Release of Liability & Assumption of Risk
The Ark Christian Youth Centre (Dawson Creek Youth Centre Society)
Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk
In consideration of being permitted by THE ARK CHRISTIAN YOUTH CENTRE and THE DAWSON CREEK YOUTH CENTRE SOCIETY (hereinafter “THE ARK”), to participate in its activities and to use its equipment and facilities, now and in the future, I hereby agree to release, indemnify and discharge THE ARK, its agents, volunteers, Dawson Creek Youth Centre Society Members, directors, officers, employees, managers, lessors, affiliates, subsidiaries, related and affiliated entities, successors and assigns (the “RELEASED PARTIES”), on my own behalf, and on behalf of my spouse, children, heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate as follows:
1. ASSUMPTION OF RISK. I acknowledge and understand that my or my children’s use of THE ARK equipment or participation in THE ARK’S activities is inherently dangerous and I expressly and voluntarily agree to assume all risk and danger of death, injury, paralysis, or damage to property or to third parties that may result from such use or participation, including all
2. RELEASE FROM LIABILITY. I hereby voluntarily release and forever discharge RELEASED PARTIES from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with or related to my or my children’s use of THE ARK equipment or participation in THE ARK activities, including negligence, breach of contract, or breach of any statutory or other duty of care, and including the failure on the part of RELEASED PARTIES to safeguard or protect me or my children from the risks, dangers, and hazards of THE ARK equipment, facilities or activities.
3. COVENANT NOT TO SUE. I agree that I will not sue or make claim against THE ARK for damages or other losses sustained in connection with my or my children’s participation in THE ARK activities or my or my children’s use of THE ARK equipment or facilities, including injuries or damages caused by the negligence, breach of contract, or other faults of RELEASED PARTIES.
4. INDEMNIFICATION AND HOLD HARMLESS. I agree to fully indemnify and hold harmless RELEASED PARTIES for and against any loss, liability, damages, costs, and expenses suffered or incurred in connection with any claim related to my or my children’s use of THE ARK equipment or my participation in THE ARK facilities or activities.
5. JURISDICTION. I agree that any litigation involving the parties to this agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of British Columbia and shall be governed by the laws of British Columbia.
6. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. I acknowledge and agree that all of the terms and conditions of this RELEASE are set out herein in their entirety.
7. UNDERSTANDING. I hereby certify that I have carefully read and understood the contents of this RELEASE and I agree to be bound by its terms.