Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club

Thank you for joining the Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club.  Please complete the registration form below. 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY and ensure you fill in all applicable fields.

If you are planning on registering more than one person, select "# of individuals that you want to register" which will open up multiple registration forms.  Enter the information for the first Registrant.  When complete, select the next Registrant and enter their information.  Complete the information of ALL registrants BEFORE selecting "Proceed to the Next Step."  If you did not use this option, entered your own information, and then decided to register another person, you can use the "Add Registrant" option at the bottom of the form to open up additional forms.

Selecting "Shared Fields" lets you choose information (eg - last name, address, etc) that is common to multiple registrants to save typing.  Select only information that is common to ALL registrants as you can't override any information in shared fields for a specific person when completing the forms.  Fields that you choose to share are shown with a "linked chain" icon on the registration form.

You will be required to provide an emergency contact name and phone number, so please have these ready before beginning registration.  Signed Release Agreements are also a condition of membership.  These will be presented to you during the registration process.  Please read them carefully before signing.

Pickleball Canada Registration:

Our new registration system allows you to register at one time with your club, if you belong to one, your provincial or territorial sports organization (PTSO) and Pickleball Canada. If you belong to more than one club, you will only register with Pickleball Canada once! If you belong to more than one club and they are in different provinces/territories you will be required to join each of the PTSOs


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Pickleball Canada Registration

Our new registration system allows you to register at one time with your club, if you belong to one, your provincial or territorial sports organization (PTSO) and Pickleball Canada. If you belong to more than one club, you will only register with Pickleball Canada once! If you belong to more than one club and they are in different provinces/territories you will be required to join each of the PTSOs.

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Waivers

Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club

I acknowledge that I have read and understand the terms of the Release Agreement from the Pickleball Canada Organization, and agree to the full and complete application of the stated Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement to the Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club, as a "local association or club" of Pickleball Canada Organization.

I acknowledge and agree that my participation is completely voluntary, and I freely accept and fully assume all responsibility for all risks, and all possibilities of personal injury, death, property damage to myself or any other person as a result of my participation in pickleball activities at any venue and in any conditions.

In addition, I further waive and hold harmless all the administrators, assigns, volunteers and heirs of the Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club, Council Members and other Members of the Club, agents, coaches, instructors and, if applicable, sponsoring agencies, sponsors and advertisers, used to conduct any and all Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club activities, and to Town of Smithers and the Village of Telkwa and its officers, employees, agents and representatives including any claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of the Town of Smithers or the Village of Telkwa; from any manner of claims or lawsuits that may result from my participation in this sport.

I further agree to honour and adhere to COVID-19 safe play guidelines issued and revised from time to time by the Town of Smithers and the Village of Telkwa, the BC Public Health Office (issued through viaSport BC and Pickleball BC), and the Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club. 

I also agree to abide by all rules, regulations, protocols as set out by the Bulkley Valley Pickleball Club and as changed from time to time and agree to be kind and supportive in all my dealings with other club members, the leadership team and the public.

RELEASE AGREEMENT

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT(hereinafter referred to as the "Release Agreement")

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
This Release Agreement shall apply to all subsequent membership renewals.

BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE OR GIVE UP CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE OR CLAIM COMPENSATION FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT

TO: PICKLEBALL CANADA ORGANIZATION, and its affiliated provinces and territories and its local associations and clubs, and their respective directors, officers, employees, instructors, agents, representatives, volunteers, independent contractors, subcontractors, sponsors, successors and assigns (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Releasees").

ASSUMPTION OF RISKS

I am aware that participating in the sport of pickleball involves many risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to: collision with other persons or objects; being struck by a paddle; being hit by a ball; the risk of stroke, heart attack or other similar life threatening conditions caused by physical exertion; the risk of personal injury including, but not limited to, strains, sprains, fractures, brain injury, spinal cord injury including paraplegia or quadriplegia, or death; loss of balance or control; slips, trips and falls; negligent first aid; failure to act safely or within one’s own ability; negligence of other persons; and, NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES. I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS REFERRED TO ABOVE. I FREELY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING THEREFROM.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

In consideration of the Releasees accepting my application for membership in the Pickleball Canada Organization and, as applicable, my affiliated province or territory and local association or club, and permitting my use of the facilities and premises provided by the Releasees (hereinafter "the premises"), I hereby agree as follows:

1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may in the future have against THE RELEASEES, and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that I may suffer, or that my next of kin may suffer, as a result of my participation in the sport of pickleball including, but not limited to, my use of the premises DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY OF CARE OWED UNDER ANY PROVINCIAL OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY LEGISLATION ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES. I UNDERSTAND THAT NEGLIGENCE INCLUDES THE FAILURE ON PART OF THE RELEASEES TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS REFERRED TO ABOVE.

2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any damage to property of or personal injury to any third party, resulting from my use of or presence on the premises;

3. This Release Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;

4. This Release Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations as between the parties to this Release Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia and no other jurisdiction; and

5. Any litigation involving the parties to this Release Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of British Columbia, and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of British Columbia.

In entering into this Release Agreement I am not relying upon any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of pickleball other than what is set forth in this Agreement.

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS RELEASE AGREEMENT AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASEES.

PBC Communications Release Agreement

Your information is confidential and used only for PickleballBC communication purposes. Your information is protected under BC’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). I recognize and understand that there are certain inherent risks to which I will be exposed because of the nature and level of the Pickleball sports activity in which I have agreed to participate. I will adhere to the local precautions and regulations implemented by the Club that I am registering with.

Any registrations with a club from now until September 30th are only providing PCO membership until the end of this calendar year. Any registrations after October 1st will provide PCO membership until the end of next year.