Tandem Skydive Frequently Asked Questions
Is there any age requirement?
You must be at least 18 years old to make a jump.
Who can make a jump?
The restrictions on participation in skydiving are few. You must be in reasonably good health. Our weight limit is 230 lbs. However, persons weighing over 210 lbs will pay an additional fee of $20. Persons who are physically challenged can usually be accommodated. Alcohol and Drugs – If we suspect that you are under the influence when you show up to skydive, you will be asked to come back another day.
What time should I arrive at the drop zone?
You should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of your appointment time. Jumping begins after the class is over. Several factors, including wind, clouds and the number of other students, affect when you jump. Please plan to spend at least half a day at the drop zone.
Reservations are recommended, but not required. For reservation details click here
What should I wear?
Sneakers in good condition and comfortable clothes suitable for the day’s weather -- jeans, shorts, T-shirt, sweatshirt, etc. In cooler weather you might like a pair of thin gloves, like golf or batting gloves. A parachuting jump suit and helmet are provided.
Is food available?
There are soda, candy machines and some days a food vendor will be there. It's best to bring plenty of food and water.
Can we bring alcoholic beverages to drink?
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the drop zone during jump operations. After the last load of the day has taken off alcoholic beverages can be consumed.
What about weather?
Actual skydiving depends on the weather for the day, but the ground training for the first jump is held regardless of the weather
May others come with me?
Feel free to bring others. There is limited shade. Pets must be leashed, and children kept under immediate adult supervision. There are picnic tables, some shade and plenty of grass to set up your chairs. There are no alcoholic beverages allowed on the drop zone while jump operations are in progress for anyone.
How do I pay for the parachute jump?
You may pay with cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Please, no checks.