Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone and our coaches are not responsible for any injury or loss of property to any person while practicing, training, taking class, competing, participating in Pizza Fun Nights (Parents Night Out), Birthday Parties, special events, demonstrations or shows, or any other way involved in gymnastics, cheerleading, or teams at Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone for any reason whatsoever, including ordinary negligence on the part of Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone, its owners, coaches, volunteers, or employees.
Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone recognize it is our obligation to make our students and their parents/guardians aware of the risks and hazards associated with the sports of gymnastics, tumbling, trampoline, and cheerleading. I am aware that gymnastics and cheerleading are vigorous sport activities involving height and rotation in a unique environment and as such they pose a risk of injury. I understand that gymnastics, cheerleading and related activities always involve certain risks, including but not limited to death, serious neck and spinal injuries resulting in complete or partial paralysis, brain damage, and serious injury to virtually all bones, joints, muscles, and internal organs, and that the mats, pits and other safety equipment and apparatus provided for my protection, including the active participation of a coach or teacher who will spot or assist in the performance of certain skills, may be inadequate to prevent serious injury or minor injury(ies). The risk of harm may be lifted by all of the safety equipment and trained coaches but never eliminated. I understand that participation in gymnastics and related activities involves incidental to active participation in gymnastics, including moving from event to event, conditioning, stretching, and other activities which may leave me vulnerable to the reckless actions of other participants who may not have complete control over their actions or who may not see other students in the gym. Any and all Ninja skills will be conducted in a safe gym environment and will hols Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone harmless of any injuries incurred in and outside gym areas. I am voluntarily participating in this activity with knowledge of the risks involved and hereby agree to accept any and all inherent risks of property damage, personal injury, or death. I understand the nature of this activity and that I and others names on this form, am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I fully accept and assume all such risks and responsibility for losses, cost, and damages I incur as a result of my participation in this activity.
Therefore, in consideration of my child's membership at Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone and my child's participation in Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone classes, events, and activities, I (parent) agree to be bound by the following:
1. Eligibility: I agree to comply with the rules and policies of of Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone.
2. Readiness to Participate: My child will only participate in those Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone classes, events, competitions and activities for which I believe he/she is physically and psychologically prepared.
3. Waiver and Release: In consideration of my participation, I hereby release and covenant not-to-sue Gymnastics Zone and Cheer Zone, and any of their employees, teachers, coaches, volunteers, or agents, from any and all present and future claims resulting from ordianry negligence on the part of Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone or others listed for property damage, personal injury, or wrongful death, arising as a result of my engaging in or receiving instruction in gymnastics, cheerleading, or any other activities or activities incidental thereto, wherever, whenever, or however the same may occur. I hereby voluntarily waive any and all claims resulting from ordinary negligence, both present and future, that may be made by me, my family, estate, heirs, or assigns.
4. Severability: I understand that this waiver is intended to be as broad and as inclusive as permitted by the laws of the state of Illinois and agree that if any portion is held invalid, the remainder of the waiver will continue in full legal force and effect. I further agree that the venue for any legal proceedings shall be within the state of Illinois.
Client agrees that, in the event any unpaid balance, including principal, interest and late fees, is placed with or referred to a collection agency, attorney or other third party collection service for collection, a fee of thirty-five percent(35%) of the unpaid balance shall be added to the unpaid balance due from client. In addition to the unpaid balance due and the collection percentage fee, Client agrees to pay all other costs incident to collection incurred directly or indirectly by Creditor or by the collection agency attorney, or other third party collection service, to the total amount due from Client under this agreement, which incidental collection costs may include, but are not limited to court costs, attorney fees, sheriff's fees, interest and late fees. Client further agrees that the authorized percentage collection fee of thirty-five percent(35%) and the additional incidental costs of collection reflect the actual cost to be incurred to collect the amounts due from Client under this agreement in the event of placement or referral for collection, plus a reasonable profit margin for the collection agency, attorney or other third party collection service.
I also consent to the use, by Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone, or anyone it authorizes, of any and all photographs, video tapes or other representations, and any reproductions thereof for the purpose of promotion (including sale, publication, display, website, training purposes, and exhibition) without compensation to the minor child nor I. The member further consents to the use of the member's name in connection with such materials, and agrees that such materials and negatives shall constitute Gymnastics Zone & Cheer Zone/Ninja Zone property, with full right of distribution. I acknowledge that since participation in publications and websites produced by Gymnastics Zone/Ninja Zone is voluntary and confer no rights of ownership whatsoever.