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The History of Parachutes Incorporated at Jumptown

» November 22, 2016

Did you know that the Orange Municipal Airport is the home of the very first purpose-built skydiving center in the entire US? Read about Jumptown's rich history.

How Old Do You Have To Be To Skydive?

» November 15, 2016

We get this question a lot from parents with eager teens tugging at their sleeves. Here we answer the question, how old you have to be to go skydiving.

Is It Scary to Skydive?

» October 25, 2016

The thought of skydiving is a hundred times scarier than the process of actually doing it. That's no surprise--your imagination has a lot of fuel to cook up a crazy story about what a skydive is going to feel like; what might happen; how it's gonna go.

Is There a Weight Limit to Skydive?

» October 19, 2016

The skydiving weight limit for tandems at Jumptown isn't about prejudice; it's about hard mathematics and our dropzone's dedicated emphasis on safety. Let us try to explain.

What You Should Know About Tandem Skydiving

» September 28, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly? To soar through the air with the wind in your hair? To know what it feels like to freefall at 120mph? For first timers, tandem skydiving is the perfect way to find out! Here we explain what to know about booking your skydive and what to expect on the day of your skydive.

Skydiving Altitude: What You Need To Know

» September 15, 2016

The skydiving altitude you jump from is an important part of your skydiving experience. Here, we explain what difference it makes.

Skydiving Safety: Are The Risks Acceptable?

» August 23, 2016

It's pretty mysterious up there in the sky, isn't it? What awaits you on your first skydiving experience is an enigma when you're starting to make your plans.

5 Things You Should Know Before You Book A Tandem Skydive

» August 16, 2016

Get the inside scoop on what to look for when you're shopping around to make a tandem skydive. Some distinctions between skydiving centers are easy to miss.

Do I Have What It Takes to Skydive?

» July 19, 2016

Asking yourself the question... should I go skydiving? Unarguably one of life's great adventures, find out whether you have what it takes to skydive.

Skydiving vs Bungee Jumping … Which Is Scarier?

» July 5, 2016

Trying to decide between skydiving or bungee jumping? Both are fantastic sports for anyone who wants an adrenaline rush. But, which is scarier?

Can Skydiving Be Therapeutic?

» June 22, 2016

Can skydiving be a form of therapy? Read here to learn about the benefits of skydiving and why therapists wish they could prescribe it!

Is Skydiving Like a Roller Coaster?

» June 15, 2016

While both attract adrenaline junkies and can be the source of epic levels of fun, skydiving and roller coasters differ in a number of ways. Here, we'll explain what makes skydiving unique.

What to Expect When You Tandem Skydive at Jumptown

» May 26, 2016

If you're scheduled to make a tandem skydive, congratulations! We look forward to hosting you! Chances are you may be unsure of what to expect, so we spell it out for you right here!

Is Skydiving Worth It?

» April 12, 2016

If you asked anyone from the Boston skydiving community, you would get a resounding 'yes' in answer. It's totally worth it! But if you were to ask the same people 'why do you skydive?' you would get a huge range of answers.

Skydiving Boston: 4 Great Reasons to Choose Jumptown

» April 4, 2016

The New England skydiving scene is rich and historic, and without knowing much about skydiving you probably won't know who to choose. Of course, we want you to choose Jumptown not just because we want you to spend money with us, but we want you to have the best experience money can buy.

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All the staff were professional and reassuring and they made us feel very comfortable!

» Sharon and Lauren Parker