PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

GUEST WAIVER

 

All guests are required to sign a waiver when making a reservation. Parents must execute a waiver for their minor children. You can also review and complete a waiver in advance HERE

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

 

In order to participate in any activities at The Forge: Lemont Quarries Adventure Park, all guests must agree to and follow the following participant requirements. Please fully review these requirements and the waiver prior to booking your experience with us.

CLIMB & ZIPLINE ADVENTURE

  • WEIGHT: 70 lbs to 250 lbs

  • HEIGHT: Minimum height of 52 inches and maximum height of 6 feet, 6 inches to participate.

  • For your comfort, full-finger gloves are required. We recommend that you bring your own, but they are provided at the park. We also recommend you wear a bandana or cap.

  • AGE:

    • Guests 13 years old and younger must also be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Supervising chaperones MUST purchase their own activity pass AND complete ground school training with the child guests. Supervising chaperones MUST ACTIVELY ACCOMPANY the guest they are supervising; this means actively participating ON THE ADVENTURE ELEMENT with the child, assisting with participation and equipment transfers, and being within close range at all times. Supervising chaperones may accompany a maximum of two guests ages 13 and younger.

    • Guests ages 14-15 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone who is presently on site at the Climb & Zipline Adventure. The adult chaperone does not have to actively participate on the course, but does need to monitor the 14-15 year old guests from the ground.

  • HEALTH: Guests cannot be pregnant or have physical limitations that will limit their ability to perform the skills needed on the adventure courses.

  • ATTIRE: Closed-toe shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Very short shorts are not recommended.

  • GENERAL: Guests must verify they do not have any physical limitations that would keep them from performing the required on-course skills and be able to demonstrate these skills listed below:

    • Proper equipment use

    • Ability to assume proper body position

    • Hiking/Walking (see the accessible course for those who are differently-abled)

    • Proper Element Use

    • Self Arrest and Self Rescue

    • Understanding Signals and Commands

  • Guests may not be intoxicated through the use of legal, illegal, or prescribed drugs, or alcohol

  • Guests should have no medical conditions which would require immediate medical attention or be exacerbated by participation 

  • Guests must be able to understand and follow verbal and/or visual instructions given by staff

  • Guests must wear all protective equipment provided for the duration of the experience

  • Guests must restrict all loose items while at height. This means that all Phones, Keys, Wallets, Cameras, ETC must be secured via a lanyard or strap, or placed in a zippered pocket. Guests who are found to be using loose items will be asked to descend the course and speak with management.

KIDS ADVENTURE ZONE

  • WEIGHT: 250 lbs maximum

  • AGE: Active Participants: Ages 3 to 13. All guests participating in Kids Adventure Zone must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone who is at least 18 years old. No activity pass is required for the supervising chaperone to enter the Two Towers Adventure. Supervising chaperones are permitted in the netted structures, but should NOT traverse the challenge elements on the course (zip lines, rope crossings, etc.), as they are intended for children ages 3 to 13.

  • HEALTH: Cannot have physical limitations that will limit ability to perform proper functions on the adventure structure.

  • ATTIRE: Clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Shoes do not need to be removed prior to entering the neeted structure, but socks are recommended. Face masks are also required at all times.

BOULDERING

  • WEIGHT: No restrictions

  • HEIGHT: Maximum 6-feet, 6-inches

  • AGE: Guests under age 12 must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone who is at least 14 years old. supervising chaperone is not required to participate in the activity but MUST accompany the child guest and be present at the activity area during the entire duration of the child’s active participation.

  • HEALTH: Guests cannot be pregnant or have physical limitations that will limit their ability to perform skills needed on the rock climbing area.

  • ATTIRE: Closed-toe shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Very short shorts are not recommended. 

MOUNTAIN BIKING & THE DROP-IN

  • WEIGHT: No restrictions

  • AGE: Active Participants: No minimum age but all guests must be able to ride a bike without training wheels. Guests under age 12 must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone who is at least 14 years old. Everyone who rides a bike, theirs or ours, must pay the activity fee (Day Pass, Membership, or Activity Fee).

  • HEALTH: Cannot have physical limitations that will limit ability to perform proper functions on the bike.

  • ATTIRE: Clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Closed-toe shoes must be worn. 

  • Guests must follow all posted rules and regulations.

  • Guests must follow all instructions from staff members.

  • Guests must wear a helmet at all times.

  • Riders must demonstrate basic knowledge of cycling: Shifting, Braking, Balance,

  • Guests must monitor trail conditions and ride appropriately.

  • Guests must monitor other riders and not ride in a fashion that will endanger themselves or others

  • Guests must not ride above their skill level.

  • Guests are asked to report any issues with The Forge: Lemont Quarries equipment or the trails themselves.

  • Guests will be held responsible for any damage to bicycles caused by the negligence of these rules.

PADDLESPORTS

  • WEIGHT (total): Single Kayak: 300lbs, 2-person Kayak: 450lbs, Canoe: 600lbs, 4-person pedal boats: 800lbs.

  • AGE: Active Participants: No minimum age but all guests must guests age 8 and under must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone who is at least 18 years old. Everyone who utilizes our boats must pay the activity fee (Day Pass, Membership, or Activity Fee).

  • All guests must wear life jackets and secured heel shoes at all times.

TACTICAL LASER TAG

  • WEIGHT: No restrictions

  • AGE: Minimum age of 5 years old or older. Everyone who participates in Tactical Laser Tag must purchase a Tactical Laser Tag Pass, which is separate from Day Passes, Twilight Passes, and other park passes.

  • HEALTH: Cannot have physical limitations that will limit ability to perform proper functions with the laser tag equipment

  • ATTIRE: Clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Closed-toe shoes must be worn. Face masks are required for any non-vaccinated guests.

  • Guests must follow all posted rules and regulations.

  • Guests must follow all instructions from staff members.

  • Guests are asked to report any issues with The Forge: Lemont Quarries equipment or the laser tag arena themselves.

  • Guests will be held responsible for any damage to Tactical Laser Tag equipment caused by the negligence of these rules.

ALL EXHILARATE ACTIVITIES ARE FEE-BASED AND REQUIRE SIGNED PARTICIPATION WAIVERS.

PLEASE REVIEW PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS BEFORE BOOKING YOUR ADVENTURE.

All activities proceed rain or shine unless otherwise stated by The Forge: Lemont Quarries staff. In the event of adverse weather, some or all activities may be unavailable. Please check weather conditions prior to purchasing any activity pass.

All purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.