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Billing will be on the first of the month. Your first payment may be prorated however your previous billing schedule will not be automatically adjusted for.

Payment will not trigger new access cards to be produced. Refunds for non-members will not be provided. Makerspace will begin accepting new members again in September. 

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Liability Waiver

I hereby acknowledge that I fully understand that woodworking, welding, and related activities are inherently dangerous and may require strenuous physical exertion. The areas where woodworking, welding, and related activities are conducted contain many known and unknown hazards. I acknowledge and understand that my participation in any activities at the Victoria Makerspace could result in my exposure to serious personal injury, illness, disability, or death. I also acknowledge that property losses can occur. I understand that Victoria Makerspace has guidelines for safe work practice. I agree to follow these, and maintain the highest level of safe work practices for myself and others.

In participating in activities at the Victoria Makerspace I acknowledge that I am 18 years of age or older. Also, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, release and forever discharge the Victoria Makerspace, its members, board, and any other person or organization assisting it, from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury to person and property which heretofore has been or hereafter may be sustained in consequence of any accident occurring during a Victoria Makerspace activity or my use of the facilities.

I am responsible for my own safety at the Victoria Makerspace, this includes safe tool operation, ensuring that tools are in proper working order, and that they are used safely and responsibly. Other members may advise me on safe work practices, but this does not constitute a supervisory relationship and responsibility for safely using the Victoria Makerspace facilities lies entirely on myself.

I agree that this waiver and the agreements it contains will be governed and interpreted exclusively in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portions of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

I confirm that I have read and understood this agreement prior to agreeing to it.

I further confirm that the terms and conditions of this agreement will apply to any minor that accompanies me and that I am the legal guardian or parent of any such minors. Accordingly I have the authority to accept this agreement on their behalf. I agree to remain responsible for the supervision and safety of any such minors.


Member Guidelines

Before you become a member of Makerspace community, here are some basic principles we should all stick to.

  • Be excellent to each other
  • Failure is a means to success
  • Lack of knowledge is an opportunity, not an obstacle
  • Your experience here is what you make it
  • Any and all illegal activity is strictly forbidden; any and all creative activity is strongly encouraged
  • Pick up after yourself – this is a shared space.

Member Rights

  • 24/7 access to the Victoria Makerspace workshop.
  • Able to bring one guest into the space any time you wish.
  • Allowed to make nominations and cast votes at the annual meeting.

Member Responsibilities

  • Only members are allowed to access power tools
  • Some tools require specialized training; only trained members may use these tools
  • Personal items must be confined to your personal locker, lock box, or shelf space
  • No animals (except service animals) in the shop areas
  • No unsupervised children in the shop areas
  • Be aware: lost and found items, animals, and children will be held for 7 days, then used for parts
  • Members who profit from objects they manufacture are encouraged to reimburse the Makerspace for equipment use cost


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