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
Why Can't I Jump my Go Pro?
Go Pro cameras are getting more popular all the time, and are known for their ability to capture the action in high adrenaline situations. While jumping with a Go Pro on your tandem skydive is not allowed, you can use your Go Pro once you have more experience. Find out more here.
How to Cross Skydiving Off Your Bucketlist
Bucket lists never fail to fascinate. From the ebullient, reality-flexible versions you'll see in kindergarten classrooms ("Move to Disneyland!" "Get a pet alien!" "Make friends with Moana!") to the equally reality-flexible versions written up by adults ("Lose 20 pounds!" "Get on the property ladder!" "Stop scrolling every time your hands are free!"), they tend to represent a wide swath of human endeavor. One item, however, has a tendency to top the list--every list, every age, everywhere--and that's skydiving. A whopping percentage of the first-time tandem skydivers who come to the Ozarks Skydiving Center come here with one thing in mind: to check it off.
All About the Parachute: From Opening to Landing
We answer all of your questions about parachutes from jumping with multiple parachutes at a time, to steering them while in the sky. At Ozarks Skydive Center we love parachutes and you will too!
Skydiving with Glasses or Contacts: What to Know
Want to go skydiving but not sure what will happen to your glasses or contacts? Find all you need to know, here.
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.