The assigned signer of this waiver understands that skiing and snowboarding involves many risks, dangers, and hazards. You also understand that injuries of all types are a common and ordinary occurrence of these activities. With the full knowledge and understanding of the risk of sever injury and death involved in skiing and snowboarding, you freely and voluntarily accept and fully assume the risk that you may suffer temporary, permanent or even fatal injuries. You hereby unconditionally waive and release any and all claims, and agree to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Four Lakes Alpine Snowports, Four Lakes Recreation, Four Lakes MHOA, Associa Chicagoland, Four Lakes Board of Directors officers and employees from any and all claims.
Equipment Rental Waiver:
I accept for use AS IS the equipment listed on this form, and accept full financial responsibility for the care of the equipment while it is in my possession. I will be responsible for the replacement at full value of any equipment rented under this form, but not returned to the ship. I agree to return all rental equipment by the agreed date.
I understand that the binding system cannot guarantee the user’s safety. In downhill skiing, the binding system will not release at all times or under all circumstances where releases may prevent injury or death, nor is it possible to predict every situation in which it will release. In snowboarding, cross-country skiing and SnowBlade use, the binding system will NOT ordinarily release during use; these bindings are not designed to release as a result of forces generated during ordinary operation.
I understand that the sports of skiing, snowboarding, SnowBlade and other recreation activities involve inherent and other risks of INJURY and DEATH. I VOLUNTARILY agree to expressly assume all risks and injury or death that may result from skiing/snowboarding/SnowBlade use, or which relate in any way to the use of this equipment.
I AGREE TO RELEASE the ski/snowboard shop, its employees, owners, affiliates, agent, officers, directors, and the manufacturers and distributors of this equipment (collectively “PROVIDERS”), from all liability for injury, death, property loss, and damage which results from the equipment user’s participation in the sport of skiing/snowboarding/SnowBlade use, or is in any way related to use of this equipment, including all liability which results from the NEGLIGENCE of PROVIDERS, or any other person or cause.
I further agree to defend and indemnify PROVIDERS for any loss or damage, including any that results from claims or lawsuits for personal injury, death, and property loss and damage related in any way to the use of this equipment.
This agreement is governed by the applicable laws of this state. If any provision of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable, all other provisions shall be given full force and effect.
COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:
While participating in events held or sponsored by the Four Lakes Alpine Snowsports, (“FLAS”) “social distancing” must be practiced and face coverings worn at all times to reduce the risks of exposure to COVID-19. Because COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is spread mainly from person-to-person contact, FLAS has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, FLAS cannot guarantee that its participants, volunteers, partners, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19.
In light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, individuals who fall within any of the categories below should not engage in FLAS events and/or other face to face fundraising activities. By attending an FLAS event, you certify that you do not fall into any of the following categories:
1. Individuals who currently or within the past fourteen (14) days have experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19, which include fever, cough, and shortness of breath among others;
2. Individuals who have traveled at any point in the past fourteen (14) days either internationally or to a community in the U.S. that has experienced or is experiencing sustained community spread of COVID-19; or
3. Individuals who believe that they may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities or the health care team responsible for their treatment.
DUTY TO SELF-MONITOR:
Participants and volunteers agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (symptoms typically include fever, cough, and shortness of breath) and, contact FLAS at email@example.com if he/she experiences symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days after participating or volunteering with FLAS.