Become a Member

*Same as reported for all DKU administrative purposes
*Individuals without a DKU NET ID can sign up at the Sport Complex Front Desk
ENTRANCE POLICY All members are required to present a valid DKU ID or Visitor Card upon arrival to gain access to the facilities. Those unable to do so can gain access by presenting a government-issued picture ID, but individuals will be permitted to use this exception only twice per semester. On subsequent occasions, when an individual is unable to present a valid DKU ID or Visitor Card, they will be required to pay a daily entrance fee of 50 RMB for DKU community members or 100 RMB for external community members to use the facilities.

Duke Kunshan University Sport Complex 

Assumption of Risk, Waiver and Release from Liability

In consideration of the use of the property, facilities and/or services provided to me by Duke Kunshan University ("DKU") through the Department of Athletics, the member, individually or as parent or guardian of a minor, agrees as follows:
  1. RISK FACTORS: The member understands and acknowledges that the use of equipment, facilities and/or services provided by the Department of Athletics at DKU and participation in recreation programs and activities (intramural, informal, instructional, group fitness, physical sports, weight and cardiovascular training, swimming and any other programs and services sponsored by the Department and/or activities occurring in recreation facilities) involves risk, including but not limited to the following: risk of property damage or loss, bodily injury, disability, and possibly death. These risks may result from the use of the equipment or facilities, from the activity itself, from the acts or omissions of others, organization of an activity, or from the unavailability of immediate emergency medical care.
  2. ASSUMPTION OF RISK: Except for any injuries caused by gross negligence or wilful or wanton misconduct of any employees or representatives of DKU, the member assumes all risks involved with or arising out of the use of the equipment or facilities, the activity itself, the acts or omissions of others, organization of an activity, or the unavailability of immediate emergency medical care, including but not limited to those risk factors as described above.
  3. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF POLICIES AND RULES: The member agrees to comply with all policies and rules posted in the facilities and/or provided by the Department.
  4. PREREQUISITE SKILLS: The member acknowledges that he or she has the requisite skills, qualifications, physical ability, and training necessary to properly and safely use the equipment and facilities, and to participate in the activity itself. The member accepts full responsibility for determining their own health, medical, physical, mental, or other conditions, qualifications, or suitability for participating in the activities. The member agrees that if he or she has any questions as to what skills, qualifications or training is necessary to properly use equipment, the facility, or participate in the activity itself, then he or she shall direct such questions to the appropriate Department staff member onsite.
  5. WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: The member releases, waives, discharges, covenant not to sue, and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless for any and all purposes (i) DKU, its affiliates, trustees, Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, officers, employees, or agents, and (ii) offices, departments, schools, programs, centers, divisions, clubs, and any other organizations or units of DKU and their members, officers, employees, faculty, staff, students, volunteers, servants, associates, contractors, or agents ("Releasees or Indemnitees") from and against any and all liabilities, claims, demands, and causes of action arising out of or related to any loss, damage, injury (including death), or harm of any sort, including without limitation court costs and attorney’s fees and expenses that may be sustained by me, and loss or damage to any property belonging to me, which occur as a result of my participation in the activities, or as a result of any emergency evacuation facilitated by the organizers of the activities, or as a result of any medical care/treatment received in connection with participation in the activities. My express intent and consent in signing this Waiver is that the terms of this Waiver shall bind any person asserting rights on my behalf, or any person otherwise asserting claims by or through me, including a spouse, domestic partner, family members, heirs, assigns, and personal representatives. It is also my express intent and consent to not only release any and all claims against Releasees, but also to relieve Releasees from any liability to make contribution to other tortfeasors on account of any claims.
  6. The member agrees to pay for any and all damages to any property or indemnitee caused by the negligent, wilful or wanton misconduct of the member.
  7. The member enters into this agreement for him/herself, his/her heirs, assigns, and legal representatives.
  8. CONSENT FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT: The member, as a participant in an activity or user of the facilities, hereby consents to medical treatment in a medical emergency if the member is unable to consent to such treatment.
  9. The member acknowledges and understands that DKU strongly recommends being covered by appropriate health and accident insurance for participation in activities, and it is the member’s sole responsibility to procure and maintain such appropriate health and accident insurance at their own cost.
Please check all boxes to show you have read and understood the following: