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With the UK Covid restrictions easing further as per UK GOV guidelines, as of the 19th July, things will be getting a little closer to normal. We continue to operate on Saturday's and Sunday's for Tandem skydiving, static line and AFF courses as well as sport jumping! We are happy to let you know that as of the 30th July, we will be reopening on Friday afternoons too! (As long as you are booked in!)
We still recommend that masks are worn whenever inside building's and we advise to continue to social distance where possible. We will also be continuing to use the track and trace app and encourage everyone to check in on arrival.
The number of spectators for Tandem students will increase from 2 to 4 and under 16's can be in addition to this. We will be able to offer jump suits for Tandem Students once again so if you wish to wear one for your Tandem Skydive, just ask your instructor on the day!
Experienced skydiver's and students will still need to book in to attend for any ground training or jumping and we will resume with the system that we currently have in place. Please do follow our Facebook page for updates on forms etc. If you do not use Facebook, please feel free to email us or ask a friend to forward you the forms. If you need to come up to the airfield midweek, this will still be by prior arrangement so you must contact us before visiting.
A final thank you to everyone for your patience throughout this time, whilst we settle back into routines here at the APA. As always, any questions or queries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can!
We can't wait to see you all for some skydiving fun in the near future!!
The Army Parachute Association (APA) has charitable objectives aimed at promoting and supporting sports parachuting for military personnel, active and retired. Our Association welcomes civilian members and tandem students and benefits enormously from the skills and diversity that they bring.
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We strive for excellence in everything we do and are committed to providing the highest level of training for all our members throughout their skydiving career. For those wishing to learn to skydive for the first time, or to progress to a higher level, the APA can provide safe and exceptional training with an enviable track record.
If you are coming for one of our amazing tandem skydives, please be prepared to make it an all-day event. Whilst we endeavour to get you jumped within four hours, delays can occur. Weather can have the biggest effect as well as unexpected delays, large groups wishing to jump together and camera uptake. We have a huge spectator area, free WiFi and a great cafe in Dare's Diner which will keep you sustained whilst you wait. We just want you to have the best experience and really enjoy your day!
The Army Parachute Association operates at Skydive Netheravon as a not-for-profit organisation continually reinvesting to improve the services and facilities for our members.
“I had a truly awesome experience yesterday, in every way. I was absolutely terrified but felt totally invincible afterwards and I even fell in love with your cameraman, Mike! Cam was lovely too and if I decide to do it again it would have to be with him. It was all very professional, from start to finish. They were a great bunch and I will recommend this to anyone and everyone. I jumped for the MS Trust and secured £723 in sponsorship so far with promises of more to come. It is great to feel alive again.”
“First ever tandem skydive for worthing churches homeless project today, loved it. Special thanks to my instructor Jay and the cameraman trevor who both made me laugh a lot and really relaxed me! definately want to jump again Thanks guys for a great day!”
"First charity tandem skydive done here last Saturday. Despite being extremely scared, the instructors made me feel completely at ease and in safe hands. Highly recommend anyone doing a jump, to do it here. Would definitely consider doing another skydive off the back of this experience despite my fear of heights and flying. Brilliant day and life experience. Thank you."
"First ever tandem skydive....amazing!!! Massive thank you to my instructor Gary u were fab!!!"
"Amazing Day, looked after from start to finish, great people, very friendly, relaxed atmosphere, Pete my tandem partner.. TOP BLOKE he was very professional and experienced. HIGHLY RECOMMEND this to anyone."
"Wow first ever tandem skydive today for oakhaven. Raised over £1000, so thank you all ... with my daughter Leah lopez, amazing surreal, nothing else like it. Thank you to Gary and Jay...... Leah now wants to do more and do a single jump!! Eeek!"
The Army Parachute Association offers expert training for potential parachutists. Students progress swiftly and safely and can soon be jumping from up to 13,500ft on their own, with groups or training to be British Champion like Alex Dand from Euphoria Freestyle pictured here.
Raise money for your favourite charity by making a Tandem Skydive. You can wear your Charity T shirt or Jumper or even go in “fancy dress”. Over the years the Army Parachute Association has helped hundreds of charities raise huge amountof money and inspire future fundraisers. Let us get you up there and help raise the awareness of your particular charity at the same time.
Situated in the village of Netheravon in the heart of the beautiful Wiltshire countryside and close to the historic site of Stonehenge, the Army Parachute Association enjoys beautiful views as well as the largest parachute landing area in the UK.