Connecticut Parachutists, Inc


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After 20 minute training, instructors harnessed to skydivers jump from an airplane about 2 miles up, accelerating to speeds of up to 120 mph

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Promotional value expires Oct 14, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required. Must be 18 or older and in good health. Maximum weight is 230lbs; additional $20 fee payable at time of jump for weight over 210lbs. Every person will be weighed to confirm their weight. Voucher will be issued if jump is cancelled due to weather conditions. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $189 for a tandem skydive for one (up to a $235 value)
  • $365 for a tandem skydive for two (up to a $470 value) 

After about 20 minutes of training, a prop plane carries skydivers to about 2 miles above the earth for tandem jumps. Harnessed together, USPA-certified instructors and students depart from the airplane and freefall at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. The parachute then opens, and dual controls guide divers as they take in scenic views and mouthfuls of mashed-potato clouds from more than 4,000 feet above the ground.

Connecticut Parachutists, Inc

Since 1962, the experienced and USPA-certified instructors at Connecticut Parachutists, Inc have helped new and experienced skydivers foster a love for skydiving. Two miles above the plush green landing area, the professionals harness themselves to novice divers for tandem jumps, and then leap from the bellies of prop planes as spectators and envious penguins look on from an open landing area. The instructors can also help their students obtain skydiving certification, learn to perform accelerated free falls, and make solo dives.

In addition to training new cloud kickers, Connecticut Parachutists, Inc also accommodates seasoned skydivers with facilities for members. Their turbine Twin Otter elevates members for as many jumps as possible, and a clubhouse helps jumpers wind down with a shower and video debriefing area. The skydiving haven also plays host to special events such as jump nights and Q&As with famous parachutes.

Customer Reviews

The people were great and the experience was wonderful for my daughter.
Kim C. · September 11, 2016
The staff was great and efficient. I was able to ride up on the flight with some of the jumpers from the UCONN parachute team, which was neat. The instructor Justin I was attached to was awesome. Felt safe and comfortable under is instruction. I would totally recommend this experience.
Angel B. · September 11, 2016
Chris my instructor was great, good sense of humor and made me feel confident. Would recommend him anytime. Thank you Chris for the experience of a lifetime.
Sylvie B. · July 3, 2016
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