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Skydiving in a City Near You

March 20, 2023

If you type “tandem skydiving near me” in your google search, you’ll find quite a few results claiming to be the skydiving center nearest to you or nearest to a major city. In the Midwest, you’ll find Skydive Chicago, Skydive Milwaukee and Chicagoland Skydiving Center…but are any of them actually located where their names suggest? Buyer beware: you might find yourself disappointed if you choose your skydiving center based on name alone without doing some research.

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Choosing the Right DZ

Which Skydiving Center Is The Best?

April 1, 2022

which skydiving center is best? When it comes to skydiving in the Midwest, you have a lot of choices. Skydivers and Drop Zone Owners (DZOs) all think their skydiving center or Drop Zone (DZ) is the best. They’re proud of their home DZ and they’ll all tell you theirs is better than the rest. The…

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Skydiver Longevity

Skydiver Longevity – 7 Tips to Prolong Your Skydiving Career

March 1, 2022

SKYDIVER LONGEVITY7 Tips to Prolong Your Skydiving Career You might think of skydiving as a young man’s game, but you’d be surprised. The largest demographic of licensed skydiver is 30-39 years old, making up 25% of United States Parachute Association Membership. The 2nd largest demographic, making up 23% of membership is 60+ years of age!…

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Why is Skydiving So Expensive?

February 1, 2022

WHY IS SKYDIVING SO EXPENSIVE? The average cost of a tandem skydive across the industry nationwide is between $250-300. We work hard to offer competitive prices to give customers the best experience at a fair price. This may still seem like a lot of money however, the profit margin in the average skydiving business is…

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Skydiving Vs Indoor Skydiving

Skydiving Vs Indoor Skydiving

January 3, 2022

Skydiving vs Indoor Skydiving How do they compare? Admittedly, we are a teeny bit biased. However, we stand firmly behind the fact that there is absolutely NOTHING like jumping from an airplane from 14,500 feet and accelerating to speeds over 120mph! Then, taking in the gorgeous views of Lake Michigan, Chicago and Milwaukee while you…

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Group Skydiving Discounts at Skydive Midwest

Skydiving Group Discounts: The More The Merrier

May 18, 2021

GROUP DISCOUNTS When it comes to skydiving, the more the merrier! You’ve always wanted to go skydiving with a group of your closest friends. Or you’ve been skydiving already and can’t wait to bring your favorite people with you. You know what they say, and it’s true for skydiving as well – the more the…

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Tandem Skydive Midwest Near Milwaukee WI

What’s Next? The Benefits of Getting Your Skydiving License

April 13, 2021

What’s Next?The Benefits of Getting Your Skydiving License You’ve taken the leap and now you’re hooked! You’ve told everyone you know about your exhilarating experience and now you’re wondering – What’s next? And when can I jump again? You can jump as often as you’d like and we’ll gladly bring you up for another tandem…

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10 Skydiving Insider Tips

April 8, 2021

10 SKYDIVING INSIDER TIPS (Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy a Ticket) Skydiving is one of the most exhilarating experiences a human can have. The skydive itself is unlike anything else. But when you’re new to an extreme sport like skydiving – you want to know what to expect. So we’ve come up…

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Head Down Skydiving

Skydiving Explained: The Types, Orientations & Disciplines

April 2, 2021

Skydiving Explained: The Types, Orientations & Disciplines There is so much more to skydiving than tandem jumping. True, tandem skydiving is the gateway into this incredible sport but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are all kinds of skydivers, all kinds of ways to fly and a multitude of activities and disciplines within…

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Is Skydiving Safe?

Is Skydiving Safe: Five Things to Know Before You Jump

April 1, 2021

Is Skydiving Safe: Five Things to know before you Jump If you’re thinking about skydiving, you’re probably wondering, is skydiving safe? The answer is: Tandem skydiving is one of the safest ways to skydive. However, skydiving is an extreme sport. Like any extreme sport, there are inherent risks. That’s why it’s crucial to work with…

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