RELEASE OF LIABILITY
As a parent or legal guardian of the child or children named above and/or in my account record for Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics, I give my consent for him / her to participate in the programs at Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics, LLC ("ECARG"ï¿½). I fully understand that participation in physical exercise involving rhythmic gymnastics, dance, tumbling and conditioning carries a risk of accidents and/or serious bodily injury due to the heights, motions, skill and/or repetition involved. These injuries may include muscle strains and tears, broken bones, and severe injuries such as permanent paralysis or even death. Rhythmic gymnastics requires the use of apparatus which may cause or contribute to personal injuries to me or my child. I agree that the above named minor is voluntarily participating in these activities and that I am fully aware of the risks involved and the possibility of injury that might result.
As ECARG will make no recommendation whether a child is physically fit to engage in any exercise activity, I have evaluated the experience and capabilities of the above named minor and believe that he/she is qualified to participate in the activity. I agree to obtain and provide to ECARG, its coaches and owners, a physician's statement describing any physical condition which could limit this child's participation prior to commencement of activities under this program.
As a parent or legal guardian, I agree to provide health insurance for the minor child or guarantee payment of any medical expenses incurred as a result of training, performing, or participation in activities run by ECARG.
I understand that in my absence ECARG does not assume any responsibility for the care, custody, control, condition, health or wellbeing of my child, and has no responsibilities with respect to the safety or adequacy of the transportation of the child to or from the facility.
In consideration for allowing the above named minor child to participate in activities with ECARG, I waive any and all rights or causes of action against ECARG, and its administrators, managers, agents, officers, employees, volunteers, contractors, other participants and owners and lessors of the premises where the activity is being conducted (collectively, "Releasees"ï¿½), for any injuries or other damages suffered by my child or myself while present at the facility or under the supervision or control of ECARG. It is my intent to release all Releasees from liability for future ordinary negligent conduct. I intend this waiver and release to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the law of the State of California, and agree that if any portion is found invalid, the remainder will continue in full legal force and effect.
1.To register for a class, payment must be received upon enrollment. ECARG accepts credit cards (VISA, MASTERCARD, and DISCOVER), debit cards with credit card processing capability, electronic checks (ACH), checks or cash. A credit card must also be kept on file.
2. There is a $75 annual registration fee, payable each Sept 1
3. Billing works on a month to month basis. There are two options for paying tuition. If you choose automatic deduction, your credit card or checking account will be charged on the 1st of every month. Otherwise, all statements will be generated on or around the 15th of the month for the following month's tuition. Payments are due by the 25th for the following month's tuition (for example, October Tuition is due on September 25). All payments are considered late on the 1st of the month, and a $25 late fee will be assessed. Balances that are outstanding past the 1st will be billed automatically using the credit card on file. Payments can be made in person or online.
4.If you wish to cancel automatic deduction or drop your child from class, ECARG requires written notification before the 1st of the month.
5.If you do not give notice of cancellation before the 1st of the month and your credit card is charged, a $25 cancellation fee will be assessed.
6. Should you wish to cancel your child's class participation, you agree to provide 30 days notice of such cancellation.
Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics (ECARG) Safety Rules
Our mission is to provide your child a superb, safe, challenging and enjoyable educational and athletic experience. The following rules support this mission:
1.) Rhythmic gymnastics students must be accompanied by an adult into each of our facilities and escorted by an adult to the Emerald City carpet area. The parent or guardian must wait in the Emerald City bleacher area with his or her child until the class starts. Parents are encouraged to take their younger children to the bathroom prior to the start of class. If for some reason a student's participation in class should be limited in any way, parents need to inform the instructor prior to class this includes statements from physicians regarding limitations as well as release from those limitations.
2.) Parents are always invited to stay and watch the class. As well, parents may leave the facility if their child can is able to wait until the scheduled class breaks to use the bathroom. If a child needs to use the bathroom outside of the official break time then the parent or parent's designee must stay throughout the class in order to be able to escort their child to the bathroom as needed.
3.) At the end of the class period, the parent must be in the ECARG area to escort his or her child out of the facility. On the rare occasion a parent is late, the child must tell the instructor and stay in the area of the gym as directed by the instructor. Children are not allowed to wait for parents outside of the Emerald City designated area. Additionally, if a parent is late, emerald city instructors are not responsible for staying with the child to wait for the parent.
4.) When walking to the bathroom or water fountain during assigned breaks, children must walk around the rhythmic carpet, staying close to the wall of the facility and off any basketball courts. Students should leave the bathroom area as soon as possible and quickly walk back to the classroom area. Students should walk and not run when going to the restroom.
5.) All students should bring a bottle of water to class.
6.) Students should wear a black leotard, black footless tights and/or black shorts, and rhythmic toe shoes to the class for workout. Solid color form fitting tank shirts and Emerald City Rhythmic shirts are also allowed. On cooler days, students may also wear or bring a warm sweat shirt or ideally a stretchy black top.
7.) Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or a bun and all jewelry must be removed for class
8.) Students should eat as necessary before class. Students may be allowed to eat during class or during the breaks. All food must be chewed and swallowed before the child returns to the carpets. Additionally, all food and trash must be cleaned up after the snack.
9.) Students need to be respectful of both their instructors and classmates. During class, students must follow instructions. If a student misbehaves or is disrespectful to the teacher, their classmates or the equipment, she will be instructed to sit on the side of the carpet or in the bleacher area (a "time-out"Â). If the misbehavior continues, a student may be discontinued from that class or permanently discontinued.
10.) Students need to be mindful that rhythmic equipment is being tossed in the air around them. For safety and courtesy sake, they need to be considerate of others when doing tosses and stay alert and out of the way of other students' equipment.
11.) Students should not play with or hang on any volleyball nets or other equipment unaffiliated with the ECARG Program in facility.
12.) If students have a friend who is interested in attending a class, he or she may bring the friend for a free trial session. However, the friend's parent must come to the session as well and the waiver must be signed by the friend's parent before class starts.
13.) Parents should not ask instructors questions or talk to instructors once the official start time of the class has begun. This takes important instruction time away from all students. Parents may talk to instructors before and after the class.
14.) If your child is participating in a summer camp swimming session, it is the parents and child's responsibility to have sunscreen protection.
15.) Parents should sit in the bleacher area, out of the way of the classes. At no time should parents enter the carpet area, sit by the side of the carpet, sit on chairs that gymnasts are using or talk to their child during classes without the instructor's permission. Parents are not allowed to video or take pictures of the classes or their child during class without the instructors permission.