Tethered to an instructor, skydivers free-fall at up to 120 miles per hour before floating to earth
About This Deal
- Age restrictions: must be 18 or older
- Weight restrictions: 240 lbs. max weight
- Extra fee applies for clients over 200 lbs.
- $59 gear rental and booking fee not included
DC Skydiving Center
DC Skydiving Center’s air-riding experts take first-time and experienced jumpers to the stratosphere for jumps above the scenic views of the DC area. Tethered to clients, they guide tandem rides to facilitate first tastes of terminal velocity before coasting in for a soft landing. To accommodate licensed skydivers with a current reserve parachute, the staff guides planes over the business’s own scenic landing zone so jumpers can take to the air on their own. Beginners who wish to become full-fledged divers can opt for the Accelerated Freefall program, in which aficionados teach the skills necessary to make solo jumps such as how to handle equipment or merge into goose traffic without a blinker.