4031 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA
(858) 922-5075
4031 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA
(858) 922-5075
March
02
2017

Membership Contracts + Waiver Details

Howdy Humanitarians!

We’ve had some questions come up recently where it became clear to us that not everyone was reading the membership contracts and waivers that y’all sign when you become a member at CrossFit Humanity, so we wanted to give you a little outline to ensure everyone has another opportunity to review the details. These aren’t new, but we’ve all had the “too lazy to read the waiver” moments so we’re just putting it out there again!

If you have any questions about the membership contracts or waiver, please let us know. We just want to ensure that everyone has an extra opportunity to read this stuff. This blog post will stay up if you ever need to find the information in the future.

Membership Contracts

Monthly Fee: Payable each month via autopay on the day of the month you signed up (ie, if you join on Feb. 20th, you’ll be charged on the 20th of each month thereafter…)

Contract Renewal: The membership contract is in force for a minimum of three months from the Contract Start Date, with automatic renewal for subsequent months, unless cancelled by The Client, with notification of 30 days in advance of the next billing date in writing. If you need to cancel your membership, please email us at cara [at] crossfithumanity.com

Early Termination of Contract: If  you need to cancel your contract during the initial three month minimum period, one of the following must be presented: (1) Doctor’s Note indicating inability to participate in physical activities, (2) Change of Residence – moving 25-mile outside of radius (utility bill/lease, etc required), or (3) Proof of Deployment .If you cannot present any of the above, a one-time Early Termination Fee of $75 will be charged to cancel the membership.

Termination of Contract: If you need to cancel your membership after the initial 3 month minimum period, you may do so at any time by submitting a written request at least 30 days in advance of your billing cycle. (e.g., If you are to be charged on Feb 20th and you’d like to cancel so you will not be charged on Feb. 20th, you must submit your request in writing to us by January 20th).

Please note that if you choose to terminate your contract and re-join at a later date, your new contract will be at the current membership price, not your old price (if the price has changed since your original contract began).

Membership Hold: You can freeze your autopay schedule once per year at any time for a fee of $35 per month. The freeze is activated at the start of the next billing cycle and can be requested in monthly increments for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 6 months. To request the freeze, please submit a written request (email cara [at] crossfithumanity.com) including your phone number and email address, desired dates that you’d like your account frozen, and the reason for the hold. Following the end of your requested freeze period, your monthly auto-renew will automatically be reactivated.

If you find yourself in a special situation and want to discuss freezing your account outside the terms above, please email us! We are always happy to look at each individual scenario and see what we can do.

Waiver

When you come to the gym to work out (whether as a member, or as a drop in, or for the free class, etc), we ask that you sign a waiver. This includes a release of liability, indemnification, and photo/video release. The full text is included below.

Waiver and Release of Liability
Express assumption of risk: I, the undersigned, am aware that there are significant risks involved in all aspects of physical training. These risks include, but are not limited to: falls which can result in serious injury or death; injury or death due to negligence on the part of myself, my training partner, or other people around me; injury or death due to improper use or failure of equipment; strains and sprains. I am aware that any of these above mentioned risks may result in serious injury or death to myself and or my partner(s). I willingly assume full responsibility for the risks that I am exposing myself to and accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participation in any
activity or class while at, or under direction of CrossFit Humanity.I acknowledge that I have no physical impairments, injuries, or illnesses that will endanger me or others.
Release
In consideration of the above mentioned risks and hazards and in consideration of the fact that I am willingly and voluntarily participating in the activities offered by CrossFit Humanity, I, the undersigned hereby release CrossFit Humanity, their principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of the above mentioned parties. This agreement shall be binding upon me, my successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, or transferees. If any portion of this agreement is held invalid, I agree that the remainder of the agreement shall remain in full legal force and effect. If I am signing on behalf of a minor child, I also give full permission for any person connected with CrossFit Humanity to administer first aid deemed necessary, and in case of serious illness or injury, I give permission to call for medical and or surgical care for the child and to transport the child to a medical facility deemed necessary for the well being of the child.Indemnification
The participant recognizes that there is risk involved in the types of activities offered by CrossFit Humanity. Therefore the participant accepts financial responsibility for any injury that the participant may cause either to him/herself or to any other participant due to his/her negligence. Should the above mentioned parties, or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to reimburse them for such fees and costs. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless CrossFit Humanity, their principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from liability for the injury or death of any person(s) and damage to property that may result from my negligent or intentional act or omission while participating in activities offered by CrossFit Humanity at the main building or abroad. This includes but is not limited to parks, recreational areas, playgrounds, areas adjacent to main building, and/or any area selected for training by CrossFit Humanity.

I have read and understood the foregoing assumption of risk, and release of liability and I understand that by signing it obligates me to indemnify the parties named for any liability for injury or death of any person and damage to property caused by my negligent or intentional act or omission. I understand that by checking the box on this form I am waiving valuable legal rights.

Photography/Video ReleaseParticipants involved in any activities offered by CrossFit Humanity may be photographed or videotaped during training. The undersigned hereby consents to the use of these photographs and/or videos without compensation, on the CrossFit Humanity website or in any editorial, promotional or advertising material produced and/or published by CrossFit Humanity.

 

author: Philip Kavanagh

Philip ‘Irish’ Kavanagh is the owner and head coach at CrossFit Humanity. He made his way from Galway, Ireland to San Diego and in 2013, decided it was time to bring his dream to life: a gym and wellness center with intelligent coaching, a wide array of offerings, and a group of people guaranteed to make the experience fun for everyone. CrossFit Humanity was born.

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