Terms & Conditions

Atlantic General Hospital Foundation
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY, AND PARENTAL CONSENT AGREEMENT

In consideration of participating in the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation’s Annual Penguin Swim. I represent that I understand the nature of the Penguin Swim events and that I and/or my minor child am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activity. I acknowledge that if I and/or my minor child believe event conditions are unsafe, I and/or my minor child will immediately discontinue participation in the Activity. I understand that alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not allowed on the beach.

I fully understand that Penguin Swim events involve risks of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, those of others participating in the event, the conditions in which the event takes place, or the negligence of the “Releasees” named below; and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I and/or my minor child incur as a result of my and/or my minor child’s participation in the Activity.

I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Atlantic General Hospital, Atlantic General Hospital Foundation, its respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the “RELEASEES” herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release, waiver of liability, and assumption of risk I, or anyone on my and/or my minor child’s behalf, makes a claim against any of the “Releasees”, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the “Releasees” from any loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.

I give my permission for photographs taken at the event in which my image or the image of any of my minor children appears, to be used for promotional and/or advertising purposes by Atlantic General Hospital Foundation, their media partners or “Releasees” included above without compensation to me or my minor children.

I understand an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the Penguin Swim I voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

I understand that face coverings are required for everyone including participants, spectators, volunteers, and staff.

I will follow all posted instructions and verbal directions of volunteers and staff for physical distancing before, during, and after the event.

By attending the Penguin Swim, I am confirming that I and all persons in my group:

  • Are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine
  • Are not under any self-quarantine orders

Participants and/or spectators who cannot confirm all of the above criteria must not attend the Penguin Swim.

I have read this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY, AND PARENTAL CONSENT AGREEMENT, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.