ADAMS VENTURES, LLC (DBA THE GROVE), PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT, INDEMNIFICATION, GENERAL RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION

(PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY, BY SIGNING IT, YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR AND/OR YOUR SPOUSE AND MINOR’S LEGAL RIGHTS)

In consideration of being allowed to participate in the services and activities, including, but not limited to, Grove Field access, Volleyball Courts, Pickleball Courts, Grove Outdoor Field Games, fitness classes, Foosball Games, Rugby Games, Tournament Games, Soccer Games, Ultimate Frisbee Games and snack bar access and any other amusement activities (collectively "ACTIVITIES"), provided by ADAMS VENTURES, LLC (DBA THE GROVE) and its agents, owners, officers, directors, principals, volunteers, participants, clients, customers, invitees, employees, independent contractors, insurers, facility operators, land and/or premises owners, and any and all other persons and entities acting in any capacity on its behalf (collectively "The Grove"),I, on behalf of myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s), hereby agree to forever release, indemnify and discharge THE GROVE on behalf of myself, my spouse, legal partner, my children, my parents, my guardians, heirs, assigns, personal representatives and estate, and all other persons and entities as set forth below. The undersigned, for myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s), hereby acknowledges, agrees and represents that immediately upon entering or participating I will, inspect and carefully consider The Grove’s premises and facilities. It is further warranted that such entry into THE GROVE’S facilities for observation or use of any facilities or equipment or participation in ACTIVITIES constitutes an acknowledgement that such premises and all facilities and equipment thereon have been inspected and carefully considered and that the undersigned finds and accepts same for myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s) as being safe and reasonably suited for the purpose of such observation, use or participation by myself, and/or by my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s). The undersigned, for myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s)hereby represent that (i) I/we are in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the activities in which THE GROVE provides; and (ii) I/we are not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair my/our ability to safely participate in activities; (iii) I/we have not been advised against activities by a health professional. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I/we are sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in activities. The undersigned, for myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s), agree to be familiar with and to abide by the rules established for the ACTIVITIES, which include without limitation the rules posted in the facility and/or the website. The undersigned, for myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s), accepts sole responsibility for my own conduct and actions, as well as the conduct and actions of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s) while participating in the activities, and the condition and adequacy of the equipment.

(1) RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Despite all known and unknown risks including but not limited to serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life, I, on behalf of myself, and/or on behalf of my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s) hereby expressly and voluntarily remise, release, acquit, satisfy and forever discharge and agree not to sue THE GROVE, including its suppliers, designers, installers, manufacturers of any sports equipment, or such other material and equipment in THE GROVE’S facility (all hereinafter referred to as "EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS") and agree to hold said parties harmless of and from any and all manner of actions or omission(s), causes of action, suits, sums of money, controversies, damages, judgments, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law or in equity, including, but not limited to, any and all claims which allege negligent acts and/or omissions committed by THE GROVE or any EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS, whether the action arises out of any damage, loss, personal injury, or death to me or my spouse, minor child(ren)/ward(s), while participating in or as a result of participating in any of the ACTIVITIES in or about the premises. This Release of Liability, is effective and valid regardless of whether the damage, loss or death is a result of any act or omission on the part of THE GROVE and/or any EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS. 

BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM GIVING UP MY RIGHTS AND THE RIGHTS OF MY SPOUSE AND/OR CHILD(REN) TO SUE THE GROVE FOR ANY INJURY, INCLUDING PARALYSIS OR DEATH, CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR FAULT OF THE GROVE, INCLUDING ANY OF ITS AGENTS, SPONSORS, EMPLOYEES AND EQUIPMENT.  

 

(2) INDEMNIFICATION: I understand that the known and unknown risks may be caused in whole or in part by my or my spouse or child(ren)/wards own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in activities, or the acts, inaction or negligence of THE GROVE or any EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS, and in consideration of being allowed, along with my spouse and/or my minor child(ren)/ward(s) to participate in the ACTIVITIES, I hereby assume all risk of damage, loss, personal injury, or death to myself, my spouse and/or my minor child(ren)/ward(s) as a result of the participation in ACTIVITIES in or about the facility, including any such loss due to any negligence of THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS and agree to indemnify and hold harmless THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS from and against any and all losses, liabilities, claims, obligations, costs, damages and/or expenses whatsoever paid, incurred and/or suffered by THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS as a result of any claims asserted by myself, my spouse and/or child(ren)/ward(s) against THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS, including, but not limited to, any and all attorneys’ fees, costs, damages and/or judgments THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS incurs in the event of such loss whether caused by the negligence of THE GROVE or any EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS and that on behalf of myself, my spouse or my minor child(ren)/ward(s) I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless THE GROVE for any injury, damage and/or harm myself, my spouse and/or my minor child(ren)/ward(s) cause to THE GROVE or its facility and/or to any and all other persons and entities acting in any capacity on behalf of THE GROVE. 

(3) ATTORNEYS’ FEES: I promise to indemnify THE GROVE for any attorneys’ fees and/or costs incurred to enforce this agreement, including all costs associated with any collection efforts. Further, should any debt and/or judgment accrue in favor of THE GROVE, pre-judgment and post-judgment interest shall accrue thereon at a rate of 18% per annum. 

(4) PHOTO RELEASE: By entering THE GROVE and participating in the ACTIVITIES, I hereby grant THE GROVE on behalf of myself, my spouse and on behalf of my child(ren)/ward(s), the irrevocable right and permission to photograph and/or record me, my spouse or my child(ren)/ward(s) in connection with THE GROVE and to use the photograph and/or recording for all purposes, including advertising and promotional purposes, in any manner and all media now or hereafter known, in perpetuity throughout the world, without restriction as to alteration. I waive any right to inspect or approve the use of the photograph and/or recording, and acknowledge and agree that the rights granted to this release are without compensation of any kind. 

(5) TERMS OF AGREEMENT: I understand that this agreement extends forever into the future and will have full force and legal effect each and every time I or my spouse and/ or child(ren)/ward(s) visit THE GROVE, whether at the current location or any other location or facility. The undersigned further expressly agrees that this agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of this state and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

(6) VENUE: In the event a lawsuit is filed against THE GROVE, I agree to the sole and exclusive venue of Benton County, Arkansas. I further agree that the substantive law of Arkansas shall apply without regard to any conflict of law rules. 

By signing this document, I understand that I may be found by a court of law to have forever waived my and my spouse and/or child(ren)/ward(s) right to maintain any action against THE GROVE on the basis of any claim from which I have released THE GROVE and any released party herein and that I have assumed all risk of damage, loss, personal injury, or death to myself, my spouse and/or my minor child(ren)/ward(s) and agreed to indemnify and hold harmless THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS from and against any and all losses, liabilities, claims, obligations, costs, damages and/or expenses whatsoever paid, incurred and/or suffered by THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS as a result of the participation in ACTIVITIES in or about the facility by myself, my spouse and/or child(ren)/ward(s) and/or claims asserted by myself, my spouse and/or child(ren)/ward(s) against THE GROVE and all EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS related to such participation in ACTIVITIES. I have had a reasonable and sufficient opportunity to read and understand this entire document and consult with legal counsel, or have voluntarily waived my right to do so. I knowingly and voluntarily agree to be bound by all terms and conditions set forth herein.

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