WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK FOR PARTICIPANTS

UNDER THE AGE OF MAJORITY


The parent/guardian of the participant must agree to and initial paragraphs 1-7 of this agreement before the Minor participates in any HAPPYPADDLING Inc.  Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour.

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. READ CAREFULLY.

In consideration for the opportunity for the Minor Participant (the “Minor”) to participate in any  HAPPYPADDLING Inc. Activity, Rental,  Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour, ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR I HEREBY AGREE, ACKNOLWEDGE AND APPRECIATE THAT:
1. I am the Parent/Guardian of the Minor and am executing this waiver on behalf of the Minor in my capacity as Parent/Guardian and with the intent that this waiver be binding on myself and the Minor for all legal purposes.

2. I and the Minor assume all risk and release and hold harmless HAPPYPADDLING Inc, their Instructor-Trainers and their officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that our estates, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute.

3. I acknowledge on behalf of the Minor, the Minor’s obligation to immediately inform the Releasees if the Minor feels any pain, fatigue, discomfort or other symptoms during and immediately after the Minor’s participation in the paddlesports.

4. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ACTIVITIES, RENTALS, LESSONS, COURSES, CLINICS, TRIPS, AND TOURS

5. Risk of injury from the activity and equipment utilized in paddlesports, swimming, and related land or water activities is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.

6. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.

7. I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, or death.

I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me and the Minor, our heirs, assigns, and legal representatives.

Minor’s Name______________________________________   Parent/Guardian Name _________________________________________  

Street Address____________________________________________________________   Phone Number_________________________                                                                                                                                                                          
Parent/Guardian Signature: __________________________ Witness: _____________________________ Date:____________________

Age of Minor: ☐ 10 and under, ☐ 10-13, ☐ 13-16, ☐ 16+

                                                 Please turn page over to fill out Medical Information & Photo Release

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                                                                           Medical Information & Photo Release

 Who to Contact in case of an emergency:

Name ________________________________________  Relation_____________________________________________

Address (if different from yours)_______________________________________________________________________

Phone ____________________________________________

Medical information:

Doctor ________________________________________________   Phone  _________________________________________________

Birth Date ______________________________ Health Card / Insurance No.________________________________________________

Do you have any allergies? Please specify.  Yes    No

Do any allergies result in a severe or anaphylactic reaction?  Yes   No

If Yes, Please explain in full detail

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any special medical condition(s) or medication(s) that may limit or restrict your full participation in this event?    

Yes    No

If Yes, Please specify and list Medications taken and condition they are taken for.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any physical conditions that may limit or restrict your full participation in this event?  Yes    No

If Yes, Please specify

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

To the best of my knowledge the medical information provided herein is true and complete

 Signature __________________________________________________  Date _________________________

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Photo Release

Photographs are often taken of participants during Lessons, Trips, and Tours.  We would like to use photographs and comments in some of our promotional materials and/or the promotional materials of our program delivery partners (i.e. course guide, website, social media, program brochure, information sessions, and presentations). We would appreciate your permission to possibly use your photograph or comments in these materials in perpetuity. You would not be personally identified in any materials developed. Only your first name would be used with your comments. We would be happy to provide you with a copy of said materials upon your request

I give my permission for HAPPYPADDLING Inc to use my photograph OR comments in promotional materials.

Signature_____________________________________________   Date__________________________

Parent/Guardian’s Signature if participant is under 18

​WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK FOR PARTICIPANTS

UNDER THE AGE OF MAJORITY

The parent/guardian of the participant must agree to and sign this agreement before the Minor participates in any Paddle Canada course.

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. READ CAREFULLY.

In consideration for the opportunity for the Minor Participant (the “Minor”) to participate in an educational kayaking, canoeing, or stand-up paddle-boarding course, training or any related activity (“Paddlesports”), ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR I HEREBY AGREE, ACKNOLWEDGE AND APPRECIATE THAT:  

1. I am the Parent/Guardian of the Minor and am executing this waiver on behalf of the Minor in my capacity as Parent/Guardian and with the intent that this waiver be binding on myself and the Minor for all legal purposes.

2.  I and the Minor assume all risk and release and hold harmless Paddle Canada, Paddle Canada Instructors, Paddle Canada Instructor-Trainers and their officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that our estates, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute.

3.  I acknowledge on behalf of the Minor, the Minor’s obligation to immediately inform the Releasees if the Minor feels any pain, fatigue, discomfort or other symptoms during and immediately after the Minor’s participation in the paddlesports. 

4.  By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the province/territory that the activity was undertaken in.
 
                              HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PADDLESPORTS OR PADDLE CANADA COURSES

5. Risk of injury from the activity and equipment utilized in paddlesports, swimming, and related land or water activities is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.  

6. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.


7.  I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, or death. 

I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me and the Minor, our heirs, assigns, and legal representatives. 

___________________________  _________________________________  __________________________________ 
Minor’s Name                                 Parent/Guardian Name                                Parent/Guardian Signature)                                

___________   _______________   _________________________  __________  ________    _____________________  
Date (D/M/Y)    City/Town                 Address                                       Postal Code   Prov/Terr     Telephone 

Email: __________________________ Witness: _________________________ Signature: _______________________

Age of Minor: ☐ 10 and under, ☐ 10-13, ☐ 13-16, ☐ 16+

If the Minor has any relevant medical conditions, please describe them on the back of this page and inform your instructor.   www.paddlecanada.com / 1 -888-252-6292 / PO Box 126, Kingston, ON, K7L 4V6 

HAPPYPADDLING CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL


Your safety is our number one concern!!!  Our staff will fit you with a PFD (Personal floatation device) and as a condition of rental you are required to wear it for the duration of your time on the water.  A PFD does not work when you are not wearing it!!

All rentals are minimum one hour.


HAPPYPADDLING CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL:
1.  You are responsible for any damages to equipment and agree to pay for equipment repair and or replacement depending on the extent of damage.
2.  You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to rent equipment, provide a drivers license, and have a valid credit card.
3.  You are required to sign a waiver prior to the start of your rental.
If a minor is accompanying you on your rental, the responsible adult will be required to sign a waiver on behalf of the minor. 
4.  All equipment renters will abide by the HAPPYPADDLING Personal Floatation Policy and agree to wear the PFD while on the water.  If you remove the PFD while on the water your rental will be canceled and no refund will be offered. 
5.  You agree to stay within 200 meters of the shoreline at all times, stay clear of hazards, and remain within the rental boundaries
6.  You agree to come off the water if asked to due to bad weather, or if you see bad weather on the horizon.
7.  You agree to return the equipment by the end of your rental period.  
8.  You agree that if you keep the equipment beyond your rental period, late fees will be applied and  are charged at a rate of $50.00 per hour.

RENTAL CANCELLATION POLICY:  
Your safety is our paramount concern.
If we have to cancel your rental due to weather conditions prior to it commencing you will receive a full refund. 

Sometimes life gets in the way and we understand. :-)
If we cancel prior to commencing your rental 100% refund of course!!
Unless otherwise posted during registration, the following applies:
If you are unable to attend and you can send someone in your place, no worries
Minimum cancellation fee is 10% to cover transaction costs and fees
Cancellations with less than 28 days notice, 50% refund
Cancellations with less than 14 days notice, no refund


Happy Paddling, and have a great day!​​​

HAPPYPADDLING WAIVERS

We have provided online copies of the typical waivers we use for our programs.  

Please read and familiarize yourself with these before hand as you will be required to sign a waiver before commencing any activity with HAPPYPADDLING.


PADDLE CANADA WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK  

FOR PARTICIPANTS OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY


Participants must agree to and initial paragraphs 1-5 and sign this agreement before participating in any Paddle Canada course.  

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. READ CAREFULLY.  

In consideration for the opportunity to participate in an educational kayaking, canoeing, or stand-up paddle-boarding course, training or any related activity (“paddlesports”), I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE, APPRECIATE AND AGREE THAT:   

1. I assume all risk and release and hold harmless Paddle Canada, Paddle Canada Instructors, Paddle Canada Instructor-Trainers and their officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that I, my estate, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute. 

2. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the province/territory that the activity was undertaken in. 

HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PADDLESPORTS OR PADDLE CANADA COURSES  

3. Risk of injury from the activity and equipment utilized in paddlesports, swimming, and related land or water activities is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.  

4. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.  

5. I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, or death.    

I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me, my heirs or assigns, and my legal representatives.


  
____________________________________ _____________________________________ _______________________ 
 Participant Name                                                                         Signature                                 Date (D/M/Y) 

________________   __________________________________   _____________   _______   _____________________ 
City/Town                                        Address                                    Postal Code       Province         Telephone  

___________________________________    __________________________   ________________________________  
Email                                                                              Witness Name                                 Witness  Signature  

Age: ☐ 16 and under, ☐ 17-25, ☐ 26-40, ☐ 41-55, ☐ 56-70, ☐ 70+  
 
If you have any relevant medical conditions, please describe them on the back of this page and inform your instructor.


www.paddlecanada.com / 1-888-252-6292 / PO Box 126, Kingston, ON, K7L 4V6 


PADDLE CANADA PARENTAL CONSENT, DISCLOSURE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK 


I am aware that my child will be participating in an educational canoeing, kayaking or stand-up paddle-boarding course, training or related activity (the “Paddlesports”) through Paddle Canada/Pagaie Canada.   

I am aware that participation in the Paddlesports involves risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: rolling over or sinking of the vessel, whether intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, portaging or other similar activities such as but not limited to general land activities that involve walking/hiking around before, during or after the course on uneven ground, slippery rocks, or varied terrain; my child’s negligence or the negligence of others.  

I am aware that the risk of injury from the activity and equipment used in the Paddlesports, swimming and related land and water activities is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.  

I have reviewed with my child the importance of being safe while participating in the Paddlesports including wearing a personal flotation device at all times while in a canoe or kayak or on a stand-up paddle-board and following the rules and directions of Paddle Canada /Pagaie Canada guides/instructors and other staff.    

My child does not have any health conditions which would prevent him/her from participating in the Paddlesports.  

I give my permission to Paddle Canada/Pagaie Canada guides/instructors to provide medical care or arrange for medical care to be provided to my child during the Paddlesports, should they deem it appropriate.  I understand and agree that I am fully responsible for all costs of medical care including rescue, provided to my child, arising from the Paddlesports.    

I hereby confirm that I have read and understood this document prior to signing it and agree that this document will be binding upon my, my heirs, executors and assigns.    

Name of child: ____________________________________________________________________________  

Name of Parent/Guardian (Print): ____________________________________________________________   

Signature of Parent/Guardian: ______________________________________________________________  

Address: ________________________________________________________________________________  

City: ____________________________________   Province: _________  Postal Code:  _______________  

Telephone Number:  _______________________    Date: ___________________________ 

  
 www.paddlecanada.com / 1-888-252-6292 / PO Box 126, Kingston, ON, K7L 4V6 


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HAPPYPADDLING WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK

FOR PARTICIPANTS OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY


Participants must agree to and initial paragraphs 1-6 and sign this agreement before participating in any HAPPYPADDLING Inc. Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour.

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE.  READ CAREFULLY.

In consideration for the opportunity to participate in an Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour with HAPPYPADDLING Inc. I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE, APPRECIATE AND AGREE THAT:

 1. I assume all risk and release and hold harmless HAPPYPADDLING Inc, their instructors, instructor-trainers, officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels

(collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that I, my estate, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute.

2. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ACTIVITIES, RENTALS, LESSONS, COURSES, CLINICS, TRIPS, AND TOURS

3. Risk of injury from the activities and/or equipment utilized in Activities, Rentals, lessons, courses, clinics, trips, and tours, is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.

4. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether Intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, hiking, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.

5. I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, death, or other damages

6. Ultimately, it is my responsibility to know the possible consequences of my actions and personally assume the consequences of my actions.  On this basis, I have the option of refusing to take part in any activity that I feel will expose me to undue risk.

 I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me, my heirs or assigns, and my legal representatives.

____________________________________ _____________________________________ ___________________
Participant Name                                              Signature                                                            Date (D/M/Y)

________________ __________________________________ _____________ _______ _____________________
City/Town                 Address                                                        Postal Code       Province   Telephone

___________________________________ __________________________ _______________________________
Email                                                                 Witness Name                               Witness Signature

 
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Medical Information & Photo Release




Participants Name:______________________________________________________________________________

Who to Contact in case of an emergency:

Name _____________________________________________Relation ___________________________________________________

Address______________________________________________________________________________________________________


Phone (Day) ____________________________________________  Phone (Night) _________________________________________

Medical information:

Doctor ________________________________________________   Phone  ________________________________________________

Birth Date ______________________________ Health Card / Insurance No.________________________________________________

Do you have any allergies? Please specify.  Yes    No

Do any allergies result in a severe or anaphylactic reaction?  Yes   No

Please explain in full detail

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any special medical condition(s) or medication(s)?   Yes    No

Please specify and list Medications taken and condition they are taken for.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Do you have any physical conditions that may limit or restrict your full participation in this event?  Yes    No

Please specify

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

To the best of my knowledge the medical information provided herein is true and complete

 Signature __________________________________________________  Date _________________________

Photo Release

Photographs are often taken of participants during Lessons, Trips, and Tours.  We would like to use photographs and comments in some of our promotional materials and/or the promotional materials of our program delivery partners (i.e. course guide, website, social media, program brochure, information sessions, and presentations). We would appreciate your permission to possibly use your photograph or comments in these materials in perpetuity. You would not be personally identified in any materials developed. Only your first name would be used with your comments. We would be happy to provide you with a copy of said materials upon your request

I give my permission for HAPPYPADDLING Inc to use my photograph OR comments in promotional materials.

Signature_____________________________________________   Date__________________________

Parent/Guardian’s Signature if participant is under 18


HAPPYPADDLING WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK "RENTALS"

Participants must agree to and initial paragraphs 1-6 and sign this agreement before participating in any HAPPYPADDLING Inc. Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour.

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE.  READ CAREFULLY.

In consideration for the opportunity to participate in an Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour with HAPPYPADDLING Inc. I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE, APPRECIATE AND AGREE THAT:

 1. I assume all risk and release and hold harmless HAPPYPADDLING Inc, their instructors, instructor-trainers, officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels

(collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that I, my estate, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute.

2. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ACTIVITIES, RENTALS, LESSONS, COURSES, CLINICS, TRIPS, AND TOURS

3. Risk of injury from the activities and/or equipment utilized in Activities, Rentals, lessons, courses, clinics, trips, and tours, is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.

4. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether Intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, hiking, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.

5. I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, death, or other damages

6. Ultimately, it is my responsibility to know the possible consequences of my actions and personally assume the consequences of my actions.  On this basis, I have the option of refusing to take part in any activity that I feel will expose me to undue risk.

I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me, my heirs or assigns, and my legal representatives.

____________________________________ _____________________________________ ___________________
Participant Name                                              Signature                                                            Date (D/M/Y)

________________ __________________________________ _____________ _______ _____________________
City/Town                 Address                                                        Postal Code       Province   Telephone

___________________________________ __________________________ _______________________________
Email                                                                 Witness Name                               Witness Signature

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                                                             Rental Equipment Conditions & Check List

Your safety is our number one concern!!!  Our staff will fit you with a PFD (Personal floatation device) and as a condition of rental you are required to wear it for the duration of your time on the water.  A PFD does not work when you are not wearing it!!

All rentals are minimum one hour, with no refunds for early returns.

HAPPYPADDLING CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL:
1.  You are responsible for any damages to equipment and agree to pay for equipment repair and or replacement depending on the extent of damage.
2.  You must be a minimum of 19 years of age to rent equipment, provide a drivers license, and have a valid credit card.
3.  You are required to sign a waiver prior to the start of your rental.
If a minor is accompanying you on your rental, the responsible adult will be required to sign a waiver on behalf of the minor. 
4.  All equipment renters will abide by the HAPPYPADDLING Personal Floatation Policy and agree to wear the PFD while on the water.  If you remove the PFD while on the water your rental will be canceled and no refund will be offered. 
5.  You agree to stay within 200 meters of the shoreline at all times, stay clear of hazards, and remain within the rental boundaries
6.  You agree to come off the water if asked to due to bad weather, or if you see bad weather on the horizon.
7.  You agree to return the equipment by the end of your rental period.  
8.  You agree that if you keep the equipment beyond your rental period, late fees will be applied and  are charged at a rate of $50.00 per hour.

RENTAL EQUIPMENT LIST AND CONDITION:  PLEASE LIST SCRACHES AND DENTS

VESSEL              PFD’S     PADDLE’S      SAFETY KIT                               EQUIPMENT CONDITION                                INT



Drivers Lic.#___________________________ Rental Time Out_____________Rental Time Returned_________________

WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK FOR PARTICIPANTS

OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY "RENTALS"


Participants must agree to and initial paragraphs 1-6 and sign this agreement before participating in any HAPPYPADDLING Inc.Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour.

WARNING: THIS AGREEMENT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE.   


READ CAREFULLY.
In consideration for the opportunity to participate in an Activity, Rental, Lesson, Course, Clinic, Trip, or Tour with HAPPYPADDLING Inc. I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE, APPRECIATE AND AGREE THAT:

1. I assume all risk and release and hold harmless HAPPYPADDLING Inc, their instructors, instructor-trainers, officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, volunteers, premises and vessels (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any legal or equitable claims, demands, debts, law suits or causes of action that I, my estate, heirs, survivors, executors, or assigns may have had in the past, have now or may have in the future for any and all injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property, howsoever caused, including but not limited to the risks described in paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this Agreement, or by negligence, gross negligence, breach of contract or breach of any duty imposed by the common law or statute.

2. By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representations made by the Releasees, other than what is set out in this Agreement. This Agreement is the entire agreement on liability between the Releasees and the signing party (“Releasor”). No other terms may be incorporated into this Agreement. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable. Litigation arising from this Agreement will be commenced in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

      HAZARDS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ACTIVITIES, RENTALS, LESSONS, COURSES, CLINICS, TRIPS, AND TOURS

3. Risk of injury from the activities and/or equipment utilized in Activities, Rentals, lessons, courses, clinics, trips, and tours, is significant and includes the potential for broken bones, drowning, injuries related to exposure to natural elements, contagions and man-made pollutants, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back, or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability or death.

4. Potential causes of injury include, but are not limited to rolling over or sinking of a vessel, whether Intentional or unintentional; water hydraulics, rapids, currents, swells, waves, water/wetness, debris, cold weather, cold water, lightning or other natural forces; camping, animal attacks, hiking, portaging or other similar activities; my own negligence or the negligence of others, including that of the Releases, which may include misjudgments of terrain, rapids, weather or route choice.

5. I understand that this description of potential risks is not complete and that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, death, or other damages

6. Ultimately, it is my responsibility to know the possible consequences of my actions and personally assume the consequences of my actions.  On this basis, I have the option of refusing to take part in any activity that I feel will expose me to undue risk.

I confirm that I have had sufficient time to read and understand this waiver in its entirety, and have agreed to the terms freely and voluntarily without inducement. I understand that this waiver is binding on me, my heirs or assigns, and my legal representatives.

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Rental Equipment Conditions & Check List


Your safety is our number one concern!!!  Our staff will fit you with a PFD (Personal floatation device) and as a condition of rental you are required to wear it for the duration of your time on the water.  A PFD does not work when you are not wearing it!!

All rentals are minimum one hour, with no refunds for early returns.

HAPPYPADDLING CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL:
1.  You are responsible for any damages to equipment and agree to pay for equipment repair and or replacement depending on the extent of damage.
2.  You must be a minimum of 19 years of age to rent equipment, provide a drivers license, and have a valid credit card.
3.  You are required to sign a waiver prior to the start of your rental.
If a minor is accompanying you on your rental, the responsible adult will be required to sign a waiver on behalf of the minor. 
4.  All equipment renters will abide by the HAPPYPADDLING Personal Floatation Policy and agree to wear the PFD while on the water.  If you remove the PFD while on the water your rental will be canceled and no refund will be offered. 
5.  You agree to stay within 200 meters of the shoreline at all times, stay clear of hazards, and remain within the rental boundaries
6.  You agree to come off the water if asked to due to bad weather, or if you see bad weather on the horizon.
7.  You agree to return the equipment by the end of your rental period.  
8.  You agree that if you keep the equipment beyond your rental period, late fees will be applied and  are charged at a rate of $50.00 per hour.

RENTAL EQUIPMENT LIST AND CONDITION:  PLEASE LIST SCRACHES AND DENTS

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