RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
I, as parent and/or legal guardian of the enrolled participant agree and understand that kayaking, paddleboarding, watersports, mountain biking, swimming, and fitness are HAZARDOUS activities. I recognize that there are risks inherent in these sports hereinafter designated as “THE PROGRAM” including but not limited to, paralyzing injuries and death. Aware of the hazardous of these activities I certified that I will carry my own personal insurance to cover any damage that I as a participant and/or as a parent/legal guardian of the participant (he/she) may have suffered or sustained, or may sustain in the future as a result of the above described activity.
The participant and/or parent/legal guardian hereby agrees to participate in “THE PROGRAM” and hereby agrees to releases, forever discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Virginia Key Outdoor Center, and the City of Miami, its coaches, instructors, officers, directors, staff, volunteers, and their insurers, successors, representatives, assigns, employers, employees, principals, associates, and any all other persons, firms, organizations, and/or corporations who are having any interest or liability in the premises, they being hereinafter designated as the “RELEASES”, either directly or indirectly, of and from any and all action, causes of action, claims, demands, losses, injuries, expenses and damages of every type, kind and character whatsoever which have heretofore been sustained or which may hereafter be sustained by the participant while participating in “THE PROGRAM”. The participant and/or parent/legal guardian also agrees to indemnify Virginia Key Outdoor Center, The Paddle House, and the City of Miami, for any damages incurred arising from any claims, demand, action or cause of action by the participant.
The paragraph above applies to the premises where “THE PROGRAM” will be carrying out as well as the owner, tenants, managers, or any other person involved with the premises and owners/tenants directly or indirectly.
The participant and/or the parent/legal guardian authorize representatives of Virginia Key Outdoor Center and the City of Miami to secure emergency treatment (call 911) in the event of any medical emergency during their participation in “THE PROGRAM. Further, the participant and/or parent/guardian agree to pay all costs associated with medical care and transportation for the participant.
Further I agree to allow my child and/or the ward’s image, video, photos or any file likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose (Program Advertising, TV Documentary, Testimony) by Virginia Key Outdoor Center, The Paddle House, and the City of Miami and/or its coaches, instructors, officers, directors, employees, principals, associates, firms and organizations.
In executing and delivering this release, the undersigned rely wholly upon his/her own judgment, knowledge and belief as to the nature, extent and duration of the damage which the enrolled child may have suffered or sustained, or may sustain in the future as a result of the above described activity. As to the question of liability involved, the undersigned have exercised his/her right to legal counsel. The undersigned further represent and warrant that he/she has not been influenced by any representations, statements, or warranties made by any person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation hereby released, or by any agent or other person representing concerning the nature, extent or duration of the damage or losses or legal liability therefore.