The official news page for everything happening at Skydive Monroe! Stay up to date on all the latest skydiving news here.
» August 21, 2018
Atlanta is well known for many things: Six Flags, The Georgia Aquarium, The Atlanta Braves, Stone Mountain. But, did you know that just on the outskirts of the city lies a world class skydiving facility operated by one of the most respected figures in skydiving. Interested in learning more? Keep reading for the inside scoop on Atlanta's Best Kept Secret: Skydive Monroe.
» August 12, 2018
Skydiving is incredibly hard to describe, but first-timers often report that first-time skydiving feels nothing like a rollercoaster; nothing like bungee jumping; nothing like falling. They talk about how skydiving feels like a freedom the likes of which they've never experienced. And we have to agree!
» August 9, 2018
Skydiving is the purest manifestation we've found. It's freedom from our troubles; from our preconceived notions, no matter what those may be; from loneliness. To see what we mean by all that, please join us in taking a little freedom parade of the mind.
» July 18, 2018
Chances are you are not exactly immersed in the world of skydiving, and that is okay! Everybody has their niche, and this is ours. If you are new to the Georgia area or just curious about skydiving in Georgia, we have you covered. Here's everything you need to know about skydiving in Ga.
» June 21, 2018
If it's been a while since you've seen Quiency Dugger, you're going to be in for a shock. After all, Quiency is half the man he used to be -- by volume.
» June 21, 2018
Heading to Skydive Monroe for a tandem skydive puts you in close proximity to a city bustling with things to do; we are talking about Atlanta! The city of Atlanta, Georgia is booming, so much so it has been nicknamed Hot'lanta. With so many things to see and do, it is not hard to see why skydiving near Atlanta is the best. Come close to Atlanta to skydive and stay for the day. Here are five attractions that make skydiving near Atlanta worth the trip.
» May 10, 2018
Nearly every outdoor sport and activity is subject to the weather and affected by certain unfavorable conditions. You can't exactly play ball if the field is drenched or it is raining cats and dogs. And, you wouldn't want to take your little ones to the park or playground if it was forecast to storm. When you're skydiving, your playground is the sky. As you take in the atmosphere, you are particularly at the mercy of mother nature. Bright blue cloudless skies, gentle breezes, and temperatures of 75 degrees make a perfect day for tons of activities, skydiving included.
» April 20, 2018
Are you looking for a happy place? My friend, we have just the spot for you. It's called a skydiving dropzone, and it's a place where a remarkably diverse community is united under the banner of freedom. Better yet: That community is stoked to welcome you with open arms.
» April 9, 2018
If you're a newer jumper--or you're simply rusty from a winter spent on the ground--it's easy to get overstimulated by the idea of going for another jump.
» March 27, 2018
There are plenty of places to skydive in the Georgia area, but honestly, there is a lot more to skydiving than just jumping out of an aircraft. Find out more in this article.
» March 19, 2018
One of the reasons we're so passionate about skydiving--why we've been falling out of planes for as long as we have, and working hard to spread the word about the transformative power of skydiving--is that skydiving is by far the best method in the world to strip that coat of "logic" off of fear. Your fear hides behind lots of "logic" to keep you from skydiving. Do any of these sound familiar?
» February 15, 2018
Bruce's connection to Skydive Monroe started, quite literally, at the very first jump of his skydiving career. He made that jump at a dropzone south of Atlanta that no longer exists--but the current owner of Skydive Monroe was Bruce's first jumpmaster.
» January 19, 2018
What is the difference? Well, really, like most things, the difference is in the details. While every skydive utilizes a parachute, parachuting does not always involve a skydive.
» January 19, 2018
When you're thinking about skydiving and health, the key point to remember is this: Skydiving is a sport. It can be an intense one!
» December 11, 2017
Whether or not you're a fan of this classic December practice, you undoubtedly understand its intent. This time of year, we all look at the achievements we've ticked off in our lives and the goals yet ahead, prioritizing the future to correspond with the spaces we most yearn to fill.
» December 5, 2017
Here are our best tips on what to wear skydiving. Don't worry--we'll get you dressed for success!
» November 27, 2017
You don't have to be crazy to make a skydive (but a little of the right kind of crazy certainly helps.)
» November 11, 2017
As skydivers, we like to get procedural and break this down by license, so here's a little preview of what to expect.
» October 11, 2017
Especially for new skydivers--tandem students, in particular--the challenge of skydiving is much more mental than physical.
» October 11, 2017
If you're thinking about trying skydiving for the first time, there are a few things you need to know first.
» September 18, 2017
The acronym AFF stands for "Accelerated Freefall." Want to know if this training method is right for you? Read on, dear new friend.
» September 14, 2017
The anticipation of freefall is much more frightening than the jump itself. Here's our best advice to help sh*t get real as smoothly as possible.
» August 28, 2017
Tandem skydiving is the most popular way to experience skydiving for the first time. But what is it? And how does it work? Learn more here.
» August 16, 2017
You've completed your training and you've made your first skydive. You've experienced the adrenaline, the excitement and the pure freedom that's only felt when jumping from an airplane. So what next?
» July 28, 2017
Ever wondered who packs skydiving parachutes? Will you pack your own when you jump? Find out here.
» July 14, 2017
There are many things to plan for when preparing to skydive. Don't forget to secure your hair safely.
» June 15, 2017
Getting a skydiving video is the perfect way to capture your amazing experience for yourself, friends and family. Don't miss out on documenting your jump! Read more here.
» June 10, 2017
There are many reasons to choose a parachute based on it's size, shape and the amount of holes it has. At Skydive Monroe, we choose the best fit for our dropzone visitors.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» January 18, 2017
37 Years In The Air (And Going Strong!) - Skydiving in Georgia
» December 20, 2016
We want to demystify one common skydive safety concern we often hear, "What happens if the parachute fails to open?"
» 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.
» 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.
» 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."
» 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.
» 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?
» 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.
» 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.
» 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.
» 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!
» July 28, 2016
Thinking about skydiving in Atlanta? There's nowhere better than Skydive Monroe. Find out what makes us the best here.
» 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.
» 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 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!
» 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!
» 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!
» 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!).
» 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.
» 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!
» 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!
» 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.