Skydiving Enthusiasts Make Their Dreams Come True in Kentucky
Skydiving.com exclusive partners can give you the best skydiving experience you’ve always wanted. With the full range of skydiving packages available, the experience you choose is bound to make your dreams come true. No matter whether you are a first time jumper, a novice diver, or an expert in the field, there is definitely an option for you!
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Take a dive out into the wild blue yonder with Skydiving.com Lexington.
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Take a dive out into the wild blue yonder with Skydiving.com Lexington.
Call 931-455-4574 today!
Your experience will be lead by our highly experienced team of Free Fall professionals. Our Tandem instructors comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations requiring 500 skydives prior to teaching, and our equipment meets or exceeds FAA expectations. Those rules dictate the inclusion of secondary parachute activation features in Tandem and solo parachute systems that reduce the risk of a life-threatening situation. They also mandate the reliable packing of all of our parachutes by highly trained riggers. Embrace the unknown and step outside of your comfort zone. We offer solo and Tandem services for skill levels ranging from novice to advanced.
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Why not give Skydiving.com Lexington a call to book your skydiving experience? We can fit you into the perfect skydiving package, whether you’re a first timer, or you want to take your skydiving experience to the next level. We know you have questions, that’s why we are here seven days a week to answer the smallest to the most outlandish questions you may have. Let us help you book your skydiving appointment today, and turn your skydiving dreams into a real life experience you won’t soon forget!
Adrenaline-Pumping Skydiving Experiences!
For first time skydivers, there is a package option, called the Tandem jump. This means that you are strapped to your instructor by a harness, while the tandem master controls the parachute and walks you through the entire process. This is the most popular package, because it gives newcomers a taste of what skydiving is all about. Learn more…
Want to learn more of the nuts and bolts of skydiving so that you can do it independently? Our partners offer accelerated training jumps, at the skydiving academy, for novice skydivers, who want to take their skydiving experience to the next level. This is the next step in becoming certified to make your first solo jump. Learn more…
Feeling a peculiar urge to redefine yourself? What a great way to show off your Tandem jump, or even your training jumps, than by taking advantage of the video package upgrades. You can’t afford not to purchase a video package, and to share your dive with your friends and family. A video is a great memento to have as a memory for yourself. Learn more…
Many people want to go skydiving, but they have so many questions about the sport. Some may even be afraid to skydive, because they worry that jumping out of a plane is dangerous. Let us put your fears to rest. There is a process to skydiving, and our partners have the widest range of skydiving package options in the area. Your instructor will teach you the important safety techniques and rules you’ll need to know before you fling yourself from an airplane and go sailing to the earth in the arms of a parachute.
Safety is a number one priority when it comes to giving you the skydiving experience you’ve always dreamed of. Aside from a wide range of skydiving package options, we have group and Holiday discounts available. We offer gift certificates, in case you want to bring someone along for the ride. Skydiving will boost your confidence and courage, beyond your wildest dreams. If you can jump from a plane and land safely, you can do anything your little heart desires! Our friendly and knowledgeable experts will be glad to answer any questions you may have, and help you choose the skydiving package that fits your experience level and budget.
Skydiving Is Great When You Come to Lexington, Kentucky!
Skydiving is a wonderful experience, no matter where you go, but why not come to Lexington, and book your skydiving appointment around your vacation? If you live in or near the area, then why not take the short drive down to Lexington to make your skydiving dreams come true? Lexington is located in the heart of Bluegrass Country, and is well known for its abundance of horses. If horses is your cup of tea, come see over 50 horse breeds, watch shows and demonstrations, visit art exhibits, and discover other little goodies at Kentucky Horse Park. After visiting the horse park, come take a tour of our most famous horse farm, where you can see the lifestyle of our most famous animals.
History buffs will love visiting the Four Periods historic homes. These are just a few of the many things you can do when you come skydiving in Lexington, Kentucky. Remember to keep an eye on the weather, because winters can get pretty cold and snowy, with highs in the 40s and 50s, and lows in the 20s. Spring time is a bit warmer, with highs ranging from the 60s and 70s, to the 80s and 90s in the summer months. Call us today to get the skydiving experience you’ve always wanted.
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Have you ever watched someone skydiving either on TV or online, and longed to skydive too? Skydiving is simply putting on a harness, jumping out of an airplane, and floating to the ground, right? Not exactly, but the tandem masters at our partner dropzone are here to show you the proper way to make your first jump. First of all, you’ll meet your Tandem master, and spend part of your skydiving experience in a brief class on the ground. Here’s where the tandem master will teach you the safety rules, how to monitor your altitude and release your main parachute, all while taking on the responsibility for taking you from airplane to ground safely.
After your brief lesson in “ground school”, you are practically hooked to the hip, by being strapped into a harness with your instructor. The excitement, and maybe a bit of fear, builds as you board the plane. As the plane takes off, your excitement builds and so does your courage and confidence, as the thrill of participating in a sport that you’ve only dreamed of, becomes a true reality. Once you reach ten to fifteen thousand feet, you and your instructor will leap from the plane, and you will free fall for the most intense minute of your life. The Tandem master may deploy a small drogue parachute, which reduces your free fall speed, so that you and the videographer are falling at the same time, so he or she can properly film your jump, if you choose to purchase a video upgrade with your tandem jump. Once you reach a certain altitude the tandem master will release the main parachute, which is equipped to carry the combined weight of two passengers. As you glide to the earth, the tandem master will guide you through the process of making a safe landing. Listen to your instructor and follow his or her instructions carefully, and you will get a real taste of what living on the edge is all about! You will shift from free fall, into a slow descent to the ground.
Take the time to take in the awesome view of the surroundings as you float to the ground. This part of your landing will take between five and seven minutes. If your instructor has trouble releasing the main parachute, have no fear, because the harness is equipped with an Automated Activation device, which releases a reserve parachute, if you are still in free fall below a certain altitude. Although the Tandem jump is the most expensive package, it is the most popular, because it gives first time skydivers the skydiving experience of their dreams, without having to take on the responsibility of making a safe landing. Let us make your first skydiving experience the most rewarding by putting your safety first! Don’t be surprised if all your worries of the day have flown away with the wind, because you’ll forget everything but the skydiving experience itself! If your tandem jump left you wanting to go up in the air again, we can help you take your skydiving experience to even bigger heights! Our friendly and knowledgeable skydiving experts will be happy to answer any questions you have about the tandem jump packages and book your skydiving experience today!
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Advanced Skydiving Training Boosts Jumping Abilities
For people who have taken a tandem jump, there is a way to work your way up to a solo jump. In order to become certified with the United States Parachute Association, you must attend a skydiving academy. All tandem masters and skydiving instructors hare USPA certified and licensed to teach you all you need to know about skydiving safety, tips, tricks, and techniques for making a safe landing.
If you want to keep skydiving after your first tandem jump, you can do one of two things: you can either tandem jump again, but as a training jump, or you could move on to Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) training, where the skydiving instructors will take you through the entire training process, from ground school, to jumping in your own harness, with radio and hands on guidance.
Are you a skydiving enthusiast? Do you want to take your skydiving experience to the next level? If this is you, and you’ve taken your first tandem jump, then you’ll love the accelerated free fall training. This is an intense and exhilarating process that covers several steps. If you can prove to your instructors that you have passed each step of the training, then you will be eligible to advance to the solo jump certification. Here is a brief breakdown of each step of AFF training.
This may sound very dull, but before you can jump, you must spend five to six hours in a classroom on the ground, to learn all the safety rules and techniques you’ll need to know, before you take to the sky. Be sure to take lots of notes, because after your day in class, your instructors will put the techniques you learned into practice during the next step of your training.
Your body position is everything!
Although you’ve listened well and taken meticulous notes, all students need to put their classroom training into practice. Here’s where you are equipped with your own skydiving rig, and two instructors will be with you during the next few lessons. This lesson focuses on your body position on the ground, and in your first jump with your instructors, who will guide you both hands on and in your head, through your radio.
In the air you go!
During this third level of training, your instructors will take you up on a plane, and continue working with you on body positioning, and teach you some basic jumping techniques, such as flying straight down, making basic turns, and more. You may look silly in the air, but we’ve all be there at some point in training. Your trainers will guide you via your radio, and give you advice on how to correct any errors after the jump. This is where your confidence gets a major boost, and you may feel like a hotshot after you pass this level.
Working your way up to the solo jump.
The next few levels of training, continue to put into practice what you’ve learned in the last three levels. You’ll also learn how to make turns from 90 degrees, to a full 360 degree turn signaling, and so much more. Your trainers will give you rigorous tests to make sure you’ve learned each step of the AFF training course properly. You and your instructor will determine when you are ready to advance to the next level and climb the training ladder to the solo jump, where you can continue learning even more tricks and techniques, to turn your jump into a show, without losing control and deploying your parachute at the proper altitude.
After your first tandem jump, you may want to take skydiving to the next level, but you don’t feel comfortable enough to advance to the accelerated freefall training. That’s okay, we can sign you up for Tandem progression. Although this training package is much less used, it can still take you through basic skydiving training, to ease you step by step into skydiving school. Before you take to the sky, you’ll spend about an hour in ground school, where you’ll learn how to monitor your altitude, deploy your parachute, and other emergency procedures needed to land back at the drop zone safely.
Your tandem master will give your hands on training in these areas during the first two jumps, on your third and final tandem jump, you will be responsible for putting the techniques you’ve learned, into practice, under the supervision of your instructor. After you have proven to your instructor that you are ready to accelerate to the next level of training, you will transition into skydiving school, for advanced accelerated freefall training.
Our partners offer video upgrades with tandem jumps, accelerated freefall training and tandem progression skydiving packages. Ask the skydiving experts about the availability of video packages. What a great way to show your friends everything from your first jump, all the way up to your solo dive! These videos can be shared on social media outlets, and you can keep the DVD as a great memento of your favorite sport! The top of the line video package is the videographer upgrade. As part of this package, the videographer jumps along with you and your instructor(s), filming the entire jump, from the time you step on the plane, your take off, your rise to the specific altitude, and even the dive itself and the after jump party. The instructor deploys a drogue parachute, so you can freefall at the same speed as the videographer. If this upgrade isn’t in your budget, you can purchase the GoPro package, where the tandem instructor wears a GoPro camera, to film the entire dive for you, during your initial tandem jump, and your tandem progression jumps.
We encourage you to add a video upgrade to your skydiving package, so you can have proof of the skydiving experience that you can’t stop talking about! There’s nothing wrong with showing off your favorite sport, because you never know! You just might give someone the mental boost he or she needs to make his or her own skydiving dreams come true. You can even monitor your own progress through the advanced training program at skydiving school. Sharing your skydiving experience with your friends and family, can give them a glimpse of the thrill you felt while diving out into the great big Kentucky sky! Your video upgrade will show your friends and family what living on the edge is all about through your eyes. All videos are professionally edited by the drop zone videography team, and are recorded in the highest quality possible. Ask our agents to help you choose the video package that is right for you and your budget.
We offer gift certificates for Tandem jumps and level one of Accelerated Free Fall training. If there’s a thrill seeker in your life, with whom you’d like to share your skydiving experience, the experts are here to help. Unlike other companies, Skydiving.com Lexington doesn’t place restrictions on our gift certificates. For example, our gift certificates are valid for two years after the purchase date, which means that you can purchase the skydiving gift certificate and the recipient can plan his or her jump in advance, or your friend can book his or her jump on the day of the purchase.
Your gift certificate can be used at any of our over 80 partnered skydiving centers around the country. They can also be transferred from one person to another. For example, if the recipient is unable to take advantage of the gift you purchased for him or her, he or she can pass it on to another friend. If you are the recipient of a skydiving gift, here are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. If you are unable to make it to your skydiving appointment for reasons of inclement weather, or a prior commitment, that’s okay. We can reschedule the appointment, as long as it is rescheduled within the two year validation period. We have customer service representatives available seven days a week, to answer any questions you may have, no matter how simple or outlandish.
We get all kinds of questions, and the only dumb question is the one you don’t ask. Why not take a friend with you for your first Tandem jump. You and your friend can share the thrill of skydiving together! Let our friendly and knowledgeable experts help you choose the gift certificate that’s right for you. No matter what extra gifts you choose, your friend or family member will enjoy his or her skydiving gift most of all!
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