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  • When Does Skydiving Season Open?

    May 27

    When Does Skydiving Season Open?

    If you've been cooped up indoors during the coronavirus quarantine, it's likely you've been daydreaming about all the things you'd like to do once the quarantine is over - we're no different! We've built our lives around skydiving and this has been a challenging period for us all. We're ready to get back in the sky! So, what have we been doing in the meantime? Writing about skydiving! We've been using this time to write about everything we know about jumping from airplanes just for you (and ourselves to beat some quarantine boredom). This week, we're talking about skydiving season - when it starts, when it ends and the best time of year to jump.


    May 25


    We know, life is really different right now for so many people. The pandemic has quickly shifted our society while the rest of us adapt to the new changes, and the future of uncertainty. Here at Skydive Long Island, we're looking at the silver lining - not just because our head is in the clouds - but because we know that skydiving offers so much more than just a thrill. Skydiving is a lifestyle for so many because of the camaraderie, inclusiveness, and experiences it gives us. Here, we'd like to share our Top 3 Reasons Why Skydiving is So Great!

  • New Jersey Skydiving - Everything You Need To Know

    May 13

    New Jersey Skydiving - Everything You Need To Know

    If you live in New Jersey and are Googling for a skydiving adventure, chances are you're not 100% sure of where to jump as you've got a few options. Where here to share everything you need to know about skydiving in NJ.

  • COVID-19 Update

    May 4

    COVID-19 Update

    In accordance with Governor Cuomo's executive order, Skydive Long Island is currently closed with plans to resume operations soon. We are currently taking tandem skydiving reservations online for the summer. It is our sincere hope that we will be able to open for operations soon. We will work with our guests to reschedule reservations as needed due to any delay in opening.

  • How Much Does Tandem Skydiving Cost?

    Apr 7

    How Much Does Tandem Skydiving Cost?

    When thinking about skydiving, people tend to have a lot of questions and one of the most common ones is around the cost to go skydiving. At Skydive Long Island, we strive to provide each of our guests with a first-class tandem skydiving experience. We value your business and don't want the cost to stand in the way of you experiencing the best skydiving Long Island has to offer, which is why we provide the area's most competitive tandem skydiving prices.

  • How To Prevent a Poor Skydiving Experience

    Mar 12

    How To Prevent a Poor Skydiving Experience

    Your skydiving experience is meant to be a remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime adventure. There is nothing that puts us out of sorts quite like hearing that someone has had anything less than an incredible skydiving experience. Our mission at Skydive Long Island is to provide you with one of the most exciting escapades of your life. We want you to leave delighted, not disappointed.

  • The Experience of a Lifetime

    Mar 11

    The Experience of a Lifetime

    Perhaps, on this day, it happens as sunlight peeks through the blinds of your bedroom window or the tone of your alarm nudges you awake. Either way, as your eyelids open, though still a little groggy and heavy with sleep, the realization is almost instantaneous-today is the day.

    The reservation was made well in advance, but until now, it almost didn't seem real. You are going skydiving.

    As you get up and mill about, brewing a cup of coffee and grabbing a light bite to eat before heading out the door, it feels like your morning is most surreal. You know you're here and this is real, but you can't believe the adventure you're about to embark on.

  • Why Group Skydiving with Friends in NY is a MUST!

    Feb 11

    Why Group Skydiving with Friends in NY is a MUST!

    There is no question that skydiving is always a good time, but like so many things in life, it is even more epic when shared with friends! Whether you're taking your office sky-high for team bonding or planning a 30th birthday group jump - group skydiving is a must.

  • The Difference Between Paragliding and Skydiving

    Feb 10

    The Difference Between Paragliding and Skydiving

    Dangling underneath some carefully sewn together fabric and flying about in the sky is an amazing thing that we get to do. In a relatively short span of years human beings have gone from staring up at birds and wondering by what magic they can do that, to deciphering the science of flight to the point we have portable magical backpacks that allow us to get up there and play along.

  • Skydiving and BASE Jumping - What’s the Difference?

    Jan 27

    Skydiving and BASE Jumping - What’s the Difference?

    Without having already learned the differences, it is easy to forgive someone for thinking that jumping out of an aircraft or off the top of a big cliff or tall building is the same thing. It looks the same, right? Put on a backpack containing a parachute, jump, open parachute and then land. While BASE jumping and skydiving are indeed related in certain ways, there are some crucial differences that separate the two to the point where they are defined and considered as different sports.

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