Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating toCoronavirus/COVID-19
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.
The Northland Swim Conference (“Conference”) and its members which include the Brooktree Swim Club, Clayview Country Club, Coves Swim Team, Hill of Walden Swim Team, Kearney Swim Team, New Mark Swim Team, Old Pike Country Club, Riss Lake Swim Team, Thousand Oaks Swim Club, Walnut Creek Swim Team, and Woodneath Farms Swim Team (“Member Clubs”) have attempted to put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the Conference and its Member Clubs cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending or participating in the activities of the Conference and Member Clubs could increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my child(ren) and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending or participating in Conference and Member Club activities and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, and negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, the Conference or Member Club representatives, employees, agents, volunteers, sponsoring organizations, home owners associations, and program participants and their families.
I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child(ren) or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my child(ren) may experience or incur in connection with me or my child(ren)’s attendance or participation at Conference or Member Club events and activities. On my behalf, and on behalf of my children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless the Conference and Member Clubs, their representatives, employees, agents, volunteers, sponsoring organizations, and home owners associations, of and from all claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind, arising out of their negligence conduct (“Claims”).I understand and agree that this release includes Claims based on the actions, omissions, and negligence of the Conference and Member Clubs, their representatives, employees, agents, volunteers, sponsoring organizations, and home owners associations, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Conference or Member Club event or activity.
Medical Release Waiver
I certify that I am the parent or legal guardian for my child(ren). I hereby give my permission for any supervisor, coach or other team administrator associated with the The Coves Swim Team to seek and give appropriate medical attention for our child(ren) in the event of accident, injury, illness. I will be responsible for any and all costs associated with any necessary medical attention and/or treatment.
I hereby waive, release and forever discharge The Coves Swim Team and associated supervisor, coach or other team administrator from all rights and claims for damages, injury, loss to person or property which may be sustained or occur during participation in The Coves Swim Team activities, whether or not damages or loss is due to negligence. I hereby acknowledge that my children is (are) physically fit and capable of participation in all Swim Team activities.
Minor Athlete Abuse Policy
Please read this Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy
I acknowledge that I have received, read and understood the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy and/or that the Policy has been explained to me by my family. I further acknowledge and understand that agreeing to comply with the contents of this Policy is a condition of my membership with The Coves Swim Team (USA Swimming member club).