THE PAD CLIMBING - CONTRACT TERMS

HERE IS THE CONTRACT LANGUAGE THAT YOU AGREE TO WHEN YOU USE OUR FACILITIES

NON-EFT MEMBERSHIP

I realize that The Pad Climbing/The Pad Origin is a club facility that exists for its membership and will do my best to abide by the rules and regulations as well as police my fellow patrons to the best of my ability. Further, I recognize that The Pad Climbing is a safe space for its patrons and I will conduct myself both in and out of its facility according to these principals.

I understand it is my responsibility to notify The Pad of any account problems within 30 day of occurrence for proper adjustment. Adjustments will not exceed ninety (90) days.

I also understand that in opting in to this contact, I agree to engage in a facility and policy orientation the covers the following areas, and I will NOT use the facility unless I can affirm knowledge and mastery of the below terms and conditions:

I am able to honestly assess my climbing experience
I will disclose my fitness to participate: any limiting conditions that we need to know about? Consult a physician if unsure
I have reviewed and signed the waiver agreement
I have reviewed facility rules
I have read posted warnings and locations
I understand the correct use of equipment
I know how to use and recognize appropriate equipment in good repair, follow manufacturer’s guidelines for use, care, inspection, and retirement and get qualified instruction for a new or unfamiliar environment
I understand that minors under 14 may not climb without supervision.
I will not allow in non members during unstaffed hours
I understand the check in procedure
I understand the check out procedure (lights and roll up door)
I understand what crew are for (rules, and facilitating safety and enjoyment of the facility)
I have undergone Auto Belay Qualification
No dogs
No intoxicants
Drive slowly
Respect neighbors
I know how to navigate:

The after hours box for notes and other things
Incident Report Forms
Music systems
Rental shoes
24/7 access
Rope Orientation
Climber understands or demonstrates:

Inherent risks of Auto Belays: not clipping in; mechanical failure; user error, etc.‎
Proper use and functioning of the Auto Belay: weight limitations for device; for use by one person; avoid other climbers; avoid pendulum falls; avoid entanglement; do not redirect lifeline; never climb into slack; report unusual functioning. ‎
Harness fitting and securing‎
Auto Belay attachment to harness: correct location; gate orientation; locked. ‎
Double checks attachment to harness‎
Tests retraction of Lifeline before climbing‎
Climbs on route: climbs in line with device; never climbs above device; does not use hangers, quickdraws or carabiners as holds.‎
Checks Landing Zone for obstructions or people before lowering‎
Lowers correctly‎
Re-attaches Lifeline to wall‎
Bouldering orientation
Climber understands or demonstrates:
Inherent risks of bouldering
Holds can spin or break
All falls are ground falls
You will fall bouldering
Falls may result in injury
Injuries can be severe, etc.
Grading scale
Awareness of surroundings
Clear landing area
Location of other climbers
Purpose and limitations of padded flooring
No guarantee of safety
Mitigation measure only
Positioning and risks of supplemental pads
Spotting Review
Spotting required
No guarantee of safety
Purpose of spotting
Spotting technique
Position of spotter
When to spot
Hazards to spotters
Limitations of spotting
Spotting demonstration
Downclimbing
Falling technique

As a climber, I understand that I require orientation and/or training before participating in climbing activities in this facility. I understand the facility may require me to pass an assessment or assessments prior to allowing me to participate in certain activities. I understand that if I need any additional assistance, orientation, instruction, training or assessment during my instruction, training or assessment from the climbing gym staff prior to participating in any activity for which I am not trained or qualified.

My signature indicates that I understand the information above and that the climbing gym staff has presented this information to me.

EFT MEMBERSHIP

I realize that The Pad Climbing/The Pad Origin is a club facility that exists for its membership and will do my best to abide by the rules and regulations as well as police my fellow patrons to the best of my ability. Further, I recognize that The Pad Climbing is a safe space for its patrons and I will conduct myself both in and out of its facility according to these principals.


1. I authorize The Pad to debit my account for a minimum of three (3) months.


2. After three (3) months paid membership, I understand that I remain a member of The Pad until I submit a membership cancellation via one of two methods: Electronic cancellation request at least 5 days prior to the next billing date OR submitting a written request for cancellation at the gym

3. Early cancellation will result in a cancellation fee consisting of the remainder of month left to satisfy the three (3) month rule.

4. Deferrals of membership are available at no charge for more than two months of absence.

5. I realize an additional $10 fee will be assessed for all non-collected monthly dues between the 2nd and 7th of each month. This includes, but is not limited to, insufficient funds, closed accounts, or changes to my account. It is my responsibility to keep my account information current.

6. I understand it is my responsibility to notify The Pad of any account problems within 30 day of occurrence for proper adjustment. Adjustments will not exceed ninety (90) days.

I also understand that in opting in to this contact, I agree to engage in a facility and policy orientation the covers the following areas, and I will NOT use the facility unless I can affirm knowledge and mastery of the below terms and conditions:

I am able to honestly assess my climbing experience
I will disclose my fitness to participate: any limiting conditions that we need to know about? Consult a physician if unsure
I have reviewed and signed the waiver agreement
I have reviewed facility rules
I have read posted warnings and locations
I understand the correct use of equipment
I know how to use and recognize appropriate equipment in good repair, follow manufacturer’s guidelines for use, care, inspection, and retirement and get qualified instruction for a new or unfamiliar environment
I understand that minors under 14 may not climb without supervision.
I will not allow in non members during unstaffed hours
I understand the check in procedure
I understand the check out procedure (lights and roll up door)
I understand what crew are for (rules, and facilitating safety and enjoyment of the facility)
I have undergone Auto Belay Qualification
No dogs
No intoxicants
Drive slowly
Respect neighbors
I know how to navigate:

The after hours box for notes and other things
Incident Report Forms
Music systems
Rental shoes
24/7 access
Rope Orientation
Climber understands or demonstrates:

Inherent risks of Auto Belays: not clipping in; mechanical failure; user error, etc.‎
Proper use and functioning of the Auto Belay: weight limitations for device; for use by one person; avoid other climbers; avoid pendulum falls; avoid entanglement; do not redirect lifeline; never climb into slack; report unusual functioning. ‎
Harness fitting and securing‎
Auto Belay attachment to harness: correct location; gate orientation; locked. ‎
Double checks attachment to harness‎
Tests retraction of Lifeline before climbing‎
Climbs on route: climbs in line with device; never climbs above device; does not use hangers, quickdraws or carabiners as holds.‎
Checks Landing Zone for obstructions or people before lowering‎
Lowers correctly‎
Re-attaches Lifeline to wall‎
Bouldering orientation
Climber understands or demonstrates:
Inherent risks of bouldering
Holds can spin or break
All falls are ground falls
You will fall bouldering
Falls may result in injury
Injuries can be severe, etc.
Grading scale
Awareness of surroundings
Clear landing area
Location of other climbers
Purpose and limitations of padded flooring
No guarantee of safety
Mitigation measure only
Positioning and risks of supplemental pads
Spotting Review
Spotting required
No guarantee of safety
Purpose of spotting
Spotting technique
Position of spotter
When to spot
Hazards to spotters
Limitations of spotting
Spotting demonstration
Downclimbing
Falling technique

As a climber, I understand that I require orientation and/or training before participating in climbing activities in this facility. I understand the facility may require me to pass an assessment or assessments prior to allowing me to participate in certain activities. I understand that if I need any additional assistance, orientation, instruction, training or assessment during my instruction, training or assessment from the climbing gym staff prior to participating in any activity for which I am not trained or qualified.

My signature indicates that I understand the information above and that the climbing gym staff has presented this information to me.