WAIVER - PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE VOLUNTEER WAIVER & RELEASE
I know that I will be participating and/or volunteering in a physical activity event including lifting, grabbing, bending, twisting and using physical skills to remove plant materials and debris utilizing grabbers, pokers etc. which can be potentially hazardous activities. I should not participate/volunteer unless I am medically able. I understand and assume all risks associated with participating and/or assisting in this Event and acknowledge it carries with it the potential for property loss, serious injury, or death. I understand the risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, falls, contact with other participants, lack of hydration, traffic, obstacles, fire, weather, bee stings or bites, defective equipment, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials and event monitors, and/or Administrators of the event.
I acknowledge that I will follow current CDC recommended guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 for this event.
I hereby attest that:
* I am not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
* I have not recently tested positive for COVID-19
* I have not knowingly been recently exposed to COVID-19
Knowing these facts, and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, promise not to sue, and waive, release and discharge the River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, The Conservation Foundation and/or the St. Charles Park District, event volunteers, any and all sponsors, including their agents, employees, assigns or anyone acting for or on their behalf, from any and all claims or liability for death, personal injury or property damage of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of, or in the course of, my participation in this event including any liability that arises out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. This Waiver and Release extends to all claims of every kind or nature whatsoever, foreseen, or unforeseen, known, or unknown.
The undersigned further grants full permission to the River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles, The Conservation Foundation, and the St. Charles Park District, its sponsors, and/or agents authorized by them to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures recording, or any other record of this event for any purpose. I acknowledge that the event organizers have the right to alter, change, cancel and/or postpone the event at their sole discretion.
I warrant that all statements made in this Release and Waiver are true and correct and I understand that the Organizers have relied on them in allowing me to participate in the event. I have read the foregoing, understand its contents, and intentionally and voluntarily certify compliance by accepting this waiver. Applications for minors will be accepted only with a parent's signature. (If a parent or legal guardian is signing on behalf of a minor, then the parent/guardian agrees to defend and indemnify all persons and entities listed in the second paragraph of this Waiver & Release against any claim brought against them by that minor at any time, arising out of the minor's participation in this event.)