Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about skydiving with Skydive Twin Cities.
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How do I?
Do you accept vouchers, jump certificates, etc. purchased from
No. We only accept gift certificates purchased through our website
or by calling us directly at 715-684-3416. We also do not accept
reservations made through any agency. Order your gift certificates
directly through our online reservation system or by calling us at 715-
684-3416. Please use caution and verify that you are purchasing a
Skydive Twin Cities gift certificate and/or making a reservation with
Skydive Twin Cities by only using our website or calling our office
number. A good rule of thumb in telling the difference is if the price
you are being charged is higher than the current prices listed on our
Prices page, you are not speaking directly to Skydive Twin Cities.
Do the prices listed include all equipment needed to make my
Yes, the prices listed include everything you will need to make your
skydive, even the taxes. Video prices do not include tax, that will be
added at time of purchase.
What are your hours of operation?
We are open April thru October.
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 A.M. until Sunset
Monday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 A.M. until Sunset.
What should I wear to make my first skydive?
Wear comfortable clothing suitable for the current weather
conditions. You will be wearing a jumpsuit over your clothing
for the skydive. It is recommended that you wear clothing that will
not restrict your movement or will be uncomfortable under snug
harness. For example, baggy jeans may bunch up under the
jumpsuit and harness. Wear athletic type shoes without hooks. No
flip flops or other shoes that are not secured to your feet.
Should I eat before my skydive?
It's a good idea to eat a light meal or snack before you head to the
Is there a weight limit?
Yes. We can take tandem skydivers up to 250 lbs and solo training
skydivers up to 235 lbs.
Are there any medical condition(s) or precription medication(s)
that would prevent me from being able to skydive?
Yes, Please consult your doctor if you have any questions regarding
any of your health condition(s) or medication(s) that you are taking.
If you are currently under the treatment for any of the following
medical conditions we require a note from your doctor stating that it
is okay for you to skydive: Cardiac or pulmonary condition or
disease, high or low blood pressure, fainting spells or convulsions,
hearing loss or impairment, nervous disorders, diabetes, kidney or
related diseases, shortness of breath, psychiatric disorders,
subluxation or joint dislocation. If you are on any regular medication
we require a note from your doctor stating that it is okay for you to
Do you have a group discount?
Yes, we have a group discount for tandem skydives. Groups of 10 or
more, $20 discount per person. All members of the group must
redeem the group discount, and only the group discount, to be
counted as a member of the group.
Can I consume alcohol or drugs before my skydive?
No. You will not be allowed to skydive under the influence of alcohol
How long does the entire process take?
Plan on spending at least half a day with us, possibly longer.
Normally, it is less than that, but there are many factors that may
extend that time for example, weather delays. Feel free to bring
items to entertain yourself, books, magazines, balls, frisbees, etc.
We also have WiFi available, skydiving videos, gas grills, a pavilion,
picnic area and more.
Can my friends and family watch me skydive?
Yes. We encourage friends and/or family to join you. We have lawn
chairs for spectators to sit in while watching the skydiving along with
a picnic area with a pavilion and gas grills. We also have WiFi
available, skydiving videos, gas grills and a pavilion.
Can I bring my pet with me?
No. For the safety of the animal, along wtih the safely and comfort of
all of our customers, we do not allow customers or spectators to
bring animals to the dropzone. NOTE: You will see the owner’s dog
roaming around the property. He was raised on the dropzone and
has been trained to stay out of dangerous areas and is accustomed
to being around groups of people.
If the weather is bad, how will I know if I should come to the
dropzone or not?I
We will try to call you approximately two hours before your scheduled
appointment if we need to reschedule your skydive due to weather.
If you have any weather concerns, please call us prior to heading to
Should I show up earlier than my scheduled time?
No. Your appointment time is the time you should check-in. You are
welcome and encouraged to come early and watch other people
What forms of payment do you accept?
For online booking we accept most major credit and debit cards. For
onsite payments we accept cash, checks, most major debit and
credit cards, and most mobile payments. Gift certificate orders use all
listed above and also have the additional option to use PayPal when
Do I need to make a reservation to skydive?
Tandems: Reservations are not required for Tandems. We strongly
recommend making a reservation for a Tandem jump. We welcome
walk-ins and will give you the first available slot.
Solo Training: Reservations are required for the Solo Training First
Do you require a deposit or charge a cancellation fee?
Yes to both, Here are our policies.
A $50 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT is required upon booking
A $100 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT is required upon booking
The deposit will be applied toward your final bill, except as outlined in
our cancellation policy below.
CANCELLATIONS WITHIN 48 HOURS (2 business days) or
FAILURE TO SHOW UP on your scheduled date and time will incur a
$50 cancellation fee. This will be through a loss of your non-
refundable $50 or $100 deposit, a $50 or $100 charge to any existing
Gift Certificate balance or a $50 or $100 fee incurred with payment
required before completion allowed of customer’s prepaid skydive
and/or class. LATE CUSTOMERS may have to reschedule.
RESCHEDULING is allowable with 2 DAYS NOTICE or at the
request of Skydive Twin Cities. No cancellation fee will be incurred in
either of these instances.
Do you offer video of tandem and solo skydives?
Yes! We offer video and photos for both tandem and solo skydives,
and they are amazing!
How do I access my videos and photos after my skydive?
Yes! We offer HD video and high quality photos, and they are
amazing! Your video and photos will be uploaded to SmugMug so
they can be easily viewed, downloaded, and shared via email,
Facebook, YouTube, etc. You will be given a card with the link and
instructions for finding your photos after your skydive. View some of
our videos and photos here.
Below is the link to find your photos and video. You can view, share,
and download your pictures and video from SmugMug.
Three easy steps:
1. Go to https://skydivetwincities.smugmug.com/Find-your-Video-
2. Type your first and last name in the search box.
3. Click the search icon to the right of the search box.