Swim Lesson Waiver
In the event of a medical emergency, the undersigned Parent/Guardian of the above named participant, hereby grants authorization to Swim Houston Aquatics Center and its representatives, to employ any legally licensed physician or healthcare facility and to direct and/or order emergency medical treatment for the above named participant.
I, the undersigned, further agrees that neither SHAC, nor any of its representatives shall be liable under any circumstances to anyone for exercising the foregoing authority in the event of an emergency.
I, the undersigned, as the parent or legal guardian of the child listed on this application in consideration of the request and permission to participate in SHAC programs, including, but not limited to Swim Lessons, Swim Teams, and Birthday Parties hereby assume full responsibility for all risks of injury or loss which may result from my son/daughter's participation in this activity and hereby agree to hold harmless, release and forever discharge SHAC, its officers, agents and employees from and waive any and all claims and demands whatsoever which the persons, or damage to or loss or destruction of any property arising or resulting directly or indirectly from my son/daughter's participation in the aforementioned program and occurring during said participation or any time subsequent thereto, save and except that the above provisions shall not be applicable injury to or death of persons, or damage to or loss of property of which is the result of gross negligence or terms of this release shall serve as a release and assumption of risk for my son/daughter, heirs, executors and administrators and for all my family members.
I understand, agree, and acknowledge that there are risks inherent in sporting activities conducted by SHAC including, but not limited to paralyzing injuries, brain injuries, and death. These activities may be of a hazardous nature and include strenuous exercise and vigorous physical activities. With the full understanding of the facts, I state, that to the best of my knowledge, my son/daughter listed on this application has no medical, physical, mental or emotional health condition which would hinder or prevent his/her active participation in SHAC's programs.
I have read and understood, and I agree with the informed consent and release and the emergency medical authorization outlined above as it relates to my son/daughter.
I, the undersigned, do hereby grant permission to Swim Houston Aquatics Center to post my and/or my child's story, photo, or other item, hereinafter referred to as "Materials," I submit to and for Swim Houston Aquatics Center Web site, Twitter account and Facebook account. I hereby release you, your representative, employees, managers, members, officers, parent companies, subsidiaries, and directors, from all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with any use of said "Materials", including, without limitation, all claims for invasion of privacy, infringement of my right of publicity, defamation and any other personal and/or property rights. I acknowledge and agree that no sums whatsoever will be due to me as a result of the use and/or exploitation of the "Materials" or any rights therein.