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Consent, Release & Indemnity Agreement:

I acknowledge that myself or my child’s participation in these voluntary programs may expose to risks of personal injury or death resulting from such participation and the use of materials and equipment by myself or my child and other participants, and the exposure to harm such as may be presented by the COVID-19 virus.  I am aware and acknowledge that the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization, is extremely contagious, and is believed to be spread mainly from person-to-person contact. While the Town of North Reading’s Recreation department has created new protocols and put in place preventative measures in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, I acknowledge that the Town of North Reading cannot guarantee that my child or I will not become infected with COVID-19, and I acknowledge that attending any program may increase myself or my child’s risk of contracting COVID-19. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Town of North Reading, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether any injury, harm, death, or damage, including but not limited to exposure to or infection by the COVID-19 virus, occurs before, during, or after participation in any Town of North Reading program.   I further affirm that I have read this Consent and Release From and that I understand the contents of this Form. I understand that myself or my child’s participation in these programs is voluntary and that my child and I are free to choose not to participate in said programs. By signing this Form, I affirm that I have decided to allow myself or my child to participate in these programs with full knowledge that the Releasees will not be liable to anyone for personal injuries and property damage, including exposure to and infection by the COVID-19 virus, which my child may suffer in these programs.

I/We the undersigned do hereby consent to my own and/or my child’s participation in the voluntary recreation programs of the Town of North Reading, MA. (hereinafter: The Town).


I/We also agree to forever RELEASE the Town, a municipal corporation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and all their employees, officers, agents, board members, volunteers and any and all individuals and organizations assisting or participating in voluntary recreation programs of the Town (“the Releasees”) from any and all claims, actions, rights of actions & causes of action, damages, costs, loss of services, expenses, compensation & attorney’s fees that may have arisen in the past or may arise in the future, directly or indirectly, from known & unknown personal injuries to or death of myself or my child or property damage resulting from my or my child’s participation in said Town’s voluntary recreation programs which I/we may now or hereafter have as the participant or as the parent(s) or guardian(s) of said minor child and which said minor child has or hereafter may acquire, either before or after reaching majority.

I/We also promise to INDEMNIFY, REIMBURSE, DEFEND and HOLD HARMLESS the Releasees against any and all legal claims & proceedings or any description that may have been asserted in the past or may be asserted in the future, directly or indirectly, including damages, costs & attorney’s fees, arising from personal injuries to me and/or my child or property damage resulting from my child’s and/or my own participation in the Town’s voluntary recreation programs or administration of first aid.    

I give permission and consent to allow photographs to be taken during program session activities and events. I further give permission and consent that any such photographs may be published (in print or media) and used by the Town of North Reading and its agents, to illustrate and promote the program experience.

I/We agree to all REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICIES issued by North Reading Parks & Recreation.  


I/we understand that my and/or my child’s participation in these programs is voluntary and that my child and I/we are free to choose not to participate in said programs. By signing this agreement, I/we affirm that I/we have decided to allow myself and/or my child to participate in the Town’s recreation programs with full knowledge that the Releasees will not be liable to anyone for personal injuries and property damage my child and/or I/we may suffer in voluntary Town recreation programs. North Reading Parks & Recreation reserves the right to charge the participant or the parent or guardian of a minor for costs incurred or charged for damages to supplies or property while participating in a program or event.

EMERGENCY RELEASE WAIVER

I give my permission for my child to take part in all activities related to the Town of North Reading’s Recreation Department.  I, the undersigned parent/guardian of this applicant, a minor, do hereby authorize the program directors and/or instructors as Agents for the undersigned to consent to Medical, Surgical or Dental Examination, treatments, etc. in the case of an emergency. In giving such permission, I acknowledge and affirm the risks, releases, and indemnification obligations as outlined above with respect to personal injury or death or damage to property resulting from the use of materials and equipment by my child and other participants, and the exposure to harm such as may be presented by the COVID-19 virus.
 
These releases are good for all organizations and household participants for all programs/events/rentals with the North Reading Parks and Recreation Department whether free or paid.  Payment and/or participation will be considered consent to the Consent, Release & Indemnity Agreement inclusive of Emergency Release Waiver.

I/We further affirm that I/We have read this Consent, Release from Liability and Indemnity Agreement and that I/we understand the contents of this Agreement.