All practices are at the Berwick Bark Park at 410 Portland St in Berwick ME
**COVID-19 Practice Guidelines & Waiver Form is listed below- by signing up for practice you are also agreeing to both**
Try It Big Air Only:
This sign up is only for dogs that are new to the sport of Dockdogs. This is not for people who are already members. Please just sign up for just one time slot, if you have multiple dogs you would like to try this with you can rotate them within your time slot. The cost is $20, payment is preferred ahead of time and can be done through PayPal to [email protected] If you choose to become a member that day, the $20 can be applied towards your membership.
Single Memberships: You can sign up for 1 Big Air slot. If your dog is comfortably jumping off of the dock- you may also sign up for 1 Speed Retrieve slot and 1 Extreme Vertical slot. If your dog is still new to the sport and you want to try Speed Retrieve and Extreme Vertical, we highly recommend choosing just one of the two disciplines If you have multiple dogs you can rotate them within your time slot. Please only sign up for 1 day so that all members have the opportunity to practice.
Family Memberships: You can sign up for 2 Big Air slots. If your dog is comfortably jumping off of the dock- you may also sign up for 1 Speed Retrieve slot and 1 Extreme Vertical slot. If your dog is still new to the sport and you want to try Speed Retrieve and Extreme Vertical, we highly recommend choosing just one of the two disciplines. If you have multiple dogs you can rotate them within your time slot. Please only sign up for 1 day so that all members have the opportunity to practice.
By signing up for a practice you are agreeing to the waiver which is attached below.
Please contact us with any questions
Covid-19 Practice Guidelines
Maine State Guidelines effective June gatherings can be a maximum of 50 people.
Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet and wear a face covering when social distancing is not possible.
Verbal coaching only will be provided from the sides of the pool for newbies for social distancing.
During EV practice handler cannot pass the 20ft line until the person setting the EV pole is behind the door.
Bring all your own supplies for yourself such as drinks, food, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, face covering, bug spray, chairs, etc.
Bring all your own supplies for your dog such as water, food and snacks, poop bags, toys, leashes, collars, crates, etc.
Anyone showing signs of illness are prohibited.
State of Maine says that New Hampshire and Vermont are now exempt from the 14 day quarantine.
Please use the hand sanitizer provided before entering the gate to the pool area.
Berwick Bark Park & Lola’s Lunch Box is Closed
We appreciate everyone's cooperation and understanding as we work through this difficult situation and we will do our best to offer times for you and your dogs.
We are all in this together!
Below is the waiver form that is signed at every practice. To keep everyone safe during these times, we will not have anyone signing the paper. So please look over the waiver, by signing up for a practice slot, you are agreeing to the waiver form.
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY,
ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION OF SCHEDULED EVENT(S) DATE RELEASE SIGNED
IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to compete, officiate, work, or participate in any way in the EVENT(S) or being permitted to
enter for any purpose any RESTRICTED AREA (defined as any area requiring special authorization, credentials, or permission to enter or
any area to which admission by the general public is restricted or prohibited), EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED, for himself, his personal
representatives, heirs, and next of kin:
1. Acknowledges, agrees, and represents that he has or will immediately upon entering any of such RESTRICTED AREAS, and will
continuously thereafter, inspect the RESTRICTED AREAS which he enters, and he further agrees and warrants that, if at any time, he
is in or about RESTRICTED AREAS and he feels anything to be unsafe, he will immediately advise the officials of such and if
necessary will leave the RESTRICTED AREAS and/or refuse to participate further in the EVENT(S).
2. HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE [DOCKDOGS, Inc., its affiliates
(collectively, “DockDogs”)], the promoters, participants, associations, sanctioning organizations or any subdivision thereof, venue
owners, officials, dog owners, competitors, staff, rescue personnel, any persons in any RESTRICTED AREA, promoters, sponsors,
advertisers, owners and leassees of premises used to conduct the EVENT(S), premises and event inspectors, surveyors, underwriters,
consultants and others who give recommendations, directions, or instructions or engage in risk evaluation or loss control activities
regarding the premises or EVENT(S) and each of them, their directors, officers, agents and employees, all for the purposes herein
referred to as “Releasees”, FROM ALL LIABILITY TO THE UNDERSIGNED, his personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next
of kin FOR ANY AND ALL LOSS OR DAMAGE, AND ANY CLAIM OR DEMANDS THEREFOR ON ACCOUNT OF INJURY
TO THE PERSON OR PROPERTY OR RESULTING IN DEATH OF THE UNDERSIGNED ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED
TO THE EVENT(S), WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.
3. HEREBY AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Releasees and each of them FROM ANY LOSS,
LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR COST they may incur arising out of or related to the UNDERSIGNED’S INJURY OR DEATH,
WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE.
4. HERBY ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE
arising out of or related to the EVENT(S) whether caused by the NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise.
5. HEREBY acknowledges that THE ACTIVITIES OF THE EVENT(S) ARE VERY DANGEROUS and involve the risk of serious
injury, and/or death to their person or canine involved and/or property damage. Each of THE UNDERSIGNED, also expressly
acknowledges that INJURIES RECEIVED MAY BE COMPOUNDED OR INCREASED BY NEGLIGENT RESCUE
OPERATIONS OR PROCEDURES OF THE RELEASEES.
6. HEREBY agrees that this Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement extends to all acts of
negligence by the Releasees, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS and is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is
permitted by the laws of the State or Province in which the Event(s) is/are conducted and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it
is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
7. HEREBY grants DockDogs the irrevocable and unrestricted right and permission to use my likeness, image, photograph and/or voice
recording ("Image") individually or with others in connection with DockDogs broadcasting, promotion or other commercial
exploitation of the event and in illustrations, promotions and art, editorial, advertising and trade usage to promote the event, including
but not limited to any or all of the following: (a) to use, re-use, publish or re-publish my Image in whole or in part, separately or in
conjunction with other materials, without restriction as to changes or alterations, made in any medium now or hereafter known or
developed, and (b) to copyright works containing my Image in the Company’s own name and any other name that it may select. I
consent to use of any caption or other matter in conjunction with my Image and to use of my name in connection therewith if
DockDogs so chooses. I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished work in connection with which my Image may be used. I
hereby release and discharge DockDogs from all and any claims and demands arising from or in connection with the use of my Image,
including claims for libel and invasion of privacy. This authorization and release shall inure to the benefit of the licensees, successors
and assigns of DockDogs, as well as to the person(s) who took the photographs, video or otherwise captured my Image.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILIITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMITY AGREEMENT,
UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE
SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO
ME AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE
GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
Location: Berwick Bark Park
Berwick Bark Park