Learn more about getting your skydiving license

So you want to get your skydiving license? You've come to the right place, Chicagoland's Skydive Midwest is Chicago's premier skydiving center.

**Accessible from Chicago via the Amtrak! Contact us at 262-886-3480 to help you plan your skydiving education via public transportation from Chicago.

 

To get your skydiving license, or 'skydiving a-license' you'll have to complete the following jumps. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at any time. Listed below are the requirements for the USPA a-license.

  • Ground School (5-8 hours) $99.00
  • Your first jump ( AFF with 2 instructors - stability/awareness ) $229.00
  • Your second jump ( AFF with 2 instructors - turning / forward ) $229.00
  • Your third jump ( AFF with 2 instructors - first no contact ) $229.00
  • Jump 4 ( with 1 instructor - no contact turning ) $189.00
  • Jump 5 ( with 1 instructor - advanced turning ) $189.00
  • Jump 6 ( with 1 instructor - turning, unstable maneuvers ) $189.00
  • Jump 7 ( with 1 instructor - AFF graduation skydive ) $189.00
  • Jump 8( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 9 ( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 10 ( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 11 ( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 12 ( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 13 ( with 1 coach - advanced maneuvers ) $95.00
  • Jump 14 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 15 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 16 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 17 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 18 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 19 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 20 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 21 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 22 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 23 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 24 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Jump 25 ( Solo a-license exercises ) $50.00
  • Parachute packing class (1-day ) $50.00

Student skydiver jump prices include

For each jump the following is included in the price:
The parachute equipment, the rig/container with a state of the art main parachute, a state of the art reserve parachute, an aff-program specific parachute harness/container, an automatic opening device for the reserve parachute. A helmet, all skydiving students are required by the USPA (United States Parachute Association) to wear a helmet untill they receive their a-license. Also we will provide an altimeter, a jumpsuit, radios and will repack your equipment for you after you land. When jumping with an AFF-instructor or a USPA-coach you will receive a briefing before and after the jump. We will also provide you with a logbook where you keep track of your progress. Basically you're all taken care of! Just come in comfortable clothing and wear tennis/gym shoes for your skydive.

Make your reservation today!

Pick up the phone and make a reservation for your first skydive! Book your skydive today! We look forward to jumping with you at Skydive Midwest! Just call 1-877-348-3688 to make a reservation, or email us at [email protected] with any questions you might have.

 

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  • AFF Solo Skydive + Ground school 8:00AM ONLY-Call to book $329.00
  • Tandem Skydive $229.00

    2 or more $189.00 p/p
    10 or more $175.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $139.00
    15 or more $159.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $109.00
    25 or more $159.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $0.00

  • Tandem with PREMIUM Video & Pictures Package $334.00

    25 or more $274.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $115.00

  • Tandem with HandCam Video $319.00

    25 or more $249.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $90.00

  • Tandem with EXTREME Video + Photos $404.00

    25 or more $334.00 p/p
    and the organizer jumps for $175.00

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