Waiver: Release - Fitness Orientation
Click the download button above to download a Microsoft Word version of this document.
Release from Indemnity
Fitness and Exercise Orientation
I have been offered and urged to attend an equipment orientation at the before using any equipment or beginning any exercise. I have been urged to consult with my physician for a physical to determine any health risks associated with my exercising.
I desire to voluntarily waive an equipment orientation at the and to waive any explanations concerning the risks of use of the equipment or of my exercising. I understand that the exercise will place an increasing workload on my cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal systems and there is a risk of physical changes during or following my exercise. I understand that failure to use the equipment properly may result in injury, illness, or medical problems including but not limited to fractured or broken bones, strained or torn muscles, tendons, or ligaments, dizziness, feeling light headed or becoming faint, stroke, heart attack, joint problems, or other physical problems.
I understand that I am responsible for monitoring my own condition throughout the exercise program and should any unusual symptoms occur, I will cease my participation and inform the fitness instructor, another YMCA professional staff member, or the front desk attendant.
I certify that I have no physical condition which would prevent me from safely engaging in an exercise program and agree to abide by all the rules and regulations of the Fitness Center.
In consideration for being allowed to participate in the exercise program, I agree to assume the risk of such exercise and inherent dangers from exercise and use of the equipment. I hereby release the and its staff members from any and all claims, suits, losses, or related causes of action for damages related to my exercise program and hold them harmless from anything arising therefrom.
In signing this release and consent form, I affirm that I am legally capable of so acting, that I have read this form in its entirety, that I understand the nature of the exercise program, and that I do not want further information. All the questions I have concerning the exercise program or the equipment have been answered to my satisfaction.
Printed name of participant:
Signature of participant:
YMCA staff witness: