Location: Triphan Center, Hoffman Estates, IL Dates: September 2017 – August 2018
Events: Introductory, Learn to Speedskate (LTS) & GESS Program hosted
An EMT will not be present, in case of an emergency; the Hoffman Estates Fire Department will be called.
NOTE: THIS FORM MUST BE READ AND SIGNED BEFORE THE PARTICIPANT IS PERMITTED TO TAKE PART IN THE EVENT LISTED ABOVE. BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, THE PARTICIPANT AFFIRMS HAVING READ IT.
IN CONSIDERATION of my involvement in the sport and activities under the auspices of U.S. Speedskating, ASAI, and Glen Ellyn Speed Skating, Inc. acknowledge, appreciate and agree that:
1. I RISK BODILY INJURY, INCLUDING PARALYSIS, DISMEMBERMENT, DISABILITY AND DEATH, AND while particular rules of my sport, equipment, and personal training and discipline may reduce this risk, THIS RISK OF INJURY DOES EXIST, AS WELL AS THE RISK OF DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY;
2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS; both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERS;
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual or unnecessary hazard during my presence or participation, I will bring such to the attention of the nearest by GESS, Inc. coach/member.
4. I, FOR MYSELF, AND ON BEHALF OF MY HEIRS, ASSIGNS, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, and NEXT OF KIN, HEREBY RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, and PROMISE NOT TO SUE U.S.
SPEEDSKATING, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, THE INTERNATIONAL SKATING UNION, THE ASAI, GLEN ELLYN SPEED SKATING, Inc., Triphan Center, Park District of Hoffman Estates, OR OTHER SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS, THEIR OFFICERS, VOLUNTEERS, STAFF, SPONSORS AND/OR AGENTS, (“RELEASEES”) WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY AND LOSS ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, EXCEPT THAT WHICH IS THE RESULT OF GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WANTON MISCONDUCT.
I have read this Release of Liability and Waiver Agreement, fully understand its terms and sign it freely and voluntarily.
If participant is a minor signature should be that of the participant's legal guardian.