Sport, leisure & recreation and fitness clubs liability insurance

Markel is Canada's leading insurance market for sport, leisure and recreation risks. As part of our General Liability department, we provide best of class cover to commercial and non-profit entities with participant injury exposures, liquor liability exposures, concession or retail operations, volunteers and transportation exposures. 

We also offers a Fitness Club liability program which provides property, crime and liability insurance for a wide range of indoor club premises including but not limited to, Gyms, Spas, Raquet / Squash clubs, Fitness clubs, Aerobics and Pilates studios. This cover is suitable for commercial club premises and member-owned facilities.

 

 

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Montreal

+1 877 771 1211
+1 514 849 4992

Toronto

+1 800 223 8858
+1 416 601 1133

Calgary

+1 855 313 8987
+1 403 313 8987

Vancouver

+1 888 744 1033
+1 604 738 1033

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Coverage features:
  • $10M capacity
  • Access to our umbrella for higher limits 
  • Directors and officers included as insureds
  • Elected officers, referees, coaches and other volunteers can also be insured
  • Includes competitions / other club events
  • Occurrence form available for most risks
  • Participant and spectator injury cover
  • Policy territory includes incidental US exposures
  • Standard CGL features apply
Target classes:
  • Adventure tour operators 
  • Axe throwing
  • Amusement parks
  • Bingo and billiard halls 
  • Bowling centres / paintball / laser tag
  • Concerts / festivals / parades
  • Fireworks displays
  • Circus schools
  • Inflatable bounce operators
  • Fitness clubs / gyms / pilates and yoga (24 hours)
  • Golf and country clubs
  • Indoor playgrounds / climbing walls
  • Skating rinks / arenas
  • Sports leagues / tournaments
  • Summer camps 
Coverage enhancements:
  • Advertising liability cover available
  • Contract or independent instructors and personal trainers also available
  • Cover available for foreign trips, venues and tournaments out-of-country
  • Environmental cover for sudden events on a 120 hour form (IBC2313) available
  • Property and crime cover available for wide range of risks including seasonal, frame and unprotected club premises

Toronto

Clive Fernandes

Vice president

(416) 601 2467

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Robert Parisotto

Underwriter

(416) 933 3684

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Damon Davoodi

Senior underwriter

(416) 601-2463

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Eric Scott

Senior underwriter

(416) 601 2478

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Patrick Pereira

Senior underwriter

(416) 601 2464

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Sean Valles

Senior underwriter

(416) 601 2471

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Terry Parker

Underwriter

(416) 601 2466

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Ula Rybicka

Underwriter

416 933-3681

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Montreal

Manon Mérineau

Underwriter

(514) 985 1412

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Vancouver

Cynthia Yuan

Senior underwriter

(604) 697 2536

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Angelica Morales

Underwriter

(604) 738-1033

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Calgary

Michael Bertocchi

Western region leader (interim)

(403) 291-0738

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