No experience? No problem! A tandem skydive is perfect for the novice with no prior skydiving experience. Jump with one of our professional instructors as a tandem pair from 10,000 feet!
Learn to Skydive
We offer two methods of skydive training - IAD (Instructor Assisted Deployment) and Accelerated Free Fall (AFF). Either way, we'll get your journey started to becoming a licensed skydiver!
Fun jumpers are always welcome at Ozarks Skydive Center! Join us at the friendliest dropzone in America! No politics or sky gods! We will welcome you with open arms!
Know you want to jump? Then let's get the process started! You can call us or schedule your jump online. Either way, we'll make it very easy for you!
Welcome to Ozarks Skydive Center
Welcome to Ozarks Skydive Center! The #1 destination for skydiving Springfield, MO and Joplin!
Located in Miller, MO, Ozarks Skydive Center is just a short drive from Springfield, Joplin and Branson, Missouri, as well as Fayetteville, AR. If you're ready for an adventure, we'd love to host you for your skydive!
Ozarks Skydive Center is a family owned and operated business run by husband and wife team, Bryan and Lyn Wolford. Bryan and Lyn are as passionate about customer service as they are skydiving, and are known as the 'friendliest skydive center in America'. They are dedicated to ensuring that your skydive is one of the most memorable moments of your life!
At Ozarks, you will never feel like a 'number' but rather part of our skydiving family. Our staff and skydiving instructors are highly experienced and always go the extra mile to make sure that every guest is comfortable, confident, and ready to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.
If you're considering skydiving Springfield for the first time, we invite you to experience the thrill of tandem skydiving from 10,000 feet, showcasing Missouri like you've never seen it before! If you're wishing to take it to the next level and become a licensed skydiver, we can help you reach your goals with our learn to skydive AFF training program.
Experienced skydivers and fun jumpers are an important part of our community and are always welcome at our dropzone.
So why wait any longer? Ozarks Skydive Center makes skydiving in Missouri safe, friendly and fun!
Recent Skydiving Articles
The Art of Keeping Your Calm Before Your Skydive
Even though skydiving tandem instructors have spent many hundreds of hours and many hundreds of jumps earning demanding instructional ratings and dialing in their grace, strength and agility in the freefall context, their biggest job on any give skydive is to help their students to stay calm, to listen to instruction and to stay loose. It takes a true maestro to masterfully balance the funny with the serious. We're proud to say that, at Skydive the Ozarks, our instructors have nailed it!
How To Convince Your Mom Skydiving Is Safe
No matter what kind of a relationship you have with your mom, there's a pretty good chance that the idea of you getting out of a perfectly good airplane at altitude is going to send her into some sort of tizzy. Right? After all: She cares about your safety! You probably assume that there's no way you're going to be able to convince your mom skydiving is safe enough for her baby.
What to Wear Skydiving for the First Time
When a lot of folks show up for their first-time tandem skydive, they're not quite rockin' the kit they need for the endeavor. Heck, we're not mad--that makes sense, considering that it's hard to know the dress code for the open sky on a sunny day. Just like any other landmark occasion in life, it's nice to have an idea of what will be expected of your clothing. We're here to help!
What You Need To Know About Your Tandem Skydive Video
If you've purchased a video package ahead of your tandem jump day, bravo! You've made a wise investment and an excellent decision. From ground school and getting kitted out in your harness and goggles, to the plane ride up and, of course, the awe-inspiring, exhilarating, soul-nourishing, empowering journey down - there's a lot to take in during your skydive. Documenting your experience will enable you to seize the day time and again. Here's what you need to know:
There are no upcoming events, use the link below to view some of our past events and see what to look forward to.
- Holiday Sale - Save $30 November 28, 2017
Jump for $179 ($30 OFF) during our 2018 season with this special holiday sales promotion!
- Now Offering Online Reservations April 25, 2016
Booking a skydive or purchasing a gift certificate with Ozarks Skydive Center has never been more easy! For the first time, we are now offering online reservations for our guests.
- Ozarks Logo Update April 17, 2016
This month, Ozarks Skydive Center unveiled an updated logo designed to showcase bolder colors and to better represent the speed of the sport.