In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in the Ripples Swim School Swim Program, its
related events and activities, I, the undersigned, acknowledge,
appreciate, and agree that:
1) The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant, including the potential for
permanent paralysis and death, and while particular skills, equipment, and personal discipline may
reduce this risk, the risk of serious injury does exist; and,
2) I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING
FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, or others, and assume full responsibility for my
3) I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If,
however, I observe any unusual significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove
myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the Company immediately; and,
4) I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY
RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RIPPLES SWIM SCHOOL, their officers, officials, agents
and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable,
owners and lessors of premises used for the activity ("Releasees"), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL
INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE
NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
5) Photos- I also understand that photos are occasionally taken at Ripples Swim School and that any
photo taken of my child(ren) may be used for Ripples publicity purposes. If you do not wish for Ripples
Swim School to use photos of your children for publicity purpose please see the front desk or call the school at 401-396-8765 so we may make note of this.
I FULLY UNDERSTAND
ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHT BY SIGNING IT, AND SIGN IT
FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.
FOR PARENTS/GUARDIAN OF PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE
(UNDER AGE 18 AT TIME OF REGISTRATION)
This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and
agree to his/her release as provided above of all the Releasees, and, for myself, my heirs, assigns, and
next of kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liabilities
*Any participant who plans to enter the pool area must first submit a signed Ripples Swim School Waiver and Policies page on our parent portal at www.RipplesSwim.com
*Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, cash, and checks are accepted at Ripples Swim School. *At Ripples, there is a yearly, non-refundable membership fee per child with a max family membership fee. This fee will be paid on the child's anniversary date each year while enrolled in swim lessons at Ripples Swim School.
*This agreement will immediately lapse and your child's enrollment will be discontinued (make-ups will be forfeited) if payment is not made by the 10th of each month.
*A $10.00 handling charge will be assessed on all declined automatic debit transactions, and returned checks.
*If automatic debit transactions are returned three (3) times, your automatic debit privileges will be canceled.
*In order to cancel your child's swim lessons, a completed withdraw form must be submitted BY THE FIRST DAY OF YOUR LAST FULL MONTH OF LESSONS. A late fee of $5 per day after the 1st of the month will be charged for any withdrawals. No withdrawals will be accepted after the 5th of each month. Withdrawals due to medical reasons will be handled on a case to case basis at the discretion of Ripples Swim School. Due to our billing cycle we cannot prorate withdrawals. Withdraw forms can be found online at www.RipplesSwim.com as well as at our front desk. Please confirm receipt of all emailed withdrawal forms due to potential transmission errors. Unfortunately, phone calls, handwritten letters or typed emails will not be accepted as a form of withdrawal.
*All children who are under age 3.5 must wear a reusable swim diaper while swimming at Ripples Swim School. All children under 3 must wear a reusable swim diaper as well as a disposable swim diaper.
*Due to operational costs, no refunds, credits, or transfers will be issued at Ripples Swim School. (ie: Transferring make-up swim lessons to other children enrolled in our program is prohibited).
* If your child's group class has only 1 or 2 students enrolled in it, Ripples Swim School reserves the right to consolidate that class.
*Ripples Swim School does not guarantee teacher requests. Teacher's schedules are subject to change at any time. *All returns & exchanges to the Ripples Retail Shop must returned within 15 days of the sale, and must be new, unused and have the original packaging and accessories.