Why Do People Skydive?

What's the psychology, exactly? Are people who skydive completely nuts? Why skydive when there’s a risk involved? Surely the reasons not to skydive outweigh the reasons to make that fingers-crossed leap--right? We’ll give you this: On the surface, skydiving seems like a crazy idea. It has its origins, after all, in the death-defying feats of [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

Getting To Know The WWII Airborne Demo Team

INTERVIEW WITH KEITH HARRIOT WWII AIRBORNE DEMO at SKYDIVE PERRIS Skydive Perris is full of interesting people that fill the skies from different eras and different disciplines. From time to time there are round canopies that blossom above the dropzone jumping from the DC3 at low altitudes that you can't help but stop and look [...]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Community Events, Skydiving|

How Fast Do You Freefall When Skydiving?

Some people have a need for speed! They thrive in the hustle and bustle, and it’s even pretty likely they will exceed the speed limit by a minimum of 10 mph as often as they can (don’t worry we won’t tell). This type wants the rush, and their ears perked when they heard that 120 [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

A Fail-Proof Gift to Impress Your Valentine

What’s the only thing to rival the feeling of falling for someone? Falling with someone, naturally! That makes a shared skydiving experience the best Valentine’s Day gift you can give. And--because we’re hopelessly in love with love--we’re offering a special Valentine's promotion that will put an end to your quest for unique Valentine gift ideas. [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|Skydiving|

Interview With Craig O’Brien

There's a name synonymous with Skydive Perris and stunning photography - that's Craig O'Brien. He's versed in many different skydiving disciplines, has been involved in many Hollywood flicks, and has been a long time resident of Skydive Perris. Craig is an approachable, laid-back family man often found on the DZ touting around impressive cameras on [...]

By |January 14th, 2018|Skydiving|

A Different Kind of Adventure: Bungee Jumping!

Give the Gift of Bungee Jumping for Christmas and all of 2018! You've gone skydiving... NOW... it's time to bungee jump off the Bridge to Nowhere! Thanks to our friends at Bungee America, we have an incredible deal for you! Two Bungee Jumps for the Price of One Regular Price     $149 Your Price    [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|Community Events, Skydiving|

What Is XRW?

Photo credit (above): Dan Dupuis In skydiving, several of our disciplines have the word “relative” in the title. “Relative Work” (or “RW”) is the word we use to describe “flat” jumps--where all the jumpers are oriented belly-to-earth, and the goal is to move relative to each other to take grips and make shapes. “Canopy Relative [...]

Top 5 Fun Things To Do While Skydiving

Photo credit (above): Dennis Sattler What’s even cooler than falling miles out of the sky with a huge smile on your face? Falling miles out the sky with a mission that’s as awesome as it is insane. We get up to a lot of wacky hijinks on any given skydive, and we’re here to share [...]

By |December 8th, 2017|Skydiving|

Why Are There Weight Limits For Skydiving?

The skydiving weight limit stops lots of people dead in their tracks when they first start looking at the idea of making their first jump. For tandem and AFF skydiving at Skydive Perris, the weight limit is 240 pounds. There are no exceptions, and you’ll be weighed when you arrive. That sounds so harsh, doesn’t [...]

By |December 2nd, 2017|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

Our Best Holiday Special – EVER!

Skydive Perris - the land where skydivers dreams come to fruition! We're honored that many call us the Mecca as we just simply love to welcome people to this incredible community, and have a long history in doing so. We've proud to say we've evolved from a small little airport to one of the busiest skydiving [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|