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The Age of Skydiving - Too Young? Too Old?

» May 26, 2017

The minimum age of skydiving in the US is 18, but there's no upper limit. Here, we'll explore what makes you fit to jump.

Do Skydivers Have a Death Wish?

» May 18, 2017

Skydivers are more interested in living life on their own terms. For those who still call it a death wish, let us explain why the opposite is true.

How To Get Into BASE Jumping (Start Skydiving, Of Course)

» May 10, 2017

BASE jumping is an extremely dangerous sport that's not for novices. But the best way to get into it is to start skydiving! It's not for everyone, but it might be for you.

Do You Have What it Takes to Skydive?

» May 4, 2017

Have you ever thought about skydiving, but wondered if you have what it takes? Find out what you'll need to get in the sky, here.

Is Skydiving a Sport?

» March 25, 2017

More and more people in the US are taking up skydiving as a hobby and going on to compete. Find out more about sport skydiving here.

Skydiving When Sick - Don’t Do It!

» March 25, 2017

Skydiving with a head cold might seem like a totally doable thing. But a head cold should keep you on the ground until it's completely healed. Here's why.

Winter Skydiving: What to Wear When It's Cold

» February 21, 2017

Skydiving is an all-year-round sport but boy, does it get cold in the winter! Here are our tips to keep you warm.

It Starts With a Tandem Skydive

» February 21, 2017

Just like any love affair starts with a tentative first kiss; the world of sport skydiving starts when you make that first tandem skydive.

What Happens if the Parachute Fails To Open When Skydiving

» December 20, 2016

We want to demystify one common skydive safety concern we often hear, "What happens if the parachute fails to open?"

Prevent Motion Sickness While Skydiving

» December 13, 2016

"Should I Eat Before Skydiving?" Boy, does that question come up a lot. These are our 3 top tips to help prevent motion sickness while skydiving.

4 Surprising Facts About Skydiving

» November 30, 2016

Almost every first-time jumper has assumptions about what their first skydive will be like. Here we address four skydiving facts that may surprise you.

Skydiving Weather Wind Hold

» November 28, 2016

"Better to be on the ground wishing you were in the air than in the air wishing you were on the ground."

Skydiving as Therapy?

» November 1, 2016

If it were possible to prescribe a skydive, lots of sky-savvy therapists would go right ahead and do it. Here we discuss the benefits of skydiving.

How To Prepare For Skydiving: Top 7 Tips

» October 25, 2016

A first skydive is, make no mistake, a very big life event! So, how, exactly, do you prepare for the experience of stepping out of an airplane in flight?

Best Skydiving Near Atlanta, GA

» September 21, 2016

For best skydiving near Atlanta, GA we'll help you separate the wheat from the chaff. When you're looking for a local dropzone, here's what matters.

What Does Skydiving Feel Like?

» September 12, 2016

Most first-time tandem skydivers have some pretty established ideas about what skydiving feels like. The funny thing is that they're often totally wrong.

Is Skydiving Fun or Scary?

» August 29, 2016

First, let's start with a universal truth: If you're not feeling at least a little bit afraid of what lies before you when you jump out of a plane, something is very wrong. It's natural to be a little--even a lot--scared.

Are All Skydiving Locations The Same?

» August 23, 2016

Looking for places to go skydiving in GA? There are lots of skydiving locations to choose from. But before you book... be aware: not all skydiving centers are the same!

Skydiving Atlanta? 5 Reasons to Choose Us

» July 28, 2016

Thinking about skydiving in Atlanta? There's nowhere better than Skydive Monroe. Find out what makes us the best here.

Skydiving Tips: 6 Things You MUST KNOW Before You Go

» July 20, 2016

Thinking about skydiving for the first time? Here are six tandem skydiving tips to help you prepare for your first-ever jump with the team at Skydive Monroe.

Save Money on Your Skydive and Help a Great Cause

» April 26, 2016

On Sunday, May 15th we are running a tandem and video special to give first time jumpers in the Atlanta area a unique opportunity to have the experience of a lifetime while supporting an incredible cause.

This special will be a continuation of the fundraising event Skydive Monroe is proudly hosting, The 7th Annual Jump, Fly Festival, which is taking place on Saturday, May 14th.

February - Valentine's Special

» February 8, 2016

Skydive Monroe has a special offer for creative Valentine's planners! Here's 4 great reasons to skydive this Valentine's Day and an awesome offer to save some serious money!

Jump Early and SAVE $45!

» October 26, 2015

The early bird gets much more than a worm! Jump in the morning and save money!

Schedule your tandem skydive between now and Thanksgiving at either 9:00am or 10:00am and you'll save $45. Click to read more!

Why Is There a Weight Restriction?

» August 4, 2015

With tandem skydiving, we get this question a lot - why is there a weight restriction and why is it different for men and women?

We've got answers!

Early Bird August Special

» August 4, 2015

The early bird gets the worm!

Schedule your tandem skydive during the month of August at either 9:00am or 10:00am and SAVE! Participants who book will jump for $145 (A $45 SAVINGS!).

Skydive Monroe Welcomes Beloved Atlanta

» July 21, 2015

Skydive Monroe is proud to partner with BeLoved Atlanta for a fundraiser to help raise awareness about sexual exploitation and raise funds to help provide resources to women seeking freedom.

Skydive Monroe Featured in Walton Living Magazine

» June 18, 2015

Recently Walton Living Magazine featured Skydive Monroe with a cover shot and a great article. We're honored to be featured! Click to read more!

Fathers Day Tandem Special - $149

» June 16, 2015

Forget the socks! Dad, doesn't want them. Purchase the adventure of a lifetime and send your Dad (or husband) to Skydive Monroe on Sunday for a Father's Day he'll never forget!

3 Generations of Dooley's Skydive for a Cause

» July 19, 2013

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - More than 30 people will be jumping out of an airplane this weekend, and they are doing it for a great cause. It's the third annual Jump, Fly, Be Different! Each jumper has to raise at least $600 for Watkinsville based, Extra Special People.

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