We are a non-profit association of men and women who paddle for recreational and competitive purposes in OC1s, OC2s and OC6 outrigger canoes.  We focus on fitness and teamwork and love being outdoors on the Colorado river or anywhere outrigger paddling takes us.  Members donate time, energy and resources to maintain club operations and to pursue club goals.

Membership Form & Waiver - 2022

MEMBERSHIP FORM

TERMS:  

1)  This agreement is valid only for the period January 1 through December 31. 

2)  Members must complete all forms, waivers and agreements required by LHCOCC.

3)  The member must remain in good financial standing and comply with club rules and policies.  Failure to abide by the Bylaws of Lake Havasu City Outrigger Canoe Club (LHCOCC) is cause for immediate termination of this Agreement and revocation of membership.  If membership is revoked, member will not receive a refund of any dues paid.

 

RULES and POLICIES:

1)  I acknowledge that I have read the LHCOCC Rules and Policies and Code of Ethics on this website.  You are encouraged to print the document for your records.  

DUES:  

1)  Membership dues do not include race fees; these are an additional responsibility of the paddler and vary from race to race.

2)  Dues must be paid in a timely manner (within 10 days) monthly, quarterly or yearly.

3)  All returned checks will be assessed a $35 fee.

4)  Dues may be paid electronically (Zelle or Venmo) bill-pay, in person or mailed to:

      LHCOCC

      2081 Bombay Drive

      Lake Havasu City, AZ  86404

MEMBERSHIP DUES:

      

  •       Adult (18 and over)        $30 monthly or $325 annually (a $35 savings!

  •       Child (under 18)                 $10 monthly or $120 annually

  •       College Student with ID      $13 monthly or $156 annually 

MEMBER WAIVER AGREEMENT

In consideration of the services of Lake Havasu City Outrigger Canoe Club and Racing Team, Inc., their agents, owners, officers volunteers, participants, employees and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity of their behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as "LHCOCC"), I hereby agree to release, indemnify and discharge LHCOCC, in behalf of myself, my children, may parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows:

1. I acknowledge that my participation in paddling an outrigger canoe entails known and unanticipated risks that could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties.  I understand that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the qualities of the activity.  

The risks include, among other things:  boat capsize; tidal conditions and currents; travel in remote areas; collision with objects or other watercraft; prolonged exposure to cold water, hypothermia, accidental drowning; illness in remote areas; exposure to sun, strong wind, col, storms, large waves, eddies and whirlpools, and lightning; aggressive and/or poisonous marine life; wrist, arm, shoulder and/or back injuries; slips and falls while getting in and out of the canoe; the launching and loading of canoes process; and rapidly changing adverse weather and water conditions. 

Furthermore, LHCOCC organizers have difficult jobs to perform.  They seek safety, but they are not infallible.   They might be unaware of a participant's fitness or abilities.  They might misjudge the weather, the elements or the terrain.  They may give inadequate warnings or instruction and the equipment being used might malfunction. 

2. I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity.  My participation in this activity is purely voluntary and elect to participate in spite of the risks.

3. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless LHCOCC from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this activity or my use of LHCOCC's equipment or facilities.

4. Should LHCOCC or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney's fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs. 

5. I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself.  I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk any medical or physical condition I may have. 

6. In the event that I file a lawsuit against LHCOCC, I agree to do so solely in the state of Arizona, and I further agree that the substantive law of the state shall apply in threat action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state.  I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remining portions shall remain in full force and effect. 

The Participant / Member MUST wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) if they have not performed the swim test requirement in the event of a capsize situation.

By 'signing' this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or property is damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against LHCOCC on the basis an any claim from which I have released them herein.  I have had sufficient opportunity to read this document.  I have read and understood it, and agree to be bound by its terms.

Printable version of Membership Agreement 

 

 

Thank you for joining LHCOCC.

You'll start getting notices of upcoming practices as soon as dues are paid.  We'll also put you on our email list so you don't miss out on any cool events.  

See you on the beach!