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Ready to experience one of life's greatest adventures? Tandem skydiving allows first-time jumpers to experience the thrill of skydiving with no prior experience required!
First time skydiving? Have questions? No problem! Check out the Skydive Long Island™ FAQ page to find answers to our guests' most frequently asked questions about skydiving in Long Island.
Take your gift giving to the next level! Be a hero and give your friend or loved one a gift they will NEVER forget: a skydive! Skydive Long Island™ offers tandem skydiving gift certificates for every occasion. View gift certificate info and rates here.
Info & Rates
Skydive Long Island™ offers the area's most competitive tandem skydiving rates! Take a look at our prices and current skydiving deals and specials here.
YOUR SKYDIVING LONG ISLAND ADVENTURE STARTS HERE!
Welcome to Skydive Long Island™, Long Island's premier skydiving facility!
In 2017, Skydive Long Island™ will begin a new era of Long Island skydiving at our beautiful new location at the Brookhaven Airport in Shirley, NY. Now under new ownership, Skydive Long Island™ promises to offer exceptional service, breathtaking views, and unforgettable skydiving adventures! Learn more about our rebrand here.
If you live in the NYC metro area, Skydive Long Island™ makes skydiving NYC easy and convenient. Located just 55 miles east of New York City, we are NYC's closest tandem skydiving center. If you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime, let the seasoned and experienced professionals at Skydive Long Island™ get you into the air above the Atlantic Coast. This is Long Island skydiving at its best!
Our specialty at Skydive Long Island™ is first time skydivers. If you're looking to "skydive near me" and make your first jump, there is no better place to do it than Skydive Long Island™. Our experienced instructors, breathtaking coastal views and easy access from New York City, New Jersey, and the Hamptons have made us the #1 choice for skydiving NYC!
Recent Skydiving Articles
Best Time of Day to Skydive
Tandem skydiving or becoming qualified as a skydiver yourself is a highly rewarding and quite accessible thing to do. Over the years we have become very good at introducing people to the world of freefall, and want as many people as possible to experience it at least once. When aiming for your first skydive, it is likely you have many questions rolling around in your head about the best way to achieve it. A pretty common thing people wish to know before booking in is if there is a best time of the day to skydive? Let's have a look...
2021 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE, PRECAUTIONS & PROTOCOL
Like many businesses, Skydive Long Island has strategies and procedures in place to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus. Skydive Long Island will strive to follow federal, state, and local guidance on how to conduct our business with respect to limiting the spread of Covid-19. We value the health and safety of every student and team member. Please read our updated 2021 Covid-19 Operating Procedures.
Is Skydiving Bad For Your Back?
Skydiving is the original extreme sport, and such pursuits are hard on your body, right? Extreme sports are loosely defined as including an element of risk, and while leaping out of airplanes does indeed have some risk involved - it is way, way more managed and precise than it is often presented. Skydiving is an intense, thrilling experience but it is also a sport, a lifestyle, and a full-time occupation - in which training, experience, and technology are all applied thoroughly to make it comfortable and repeatable. Without prior knowledge, it is quite easy to think that jumping out of an airplane, deploying a parachute and landing on the ground is tough on your back - but with just a small amount of the right training and information it is an active but entirely non-violent good time. Here is a bit of detail...
How Long Does it Take to Skydive?
Though we've been told time and time again that patience is a virtue, playing the waiting game is easier said than done! It's not necessarily anyone's fault: we live in a society that favors instant gratification, and in many respects (think instant messaging, on-demand viewing, and lightning-fast internet connections) our world has been fashioned around an infatuation with the expeditious.
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