I am aware that the participation in the Petah Tikva Floor Hockey League’s games and playoffs has, in addition to the usual dangers and risks inherent in the sport of hockey, certain additional dangers and risks including, but not limited to, the danger and risk of collision with other participants and/or man-made objects (sticks, pucks, walls, floor), and I freely accept and fully assume all such dangers and risks and the possibility of personal injury.
In consideration of William Lyon Mackenzie gymnasium and the Petah Tikva Floor Hockey League and the Sponsors permitting my participation in the aforementioned game I hereby agree as follows:
1. To waive any and all claims that I may have against the school, Petah Tikva Anshe Castilla Congregation and its volunteers in any way associated with the game, (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as “the releasees”);
2. To release the releasees from any and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in the game due to any cause whatsoever, including any negligence, breach of contract, breach of statutory duty of care, or breach of the occupiers’ liability act on the part of the releasees;
3. To hold harmless and indemnify the releasees from any and all liability for any property damage or personal injury to any third party, resulting from my participation in the game. In consideration of my participation in such programs, activities and events, I hereby acknowledge that I am aware of the risks and hazards associated with or related to floor hockey.
The risks and hazards of floor hockey include, but are not limited to, injuries from: Exerting and stretching various muscle groups; Vigorous physical exertion, rapid movements and quick turns and stops on the floor; Strenuous cardiovascular workouts; Collisions with the walls or boards, hockey nets and hardwood; Being struck by hockey sticks and pucks; Physical contact with other participants, resulting in injuries to the eyes, teeth, face, head and other parts of the body, bruises, sprains, cuts, scrapes, breaks, dislocations and spinal cord injuries which may render me permanently paralyzed; Variations in floor surfaces; Travel to and from competitive events and associated non-competitive events, which are an integral part of the Organization’s activities.
Furthermore, I am aware that: Injuries sustained in floor hockey can be severe; I may experience anxiety while challenging myself during the activities; My risk of injury is reduced if I follow all rules; and My risk of injury increases as I become fatigued. I am of the full age of 18 years and I have read and understand this release of liability prior to signing it.