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THY Swim Team Disclaimer/Release

I/we give our permission for our son/daughter to participate on the THY Competitive Swimming Team and agree to abide by the stipulations described in the THY Swim Team Handbook.

I/we understand and are aware that swimming involves the potential for injury that is inherent in all sports. I/we acknowledge that even with the best coaching and strict observance of rules, injuries are still a possibility. On rare occasions these injuries can be so severe as to result in total disability, paralysis or even death.


I/we therefore agree to assume and take on all of the risks and responsibilities in any way associated with the THY swimming program. In consideration of and return for the services, facilities, and other assistance provided to me by the Lower Bucks County Family YMCA, Bucks County Community College and the THY Competitive Swimming Team. I/we release the Lower Bucks County Family YMCA, Bucks County Community College and the THY Competitive Swimming Team, its employees and agents from any and all liability, claims and actions that may arise from injury or harm to my/our child, from his/her death or from damage to his/her property in connection with swimming. I/we understand that this Release covers liability, claims and actions caused entirely or in part by any acts or failures to act by the Lower Bucks County Family YMCA, Bucks County Community College and the THY Competitive Swimming Team, its employees and agents including but not limited to negligence, mistake, or failure to supervise by the Lower Bucks County Family YMCA, Bucks County Community College and the THY Competitive Swimming Team.

I/we recognize this entire Release means I/we are giving up, among other things, rights to sue the Lower Bucks County Family YMCA, Bucks County Community College and the THY YMCA Competitive Swimming Team, its employees and agents for injuries, damages, or losses my/our child may incur.

I hereby provide the Lower Bucks Family YMCA and the THY Swim Team with permission to use my swimmer's photograph in various forms of print and digital media.  If I have concerns about this policy, I will contact Tim Ryan, the Competitive Aquatics Director, at tryan@cbfymca.org.

I hereby consent to the THY Program described payment agreement and know that I am obligated to fulfill my financial commitment to Lower Bucks Family YMCA by the due dates. I understand the stipulations described in the THY Swim Team Handbook and agree that my son/daughter must abide by the team code of conduct. I understand that my son/daughter must have received a physical examination within the past six months and has received a physician’s clearance to participate on the THY YMCA competitive swim team.

I/we acknowledge that I/we have read and fully understand this Release and I/we agree to be legally bound by it.