Waiver and Release of All Claims and Assumption of Risk

Please read this waiver carefully and be aware that by continuing with this online registration and participating in the identified programs/activities, you will be expressly assuming all risk and all legal liability, and waiving and releasing all claims for any disease (including but not limited to contracting or spreading COVID-19), injury, damages, or loss that you, and your minor child/ward, might sustain as a result of participating in the above referenced programs and activities (including transportation services/vehicle operation, when provided).
I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury and disease to participants in these programs/activities, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or losses, regardless of severity, my minor child/ward or I sustain as a result of said participation. I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward, may have (or that might accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in these programs/activities against the Winnetka Park District, including its officials, agents, volunteers and employees (hereinafter collectively referred as Winnetka Park District). I do hereby fully release and forever discharge the Winnetka Park District from any and all claims for disease, injuries, damages, or losses my minor child/ward, or I may have or which may accrue to me, my minor child/ward, or any other individuals arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with these programs/ activities. Further, I do hereby indemnify, defend, and hold the District harmless from and against any and all claims, causes, injuries, damages and losses by third parties against the District arising from or in any way related to my or my child’s/ward’s participation in the identified programs/activities described above. I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. If registering online or via fax, my online facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as my signature on an original form.

Residency Policy
Recreation program residency rates apply to everyone who lives within Park District boundaries and pays Winnetka Park District taxes. Non-residents pay an additional non-resident fee per program. Non-residents fees are the second fee shown in program descriptions.

Photo/Video Policy
Photos and video footage are periodically taken of participants in a class, during a special event or at the District’s parks and facilities. Please be aware that, by signing this waiver and release you are authorizing the Park District to use these photos and video footage for District advertising and promotion without your further permission and without any compensation to you. All photos/videos are property of the Park District. Please call the Marketing department at (847) 501-2044 for more information.


  • A separate waiver must be submitted for each participant.


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