UMass Lowell Kayak Center & Boathouse Release of Liability
RELEASE OF LIABILITY (ADULT 18+)
I understand that participation in UMass Lowell Campus Recreation programs or utilizing its facilities is purely voluntary. I agree, on behalf of myself, my assigns, executors, and heirs, to release and indemnify and hold harmless, the Commonwealth, the University of Massachusetts , its Trustees, officers, agents, instructors, employees, hereinafter collectively referred to as University, from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, third party claims, damages, costs, or expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or resulting from claims of negligence which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, and assigns may now have, or have in the future against University on account of personal injury, property damage, death or accident of any kind arising out of or in any way related to my presence at or participation in any activity, event or program, including traveling to, training for, being instructed in using equipment for or participation in or at any UMass Lowell Campus Recreation event, program, activity or facility. I agree to be responsible for any damage to University property that occurs while in my possession.
I understand that I am releasing University from any and all claims for injuries or damages arising out of University’s negligence including, but not limited to the temporary or permanent muscle strain or soreness, sprains, strains, cuts, abrasions, bruises, ligament and/or cartilage damage, fractures, spinal injuries, head injuries, eye injuries, disfigurement, paralysis, internal injuries, organ damage or death. I recognize that there are other risks of injury that may occur by my participation, which are inherent in physical activity.
I understand that I am responsible for determining whether I have any health conditions that restrict my participation in any UMass Lowell Campus Recreation event or activity. UMass Lowell may rely on my representation that I am healthy enough to participate safely. I understand that should an accident or injury occur, I hereby give my consent to necessary medical care. I acknowledge and accept that the cost of such medical care is my responsibility.
It is the clear intent of this release agreement that the participator is releasing University and/or the UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Department, their Trustees, officers, agents, employees and/or instructors from any and all liability for any personal injury or property damage caused by University’s negligence or the negligence of any and all officers, agents, employees or members of University or the UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Department.
I understand, have read this release and understand its terms.