Belterra Community Association, INC. Waiver of Liability, Disclaimer and Indemnity Agreement
This Waiver of Liability, Disclaimer, and Indemnity Agreement (this “Agreement”) is made by the above-named resident (“Resident”), the undersigned Guardian (as applicable), and Belterra Community Association, Inc. (the “Association”).
In consideration of the right to use and enjoy the pool facility located at the Belterra Community Center, 801 Belterra Drive, Austin, Texas 78737, and all other common areas and the facilities situated thereon (“Association Facility”), and for other good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged by Resident, Resident agrees to the following terms and conditions:
1. RESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGES THE INHERENT RISKS INVOLVED IN THE USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BODILY INJURY, SICKNESS, DISEASE, AND DEATH. RESIDENT ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY IS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS AND THAT THE TYPE OF INJURY OR DAMAGE DESCRIBED ABOVE CAN OCCUR WHEN USING THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. RESIDENT ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THE RISK OF CONTRACTING THE VIRUS THAT CAUSES COVID-19 ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. RESIDENT HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE RESIDENT’S USE THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY IS DONE WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE AND DISCLOSURE OF THE RISKS AND DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH USE. RESIDENT SHALL COMPLY (AND SHALL CAUSE ANY GUESTS, INVITEES, OR LICENSEES OF RESIDENT TO COMPLY) WITH THE ASSOCIATION’S RULES, REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, POLICIES, AND RESTRICTIONS AND ANY LOCAL OR FEDERAL GUIDANCE OR RULES GOVERNING RESIDENT’S (AND RESIDENT’S GUESTS’, INVITEES’, AND LICENSEES’) USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY.
2. RESIDENT AGREES TO COMPLY WITH ANY POSTED CLEANING REQUIREMENTS. THESE INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• THE RESIDENT WIPING DOWN ANY HARD, NON-POROUS SURFACES WITH A DISINFECTING CLEANER AND ALLOWING THE SURFACE TO THOROUGHLY DRY IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO AND AFTER EACH USE. THIS INCLUDES FITNESS EQUIPMENT, NON-FABRIC FURNITURE, AND HANDRAILS.
• THE SEAT OF ANY FITNESS EQUIPMENT MUST BE SIMILARLY WIPED DOWN AND ALLOWED TO THOROUGHLY DRY.
• IN PLACE OF COMMERCIAL CLEANING PRODUCTS, RESIDENT MAY USE A BLEACH SOLUTION COMPRISED OF 5 TABLESPOONS OF BLEAR PER GALLON OF WATER, OR 4 TEASPOONS OF BLEACH PER QUART OF WATER.
3. RESIDENT HEREBY ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND ALL RISK OF DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BODILY INJURY, SICKNESS, DISEASE, DEATH, AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (COLLECTIVELY, “DAMAGE”), SUSTAINED BY RESIDENT OR ANY OTHER PARTY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO RESIDENT’S (OR RESIDENT’S GUESTS’, INVITEES’, OR LICENSEES’) PRESENCE IN OR USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. THIS ASSUMPTION OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK INCLUDES (WITHOUT LIMITATION) SUCH DAMAGE CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY OF: THE ASSOCIATION, FCM TX, LLC D/B/A FREEHOLD COMMUNITIES, AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, COMMITTEE MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, AFFILIATES, CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS OF ANY TIER, SISTER AND PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND INTERRELATED COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”). RESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT INDEMNIFIED PARTIES ARE NOT INSURERS AND THAT RESIDENT ASSUMES ALL RISKS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS, DAMAGE, OR DEATH, INCLUDING PERSONAL PROPERTY LOSS OR DAMAGE, AND RESIDENT FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES HAVE MADE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, NOR HAS THE RESIDENT RELIED UPON ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SAFETY OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY.
4. RESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT IS RESIDENT’S (AND RESIDENT’S GUESTS’, INVITEES’, AND LICENSEES’) RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSULT WITH A PHYSICIAN BEFORE USING THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. RESIDENT REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS TO THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES THAT RESIDENT AND ANY OF RESIDENT’S GUESTS, INVITEES, AND LICENSEES ARE SUFFICIENTLY HEALTHY AND PHYSICALLY ABLE TO USE THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY AND ENGAGE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES IN THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. RESIDENT REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS TO THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES THAT RESIDENT WILL NOT USE THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY FOR A PERIOD OF FOURTEEN (14) DAYS IF RESIDENT OR SOMEONE IN RESIDENT’S HOME IS SICK OR HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO SOMEONE WHO IS SICK.
5. RESIDENT SHALL INDEMNIFY, PROTECT, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND (ON DEMAND) THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION CLAIMS BROUGHT BY RESIDENT OR BY ANY GUESTS, INVITEES, OR LICENSEES OF RESIDENT) IF SUCH CLAIMS ARISE OUT OF OR RELATE TO RESIDENT’S OR ANY OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES’ PRESENCE IN OR USE OF THE ASSOCIATION FACILITY. THIS COVENANT TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND DEFEND INCLUDES (WITHOUT LIMITATION) CLAIMS CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES’ OWN NEGLIGENCE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH NEGLIGENCE IS THE SOLE, JOINT, COMPARATIVE OR CONTRIBUTORY CAUSE OF ANY CLAIM.
6. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the Parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter. If any term or provision of this Agreement or the application thereof to any party or circumstance is held invalid, illegal, or unenforceable to any extent, then the remaining terms and provisions and their application to other parties or circumstances will not be affected thereby and will be enforced to the greatest extent permitted by law. This Agreement is binding on and will inure to the benefit of the Association and Resident and their respective successors and assigns. All matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Texas, excluding any conflict-of-laws rule or principle that might refer the governance or the construction of this Agreement to the laws of another jurisdiction. Any claim or cause of action arising under this Agreement may be brought only in the state courts located in Hays County, Texas and I hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.