TERMS & CONDITIONS
DHC Hockey LLC (“DHC”) is committed to conducting its hockey games in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard. DHC continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants in our games must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury when choosing to participate in recreational activities. You are solely responsible for determining if you are physically fit and/or adequately skilled for the activities contemplated by this agreement. It is always advisable, especially if the participant is disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness, injury, or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity.
WARNING OF RISK
Hockey is a sport intended to challenge and engage the physical, mental, and emotional resources of participant. Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, condition and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury, including but not limited to: head/brain injury, cervical spine injury (including paralysis), and death. All hazards and dangers cannot be foreseen. The very nature of the game of hockey is hazardous and risky, including but not limited to being tripped, body-checked, crosschecked with a stick, hit with a slash, a high stick, or a thrown stick, going head first into the boards, getting pushed or checked from behind, being cut by a skate blade, colliding with goal posts, being hit by a stick, puck, or other players protective equipment, elbowed in the head or face, collisions with other players and stationary objects, injuries caused by failure to wear adequate protective equipment (including but not limited to wearing a half shield or no visor), inadequate playing conditions, defective equipment, imperfections in the ice, failure in supervision or instruction, unsportsmanlike conduct, and all other circumstances inherent to the sport of hockey. In this regard, it is impossible for DHC to guarantee absolute safety.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Please read this information carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in this program (via electronic Evite, email, telephone, or other method), you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages, or loss which you might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with this program/activity.
By signing up and participating in any DHC skate, game, or programs you recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in this program and you voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that may be sustained as a result of said participation. You further agree to waive and relinquish all claims that you may have (or may accrue) as a result of participating in this program against DHC, including its officials, agents, volunteers, other players and participants, and employees.