Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha (BGCK) Indemnity Clause
In consideration of participating in the BGCK Sports Leagues, and for the good and valuable
consideration, I hereby agree to release and discharge from liability arising from negligence BGCK and
its directors, officers, employees, agents, volunteers, participants, and all other persons or entities
acting for them (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Releasees"), on behalf of myself and my
children, parents, heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate, and also agree as follows.
1. I acknowledge that the BGCK Sports Leagues involves known and unanticipated risks which could
result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis or permanent disability, death, and property damage.
Risks include, but are not limited to: physical injuries (actions that might result in injury), medical
conditions resulting from physical activity, and damaged clothing or other property. I understand such
risks simply cannot be eliminated, despite the use of safety equipment, without jeopardizing the
essential qualities of the activity.
2. I expressly accept and assume all of the risks inherent in this activity or that might have been caused
by the negligence of the Releasees. My/my child’s/ward’s participation in this activity is purely voluntary
and I elect to participate and or allow my child/ward to participate despite the risks. In addition, if at any
time I believe the event conditions are unsafe or that I /my child/ward am unable to participate due to
physical or mental conditions, then I/my child/ward will immediately discontinue participation.
3. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Releasees
from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action which are in any way connected with my/my
child’s/wards participation in this activity, or my/my child’s/ward use of their equipment or facilities,
arising from negligence. This release does not apply to claims arising from intentional conduct. Should
Releasees or anyone acting on their behalf be required to incur attorney's fees and costs to enforce this
agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs to enforce this
4. I represent that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I/my child/ward may suffer
or cause while participating in this activity, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage
myself. I further represent that I/my child/ward have no medical or physical condition which could
interfere with my/my child/ward safety in this activity, or else I am willing to assume- and bear the costs
of- all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such condition.
5. In the event that I file a lawsuit, I agree to do so solely in the state where Releasees' grounds are
located, and I further agree that the substantive law of the state shall apply.
6. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining
portion shall remain in full force and effect.
7. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to ensure that their child/ward remains at the program
until you or an authorized representative picks them up or you have given them permission to leave. I
understand that my child/ward may be suspended from any and all Club programming for poor
behavior. I understand that my child/ward and / or family members may be suspended from the
program for any unsportsmanlike behavior. The reinstatement process will include a meeting with the
athletic director and BGCK Sports Committee.
8. I understand that my child’s/ward’s picture/video may be taken for media and/or public relations and
allow for these representations, as well as my e-mail to be used for media and/or public relations
purposes unless I submit a statement to the contrary to appropriate BGCK staff (this does not include
volunteer coaching staff). I give permission for the BGCK to share my contact information with a third
party for the purpose of promoting and marketing non-BGCK programs.
9. I understand that the BGCK will not be responsible for lost or stolen articles.
In the course of programming, I understand that the BGCK may show movies rated PG or PG-13 and I
give my child/ward permission to view them.
If applicable, I allow the BGCK to collect grades and attendance information for my child/ward if
necessary under grant funded programs.
10. I understand that if my child/ward is demonstrating signs of having a communicable illness, BGCK
staff will move my child/ward to an isolated area and that it is my responsibility to pick up my child/ward
as soon as contacted.
11. I understand that my child/ward may be asked to complete survey information regarding
programming for evaluation purposes and agree to allow my child/ward to participate in such.
12. In case of a medical emergency involving my child I hereby give my consent for the licensed
providers and medical personnel of Kenosha Community Health Center, Inc. to perform such diagnostic
and emergency treatment as deemed urgent and emergently advisable on/to my child. With the
understanding that every reasonable effort to contact me promptly in any emergency situations. In my
absence, the BGCK staff or volunteer is authorized by me to consent to/for medical treatment for my
By signing this document, I agree that if I /my child/ward am/are hurt or my property is damaged during
my/my child’s/ward’s participation in this activity, then I may be found by a court of law to have waived
my right to maintain a lawsuit against the parties being released on the basis of any claim for
I have had sufficient time to read this entire document and, should I choose to do so, consult with legal
counsel prior to signing. Also, I understand that this activity might not be made available to me/my
child/ward or that the cost to engage in this activity would be significantly greater if I were to choose not
to sign this release, and agree that the opportunity to participate at the stated cost in return for
execution of this release is a reasonable bargain. I have read and understood this document and I
agree to be bound by its terms.