Release of Waiver and Liability

HEALTH STATEMENT: In requesting permission to access or use the equipment of the UAMS Schmieding Center or attend the Schmieding Center’s classes, I affirm that my general health is good and that I am not adversely affected any exercise I will undertake. I further affirm that I am able to perform exercise of a vigorous nature. I am not currently under the care of a physician who should be advised of my desire to participate in this physical activity. If I am under the care of a physician, I affirmatively state that I have received his or her permission to participate in vigorous exercise at the UAMS Schmieding Center. It is my responsibility to exercise within the limits of any health restrictions I might have and UAMS is not responsible for knowing or attempting to enforce any such restrictions or limitations.

AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW RULES AND POLICIES: I understand that the UAMS Schmieding Center provides both directed and self-directed programs and that I may not be provided with any fitness instruction. I agree to follow all rules and policies of the UAMS Schmieding Center and to abide by any reasonable requests concerning use of the facility directed to me by the staff of UAMS. I agree to operate and use the equipment only in the manner in which it was designed and intended to be used, following all written and verbal instructions provided by UAMS Schmieding Center staff. I understand that my failure to abide by and to follow instructions or requests may result in the termination of my privileges of using the facility. I further understand that UAMS has the right to terminate or alter my privileges at the facility at its complete and unilateral discretion. I understand that my participation in the classes for the UAMS Schmieding Center requires me to follow instructions to keep myself and others safe.

RELEASE AND WAIVER: In consideration of my access to the UAMS Schmieding Center facility and classes, I hereby accept all risks to my health and of my injury or death that may result from or be related to such participation, and I hereby release the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, UAMS, and all governing boards, officers, employees and representatives from any liability to me, my personal representatives, estate, heirs, next of kin and assigns for any and all claims and causes of action for loss of or damage to my property and for any and all illness or injury to my person, including my death, that may result from, be related to, or occur during my use of the facilities, whether caused by negligence of the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, UAMS, and any governing board, officers, employees, or representatives or otherwise. I agree to release and hold harmless the same from any and all liability whatsoever which may result from my use of the facility, equipment and/or participation in classes. This statement shall serve as a release and agreement to hold harmless of the same by my heirs, executors, administrators, if any and me.