PARTICIPANT WAIVER AND AGREEMENT TO ASSUME RISK, DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, AND ARBITRATION
Must be completed for each participant under the age of 18
By this Agreement, I voluntarily elect to use, and to allow the minor child(ren) identified below and all minor children under my supervision (referred to individually and collectively herein as “Child(ren)”) to use, Flight Fit N’ Fun’s facilities and equipment located at 145 Spencer St, Manchester, CT, 06040, (the “Flight Fit N’ Fun Park”). In consideration for being allowed to use the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park, and any other services or activities provided by FLIGHT FIT N FUN (MANCHESTER) LLC D/B/A FLIGHT MANCHESTER or its employees or agents at the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park, or any other location within the State of Connecticut, on behalf of myself and the Child(ren) identified below, I represent acknowledge and agree as follows:
I acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is intended to release and provide other benefits, legal protections, and consideration to FLIGHT FIT N FUN (MANCHESTER) LLC, FLIGHT FUN PARK LLC, FLIGHT FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS LLC and their respective and collective agents, owners, operators, officers, managers, shareholders, affiliates(or any entity affiliated with Flight Fit N’ Fun), volunteers, participants, employees, insurers, third party administrators, claims adjusters, successors, predecessors-in-interest, sponsors, manufacturers, contractors, inspectors, trade associations, landlords, lenders and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their respective or collective behalf (collectively, “FFNF”).
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ASSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN A RECREATIONAL AND SPORTING ACTIVITY IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER
I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I AND THE CHILD(REN) ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE USE THE PREMISES AND FACILITIES IS FOR PURPOSES OF A SPORTING ACTIVITY AND THAT MULTIPATE PARTICIPATES MAY BE ENGAGED IN PHYSICAL USE AND ACTIVITES AT THE PREMISES AT ANY GIVE POINT AND TIME. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ENGAGEMENT IN RECREATIONAL AND SPORTING ACTIVITIES WITH MULTIPLE PARTICIPANTS MAY RESULT IN PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND EQUIPMENT IN THE ORDINARY AND NORMAL COURSE OF THE ACTIVITIES AND USE OF THE PREMISES AND FACILITIES. FURTHER, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF TRAMPOLINES AND THE OTHER EQUIPMENT AT THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK AND THAT PARTICIPATING IN TRAMPOLINE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IS INHERENTLY AND OBVIOUSLY DANGEROUS, AND THAT SUCH DANGERS CANNOT BE ENTIRELY REMOVED OR ELIMINATED WITHOUT JEOPARDIZING THE ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF THE ACTIVITY, WHICH I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE ARE PURELY RECREATIONAL. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATION INCLUDE SERIOUS PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL INJURY, PARALYSIS, DEATH, DAMAGE TO MYSELF, THE CHILD(REN), AND OTHERS, AND DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY, AS WELL AS OTHER RISKS, BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ASSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER
I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I AND THE CHILD(REN), BY PARTICIPATING IN THE ACTIVITIES AND USE OF THE PREMISES AND FACILITIES, AGREE TO DO SO IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER, TAKING REASONABLE AND APPROPRIATE PRE-CAUTIONS TO AVOID PHYSICAL HARMS TO OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND TO THE EQUIPMENT.
VOLUNTARY ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I AND THE CHILD(REN) ARE PARTICIPATING VOLUNTARILY AT OUR OWN RISK. WHILE THE TRAMPOLINE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES THAT TAKE PLACE AT THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK ARE MONITORED GENERALLY BY FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK EMPLOYEES, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IT IS NOT REASONABLE TO EXPECT SUCH EMPLOYEES TO MONITOR THE ACTIVITIES AND ACTIONS OF ALL CUSTOMERS AT ALL TIMES. FURTHER, I UNDERSTAND THAT THE EQUIPMENT AT THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK COULD SUFFER FROM KNOWN OR UNKNOWN DEFECTS, AND I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ANY SUCH RISK. EQUIPMENT USED IN TRAMPOLINES OR OTHER ACTIVITIES OR APPARATUSES MAY BREAK, FAIL OR MALFUNCTION DESPITE REASONABLE MAINTENANCE AND USE. SOME OF THE EQUIPMENT USED IN ACTIVITIES MAY INFLICT INJURIES EVEN WHEN USED AS INTENDED. PERSONS USING EQUIPMENT MAY LOSE CONTROL OF SUCH EQUIPMENT AND CAUSE INJURY TO THEMSELVES AND TO OTHERS. I UNDERSTAND THAT SUCH RISKS SIMPLY CANNOT BE COMPLETELY ELIMINATED WITHOUT JEOPARDIZING THE ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF THE ACTIVITY. BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, I TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY OWN ACTIONS AND HEALTH, ALONG WITH THE ACTIONS AND HEALTH OF THE CHILD(REN) IN MY CARE. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE ACTIONS OR ACTIVITIES OF OTHER CUSTOMERS OR THE ACTIONS OR INACTIONS OF FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARKEMPLOYEES COULD CAUSE ME OR THE CHILD(REN) SIGNIFICANT BODILY INJURY (AS DESCRIBED ABOVE), AND THAT FFNF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR ACTIVITIES OF CUSTOMERS USING THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARKOR THE NEGLIGENCE OF ITS EMPLOYEES IN SUPERVISING THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARKOR ITS USAGE, INCLUDING ACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, OR OMISSIONS THAT RESULT IN ANY SUCH HARM OR INJURY.
AGREEMENT TO PAY MY OWN MEDICAL EXPENSES
I ACKNOWLEDGE, ACCEPT, AND ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL MEDICAL CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS, OR DISABILITIES (WHETHER TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT) THAT I OR THE CHILD(REN) POSSESS, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, THAT COULD CONTRIBUTE TO OR EXACERBATE ANY INJURY I OR THE CHILD(REN) MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF USING THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARKOR ANY OF ITS EQUIPMENT. IF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE OF ANY FORM (INCLUDING EMERGENCY CARE, HOSPITALIZATION, OUT-PATIENT CARE, COUNSELING, AND/OR PHYSICAL THERAPY) IS REQUIRED OR PERFORMED AS A RESULT OF ANY INJURY I OR THE CHILD(REN) SUFFER AT THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, SUCH ASSISTANCE SHALL BE AT MY OWN EXPENSE. I warrant and represent that I have sufficient insurance coverage to pay for such medical assistance.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND THE CHILD(REN), I HEREBY FOREVER, IRREVOCABLY, AND UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE, WAIVE, RELINQUISH, DISCHARGE FROM LIABILITY, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE FFNF FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, RIGHTS, ACTIONS, SUITS, CAUSES OF ACTION, OBLIGATIONS, DEBTS, COSTS, LOSSES, CHARGES, EXPENSES, ATTORNEYS’ FEES, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, AND LIABILITIES, OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE, IN LAW, EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, AND WHETHER OR NOT CONCEALED OR HIDDEN, RELATED TO OR ARISING, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM MY OR THE CHILD(REN)’S ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, PREMISES, AND/OR ITS EQUIPMENT (WHETHER TRAMPOLINES OR OTHERWISE), THE CHILD(REN)’S AND/OR MY ENTRY INTO THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, THE CONDITION, MAINTENANCE, INSPECTION, SUPERVISION, CONTROL, OR SECURITY OF THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, THE FAILURE TO WARN OF DANGEROUS CONDITIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, AND/OR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF FFNF INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CLAIM FOR NEGLIGENCE, FAILURE TO WARN OR OTHER OMISSION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, EMOTIONAL INJURY, ANY ILLNESS – including but not limited to KNOWN OR UNKNOWN infectious and/OR contagious diseases, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN epidemics AND/OR pandemics, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN INTENTIONAL AND/OR NEGLIGENT failure to quarantine WITHOUT REGARD TO DECLARATIONS MADE OR NOT MADE BY FEDERAL AND/OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES, BODILY HARM, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH, INCLUDING ANY SUCH LOSSES, CLAIMS, OR INJURIES CAUSED OR RESULTING FROM THE SOLE NEGLIGENCE OF FFNF. I understand that this release and waiver applies not only to use of the trampolines, but also all other equipment, attractions, activities, games, and actions of other guests and participants at the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park. I also understand that this release and waiver applies to and includes all activities in which I or the Child(ren) engage at the premises, whether inside or outside the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park. I expressly agree that the foregoing release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Connecticut.
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND THE CHILD(REN), I HEREBY AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS FFNF FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES OR LIABILITY, CLAIMS, OBLIGATIONS, COSTS, DAMAGES, AND/OR EXPENSES, ARISING OUT OF MY OR THE CHILD(REN)’S ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, PREMISES, AND/OR ITS EQUIPMENT (WHETHER TRAMPOLINES OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOSSESS OR CLAIMS CAUSED OR RESULTING FROM THE SOLE NEGLIGENCE OF FFNF. INDEMNIFICATION HEREIN INCLUDES ANY AND ALL ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COSTS, DAMAGES, AND/OR JUDGMENTS FFNF INCURS.
COVENANT NOT TO SUE
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND THE CHILD(REN), AND REGARDLESS OF ANY RELEASE OF LIABILITY OTHERWISE SET FORTH HEREIN, I COVENANT NOT SUE FFNF ON MY OWN BEHALF AND/OR BEHALF THE CHILD(REN), AND THAT ANY RIGHTS, CAUSES OR CLAIMS ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND THE CHILD(REN), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY RIGHTS, CAUSES OR CLAIMS ON BEHALF OF A PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE CHILD(REN) OTHER THAN MYSELF, ARE GOVERNED BY TERMS SET FORTH HEREIN AND THE REMEDIES, IF ANY, SO STATED.
ACTUAL AND APPARENT AUTHORITY TO BIND NON-SIGNATORY PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN
ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND THE CHILD(REN), WARRANT, REPRESENT AND OTHERWISE STATE THAT BY SO AGREEING TO THE PROVISIONS SET FORTH HEREIN, I HAVE THE ACTUAL AND APPARENT AUTHORITY TO ACT AND BIND A PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE CHILD(REN) OTHER THAN MYSELF REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THAT PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IS A SIGNATORY HERETO, AND THAT MY SIGNATURE CONSTITUTES BINDING AND INTENDED ASSENT TO THE PROVISIONS SET FORTH HEREIN.
ASSENT TO ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES; TIME LIMIT TO BRING CLAIM; CHOICE OF LAW
I agree to arbitrate any and all disputes that arise relating to my and/or the Child(ren)'s use of FNFF's facilities. I understand that, by agreeing to arbitrate any dispute as set forth in this section, I AM WAIVING MY RIGHT, AND THE RIGHT(S) OF THE CHILD(REN), TO MAINTAIN A LAWSUIT IN A COURT OF LAW AGAINST FFNF FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS COVERED BY THIS AGREEMENT. BY AGREEING TO ARBITRATE, I UNDERSTAND THAT I WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE MY AND/OR THE CHILD(REN)’S CLAIM DETERMINED BY A JURY. Reciprocally, FFNF waives its right to maintain a lawsuit against me and the Child(ren) for any and all claims covered by this Agreement, and FFNF will not have the right to have its claim(s) determined by a jury. ANY DISPUTE, CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO MY OR THE CHILD(REN)’S ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, INCLUDING THE DETERMINATION OF THE SCOPE OR APPLICABILITY OF THIS AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE, SHALL BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE YEAR OF ITS ACCRUAL (i.e., the date of the alleged injury) AND BE DETERMINED BY ARBITRATION IN THE COUNTY OF THE FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN PARK, CONNECTICUT, BEFORE ONE ARBITRATOR. THE ARBITRATION SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY JAMS PURSUANT TO ITS RULE 16.1 EXPEDITED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES. IF NO JAMS OFFICE IS LOCATED WITHIN 100 MILES OF THE FLIGHT FIT N FUN PARK, I AND FFNF SHALL WORK COLLECTIVELY TO SELECT AND UTILIZE A SIMILAR AND MUTUALLY AGREEABLE ARBITRATION PROVIDER. JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT HAVING JURISDICTION. THIS CLAUSE SHALL NOT PRECLUDE PARTIES FROM SEEKING PROVISIONAL REMEDIES IN AID OF ARBITRATION FROM A COURT OF APPROPRIATE JURISDICTION. This Agreement shall be governed by, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard to choice of law principles. Notwithstanding the provision with respect to the applicable substantive law, any arbitration conducted pursuant to the terms of this Agreement shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C., Sec. 1-16). I understand and acknowledge that the JAMS Arbitration Rules to which I agree are available online for my review at jamsadr.com, and include JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules & Procedures; Rule 16.1 Expedited Procedures; and Policy On Consumer Minimum Standards Of Procedural Fairness.
SPECIFIC RELEASE FOR REDUCED LIGHTING ACTIVITIES
I acknowledge that the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park may, at any time, engage in promotions that involve the use of reduced and altered or theatrical lighting and special effects, which can increase the inherent and obvious dangers of the activity for both participants and observers. Such increased risks can lead to physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, the Child(ren), and/or third parties, and damage to personal property of any or all such persons. I understand that special rules apply to participation in and observation of such activities, and that I and the Child(ren) may choose not to participate in or observe such activities. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I AND THE CHILD(REN) MAY VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATE IN OR OBSERVE SUCH ACTIVITIES SOLELY AND EXCLUSIVELY AT OUR OWN RISK AND THAT, BY PARTICIPATING, WE WAIVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FOR ANY INJURIES THAT OCCUR.
PHOTO/VIDEO/SOCIAL MEDIA WAIVER
In connection with my and the Child(ren)’s use of the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park, I consent to the recording of the Child(ren)’s and my physical likeness and/or voice through mechanical, photographic, technical, digital, electronic or other means (“Recordings”). I hereby consent to and authorize FFNF to use, without compensation, in perpetuity, such Recordings, as well as the Child(ren)’s name and my name, for any purpose, including advertising, promoting, exploiting and/or publicizing any Flight Fit N’ Fun Park. I further agree that the foregoing includes the consent to use the Child(ren)’s and/or my physical likeness in any form. In addition, I waive any and all claims I may have in connection with the Recordings.
TERM OF AGREEMENT
I understand that this agreement extends forever into the future and will have full force and legal effect each and every time I or the Child(ren) visit FFNF, whether at the current location or any other location or facility in this state.
SAFETY IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY: I AND EACH CHILD AGREE TO FOLLOW THE RULES:
- You acknowledge that there are inherent risks in the participation in or on any trampoline court, and that such risks include not only the use of trampolines, but other activities and equipment. Patrons of a trampoline court who use trampolines, and those who engage in any other activities or use any other equipment, by participation, accept the risks inherent in such participation of which the ordinary prudent person is or should be aware. Patrons have a duty to exercise good judgment and act in a responsible manner while using the trampoline court and other equipment, and while engaging in such activities. Patrons have a duty to obey all oral or written warnings, or both, prior to or during participation, or both.
- You have a duty to not participate in any activity on any trampoline court, or engage in any other activity or use any other equipment, when under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- You have a duty to properly use all safety equipment provided, whether for the trampolines at the trampoline court, other equipment, or otherwise.
- You have a duty to NOT participate in any activity on any trampoline court, or engage in other activities or use other equipment, if you have pre-existing medical conditions, circulatory conditions, heart or lung conditions, recent surgeries, back or neck conditions, knee or ankle conditions, high blood pressure, known pregnancy, any history of spine, musculoskeletal or head injuries, or if you may be pregnant.
- You have a duty to remove inappropriate attire including hard, sharp or dangerous objects such as buckles, pens, purses, badges and so forth.
- You have a duty to avoid bodily contact with other patrons.
- You have a duty to conform with or meet height, weight or age restrictions imposed by the manufacturer or owner to use or participate in any trampoline park activity, whether involving the use of trampolines, other equipment, or otherwise.
- You have a duty to avoid crowding or overloading individual sections of the trampoline court, or other equipment.
- You have a duty to use the trampoline court, and other equipment, within your own limitations, training and acquired skills.
- You have a duty to avoid landing on the head or neck. Serious injuries, paralysis or death can occur when landing on the trampoline court bed, or elsewhere, whether involving the trampoline, other equipment, or otherwise.
- You also agree to follow and obey all posted and stated warnings and patron education signs.
- You agree to read, understand, and explain all requirements and safety rules to each Child you accompany, and to ensure that each Child obeys the requirements and safety rules.
- You have a duty to carefully monitor and supervise each Child you accompany to ensure that they are acting in a safe manner at all times.
I have had sufficient opportunity to read this document. If I had any questions about this document, I have had an opportunity to ask them of FFNF and have done so. I have read this document, understand this document, and agree to be bound by its terms. I understand that employees working at the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park, including the manager, do not have the authority to waive any provision of this Agreement. This Agreement constitutes and contains the entire agreement between FFNF and me relating to the Child(ren)’s and my use of the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park. There are no other agreements, oral, written, or implied, with respect to such matters. I agree that if any portion of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force. All terms above are included in this Agreement regardless of whether the provisions set forth above were initialed by the signatory below.
By signing below, I represent and warrant that I am the parent, legal guardian, or power-of-attorney of the below-listed Child(ren) and have the authority to execute this Agreement on the Child(ren)’s behalf and to act on the Child(ren)’s behalf. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ EACH AND EVERY PARAGRAPH IN THIS DOCUMENT AND I AND THE CHILD(REN) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS STATED HEREIN, INCLUDING THE RELEASE OF LIABILITY CONTAINED THEREIN. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless FFNF from any and all claims brought by or on behalf of the Child(ren), which are in any way connected with, arise out of, or result from their use of the Flight Fit N’ Fun Park. I am 18 years of age or older. I am entering into this Agreement on behalf of myself, my spouse or domestic partner, the Child(ren), and our respective and/or collective issue, parents, siblings, heirs, assigns, personal representatives, estate(s), and anyone else who can claim by or through such person or persons.
IN SUMMARY, BY MY SIGNATURE BELOW, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF I OR ANY OF THE CHILD(REN) ARE INJURED IN ANY WAY, THIS WAIVER PREVENTS AND PROHIBITS ANY RECOVERY OF MONEY FROM FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN OR ANY FLIGHT FIT N’ FUN RELATED ENTITY. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AND THE CHILD(REN) HAVE AGREED TO ARBITRATE ANY DISPUTE AND WAIVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE A JURY OR A JUDGE RESOLVE ANY SUCH DISPUTE.