Located just 30 miles from Charlottesville, Skydive Orange has been the skydiving center of choice for University of Virginia students and Charlottesville natives for nearly 40 years. We welcome thousands of Charlottesville skydiving students to our drop zone every year!
Founded in 1977, Skydive Orange is one of the East Coast’s largest and most trusted skydiving schools. Our team of experienced skydiving instructors and coaches help thousands of people just like you experience the thrill of skydiving each year.
We are a full-service dropzone offering tandem skydiving for first-time skydivers, learn to skydive programs for those wishing to skydive solo, and advanced training and coaching for experienced sport skydivers. Our skydiving community is extremely active, and we host dozens of fun skydiving events throughout the year. If you live in the Charlottesville area, you’ve likely seen our skydiving demo team deliver the game ball at a local high school or university sporting event.
Skydive Orange has been the home dropzone for UVA students, faculty and staff for decades. Whether you’re looking to make your first skydive or are interested in becoming a licensed jumper, our skydiving community is happy to welcome you to the family! We jump year-round and are just a short 40 min drive from UVA.
Watch the video below from The Cavalier Daily to see what UVA students have to say about jumping at Skydive Orange!
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Ready to go skydiving in Charlottesville? Book your skydive online today via our secure online reservations system or give us a call at 703-759-3483!
The largest tandem skydiving center near Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland.