RELEASE, WAIVER, AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT I, the undersigned, acknowledge and affirm for myself, personally, and/or as the parent and/or legal guardian of the child and/or children that is, or may be less than, 18 years of age, (both (all) parties hereinafter referred to jointly as “We”) acknowledge that there are risks of bodily injury, disability, paralysis and/or death from a child participating in any course of physical activity including, but not limited to, dance. We agree to assume and incur all the risks that may be encountered by my child in dance and any activities with District Dance Company and all related activities to the extent permitted under Texas law.
In consideration for District Dance Company permitting my child and me (the undersigned) to participate with District Dance Company, I agree to unconditionally and absolutely RELEASE, WAIVE, INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS AND DISCHARGE District Dance Company, its owners, partners, operators, officers, employees, agents, representatives, teachers, students, successors, assigns, and volunteers (“Released Parties”) from any and all responsibility owed to the undersigned, his/her child, legal representative, heirs and assigns (“Releasing Parties”) for any and all claims, expenses, damages, (including injury to person or death), actions, and causes of action of whatsoever kind or nature, whether caused by the negligence or gross negligence of the Released Parties, arising out of the undersigned and undersigned’s child and/or children’s participation with District Dance Company.
We also agree to indemnify the Released Parties against any and all claims, expenses, damages (including injury to person or death), actions, and causes of action including, but not limited to, attorney’s fees and litigation expenses, of whatsoever kind or nature, brought by and/or incurred by the undersigned and/or the undersigned’s child and/or children, whether caused by the negligence or gross negligence of the Released Parties arising out of the undersigned and undersigned’s child and/or children’s participation with District Dance Company. We represent that the child is in good physical and/or mental condition and that he/she has no impairments, ailments, disabilities or special circumstances to prevent them from undertaking any activity. We are not aware of any medical history, disorder, condition, illness, or any other problem regarding any physical and/or mental condition that we should seek consultation and/or examination of a licensed professional physician before engaging in any and all activities with District Dance Company. The undersigned hereby acknowledges that participation with District Dance Company can involve activities that might cause harm, personal injury or death. The undersigned assumes full responsibility for the risk of bodily injury and death, whether due to the negligence or gross negligence of the Released Parties or otherwise. The undersigned voluntarily accepts those risks. We understand that it is our sole and exclusive responsibility to purchase health and/or accident insurance and agree to be liable for and pay all costs and expenses incurred with any medical and/or hospital services rendered to the child and/or children as a result of any activities associated with District Dance Company. The undersigned acknowledges that this Release, Waiver and Indemnification Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and that if any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid, it is agreed that the balance of the Agreement shall; notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. The undersigned further acknowledges that he/she has carefully read the above Agreement and knows and understands its contents, knows and understands that by signing this Agreement, he/she voluntarily gives up substantial rights and assumes the risk of injury and/or death for the minor child and/or children and signs this Agreement as his/her own free act.
I UNDERSTAND and AGREE that:
-For security, parents are required to escort their child from the studio to the car. Children are not allowed to leave the studio without a parent.
-Please pick up your child promptly when class is over. There will be a $10 fee for children left more than 10 minutes after their class. Fees will continue to accumulate every 10 minutes until the child has been picked up. Parents are not allowed to leave children unattended before their class begins. Parents of children under 5 are asked to stay at the studio during class time.
-Siblings must be supervised at all times. Please do not allow children to run, climb on furniture, or cause disruption to classrooms. For safety reasons, children are not allowed to stand on furniture to see into the classrooms.
-Parents are responsible for any damage caused by unsupervised children.
-Blinds in the dance rooms will be open at the teachers discretion, and will be closed when necessary.
-If your child has an absence you may check at the front desk to see if there is a make-up available. If classes are at full capacity, or there isn't an equivalent class available, then a make-up will not be able to be offered.
-All communication is sent by email. Please check for updates in the case of inclement weather or emergencies.
-DDC follows KISD calendar and will be closed for scheduled holidays and vacations.
-The DDC logo is private property and is not to be duplicated or used in any way for merchandise or for any other purpose.
-Submitting photos, articles, emails, or any other information on behalf of DDC is not allowed. Written permission is required to send any information to newspapers, magazines, or any other media source.