In consideration of membership/participation with Collective LLC d/b/a Collective Dance and/or its lessees or contractors and being allowed to participate in auditions, practices, camps, competitions, performances, programs, classes, and/or member activities, the undersigned agrees:
1. To inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if I believe anything is unsafe, I will immediately advise management or an instructor of such condition and refuse to participate. 2. I will carefully follow all manager and/or instructor safety instructions and guidelines. 3. Identification of risks: I fully understand: a. There are risks and dangers associated with the participation in dance or gymnastics activity, including but not limited to those of bodily injury, partial and/or total disability, paralysis and death; b. The social and economic losses and/or damages that could result from those risks and dangers described above could be severe; c. These risks and chances might be caused by the negligence of the participant or the negligence of others; and d. There might be risks not known to me or not reasonably foreseeable at this time. 4. I accept and assume any risk and responsibility for any and all claims, losses and/or damages or injury, disability, paralysis or death, however caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence, conduct or actions of Collective, LLC d/b/a Collective Dance, its members, participants, owners, coaches, volunteers, instructors, officials, sponsors, advertisers, and/or lessees of the premises used to conduct the event, classes, practices or activity ("Releasees"), and each of them, their officers, directors, agents, and employees. 5. I agree that this Consent/Waiver/Release/Assumption of Risk Statement covers each event, class, practice or activity sponsored or participated in by or taking place at the location or premises of Collective LLC d/b/a Collective Dance. 6. WAIVER: I further agree to indemnify, waive, release and hold harmless Collective LLC d/b/a Collective Dance, its members, managers, event hosts, other participants, owners, coaches, volunteers, instructors, officials, sponsors, advertisers, and lessees of premises for and from any claims, demands, liabilities, causes of actions or lawsuits brought by me or on my behalf. I intend for this waiver and release to also apply to any relatives, personal representatives, heirs, beneficiaries, next of kin, or assigns who might pursue any legal action or claim on my behalf. I covenant not to sue any of the Releasees for any matter relating to my participation in any program or event, and to indemnify, defend and hold Releasees from and against any and all losses, damages, costs or expenses (including attorney's fees and other costs of defense) which any of them may sustain as a result of, or in connection with, my participation/membership. 7. Applicable Law. This Consent/Waiver/Release/Assumption of Risk Statement shall be interpreted in accordance with and enforced under the laws of the State of Illinois. 8. In an emergency, I grant permission to representatives of Collective LLC d/b/a Collective Dance to have the authority, at my expense, to utilize the most convenient volunteer rescue squad vehicle or ambulance to transport me to the hospital, and if necessary, I authorize medical treatment. 9. I have read this Consent/Waiver/Release/Assumption of Risk carefully and fully understand the contents. I am aware that this is an agreement not to sue the Releasees and constitutes a complete release of liability by me in favor of the Releasees. I acknowledge that I am signing this document of my own free will, with full knowledge of the risks being assumed which include, without limitation, the risk of injury or death regardless of how it arises and even if it results from the negligence or fault of the Releasees. This is to certify that I do consent to this agreement, and to be bound by each of the terms and conditions identified above.
As the legal parent or guardian, I release and hold harmless Collective LLC d/b/a/ Collective Dance, its owners and operators from any and all liability, claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the participant and/or the undersigned, while in or upon the premises or any premises under the control and supervision of Collective Dance, its owners and operators or in route to or from any of said premises.