DC Skydiving Center offers the best skydiving lessons and instruction in the Washington D.C. area.

Our AFP Program is the newest and safest way to start your skydiving career.

After finishing the sky dive certification program, you will be amazed at what you discover in the world of skydiving - belly flying, freeflying (vertical flying), and skyboarding. Or, maybe try the new birdman suit!

Everything is just one leap away. For more info about becoming certified please call us.

Licensed skydivers can jump for around $25. What a way to spend your day! Explore Fauquier County's Parks & Trails in the morning, then solo jump at DC Skydiving Center in the afternoon. It just doesn't get any better than that!

On an Accelerated Freefall (AFF) jump, first-time students learn to skydive with their own parachute system, experiencing the thrill of freefall with two instructors at their sideā€”not attached to them. AFF requires four to five hours of intense ground instruction, including learning body flight maneuvers and hand signals that instructors use to coach the student as they fly alongside. The instructors hold onto the student's harness until the student deploys his own parachute. He then makes a solo canopy descent, with radio instruction to help guide him to a safe landing.


Accelerated Freefall (AFF) USPA Integrated Student Program
Category Additional InformationCash Price Per Jump
A - 1 Jump  First Jump Course - 6 to 8 hours - Skydive With 2 AFF Instructors                  $410.00
B - 1 Jump  Individual Ground Training / Skydive With 2 AFF Instructors                $275.00
C - 2 Jumps  Individual Ground Training / Skydive With 2 AFF Instructors                $275.00
   Individual Ground Training / Skydive With 1 AFF Instructor                $220.00
D - 2 Jumps  Individual Ground Training / Skydive With 1 AFF Instructor                $220.00
    USPA Membership Dues Required before Progressing to E                $65.00
    Don't forget to buy your Altimeter, Goggles  and Gloves!                 Varies
E - 3 Jumps  1st Jump With 1 AFF Instructor / Clear for Self-Supervision                $220.00
    2nd & 3rd Jumps - Solo Jumps (with supervision)                $100.00
F - 4 Jumps  Solo Jumps (with supervision)                $100.00
G - 4 Jumps  Skydive with USPA Coach                $120.00
H - 4 Jumps  Skydive with USPA Coach                $120.00
    "A" License Check Dive                $120.00
    "A" License USPA Fee                $30.00
    Packing Class                Varies
    Extra Solo Jump                $100.00
    Professional Video OR Still Photographs                $100.00
   *All student jumps are from 12,000' except the two "low solo"
jumps mandated by the training program.  

Already Licensed and looking for a new Home DZ?

If you're looking for that rush closer to home or just checking out new places, come out for a jump.  

A couple things to keep in mind:

  • We require all sport rigs to have AAD's
  • No turns greater than 90 degrees for A, B, and C License holders; no turns greater than 180 degrees for D License holders, from pattern altitude to landing
  • Also we offer rental gear $30 each jump
  • Jump ticket with tandem load 10.000 feet $15
  • Jump ticket with fun jump load 12.000 feet $20

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