Waiver

 

THE NATIONAL RINGETTE SCHOOL

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT OR BY COMPLETING AN ONLINE REGISTRATION YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE.
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TO: THE NATIONAL RINGETTE SCHOOL LTD., AND ITS ASSOCIATED CORPORATIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND DIRECTORS, INCLUDING THE RINGETTE RETREAT, THE RINGETTE REVIEW, MURRAY PETTEM, JODY NOUWEN AND DANIELLE HARGREAVES,  (hereinafter collectively referred to as “THE OPERATORS”)


DEFINITIONS
In this agreement:
a) the term “ringette school” shall apply to any service offered by the Operators to ringette athletes, coaches, or parents;
b) the term “facility” shall include ice arena and any space used therein, outdoor fields, indoor gymnasiums, indoor classrooms, and any other venue used by the Operators to run a ringette school and its associated activities;
c) the term “off ice activity” shall apply to any activity a ringette athlete, parent, or coach partakes in off the ice, which is as a result of their participation in one of the Operator’s ringette schools.


ASSUMPTION OF RISKS – Facility conditions, physical activity, etc. I am aware that playing ringette involves risks, dangers and hazards. I acknowledge and accept that the operators and their staff may fail to assess whether the facility is safe for playing ringette or participating in off ice activities. The facilities used for playing ringette and off ice activities at the operator’s ringette schools are not carefully controlled, not thoroughly inspected, and involve risks, dangers and hazards. These may include but are not limited to: poor ice conditions, poor field conditions, inclement weather, the failure to play ringette within one’s own ability; andNEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE OPERATORS OR THEIR INSTRUCTORS AND EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING THE FAILURE OF THE OPERATORS OR THEIR INSTRUCTORS AND EMPLOYEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF PLAYING RINGETTE AND OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING IN A RINGETTE SCHOOL. Ringette athletes, coaches, or parents may become injured, lost or separated from their group.

I AM AWARE OF THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN A RINGETTE SCHOOL AND I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.  I do so on my behalf and on behalf of any minor whom I am registering for a ringette school.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT In consideration of THE OPERATORS allowing me or any minor whom I am registering in a ringette school to participate in their ringette school, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is acknowledged, I hereby agree as follows:

1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I or any minor whom I am registering for a ringette school have or may have in the future against THE OPERATORS and their directors, officers, employees, agents, independent contractors, representatives, successors, and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “RELEASEES”) and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that I or any minor whom I am registering for a ringette school may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of participation in a ringette school, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF PARTICIPATING IN A RINGETTE SCHOOL REFERRED TO ABOVE;
2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any property damage or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation or the participation of  any minor whom I may register in a ringette school;
3. That this Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;
4. This Agreement and any right, duties and obligations as between the parties to this Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and no other jurisdiction; and
5. Any litigation involving the parties to this Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of Alberta and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Alberta.

In entering into this Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of participating in a ringette school, other than that which is set forth in this Agreement.

I CONFIRM THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS AGREEMENT PRIOR TO SIGNING IT OR BY COMPLETING AN ONLINE REGISTRATION, AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASEES.