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10 Important Moments in Skydiving History

10 Important Moments in Skydiving History Skydiving has evolved significantly since the first parachute was designed back in the 1480s. Today, sport skydiving exists as a hobby, participated in by thousands of skydivers across the globe, and tandem skydiving appears on most people’s bucket lists. Here are ten key moments in skydiving history that brought [...]

Indoor Skydiving Los Angeles: How It Works

Indoor skydiving is the closest thing you’ll get to actually jumping out of a plane. If you’re a little nervous of outdoor skydiving, or too young to do it yet, flying in a wind tunnel is ideal for you. It’s also used as a training tool for skydivers and is so different from its outdoor [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Skydiving|

What is AFF and Is It For You?

AFF is the most popular option to learn to skydive. Each year, we welcome hundreds of budding skydivers to learn skydiving near Los Angeles. Here’s everything you need to know about AFF. Accelerated Freefall The accelerated freefall (AFF) program is a specially designed 8 level program to fast track you to jumping solo! AFF stands [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|Canopy Piloting, First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

Indoor Skydiving: What To Expect

Indoor Skydiving: What To Expect One of the (many) things that make Skydive Perris special is our onsite wind tunnel. We are the only Los Angeles area skydiving center that has one and it's a true luxury for both skydivers and non-skydivers alike. The wind tunnel serves as an amazing tool for all skydivers wishing to [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Skydiving|

People of Perris – James Perez

People of Perris – James Perez When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? Officially Aug. 1981 at Elsinore Para Center on a static line with a T-10 main and belly reserve. Some friends from work were going and invited me to go watch, not jump! Two weeks later myself and another co-worker [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|People Of Perris, Skydiving|

Tandem Skydiving: What To Know

Tandem Skydiving – What To Know Tandem skydiving is something you’ve always wanted to do, but how do you know where you should go? If you’ve never jumped before, you don’t know what you don’t know and we hope to shed some light on what to consider when selecting the right dropzone (the place where you skydive).  [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

Skydiving Los Angeles? 7 Reasons to Choose Us!

Thinking of Skydiving Los Angeles? If you’re ready to take the plunge, we invite you to consider us! Skydive Perris has been serving the Los Angles area for 40 years and through that time we’ve built one of the premier facilities in the world. As all experienced skydivers know, the dropzone you choose can have [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|


If you've jumped at Skydive Perris for any length of time then you've met Mark Brown. Mark loves skydiving and helping others improve their skills. In this month's People of Perris segment, we sat down with Mark and asked him the tough questions. ;-) SPV: When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|People Of Perris, Relative Work, Skydiving|


If you have booked your first skydive, or are thinking about making one, the fear factor is probably playing on your mind. We get asked "Is skydiving scary?" all of the time. The answer is yes... and no. Here, we take you through the process from booking your first skydive to landing and some of the fears you'll [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

SAFETY DAY – March 12th 2016

SEMINAR SCHEDULE 9:00- APPROACHING SKYDIVING SAFELY In case you forgot, skydiving is not a safe sport. It's a dangerous sport we can do safely. Let's talk about how to do that. Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld 11:00- YOU ARE ONLY AS SAFE AS YOUR EQUIPMENT Master Rigger Marty Jones will run through everything you know, don't know, should [...]