmets, safety equipment, proficiency checks, supervision, instructions, and enforcement of rules do not and cannot guarantee Participant’s safety. PARTICIPANT AGREES TO ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS OF INJURY, INCLUDING THE RISK OF DEATH, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF INJURY, THE ACTIVITY, OR THE DATE ON WHICH THE INJURY IS ALLEGEDLY SUSTAINED.
Applicable Law: This agreement shall be governed, construed, and enforced in accordance with the law of Indiana. Any lawsuit concerning this agreement shall be filed in the District Court in and for Carroll County, State of Indiana. This agreement and its terms are perpetual and do not expire.
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING IT. YOUR SIGNATURE INDICATES YOU UNDERSTAND IT AND AGREE ON ITS TERMS. BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, YOU AND YOUR CHILD ARE GIVING UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR RECOVER DAMAGES IN CASE OF INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGES, FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE STABLE; IT’S OWNER, EMPLOYEE AND AGENTS (“THE RELEASEES”).
In consideration for allowing me (and/or my minor child) to handle and ride a horse and on behalf of myself, my child or our personal representatives, heirs, next-of-kin, spouses and assigns, I HEREBY:
WARNING: Under Indiana Law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to, or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities. Indiana State Equine Statute 34-31-5
I have made a free and deliberate choice to sign this Release and Waiver as a condition to Releasees allowing me or my child to ride or handle a horse. I have concluded that the risks involved and the release and waiver of liability is worth the pleasure of a horseback riding experience.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT BY MAKING THIS AGREEMENT I SURRENDER VALUABLE RIGHTS. I DO SO FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY. I FURTHER CERTIFY THAT I AM OF LAWFUL AGE AND LEGALLY COMEPTENT TO SIGN THIS AGREEMENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT THE TERMS HEREIN ARE CONTRACTUAL AND NOT A MERE RECITAL. IF I HAVE ANY DOUBTS CONCERNING THE CONTENTS OF THIS AGREEMENT I AGREE TO CONSULT AN ATTORNEY BEFORE SIGNING IT.
MINOR RELEASE: (must be completed by Parent/Guardian for any participant under the age of 18)
I, the minor’s parent and/or legal guardian, understand the future of the Activities and the minor’s experience and capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activities. I hereby consent and agree not only to his/her release of all Releasees, but also to release and indemnify the Releasees from any and all liabilities incident to his/her involvement in the Activities and/or use of equipment provided by Camp Tecumseh YMCA for myself, my heirs, assigns and next of kin. By signature hereto I agree to join in and be bound by all the terms of this agreement the same as the minor.