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Orange County is committed to operating its parks and preserves and to conducting its recreation programs
and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of visitors and participants in high regard. Orange
County continually strives to reduce associated risks and insists that all visitors and participants follow safety
rules and instructions that are designed to protect the visitors’ and participants’ safety.
In the event that injury or illness is sustained while participating in an activity or utilizing a facility, the
undersigned hereby authorizes any emergency First Aid, medication, medical treatment or surgery deemed
necessary by licensed medical personnel. The undersigned also gives permission for attending medical
personnel to execute on the undersigned’s behalf, permission forms if undersigned is not immediately
available to do so.
Warning of Risk – Recreational activities/programs/facilities are intended to challenge and engage the
physical, mental, and emotional resources of each participant. Despite careful and proper maintenance and
preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning, and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury
when visiting or participating in any recreational activity, program or facility. Understandably, not all
hazards and dangers can be foreseen. Depending on the particular facility or activity, participants must
understand that certain risks, dangers, and injuries due to inclement weather, contact with naturally occurring
plants or animals, slipping, falling, poor skill level, or conditioning, carelessness, horseplay, un-sportsmanlike
conduct, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision, instruction or officiating, and all
other circumstances inherent to indoor and outdoor park and recreation activities, programs or facility use
exist. In this regard, it must be recognized that it is impossible for Orange County to guarantee absolute
Waiver and Release of all Claims and Assumption of Risk- Please read this form carefully and be aware that
in signing up and visiting or participating in identified programs, activities or facilities, you will be expressly
assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages, or loss which
you (or member, agent or employee of your group) might sustain as a result of participating in any and all
activities connected with and associated with said programs, activities or facility use (including
transportation services/vehicle operation, when provided).
I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to visitors and participants in these
programs, activities and facilities, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries,
including death, damages, or loss, regardless of severity, that I, members of my group or our agents may
sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to indemnify, waive and relinquish all claims as a
result of visiting or participating in these programs, activities and facilities against Orange County and Sports
Endeavors, Inc. including their subsidiaries, officers, officials, agents, volunteers, and employees.
I do hereby fully release and forever discharge Orange County and Sports Endeavors, Inc. from any and all
claims for injuries, damages, or loss that I may have or which may accrue to me, members of my group or
our agents arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these visits, programs, activities or
I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk,
waiver, and release of all claims.
Group Name (Print):___________________________________ Date: ___________________________
Group Contact Name: ________________________ Group Contact Signature: ____________________
Revised 12/14/12