This is the real thing for those who really want to learn what skydiving is all about! Learning to skydive solo is a big challenge and you will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet!
On the second day, once your instructors are satisfied that you are ready, you will climb aboard the aircraft to be taken to your jump altitude. Whilst you will skydive solo your two instructors will jump with you and be by your side until approximately 5,000 feet when you pull your parachute canopy.
To Skydive for MHA and raise much needed funds to help support older people apply online here .Choose a location, then select ‘MHA’ from the drop-down list when asked to choose a charity.
Nationwide - There are over 20 British Parachute Association approved centres across the UK
Event Entry Fee - £70
Event Sponsorship - £535
Registration - Open all year
Apply online - at doitforcharity.com Choose a location, then select ‘MHA’ from the drop-down list when asked to choose a charity.
For more information about Skydiving for MHA contact the Fundraising Team by calling 01332 221641 or email email@example.com
How do I get to the venue? - There are over twenty British Parachute Association approved centres across the UK so there is sure to be one near you.
What level of fitness is required to participate? - All abilities
Age - you must be between 16 and 54 inclusive
Weight - you must be under 15 stone (although some centres do have lower weight limits)
No experience is required as all training is given. You will receive a full day’s training to complete your First Level of a pro skydivers course.
Day 1 - you will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet!
Day 2 - once your instructors are satisfied that you are ready, you will climb aboard the aircraft to be taken to your jump altitude. Whilst you will skydive solo, your two instructors will jump with you and be by your side until approximately 5,000 feet when you pull your parachute canopy.
Event contact details
There are plenty of airfields to choose from and it should be easy to find one near you
For further information about this challenge, please see the event page, or contact DIFC at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 424 5533 and they will be happy to help
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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