Waiver and Release of Liability
A person who participates in any sport or recreational opportunity assumes the inherent risks in that sport or recreational opportunity, whether those risks are known or unknown, and is legally responsible for all injury or death to the person and for all damage to the person’s property that result from the inherent risks in that sport or recreational opportunity.
Therefore, I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend, and indemnify Billings Clinic and/or Granite Health & Fitness and its representatives, employees, and volunteers from any and all claims, actions or losses of bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, losses of services or otherwise which may arise out of my use of any equipment or participation in these activities. I specifically understand that I am releasing, discharging, and waiving any claims or actions that I may have presently or in the future for the negligent acts or other conduct by the representatives, employees, and volunteers of Granite Health & Fitness.
I fully understand and acknowledge that recreational and fitness activities have (a) inherent risk, dangers, and hazards and such exists in my use of any equipment and my participation in these activities; (b) my participation in such activities and/or use of such equipment may result in injury or illness including, but not limited to bodily injury, disease, strains, fractures, partial and/or total paralysis, or other ailments that could cause serious disability or death; (c) these risks and dangers may be caused by the negligence of the representatives, employees, or volunteers of Granite Health & Fitness, the negligence of the participants, the negligence of others, accidents, breaches of contract, or other causes; (d) by my participation in these activities and use of equipment, I hereby assume all risks and dangers and all responsibility for any losses and/or damages whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or the conduct of the representatives, employees, or volunteers of Billings Clinic and/or Granite Health & Fitness, or by any other person.
I, the undersigned Participant hereby authorize Billings Clinic and/or Granite Health and Fitness to photograph or videotape, or permit other persons to photograph or videotape me while
under the care of the above institution, and agree that Billings Clinic, and/or other authorized person may use the negative, prints or tape prepared there for such publicity purposes
as they may desire. This shall include publication in printed materials and/or Billings Clinic and/or Granite Health and Fitness advertising.