Informed Consent and Acknowledgement
As Parent and/or Guardian of the named camper, I hereby give my approval for my child’s participation in any and all activities prepared by Rocky Mountain College during the selected lesson(s). In exchange for the acceptance of said child’s candidacy by Rocky Mountain College, I assume all risk and hazards incidental to the conduct of the activities, and release, absolve and hold harmless Rocky Mountain College and all its respective officers, agents, and representatives from any and all liability for injuries to said child arising out of traveling to, participating in, or returning from selected lesson(s) sessions.
In case of injury to said child, I hereby waive all claims against Rocky Mountain College including all coaches and affiliates, all participants, sponsoring agencies, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event. There is a risk of being injured that is inherent in all sports activities including those during the selected lesson(s). Some of these injuries include but are not limited to, the risk of fractures, paralysis, or death.
COVID Release and Authorization
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed on this day of submission of this form by (the “Participant”) in favor of Rocky Mountain College, a nonprofit institution, and its Swim Lessons Program, their leadership, staff, and Participants (collectively, “Program”).
The Participant desires to allow the named participant to participate in and attend events and activities related to being a participant in-person. The Participant understands that the Swim Lessons may put the named camper at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Participant also acknowledges that any decision of Participant to allow the named participant to return to campus or other in-person portions of the Swim Lessons are entirely the choice of Participant.
The Participant hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release/Waiver of Liability and Statement of Assumption of Risk under the following terms:
RELEASE AND WAIVER
The Participant does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless the Program and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from the named participant's Swim Lessons with the Program with regard to the risk of infection from COVID-19, including the potential to infect others not associated with the Program.
The Participant understands that this Release discharges the Program from any liability or claim that the named participant may have against the Program with respect to any symptoms and/or positive identification of COVID-19 that may result from the named participant’s Swim Lessons with the Program, whether caused by the acts of the Program or its employees, guests, Participants, or otherwise. The Participant also understands that the Program does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to, medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of illness.
The Participant does hereby release and forever discharge the Program from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the named camper’s Swim Lessons with the Program.
ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK
The Participant understands that the Swim Lessons includes activities that may result in COVID-19 infection or harm to the named participant, including, but not limited to, close contact with other individuals, lack of social distancing recommendations, and lack of others personal hygiene and cleanliness. Participant assumes such risk of the Swim Lessons in full consideration of the same. Participant further represents and warrants the named camper will abide by all social distancing, hygienic, or other recommended measures of the Program, Federal, State, and local governments so as to contribute and lead by example to establish the safest possible learning environment for the Program. If at any time, Participant believes the Program is not taking appropriate measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Participant will immediately inform the Dean of Students, and the named participant will not attend in-person Swim Lessons unless he/she is willing to assume any associated risk with regard to the same.
The Participant hereby expressly and specifically assumes the risk of illness or harm in the Swim Lessons and releases the Program from all liability of illness, death, or impact on health resulting from the Swim Lessons.
The Participant understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by the Program in writing, the Program does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any named participant(s). Each named participant is expected to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage.
I HAVE CAREFULLY REVIEWED THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY, THAT I AM WAIVING MY RIGHT TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION AGAINST ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE AND ITS Swim Lessons PROGRAM FORWARD, AND THAT THIS IS A CONTRACT BETWEEN MYSELF AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE AND ITS Swim Lessons PROGRAM FORWARD WHICH I AM SIGNING VOLUNTARILY. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE I HAVE CAREFULLY CONSIDERED THE RISK IN RETURNING TO IN-PERSON Swim Lessons AND ASSUME SUCH RISK OF MY OWN VOLITION, HAVING BEEN PROVIDED THE OPPORTUNITY TO DENY THE SAME.