Membership Terms and Program Participation Waiver and Agreement

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Member Health
The applicant represents that he/she is in physically sound condition and understands participation in aerobics and other exercise, weight training, recreational sports, roller skating and use of pools, spas, saunas, steam rooms, climbing walls, challenge course and fitness equipment carry a potential risk of injuries or illness. The applicant understands the Ozarks Regional YMCA assumes no responsibility for any such injury or illness

Member Conduct and Right to Use the Facility
Applicant agrees to abide by all policies and procedures of the Ozarks Regional YMCA and its centers, and understands failure to act in accordance with these rules may result in expulsion from the YMCA and revocation of the membership.

Staff Conduct w/ Minors
The YMCA PROHIBITS staff members from caring for, providing instruction to, or engaging in social relationship outside of approved YMCA activities with children (other than family) who participate in YMCA programs or activities. This policy is designed for the protection of all involved – Children, Staff Members, parents and YMCA.

Criminal History
The YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants, and guests. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation and remove visitation access.

Property Loss
The applicant understands the Ozarks Regional YMCA is not responsible for personal property lost, damaged, or stolen while using YMCA facilities or participating in YMCA programs.

Photograph Permission
The applicant hereby grants permission for the YMCA to use, without limitation or obligation, photographs or other media that may include the member’s image or voice to promote or interpret YMCA programs.

The applicant understands the Ozarks Regional YMCA does not provide any accident or health insurance for its members or participants, and further understands it is the applicant’s responsibility to provide such coverage.

Membership Billing
Any discrepancies to membership billing must be brought to the YMCA’s attention within 60 days. The YMCA is not liable for any discrepancies to membership billing issues past 60 days. Membership rates are subject to change and you will be notified in writing 30 days prior to any membership adjustments.

I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the YMCA, its directors, officers, employees, and agents (hereinafter referred to as “releasees”) from all liability to me, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for any loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefor on account of injury to my person or property or resulting in my death, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise

I FURTHER HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur arising from or related to my presence in, upon, or about the YMCA premises or participating in any YMCA program whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise.

Membership Changes
Please submit a new payroll authorizations for and membership change form at the front desk. The Corporate Membership Director will process your request and have your account updated within 5 business days.

Membership Cancellations
Please submit a request to cancel in writing no later than 30 days prior to your next payroll period. This allows the Corporate Membership Director to notify your payroll clerk in a timely manner so that your deduction can be stopped.