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All Years | First Time Skydiving

Tandem Skydiving Videos and Photos

» July 14, 2019

Here's the #1 advice from people who have done it...

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Can You Skydive with Glasses or Contact Lenses and More Questions Answered

» August 18, 2018

Find out the answer to your pining question, can you skydive with glasses or contact lenses; as well as more questions answered for your first time skydiving!

How to Skydive for the First Time

» June 20, 2018

Curious how to skydive for the first time? Learn about the choices for your first skydive.

All About Skydiving Jump Planes

» May 2, 2018

Learn about different skydiving jump planes and why we love jumping from a Twin Otter at Jumptown!

Do people pass out, pee their pants, scream or puke skydiving?

» March 6, 2018

Find out the different types of reactions first-time skydivers may have! v

What You Should Know Booking A Group Skydive At Jumptown

» July 11, 2017

Interested in booking a group skydiving adventure at Jumptown? Read helpful tips on what to expect and how to enhance your skydiving group experience.

5 Tips To Avoid A Bad Skydiving Experience

» April 24, 2017

As you chart your journey to the sky, you're gonna need some baseline information. Here are the quick-and-dirty details to get your skydive started off in the right direction.

First Jump Experience: Tandem Skydive vs AFF

» March 29, 2017

While many people choose tandem skydiving for their first jump, here at Jumptown, first-timers can also make their very first skydive solo. Of course each method has its pros and cons. We explore the differences between tandem skydiving and AFF to help you determine which first jump experience is right for you!

How to Convince Your Parents To Let You Skydive

» February 14, 2017

If you're the spawn of boss-level worriers, hang in there! We have a few pointers to help you navigate the process of convincing your parents to let you skydive.

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.

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.

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.

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.