Waivers and Terms

Waiver and Liability Release

In signing this for myself or my child/ward, I understand that participation in the Adopt-a-Beach™ event, as in any cleanup event, may involve hazardous activity.

I agree to accept and assume all risk and danger incidental to the Adopt-a-Beach™ event occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the actual cleanup event including but not limited to the risk of physical injury, mental injury, emotional distress, trauma, death, contact with other participants, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, the effect of weather including extreme temperature or conditions, traffic, contact with motor vehicles of all types and descriptions, contact with trash of unknown origin, or conditions of the shoreline.

I waive any and all specific notice of the existence of the risks and hazards. In consideration of being allowed to participate, I agree to release, hold harmless, defend and indemnify the Alliance for the Great Lakes, board, staff, Adopt-a-Beachâ„¢ team leader, park districts, beach authorities and their representatives, singly or collectively, of all blame for any injury, misadventure, harm, loss, or inconvenience suffered as a result of taking part in Adopt-a-Beach™ or in any of the activities associated with it.

In addition, I hereby grant permission to the Alliance for the Great Lakes to use my name and photographs or any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose.


Photo and Name Use Waiver

I hereby grant permission to the Alliance for the Great Lakes to use my name and photographs or any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose.