CONSENT & RELEASE
Agreement to Participate in Buddy’s Tennis Class
Involvement in any sports can be intrinsically risky and it is not possible to guarantee the welfare of all participating individuals. Tennis demands cardiovascular fitness, coordination, and agility. Although many risks can be avoided, I understand that not all risks can be and release Buddy the Ball from responsibility for any injury that my child might incur during the course of normal play. I further understand that in the event of a medical emergency, Buddy the Ball will call EMS to deliver support and that I will be financially responsible for any expenses involved.
While playing tennis, accidents do happen. Some of these accidents may be minor like collisions with other players, collisions with the ground, and being struck by the ball. Other accidents may be more significant like collisions with the net or racquet. Other injuries may also include:
minor injuries like scrapes, bruises, strains, blisters, and sprains;
more serious injuries like broken bones, concussions, muscle tears, and ligament tears;
catastrophic injuries like heat stroke, cardiac arrest, and death
To reduce the risk of injury, participants are expected to abide by the following rules:
all tennis students are expected to be physically fit before Buddy’s Tennis Class begins
all participants must adhere to the rules of tennis, thus creating a safe playing environment
The above-mentioned participant agrees to follow the preceding safety rules, all posted safety rules, and all rules common to the sport of tennis. Further, the above-mentioned participant
agrees to report any unsafe practices, conditions, or equipment to the Buddy’s Tennis Class instructor.
I certify that the above-mentioned participant 1) possesses a sufficient degree of physical fitness to safely participate in tennis, 2) understands that he/she is to discontinue activity at any time he/she feels undue discomfort or stress, and 3) has indicated in the “Special Needs” section any health-related conditions that might affect his/her ability to play tennis and he/she will verbally inform the Buddy’s Tennis Class instructor immediately.
I have read the preceding information and it has been explained to me. I know, understand, and appreciate the risks associated with participation in tennis and I am voluntarily participating the above-mentioned participant in the activity. In doing so, the above-mentioned participant is assuming all of the inherent risks of the sport. I further understand that in the event of a medical emergency, Buddy’s Tennis Class will call EMS to render assistance and that I will be financially responsible for any expenses involved.
I do hereby consent and agree that Buddy the Ball has the right to take photographs and video of my child during Buddy’s Tennis Class sessions. These photos and video may be used on the company website (www.buddytheball.net), company Facebook pages, and promotional material without compensation. I understand that my child’s name and identity will not be revealed. If you would prefer we not take photographs or video your child, please notify us via e-mail.
Waiver of Liability: In consideration of being permitted to play tennis, on behalf of myself, my family, my heirs, and my assigns, I hereby release Buddy the Ball, its agents, and its employees from liability for injury, loss, or death to the above-mentioned participant while using any facility or equipment or in any way associated with participating in the activity of tennis now or in the future, resulting from the ordinary negligence of Buddy the Ball, its agents and employees.
Telephone, Email and SMS Text Messaging Terms and Conditions:
By clicking “I accept” you are consenting to receive email, text and or phone communications from Buddy the Ball. Message frequency varies. Buddy the Ball does not have a separate charge for these services; however, message and data rates may apply from your mobile carrier for SMS text messages. Subject to the terms and conditions of your mobile carrier, you may receive text messages sent to your mobile phone.
By clicking “I agree” you are providing your consent to participate in this program, you approve any such charges from your mobile carrier. Charges for text messages may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance. Buddy the Ball reserves the right to terminate this SMS service, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. The information in any message may be subject to certain time lags and/or delays. You are responsible for managing the types of SMS texts you receive.
To stop receiving text messages, reply STOP, END, CANCEL or UNSUBSCRIBE to a Buddy the Ball SMS text message. By enrolling in this subscription program, you consent that following such a request to unsubscribe, you will receive one (1) final message from Buddy the Ball confirming that you have been inactivated in our system. Following such confirmation message, no additional text messages will be sent unless you re-activate your subscription.
To stop receiving email messages or to manage your communication preferences, click on the Unsubscribe link contained in the Buddy the Ball email message.
By Unsubscribing from receiving SMS text messages and/or email communications, I acknowledge that I will no longer receive any communications including, emergency communications via SMS text messaging or email messaging.