Ready to go solo? Get your Skydiving license with Skydive Suffolk!
Skydiving is one of the most thrilling outdoor activities you can find in Suffolk, or anywhere in Virginia, for that matter! The thrill of free-fall can make an adrenaline junkie out of just about anyone. If you’re looking for a new adventure, or have been jumping for years and want to take the next step to solo diving, Skydive Suffolk has skydiving training classes that are perfect for you.
At Skydive Suffolk, our parachuting — or skydiving — classes are designed to provide a safe and exciting way to experience the thrill of freefalling from thousands of feet in the air. Our student program provides a 25-jump beginner-to-licensed skydiver training progression. Upon completion, you will have met or exceeded the training requirements to earn a skydiving license from the United States Parachute Association (USPA).
All of our skydiving instructors are highly experienced and certified by the USPA, ensuring that you receive the highest quality skydiving instruction and training. We use state-of-the-art equipment and follow the most up-to-date safety protocols to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable skydiving experience. Learn more about the seconds after you take your jump.
Our skydiving training classes Virginia include both ground instruction and in-air training, allowing you to learn the necessary skills and techniques before making your first jump. We also offer a variety of training packages to suit your needs, including solo jumps, tandem jumps, and accelerated freefall courses.
Contact us today to learn more about our skydiving training classes or to book your appointment. Before you know it, you’ll have your skydiving license and be free to catch that adrenaline rush whenever the urge catches you! We’re located just a short drive from Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Norfolk, so come and see us today! Learn more about the aircraft you are jumping out of!
A half day classroom environment course providing you with the knowledge required to safely begin your solo skydiving journey. Once completed, you’ll be ready to move on to Level One and experience your first tandem jump. Learn from the best skydiving instructors today!
Level One Tandem Jump
This tandem skydive provides a fantastic training environment to apply the freefall and canopy skills learned in ground school. Get your feet wet and learn the ropes with a highly-trained and experienced partner before you take the jump on your own in Level Two!
Level Two Solo Jump
For your Level Two skydive you will be jumping using your own parachute system, with two skydiving instructors alongside assist in freefall. After deploying your parachute you will use the knowledge learned in ground school and applied during your Level One Tandem to fly your parachute safely to the ground all on your own (assisted via radio).
Complete 25 Skydives
Continue through the Skydive Suffolk Student Program skydiving training, gaining more knowledge and skills each step of the way to meet your USPA A License requirements.
USPA A License!
Congrats on completing your skydiving training! You’re now a licensed skydiver. Jump with other licensed skydivers and continue learning and discovering all of the fun and exciting aspects that skydiving has to offer!
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn to Skydive – S3 FAQ
How old do I have to be to learn to skydive?
How many jumps are in the program?
How long is the Ground School and when is it offered?
Are there any discounts?
How long does it take to get a skydiving license?
Can I get a video of my jumps?
I've done a few training jumps at another drop zone or a long time ago. Where would I start in the S3 program?
Is there a weight limit for students in the S3P?
How much does it cost?
My schedule does not allow me to attend one of the scheduled ground schools. Is there another option?
Can I start the S3P without any previous skydives?
How many jumps can I make in a day?
What are the weather conditions that would stop me from jumping?
Are you military free fall qualified? Do you want to jump with less stress?
Skydive Suffolk offers a transition package for you! The transition includes 2 jumps, rig rentals, 2 lift tickets with a qualified USPA instructor and your USPA A license. Cost for the transition is $392. Call us today for more information or to purchase your package.