Skydive Vancouver Ltd. /Horizon Aero Sports 1982 Ltd
Waiver agreement, Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk
I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in parachuting and skydiving, instructions, training culminating in a parachute jump/skydive at premises owned or leased by Skydive Vancouver Ltd. /Horizon Aero Sports (1982) Ltd. Hereafter referred to by Horizon.
As valuable consideration for the acceptance of my request to be instructed in parachute jumping and for permission to participate in aircraft flights, parachute jumping, skydiving, and to use the facilities owned and or leased from Horizon ( hereafter referred to as parachute activities) I hereby expressly agree, for myself, my spouse, heirs, legal representatives, successors, assigns, and administrators, to waive, release and forever discharge any and all claims, whether based on negligence or otherwise which may presently have or hereafter possess against Horizon, it’s officers and directors, agents, Instructors for Horizon, pilot of and owner(s) and or operator(s) and all persons whether participants or spectators of Horizon (hereafter referred to as Released Parties) Which may presently or in future arise out of, or occur in connection with my use of the facilities, aircraft, and equipment of Horizon.
I further expressly agree that I will not make claim against the released parties for personal injury, conscious suffering, death, property damage, or any other losses sustained as a result of my participation in parachute instruction and training or parachute activities. I also expressly agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from any claim, judgements and costs, including lawyers’ fees incurred in connection with any action brought as a result of my parachute activities, whether or not caused by negligence of the Released Parties.
I understand and acknowledge that parachute training and activities have inherent dangers that no amount of care, caution and instruction or expertise can fully eliminate and I expressly and voluntarily assume any and all risk of property damage, injury, or death sustained while participating in parachute training and/or activities, whether or not caused by negligence of the Released Parties.
I further release all employees, Instructors, agents, and participants and spectators at Horizon and Horizon, from claims what so ever on account of my participation in parachute training/instruction or parachute activities. I further understand my opportunity to use the above mentioned facilities is subject to final approval of Horizon, area training advisors and Instructors and Agents of Horizon, and that in the event that any of these people determine I am not competent to further use the facilities and aircraft, I agree to be bound by their decision.
I understand that I am responsible and will pay damages incurred by myself to any properties, including Horizon properties, facilities, aircraft, including lawyers’ fees incurred by Horizon to retrieve funds owing.
I understand that this waiver and release agreement applies to all phases of my use of Horizon’s equipment, including but not limited to all phases of skydiving, parachuting, parachute instruction, training, fall, leap, demonstration, exhibition, practice roll, tumble, swing, powered flight, take off, flight, landing, taxing and parking.
I expressly agree that this waiver, release, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the Province of British Columbia standing, continue in full legal force and effect.
I have carefully read this agreement, have had any opportunity to discuss its nature and effects, and I fully understand its contents. I am aware that this release of liability is a contract between myself and Horizon and/or its affiliated organizations and sign of my own free will.
I agree that any photos or video taken by Skydive Vancouver/Horizon remains the property of Horizon and may be used in any manner they see fit.
September 27, 2023
I hereby declare I am not now under any treatment for any physical infirmity or chronic illness that would affect my ability to participate in training or jumping.
I am not under any prescribed medication that would affect my judgement or ability.I will not be under the influence of or have ingested any alcoholic beverage or drug within the 12 hour period before my skydive.
Special Covid 19 declaration:
I am not experiencing any of the following:
Severe difficulty breathing (e.g. struggling to breathe or speaking in single words)
Severe chest pain
Having a very hard time waking up
Mild to moderate shortness of breath
Inability to lie down because of difficulty breathing
Chronic health conditions that you are having difficulty managing because of difficulty breathing
Cold, flu or COVID-19-like symptoms, even mild ones?
Symptoms include: fever, chills, cough, and shortness of breath, sore throat and painful swallowing, stuffy or runny nose, loss of sense of smell, headache, muscle aches, fatigue or loss of appetite.
I have not travelled to any countries outside Canada (including the United States) within the last 14 days?
I have not provided care or had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19?
Note: This means you would have been contacted by your health authority’s public health team.
If I experience any of these symptoms or can say yes to any of these questions up until the time of my reservation, I agree to reschedule for at least 2 weeks from this time.
Skydiving is a contact sport. Please understand that with all the precautions and safety measures we have taken it is not possible for us to guarantee you that you won’t be exposed to COVID-19. By participating in skydiving you accept the risk and assume all responsibility to the exposure and risk of contracting COVID-19