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A Letter From Rook Nelson
This summer seems like it went by during Summerfest. The view from the sky now is brown fields and the leaves have begun to change colors. I’m convinced that the season have shifted backwards this year though. Growing up, May and June seemed to be well into summer and September / October seemed like it could
Not all skydiving centers are created equal, and often, first-time skydivers don’t know what to expect. With the time commitment and financial investment that come with learning to skydive, you want to make sure you get what you are paying for. Sometimes success is predicated on the environment you find yourself in. We bet you want a world class facility, state of the art equipment, and the most bang for your buck? Think you can’t find a place that offers everything you need to succeed?
Well, it just so happens that at Skydive Chicago, our aim is to help facilitate first-time skydivers on your journey to earn your license any way we can. Ultimately, learning to skydive at Skydive Chicago has tons of advantages, more so than most places in the world or the region. Don’t just take our word for it; we’re going to put our money where our mouth is and share with you the top 5 Advantages of Learning to Skydive at Skydive Chicago.
Incredible. Fantastic. Stupendous. Ridiculous. Unbelievable. These are just a few of the words that come to mind when I look back over the last few weeks and the last few months at Skydive Chicago. It’s been a incredibly busy year as we have had one of the most full and comprehensive event schedules that we have ever had.
The U.S. Army’s Golden Knights occupy a unique role in the armed forces as one of three Department of Defense-sanctioned aerial demonstration teams, alongside the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Nearly 100 men and women make up the Knights’ four parachute teams, who perform regularly at (more…)
At Skydive Chicago, we’re unique. There’s no other dropzone on the planet that offers the mix of facilities that we do — which is why skydivers the world over come here year after year after year for the best jumping they’ve ever had. What’s our secret? We’re glad you asked. We have a few!
Group skydiving is probably the best way to cement your group’s special bond, whatever that group may be — and Skydive Chicago, a beautiful skydiving resort located on the historic Fox River, is just the place to do it! We’ve been hosting the world’s best group skydiving adventures right here in the Chicago area for decades, so we have the experience, the facilities and the staff to make your group’s freefall fun truly unforgettable. (We have the ability to accommodate up to 250 first time jumpers in a single day!) The best part: We’re here and ready to help you set it up!
Booking a big group for anything can feel a little bit — well — burdensome. We get it! To assist, we’ve done our best to start you off on the right foot.