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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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