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RMU Campus Recreation and Fitness Center
Membership Contract
Robert Morris University

Requirements for Membership
  1. You must be a currently enrolled student, faculty, staff, or employee family member to be a member at Robert Morris University.
  2. You must have a valid Freedom Card and present it upon entry into the facility.
  3. RMU Campus Recreation Department retains the right to revoke your membership if for any reason you do not abide by this contract.

Please Read the Following Before You Sign This Contract
This is a contract which becomes binding with your electronic agreement. 
Before you sign this contract, read the contract completely and understand your obligation under it.

The undersigned hereby acknowledges that membership in the RMU Recreation and Fitness Center and its affiliated recreation and fitness facilities (i.e. Yorktown Fitness Center, Gus Krop Gymnasium, Joe Walton Stadium, Nicholson Center Front Lawn, Sand Volleyball Courts, and the North Athletic Complex Outdoor Courts), and any activities or programs which are organized by Robert Morris University (hereinafter referred to as the “Activity”), are purely voluntary and involve risk of injury, minor or serious, including permanent disability and death, and potential social and economic losses to person or property. These types of injuries may result from my own actions, inactions or negligence, but also the actions, inactions or negligence of others, or a combination thereof. I assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for any and all loss, liability, damages or costs following such injury, permanent disability or death.

I understand that any rules and/or regulations that are or may be developed for the aforementioned Activity are designed for the safety and protection of participants, and I hereby agree to abide by these rules and/or regulations and any such future rules and/or regulations.

In consideration for being allowed to participate in this Activity, I, for myself, my personal representatives, heirs, executors and assigns, release, waive, discharge and covenant not to bring legal action against Robert Morris University, any of its agents, servants, administrators, directors, coaches, Trustees, and other employees or any others connected with this Activity, including but not limited to sponsors and advertisers (all of which are hereinafter referred to as “Releasees”), from any and all claims, liability, demands, loss or damages on account of injury, or any other form of harm, including, but not limited to, disability, death or damage to property, which might occur or that may in any way be related to participation in this Activity, whether caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise. I understand this Waiver and Release means that I am giving up my right to sue Releasees for any such loss, damages, injuries or costs that I may incur through participation in this Activity. I understand and agree that the terms of this Waiver and Release are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law.

I hereby attest and verify that I have full knowledge of the risks involved in this Activity, that I have been encouraged to seek a physical examination to determine my fitness to engage in this Activity and have confirmed that it is appropriate for me to participate in this Activity, or have decided to participate without my physician’s approval. I verify that I will be personally responsible and will assume any expenses I may incur in the event of an accident, illness or other incapacities, regardless of whether I have authorized such expenses, as a result of my participation.

Permission is hereby granted to Robert Morris University to use quotations, photographs, films, video, voice recordings, and/or any other media recording made during the Activity of any participants for publicity purposes including, but not limited to, community awareness, educational efforts, and other related initiatives. Further, it is hereby stipulated and agreed that Robert Morris University will not incur any liability for payment to any person or organization as a result of the stated use of the aforesaid quotations, photographs, films, video, voice recordings and/or media recordings of the named individual. I represent and certify that my true age is 18 years or older.

Additionally:
  • Member attests that he or she is in good physical condition and able to use the equipment provided and to participate in exercises and fitness programs made available by the RMU Campus Recreation Department.
  • The RMU Campus Recreation Department personnel have no expertise in diagnosing, examining or treating medical conditions of any kind or in determining the effect of any specific exercise on any medical condition.
  • Member fully understands and agrees that in participating in one or more of the fitness programs at RMU Campus Recreation Center, using the facilities maintained by the RMU Campus Recreation Department, there is the possibility of accidental or other physical injuries. Member agrees to assume the risk of such injury and further agrees to release RMU Campus Recreation Department and Robert Morris University from any and all liability on the part of the RMU Campus Recreation Department and Robert Morris University, by either the member or third party, as the result of the use by the member of the facilities and instructions offered by the RMU Campus Recreation Department. 
  • The RMU Campus Recreation Department shall not be liable for the loss or theft of, or damage to, the personal property of the member.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • The member shall follow all of the rules and regulations of the facility which are incorporated into and expressly made a part of this contract as well as the hours of operation of the facility being used. These rules, regulations and hours of operation have been made available to all members and are posted in the facility. Your membership privileges may be revoked if you fail to follow the Rules and Regulations at all times.
  • Rules, regulations and hours of operation may change at any time and the member agrees to abide by such changes.  The RMU Campus Recreation Department and Robert Morris University reserves the right, in the management and operation of the facilities, to add to, eliminate or alter any piece of equipment, furniture or fixtures when deemed necessary or desirable or if in our judgment is in the best interest of our members.
NOTE: Do agree to these terms before you review them.
You are entitled to a completed signed copy of this agreement.