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Liability and Waiver Policies

Liability Waiver and Policies

Liability Release:

I understand the nature and scope of the activity listed above.

I understand that there are risks and dangers associated with the activity. I understand that it is not the function of the City of Fredericksburg, its employees, agents, operators, or instructors to guarantee the safety of participants with respect to this activity.

I also understand that each participant has the responsibility to exercise with due care in the performance of the activities for the safety of him/herself and the other participants. 

In consideration of my/the participant’s being permitted to enroll in this activity, I hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the City of Fredericksburg, its employees, agents, operators, and instructors from any and all claims, demands, costs, charges, and expenses for harm, injury, damage or loss which may be sustained by me/the participant as a result of or relating to participation in this activity.

Photo Permission by Parent, Legal Guardian or Legal Custodian: I give the City of Fredericksburg, its officials and employees, permission to photograph or videotape the above named participant, who is a juvenile, during his or her participation in the Recreation Program.

I understand and agree that the participant’s picture and any materials he or she has produced during the program may be placed on the City’s website or within other materials publicizing the City’s Recreation Programs.

I also give permission for the participant, his or her picture, to appear in the newspaper, social media, or on television as a participant in the Recreation Program.

Refund Policy

  • All cancellations and refund requests for activities must be made through our office either by phone, fax, mail, e-mail or in person.
  • It is the participant’s responsibility to verify receipt of refund requests.
  • If the department cancels a program or trip, the money will be refunded. 
  • Classes: Students must cancel 24 hours before the 1st class to be eligible for refund. No refunds will be given after the first class.
  • Trips: Registrants who cancel on or before the posted cancellation date shall receive a full refund. After that date, money will be refunded ONLY if the slot is filled by another participant.
  • Sports: No refunds will be made after the 1st game.
  • Changes to these policies will be posted online and at the Community Center.

Waiting List

A wait list will be created when a program has reached its maximum participant capacity. All in-person and mail-in registrants will be put on the waiting list unless otherwise requested. If a space becomes available and a person’s waiting list status changes, you will be contacted by the department. Waiting lists do not roll over from previous, different sessions.

Please plan to register for activities/programs as early as possible. Many activities fill up very quickly. 

For cancellations, notifications and updates, please sign up for Fredericksburg Alert

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