Skydiving Articles

Thinking of making a skydive and seeking more information? Excellent, welcome to our skydiving articles page! Here we share insider tips to help you understand what you need to know whether this is your first skydive or if you plan to do many more.

Our experienced team has been sharing skydiving info to Missouri residents for years and now we're putting 'pen to paper' in our articles blog.

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  • Skydiving Process


    Skydiving Process

    Curious how long the whole skydiving process takes? For the adventure of a lifetime, no need to rush! We advise first-timers to plan on spending a full day with us and here's why.

  • Skydiving as Therapy


    Skydiving as Therapy

    Learning how to let go of the past or just living in the moment can be harder than it sounds. When life goes nuts, skydiving is the reset button you've been looking for!

  • History of Skydiving


    History of Skydiving

    Check out the fascinating history of skydiving from the beginnings of an idea to take flight, how the parachute evolved, skydiving in the military and then eventually, for hobby.

  • Top 9 Things to Do in Missouri


    Top 9 Things to Do in Missouri

    With a long list to choose from, here is a breakdown of our favorite things to do in Missouri. Including roller coasters, amazing sites and adding skydiving at Ozarks Skydive Center to your itinerary!

  • Ultimate College Bucket List


    Ultimate College Bucket List

    Whether you're looking for what to do before going back to college or for that ultimate college bucket list item, Ozarks Skydive Center is here for you. Join us for the experience of a lifetime!

  • How We're Different


    How We're Different

    Ozarks Skydive Center is a proud family-owned dropzone that is unlike any other. Discover why we couldn't be more proud of our specialties, our location, and our family.

  • Take Your Summer Staycation to the Next Level


    Take Your Summer Staycation to the Next Level

    Looking for the perfect summer activity to make the most of summer?! Look no further than skydiving right at home for the perfect thing to do in Missouri and for the most awesome summer staycation ever!

  • What to Eat Before and After Skydiving


    What to Eat Before and After Skydiving

    Food and drink are super important before and after skydiving. Make sure your body is well-prepared with enough nutrition and hydration to be alert and ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

  • Solo Skydiving Requirements


    Solo Skydiving Requirements

    Solo skydiving takes the sport to a whole new level. If you're up for the challenge, Ozarks Skydive Center gives you the complete low down on the path to your first unaccompanied jump!

  • Nervous About Skydiving?


    Nervous About Skydiving?

    Anxiety or feeling nervous about skydiving is perfectly normal, especially for your first trip to the dropzone. We've put together a list of helpful tricks to fully prepare ahead of time!

  • The Ultimate Adventure Gift Life Has To Offer... Short of Going to the Moon!


    The Ultimate Adventure Gift Life Has To Offer... Short of Going to the Moon!

    Imagine giving someone the greatest outdoor experience gift life has to offer. Literally. The greatest. adventure. life. has. to. offer. Let that sink in. It sounds so good, right? Giving someone an experience that's life changing! Who wouldn't want to give that?

  • 8 Skydiving Facts You Didn't Know About


    8 Skydiving Facts You Didn't Know About

    There are many facts about skydiving you may not know. You can track every aspect and stat of a jump, there are multiple types of parachutes and so much more!

  • Skydiving Weight Limits Explained


    Skydiving Weight Limits Explained

    Jumping out of a plane with a parachute means there is a lot at stake. We explain why there are important skydiving weight restrictions at the dropzone.

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