COVID-19 Waiver

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, RELEASE, INDEMNITY, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK REGARDING COVID-19

A.  I,

; or

(Use A if 18 years or older)

B.  I/We,

being the parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of

(Use B if participant is under 18 years)

(herein "my/our child"), hereby acknowledge

and agree that, in consideration of :

A.  my participation; or

B.  the participation of

(Use B if participant is under 18 years)

in skating activities ("Activities") organized, operated or sanctioned by Skate Ontario or by a club or skating school which is a member of Skate Ontario (each an “Organizer”):

1.    I/We acknowledge that the World Health Organization has classified the Coronavirus Disease (“COVID-19”) outbreak as a global pandemic and am/are aware of the risks of COVID-19. I/We specifically acknowledge and agree that I am/we are aware of the risks to personal health, including by the failure to follow physical distancing protocols, flowing from COVID-19, and that I am/we are assuming, on my own behalf and, if signing on behalf ofa participant under 18 years, on their behalf, all health risks and adverse health related consequences caused by or arising from engaging in any Activities (the “Assumed Risks”).

 

2.    I/We acknowledge that the Organizers are implementing the Skate Ontario Return to Play Protocols(“Protocols”) the most recent version of which will be posted from time to time on Skate Ontario’s website. I/We specifically acknowledge and agree that I am/we are aware of Protocols, that I/we will abide by the Protocols, and that the Protocols are subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws, regulations, by-laws and orders as they may exist from time to time.

 

3.     I/we hereby release the Organizers, their members, officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, agents, and volunteers ("Releasees") from all liability, recourse, proceedings, claims, and causes of action of any kind whatsoever, in respect of all damages, personal injuries, death, or property losses which I/we may suffer arising out of or connected with the Assumed Risks, the content or implementation of the Protocols (including without limitation the conduct of any screening of any individual), and the preparation for, or participation in, the Activities, notwithstanding that any such losses were caused solely or partly by the negligence of any of the Releasees.

 

4.     I/we do hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all damages or losses of any kind as a result of any and all claims, demands, causes of action of any kind whatsoever including those involving negligence on the part of any of the Releasees that may be made or initiated by, or on behalf of my/our child, arising out of or connected with the Assumed Risks as they relate to me/us and/or my/our child, the content or implementation of the Protocols as they relate to me/us and/or my/our child, and my/our child's preparation for and/or participation in any of the Activities.