GENERAL RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY (To be read and signed by all individuals intending to participate in the voluntary activity or parents/guardians of individuals under 18 years of age)
In consideration of voluntarily participating in this activity, I promise and agree on behalf of myself, my heirs, personal representatives, executors and assignees, that I will never initiate or in any way aid in the pursuit of a claim or lawsuit against St. Johns Riverkeeper, Inc. (“SJRK”) or its officers, directors, agents, and employees for any loss, damage, or injury to my person or my property which may occur from any cause whatsoever as a result of my participation in the above named activity. I expressly Release and waive any claim for compensation from, or liability against, SJRK or its officers, directors, agents and employees.
I hereby indemnify and hold harmless SJRK and its officers, directors, agents, and employees from any and all losses, claims, actions, or proceedings of every kind and character which may be presented or initiated by any other person or entity and which may arise directly or indirectly from my participation in the activity. AND
In consideration for being allowed to participate in the park volunteer program and to receive any benefits derived therefrom, the undersigned: (1) Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant is responsible to be aware of their physical condition and refrain from doing any physical activities beyond personal capabilities; (2) Assumes responsibility for his/her safety and the safety of those around him/her including, but not limited to, all risks, whether or not known or reasonably foreseeable at this time, which may be associated with participation in the program or any other related event or activity; (3) Releases, and indemnifies the City of Jacksonville, and its respective officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all liability to the undersigned for any and all claims, losses or damages including court costs and reasonable attorney fees on account of personal injury, including death, or property damage, in connection with the program or other related activities or events, regardless of sponsorship and regardless of whose action, inaction or negligence; which release and indemnification applies also to the undersigned’s heirs, assigns and next of kin; (4) Understands and acknowledges that any participation is completely voluntary and that the undersigned is under no obligation to participate, that the undersigned has read and will comply with the safety tips, and that the undersigned has read the above and understands that the undersigned is giving up substantial rights by signing and signs voluntarily. The undersigned also grants permission for their photo to be taken while volunteering and the image used by JaxParks, as needed.
By signing this document, I acknowledge that I have read, understand, and accept the terms of the General Release and Waiver of Liability Agreement and recognize the inherent risks associated with this type of voluntary activity.
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