"Had my first jump experience with Skydive Orange for my birthday. The staff are the nicest group of people ever.
They are extremely friendly, professional yet serious about safety. Mario and TJ were the best!
Thanks Skydive Orange for such an amazing experience!” - Kesha P.


Tandem Skydive


Why do thousands of DC, MD, and VA residents make their FIRST SKYDIVE at Skydive Orange?

  • USPA certified tandem instructors
  • Current state-of-the-art tandem equipment
  • Largest comfortable aircraft
  • Jump with your friends and family


AFF Skydive


Accelerated FreeFall (AFF) is the best way to become a licensed skydiver.  The USPA Integrated Student Program was developed right here at Skydive Orange!  In just 25 jumps, you'll progress from jumping with two instructors at your side to jumping on your own.


Did you know?

  • You can jump from 13,500 ft. (2.5 miles) - more freefall time (others take you to less than 10,000 ft.)
  • Large & comfortable aircraft - jump with your friends & family (others use 4-seaters)
  • Experienced instructors that use new & high quality gear
  • New hangar - large, clean bathrooms
  • Crisp outside video and stills
  • Opportunity to become licensed

Also, did you know Skydive Orange has been in continuous operation since 1977? In fact, Skydive Orange is one of the oldest club-operated drop zones in the country.
What does this mean for you? You get to experience skydiving at a drop zone known to attract & retain the best skydiving instructors in Virginia. We take you higher, in a more comfortable plane; you get more freefall time. Our videographers capture you, the plane, the sky, and the gorgeous view of the mountains.