The Accelerated FreeFall Skydive Program
Independent instructors, listed on this page, are United States Parachute Association (USPA) rated instructors. Learn with confidence knowing your instructors have the training they need to teach you how to skydive at industry standards.
“The AFF program is 7 Levels of 7 jumps. There is no certification. This doesn’t include your USPA “A” license.”
The Center uses all modern equipment and training techniques. The price for all jumps includes the equipment, plane ride, all instruction and the jump. Wear loose comfortable clothing, tennis shoes and bring food. After each jump you will receive an individual critique and entry in your own personal logbook.
This course is for people who want to become a skydiver. The Parachute Center has made more skydivers than any dropzone in america. People come from all over the world to jump, train and become a skydiver at The Parachute Center. Many have gone on to be world champions. It is to your benefit to complete the course in a timely manner and continue into your skydiving career. Currency is everything. If you start. Plan to finish. We are open 7 days a week, year round and jump weather permitting.
Do the math and compare drop zone offerings. Our course is to accelerate your learning thereby saving you money in the long run. Going to the tunnel and learning to fly greatly leverages your learning curve. This makes the course easier by helping to eliminate repeat jumps while boosting confidence before you ever come to jump.
Plan to stay all day for the program. Registration is at 9:00 am sharp. We do not accept personal checks but we do accept M/C, Visa, and ATM. Make sure to call for appointment. We look forward to seeing you and sharing the skydiving journey with you.
Step 1 : Book an appointment with an instructor using the contact forms.
Total of $1440 Includes all this:
$290 Go Learn To Fly In The Tunnel
Learn to Fly! with 10 to 15 minutes of concentrated body flight school with a personal coach in a state of the art Windtunnel. This is our true secret sauce to save you money, time and frustration. We have Lodi Local instructors and coaches at two location in Northern California. You must get your video! Bring your video with you to show your instructor.
$125 Working Tandem At Skydive Lodi
Make a jump! After completing your tunnel flight, Get your knees in the breeze for a “Working” Tandem jump to experience freefall, pulling your parachute and a parachute ride. You can usually get started with your AFF course the same day if you make your appointment and pay for your course beforehand.
$1,000 Your One on One Accelerated FreeFall Course
Show up for your course. Bring the video of your tunnel flying to show and go over with your instructor. Be prepared to commit up to three (3) CONSECUTIVE days to finish the course, longer if weather impedes. This course is offered during the week (Monday through Friday) by appointment only. Click the “Get Started” button NOW!
$25 Logbook & Goggles
Logbook – This is a special book you will use to log ALL of your jumps and have them signed. This is your proof of education, proficiency and will be used for all your progress checks for the next couple of years. Goggles – You will want your own pair of goggles. This is a personal item and they get scratched easily. It’s the perfect first investment.
*Possible Extra Costs
Remember: This course is your “Fast-Track” to becoming a skydiver and is meant for those committed to the process. There are always expenses and equipment you will need and want to own. So just bring all of your money.
Again, this is a 7 level, 7 jump course and doesn’t include any certification or USPA “A” License.
$110 and $135 For RE-Jumps – Sometimes students will need to repeat jumps to show proficiency. This all depends on your skill, ability to follow directions and progress. Most repeat jump students need only repeat 1 or 2 jumps. AND, To avoid this situation completely, go do your tunnel time!!!! It’s worth every penny.
Do NOT be fooled with competitors pricing. This is by far the fastest and most inexpensive and highest learning curve Skydive Training Program available. Independent instructors listed here are USPA Rated instructors and work closely with you to achieve your goals. This program is targeted towards people who want to become skydivers, NOT tire kickers. Hit the “Learn More” Button for more info. Step 1 is to use the contact form and schedule your course with an instructor.
Independent contractor instructors are by appointment only and offer a range of services, pricing, experience and teaching methods. All instructors listed here are USPA Rated Instructors. You can check out their credentials by clicking the “SIGMA” buttons. Hit the “Get Started” button Now!
Originally from Ireland and moved to California to 2013 to skydive. Since then ‘Irish’ has done 3200 jumps and can always be seen jumping at Lodi doing tandems, flying camera, wingsuiting and teaching AFF. He is a passionate skydiver and loves to share in the experience with first time flyers.
Seán Mac Giobúin
Originally from Ireland and moved to Lodi and Northern California in 2013 to skydive. Since then ‘Irish’ has done 3200 jumps and can always be seen jumping at Lodi doing tandems, flying camera, wingsuiting and teaching AFF. He is a passionate skydiver and loves to share in the experience with first time flyers.
Walker is well known as an avid climber and WingSuit BASE jumper and has appeared on “Ted Talks” regarding his adventures and life perspective. As a skydiver, Walker is an AFF Certified instructor and wingsuit pilot.
Originally From Buenos Aires, Argentina, Joel calls Nor Cal his home. An experienced iFly wind tunnel flyer, instructor, and coach, Joel is our go to instructor for our wind tunnel training in Sacramento, CA. Joel is known as your fun, patient, and laid back instructor. As a skydiver, Joel is a USPA Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) Certified instructor.
A Brazilian by birth, Dani is one of Lodi’s all star women skydivers. Quite and easy going, Dani loves flying camera and instructing.