Waiver: I the undersigned participant, intending to be legally bound, hereby certify that I am physically fit and have not been otherwise informed or instructed by a physician to avoid physical activities and specifically those falling into categories undertaken through my participation in this and other club events. This acknowledgement is in recognition of my planned participation in club events for up to 12-months with the understanding that I am responsible for notifying club and event hosts or organizers of any new instructions provided to me by a physician that would impact my ongoing and safe participation in club events. I acknowledge that I am aware of all the risks inherent in Pool, Ocean and Open Water swimming, paddling and similar recreational activities and sports (training and competition) including the possible permanent disability or death and agree to assume all of those risks. AS A CONDITION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE SWIMMING PROGRAM OR ANY ACTIVITIES INCIDENT THERETO, I HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ALL CLAIMS FOR LOSS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, ACTIVE OR PASSIVE, OF THE FOLLOWING: UNITED STATES MASTERS SWIMMING, INC, THE LOCAL MASTERS SWIMMING COMMITTEES, THE OCEAN CITY SWIM CLUB AND ITS ORGANIZERS, HOST FACILITIES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY, EVENT AND TEAM SPONSORS, EVENT COMMITTEES, OR ANY INDIVIDUALS PROVIDING LIFEGUARD SERVICES, OFFICIATING OR SUPERVISING ACTIVITIES. In addition, I agree to abide by and be governed by all safety rules of the Ocean City Swim Club and Bruckner Chase Ocean Positive, Inc as shared, verbally provided or posted while acknowledging that these guidelines may be changed due to variable conditions in the venues where activities will take place. I agree to abide by ALL instructions from the onsite supervisors coaches and lifeguards and will follow those instructions immediately for my own safety and the safety of others. I further agree to allow any photographic or video images to be used for promotion of the club's and Ocean Positive, Inc's mission and message on ocean and community safety, well-being, capacity building, conservation and fitness.