I understand that Heritage Sandy Springs is the host organization for the Heritage Sandy Springs Outdoors Club (“Outdoors Club”). The Outdoors Club will organize hikes (“Athletic Events”) on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings at various locations in Sandy Springs such as Morgan Falls, Big Trees, Island Ford, Lost Corners, and Heritage Green.
I desire to participate in an Athletic Event hosted by the Outdoors Club. As a participant, I acknowledge that the Athletic Event is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I understand that risks include, but are not limited to: actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, event monitors and/or producers of the event; lack of hydration; weather conditions and effects; and/or other natural conditions. I hereby assume all risks of participating in this Athletic Event.
I hereby certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this Athletic Event and have not been advised by a qualified medical person or any other person that I should not participate in this Athletic Event for medical reasons.
I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability (“Waiver”) form will be used by the Outdoors Club, and any sponsors of the Athletic Event in which I may participate including, but not limited to, the City of Sandy Springs, and it will govern my actions and responsibilities at the Athletic Event.
In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this Athletic Event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) I hereby waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me or my traveling to and from this Athletic Event, THE FOLLOWING OUTDOORS CLUB ENTITIES OR PERSONS AND THE CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS, and their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents, the event sponsors and event volunteers; and (B) I hereby indemnify and hold harmless all entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of my actions during this Athletic Event.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this Athletic Event.
I understand that during this Athletic Event and any related activities I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the Athletic Event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and/or assigns.
This Waiver shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable Georgia law.
I hereby certify that I have read this document and I understand its content.