Facility Use Agreement

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Use of Facilities Agreement
Incorporating a Release, Waiver of Liability, and Indemnity Agreement

This use of facilities agreement is between the insert Youth-Serving Organization’s name and insert User Group’s name, hereinafter respectively called the Organization and the User. The agreement provides for insert purpose of agreement, area(s) to be used, etc according to the attached schedule for insert beginning and duration of agreement, at insert total cost, rate per time period, etc.

IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to utilize the insert areas to be used of the Organization for insert purpose of agreement, and FOR PAYMENT of the above cited use fees, the User, for itself and all its employees, agents, representatives, and assignees, agrees and represents that it has or will inspect and carefully evaluate such premises. It is further warranted that use of the facilities for therapy sessions constitutes an acknowledgement that such premises and all facilities and equipment thereon have been inspected and carefully evaluated and that the User finds and accepts same as being safe and reasonably suited for the purpose use or participation.

IN FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF BEING PERMITTED TO ENTER THE ORGANIZATION FOR ANY PURPOSE CONSISTENT WITH THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EVALUATION OR USE OF FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT, THE USER HEREBY AGREES TO THE FOLLOWING:

1. THE USER HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE the Organization, its directors, officers, employees, and agents (hereinafter referred to as “releasees”) from all liability to the User, its employees, agents, personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for any loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefor on account of injury to person or property or resulting in death of the User, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees or otherwise while the User or its employees, clients, agents, or representatives are in, upon, or about the premises including use of any facilities or equipment therein.

2. THE USER HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS the releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur arising from the User’s operations at the Organization’s premises, including but not limited to use of Organization’s equipment or facilities, regardless of whether such harm is caused by the sole or partial fault of the releasees.

3. THE USER HEREBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE that may be incurred arising from the User’s operations at the Organization’s premises, including but not limited to use of Organization’s equipment or facilities, regardless of whether such harm is due to the sole or partial fault of the releasees,

THE USER further expressly agrees that the forgoing RELEASE, WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the law of the State of insert appropriate state name and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

IT IS FURTHER MUTUALLY AGREED between the parties that:

(a) The User shall not violate any city, county, or state law in or about the said premises.
(b) The User shall not assign this agreement without written consent of the Organization.
(c) The User shall provide certificates of workers’ compensation insurance and of general liability and automobile liability insurance with limits of $1,000,000 that are updated annually and provide notice of cancellation.
(d) The User shall name the Organization as an additional insured on its general liability policy with annual verification and notice of cancellation
(e) Insert as many other mutually agreed conditions or stipulations as are necessary
(f) This agreement may be terminated at any time by either party by giving the other party thirty (30) days prior written notice.
(g) This agreement is the product of joint negotiation and drafting. No provision herein will be construed against either party on the basis that that party drafted the language in question.

THE USER HAS READ AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THE USE OF PREMISES AGREEMENT AND THE INCORPORATED RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, and further agrees that no oral representations, statements, or inducement inconsistent with the foregoing written agreement have been made.