TODAY'S DATE: December 6, 2023
CONSENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK: MINOR PARTICIPANT
(hereinafter the "Consent and Acknowledgement of Risk Agreement")
BY SIGNING THIS CONSENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK AGREEMENT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CLIMBING, FITNESS, AND ARENA ACTIVITIES. SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH COULD RESULT WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THESE ACTIVITIES.
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Custodial Groups (birthday parties, sports teams, scout groups, school groups): If you are planning to enjoy the climbing gym or fitness areas as a group activity you are required to make a booking by contacting email@example.com.
Guardian or Parent:
TO: TOWN OF CANMORE, and its directors, officers, employees, instructors, assistant instructors, members, guests, volunteers, agents, independent contractors, subcontractors, representatives, successors and assigns and any other person or organization participating in or connected with the activities at Elevation Place, the Canmore Recreation Center and any indoor or outdoor venues managed or utilized by the Town of Canmore (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “RELEASEES”).
DEFINITION - RECREATION ACTIVITIES
In this Consent and Acknowledgement of Risk Agreement, the term "Recreation Activities" includes all activities, services, use of facilities, programs, orientations and instructional sessions, classes and clinics, events and other activities associated with the Canmore Recreation Centre, Elevation Place and any indoor or outdoor venues managed or utilized by the Town of Canmore, whether as a participant or a spectator, including, but not limited to, the following specific services and activities:
CLIMBING - climbing; rappelling; belaying; participating in or spectating at competitions, demonstrations, orientations and instruction sessions, seminars and courses; use of equipment, including but not limited to ropes, harnesses, slings, anchor points, climbing holds, or any other equipment.
FITNESS - fitness training, classes and clinics, aquatic centre use and other related activities.
AQUATIC - use of the swimming pool, participation in instruction sessions, water play, swimming, classes and clinics, third party facility rentals, and other related activities.
SKATING - use of the arena, participation in public skating sessions, drop-in programs, classes and clinics, and third party facility rentals and other related activities.
OUTDOOR ACTIVTY – Use of parks, playgrounds, courts, baseball diamonds, water venues, arenas and other spaces for structured and/or unstructured recreation activities delivered by the Town of Canmore and/or other organization(s).
ASSUMPTION OF RISKS
I am aware that Recreation Activities involve risks, dangers and hazards including the risk of serious personal injury. These risks, dangers and hazards include, but are not limited to: slips, trips and falls, cuts, abrasions; failure of equipment including ropes, harnesses, slings, anchor points, climbing holds, automatic belay systems, flotation devices, personal equipment, or any other equipment associated with or related to Recreation Activities; failing to engage in Recreation Activities safely or within one's own ability; loss of balance; overexertion or lack of fitness or conditioning; shock, stress or other injury to the body; defective, dangerous or unsafe condition of the facilities used for Recreation Activities; drowning, allergic reaction to chemicals used in the facilities; infectious disease contracted through viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi which may be transmitted through direct or indirect contact, unsafe actions of other facility users. I understand that I am responsible to inspect my child/ward's equipment and to ensure proper fit and its compatibility with Recreation Activities. I understand that should my child/ward choose not to wear a helmet that the risk of injury may be increased during certain Recreation Activities. I understand that negligence includes the failure on the part of the Releasees to take reasonable steps to safeguard warn or protect my child/ward from the risks, dangers, and hazards of Recreation Activities. Many of the Recreation Activities are unsupervised. I understand that it is my responsibility to learn about and understand the risks, dangers and hazards of participating in Recreation Activities and accept the risks associated with my child/ward's participation.
Guardian or Parent:
I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH RECREATION ACTIVITIES (CLIMBING, FITNESS, ARENA ACTIVITIES AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES) AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.
Guardian or Parent:
PERMISSION TO PARTICIPATE
In consideration of the Releasees allowing my child/ward to participate in Recreation Activities and permitting use of their climbing walls, fitness facilities, arenas, equipment and other facilities, and for other good and valuable consideration, I hereby agree as follows:
In entering into this Consent and Acknowledgement of Risk Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of Recreation Activities, other than what is set forth in this Consent and Acknowledgement of Risk Agreement.
I CONFIRM THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT PRIOR TO SIGNING IT, AND I AM AWARE THAT I AM SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT OF MY OWN FREE WILL AND I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I HAVE NOT BEEN COERCED OR PRESSURED BY THE RELEASEES TO EXECUTE SAME.
PLEASE NOTE THAT AS PART OF THE WAIVER COMPLETION PROCESS A PHOTO WILL BE TAKEN OF THE PERSON COMPLETING THE FORM AT THE ONSITE KIOSKS.