Assumption of Risks/Exculpatory Clause:
For and in consideration of the opportunity to participate in the above-named activity offered by the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department, I, as evidenced by my signature below, do hereby hold harmless, release and waive all claims I may have against the City of Auburn, its officials, employees, agents, or contracted instructors, and any other person(s) involved in this activity for any and all injuries, losses, damages, or death suffered by my as a result of my participation in this activity. I accept full responsibility for the cost of treatment for any injury, losses or damages suffered while taking part in this activity or as a result of taking part in this activity.
1. I agree that I and/or persons in my family involved in any way in the Program will fully comply with all federal, state, county and City ordinances, codes, rules, regulations, executive and/or emergency orders, and to strictly follow the protocols as directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States Department of Labor Division of Occupational Safety and/or the Washington State Department of Health Services, arising from, addressing, or related to COVID-19 and/or any other threats to public health.
2. I agree that effective physical distancing and proper hygiene can be only be accomplished through personal responsibility and it is each person’s individual duty to protect themselves, their families and the community, and doing so is the sole responsibility of myself, Participant (if other than me), the other participants, and the other parties involved in the Program, not the responsibility of the City.
3. By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and the risk that my child or children and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending City of Auburn 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 at City of Auburn activities may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including but not limited to City of Auburn employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.
4. I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my child or children or myself, including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, death, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense or any kind, that I or my child or children may experience or incur in connection with my child or children’s attendance at City of Auburn activities or programming. On my behalf and on behalf of my child or children, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless and indemnify the City of Auburn, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any and all claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the City of Auburn, its employees, agents and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any City of Auburn program.