By the very nature of the activity of skiing/snowboarding, participants are at risk of physical injury. No matter how careful the participant and supervising adults are, no matter how many precautions are taken, the risk cannot be eliminated. The risk of injury includes minor injuries such as broken bones, dislocations and muscle strains, but also includes catastrophic injuries such as permanent paralysis or even death.
Participation in Ski Club activities are voluntary and offered purely for the extracurricular benefit of the students. No pressure, direct or indirect, has been or is being exerted to encourage participation in these activities.
do hereby acknowledge that we/I have been fully advised, cautioned and warned by the proper school personnel of the Perkiomen Valley School District that our/my child named above may suffer minor and/or serious injury by participating in Ski Club activities. Notwithstanding such warnings, and with full knowledge and understanding of the risk to our/my child named above, we/I give our consent for our/my child to participate in the Ski Club and all related activities and assume the risk of injury to our/my child resulting from his/her participation therein.
We/I acknowledge that the Perkiomen Valley School District, its directors, administrators, employees and volunteers make no warranties or guarantees regarding the degree of supervision of individual or group conduct during Ski Club activities and the School District, its directors, administrators, employees and volunteers assume no responsibility for such conduct and/or any injuries resulting therefrom.
We/I specifically release and waive any and all claims, causes of action and rights whatsoever that we now or may ever have against the District, its directors, administrators, employees and volunteers as a result of our/my child’s participation in Ski Club activities.