HUTCHINSON, KANSAS
BASEBALL TRAINING FACILITY

Club Rules and Policies

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

General Terms and Conditions

1.     Anyone entering the facility must be a member of the Home Plate Club (HPC) unless prior specific authorization is granted.

2.     Helmets must be worn by all hitters entering the batting cages.

3.     Anyone throwing batting practice and/or pitching to batters must situate themselves behind a protective L-screen.

4.     Anyone participating in batting cage/pitching activity releases the HPC from any and all liability that results from their actions, the actions of any other persons in the facility, or their use of the equipment or facility.

5.     A maximum of two people are allowed in any batting station at any time. These two people would be (a) a batter wearing a batting helmet and (b) a pitcher throwing behind the protective L screen.

6.     Any person entering the facility is expected to use common sense and maintain a proper lookout for their own safety.

7.     HPC is a scheduled facility.  Please do not enter your prescribed area until your scheduled start time.  Individuals must cease all baseball activities at least 5 minutes before the end of your scheduled time to facilitate your cleanup of the area and return the machines/area to its original state.

8.     Machines are not to be opened or fixed under any circumstances by anyone other than HPC representatives or authorized persons unless specifically allowed by HPC.  Anyone touching any machines without prior specific authorization from HPC shall be liable for any resulting damage to the machine, facility, or persons.  Members are allowed to adjust speed/height.

9.     No person may enter or participate in any activity in or upon the training area without first having submitted a signed wavier on a form approved by HPC.

10.                        HPC is not responsible for lost or misplaced personal property.  Please keep track of your equipment and belongings.

Food or Drink

1.     No food or drink of any type may be brought into the HPC facility.  Water is allowed, however, all other drinks are prohibited due to potential damage to artificial turf

2.     No gum or sunflower seeds may be chewed while in the HPC facility

3.     No cigarettes or other tobacco products may be brought into the HPC facility

 


 

Footwear

1.     Sneakers and turf shoes are the only footwear items permitted in the training area.  No metal or molded cleats are allowed.  Each person violating this rule shall be responsible for all resultant damage.

Behavior

1.           No person shall pull, hang onto or harm any of the netting in the batting      cages and/or surrounding the training area.

2.  Horseplay or inappropriate behavior is not tolerated and may result in    immediate expulsion from HPC.  In such event any fees paid to HPC are    forfeited by the offending member.

3.           No throwing balls outside of caged area inside HPC

4.           No SPITTING is permitted within the indoor portion of HPC

5.  No pine tar is to be used inside the facility

6.  Place trash in appropriate receptacles

7.  Respect the facility.  Leave things better than you found them!!

Release and Waiver

Release and Waiver

In consideration of my use of the facility provided by Home Plate Club (HPC) I /we do hereby release HPC its employees, agents, owner, heirs, and successors in interest from any and all liability, causes of action, damages, claims or demands of every nature that may arise from my use of the HPC facility.  This Release and Waiver covers all injuries, damages and causes of action, whether known or not, or which may later develop from the use of the facility or the activities occurring within the facility. 

This release and waiver is signed freely and voluntarily.  It shall be binding on the undersigned, his/her heirs, parents, guardians, agents, assigns, and any other person who seeks or may seek to bring a claim, cause of action, or demand on my behalf against HPC or it agents, employees, owners, or assigns.

I/WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I/WE HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER AND AGREE TO ALL OF ITS TERMS AND CONIDTIONS.

THIS IS A RELEASE AND WAIVER - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING

 

Dated this _______ day of ______________.

 

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Participant Signature               Parent/Guardian for Participant under age 18

 

                                               

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