RELEASE, WAIVER AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I, the undersigned, understand and hereby acknowledge and agree that participation in rowing/sculling involves certain risks and dangers which include, but are not limited to, cold weather and water. In consideration of my request to engage in rowing/sculling activity, accompanied or unaccompanied (meaning with or without launch), using Muskoka Rowing Club (hereafter referred to as the Club),or private equipment, I agree not to hold the Club, its Directors, Officers or Agents (including Coaches) liable for personal injury, death and/or property loss. I further agree and acknowledge that:
I have read the safety check list posted in the boathouse and assume responsibility for examining such list for any changes or additions; *
I acknowledge and confirm that I can swim; *
I am familiar with and understand the dangers associated with cold weather and water, specifically hypothermia and how to deal therewith should an accident occur; *
I agree to keep updated regarding special activities and programs ongoing at the Club, also, to be bound by all rules established by the Club; *
I agree to immediately notify a Club officer or employee of all incidents within my knowledge affecting the club or its members, also, regarding any obstruction or situations in or on the water and surrounding banks; *
I give permission for the Muskoka Rowing Club to obtain photographs and/or videotaped footage for training or promotional purposes. *
On behalf of myself and all persons entitled under the Family Law Act, I hereby release and forever discharge the Club, its Directors, Officers, Agents, Officials or employees, from all liability, loss, damages and costs arising from any injury, death, loss or damage to my person or property whenever or however caused arising out of, or in connection with, my use of Club premises or property, or my rowing/sculling activity, on water or land, not-withstanding that such injury, death, loss or damage may have been
contributed to or occasioned by negligence of the Club, its Directors, Officers, Agents, Officials or employees.
PARENTAL CONSENT (FOR MEMBERS UNDER AGE 18)
I request that my son/daughter be allowed to participate in rowing/sculling as provided by the Muskoka Rowing Club. I acknowledge that the Release, Waiver and Assumption of Risk document signed by my son/daughter has been read by me and I agree with the contents. In consideration of my son/daughter being allowed to participate, I for myself, Heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns, hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless the Muskoka Rowing Club, its Directors, Officers, Agents, Officials or employees, from any liability for injury, death, loss or damage to property, sustained by my son/daughter, named above, howsoever caused, arising out of, or in connection with the said son's/daughter's participation in rowing/sculling activity, notwithstanding any negligence contributed or occasioned by the Muskoka Rowing Club, its Directors, Officers, Agents Officials or employees.