COSA waiver language for moonlight hikes

Has your agency hosted a nighttime full moon hike on your trails or open space? We are looking at possibly adding language to our participant waivers that outlines safety hazards or concerns with leashed dogs and children under 5. As all our properties allow dogs on leash, we do not have a formal blanket policy that states otherwise, but our hike leaders have concerns with safety. Full moon hikes, even with headlamps, can be very dark. I don’t think we want to pursue a policy change, just an event-specific notice whether the program is dog and infant friendly or not. Does anyone have existing language they can recommend for this situation?


Barbara Spagnuolo | Natural Resource Specialist

Town of Castle Rock | Parks and Recreation Department

Miller Activity Complex at Philip S. Miller Park

1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway | Castle Rock, CO 80109

direct 720.733.2294 | cell 303.472.6986 | bspagnuolo

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