Frequently Asked Questions
about Skydiving

Medical

Q: Do I need a doctor’s approval to skydive?
A: No. However, feel free to consult with your doctor.

Q: Can I read a manual or do anything special (diet, exercise) to prepare for my first skydive?
A: We recommend a light breakfast and stretching before your appointment.

Q: Can I purchase life insurance if I skydive?
A: You must furnish your own liability insurance.

Q: Is there a weight limitation for me to skydive?
A: If you are over 200 lbs., there is an additional cost of $2.00 per pound up to 250 lbs. Contact us if your weight is greater than 250 lbs.

Q: Is there an age limit to skydive?
Q: You must be at least 18 years of age to skydive.

Procedural

Q: Should I make a reservation to skydive?
A: To guarantee your appointment we recommend a reservation be made at least 1 month in advance. However, Skydive Canyonlands has accommodated walk-ins, only if scheduling permits.

Q: When are your classes in session?
A: Classes are in session during the following times:

Cancellations and Refunds

Q: When can I cancel or reschedule a reservation to get a full refund?
A: Because our crews are mustered in advance for your skydive, we must receive notice of cancellation or rescheduling 48 hrs. before flight time. If notice is received within 48 hrs. before flight time, there will be a $25 per person charge.
Q: What about inclement weather cancellations?
A: If the weather does not cooperate with your reservation, we will reschedule your jump, or give you a full refund.
Q: What about Prepaid or Gift Certificate jumps?
A: Prepaid and Gift Certificate jumps are good for 5 years, but are non-refundable.

 

Month/Seasons Tandem Class Time
March 1 — April 1, 2016 9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 noon
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
April 2 — May 1, 2016

8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 noon
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm

May 2 — Oct. 1, 2016 6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 noon
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Oct. 2 — Nov. 30, 2016 7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 noon
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm

Q: Do I need to purchase equipment or can I rent?
A: You may rent all equipment from us.

Q: Do you accept credit cards for payment?
A: All nationally-recognized credit cards are accepted ( Visa, Master Card, American Express)

Q: Will Skydive Canyonlands offer a solo “package rate” during my 2 week vacation?
A: Yes. It is possible to solo in 1 week, but only if all curriculum requirements are met.

Q: Can Skydive Canyonlands offer a discounted hotel/guest house rate if I sign-up for a 2-week solo package?
A: Yes, please call in advance to make the necessary arrangements.

Q: What is the best time of day to learn how to skydive in Moab?
A: Anytime during the early morning.