In consideration of access to and use of the City of Ozark Parks and Recreation Department facilities and participating in any of its activities and after carefully reading this document, I acknowledge, appreciate, and agree that:
I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and am of sound mind. I have carefully read this document and understand that it contains information regarding my responsibilities, assumptions of risk, and includes a release of liability, indemnification, and surrenders certain legal rights.
It is my responsibility to determine my physical condition, and the physical condition of any minor I am responsible for, and I acknowledge that it is safe for me and/or said minor to participate in the use of the Ozark Parks and Recreation Department facilities and activities, including, but not limited to: sports, swimming pool, rock wall, weight machines, track, trail, gymnasium, fitness classes, free weights, jump/bounce houses, etc.
I, on my own behalf and on the behalf of any minor accompanying me, agree to abide by and follow the rules, regulations, and policies of the City of Ozark Parks and Recreation Department at all times while using its facilities and/or participating in its activities.
I, on my own behalf and on the behalf of any minor accompanying me, am aware of the inherent risk of injury associated with the activities involved including the potential for permanent disability and death. It is my responsibility to consult with a physician prior to physical activity if I deem it necessary.
I, on my own behalf and on the behalf of any minor accompanying me, hereby release, hold harmless, and covenant not to sue the City of Ozark, with respect to any and all injury, disability, death, or loss or damage to person or property, whether caused by the negligence of the released party, its employees, and/or agents, or otherwise.
I, on my own behalf and on the behalf of any minor accompanying me, knowingly and freely assume all such risks of any loss, damage and injury that may occur in relation to any activity offered by City of Ozark, even if arising from the negligence of those persons released from liability herein, and I assume all responsibility for myself and any minor accompanying me.
I further agree to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify City of Ozark from any and all claims made by third parties against the City of Ozark for losses or causes of action of any kind or type, including but not limited to those for personal injury, including death, and/or property damage or loss, out of or in connection with the use of facilities operated by and/or activities organized by the City of Ozark Parks and Recreation Department by myself and/or a minor that I am responsible for.
I agree and understand that this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement covers each and every time I and/or a minor in my custody attend and/or participate in the City of Ozark Parks and Recreation facilities and activities.
I authorize the City of Ozark employees and/or staff to obtain or provide medical care for me and/or a minor in my custody and to call for and/or transport me and/or a minor in my custody to a medical facility. I authorize medical personnel to render such treatment they deem necessary for the health of me and/or a minor in my custody. I agree that the City of Ozark has no responsibility for medical care provided to me and/or a minor in my custody and I agree to pay all costs associated with such medical care and transportation.
I agree that this Agreement and all other aspects of my relationship with the City of Ozark are governed by Missouri law and venue shall be appropriate in Christian County, Missouri. Any portion of this Agreement deemed unlawful or unenforceable shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
I have carefully read, understand and voluntarily sign this Agreement and acknowledge that it shall be effective and binding upon myself and my family and my heirs, executors, representatives and estate.