Frequently Asked Questions
Why should we skydive with Oklahoma Skydiving Center?
Oklahoma Skydiving Center has been in the skydiving business for almost 50 years. We have learned everything about offering skydiver the best skydiving experience around. We have a beautiful clean facility that if completely family friendly and safe for everyone. We have the best skydiving equipment available that is maintained by Oklahoma’s only Master Parachute Rigger. We have upgraded to a Turbine 206 airplane that is FAST and takes our skydivers to 14,000 feet which gives you almost twice the freefall as anywhere else in our region. Our staff is friendly, experienced, and FUN! Since we are the best we can afford to be picky with our staff and we are very proud our the team we have at Oklahoma Skydiving Center. Read our reviews on Facebook, Trip Advisor, Google, ETC, then come out to see what all the talk is about!
Where are you located at?
You’ve heard of it, seen pictures of it, and perhaps you even know someone who’s done it, but you haven’t tried it yourself yet. If you posses a spirit for adventure, want to experience the thrill of a lifetime and feel the total freedom of human flight, SKYDIVING is the only road to pursue!
Do you guys really skydive from 14,000 feet?
At Oklahoma Skydiving Center we Skydive from 14,000 feet! We offer the most altitude in this our entire region! More altitude is critical when learning to skydive as it gives you more time to learn and progress per jump. There is no substitute for more altitude!
Do you offer skydives higher than 14,000 feet?
Yes we do! We offer the high altitude tandems on Friday and Saturday evenings with exit altitude of 18,000 feet. We also offer high altitude skydives for “B” licensed skydivers periodically.
Who Can Skydive?
Anyone and everyone who is looking for adventure, challenges, and most of all FUN can skydive! The Minimum age to skydive is 18 years of age, and you are never TOO old to start jumping! The weight limit for skydiving is 260lbs. There is a small fee for over 200 lbs on tandems that will be added to the price of the skydive.
When Can I Learn To Skydive?
Our skydiving first jump ground school is offered Every Saturday and Sunday all year around beginning at 9:00am. Monday through Friday first jump ground schools are available by appointment also. The ground schools are held rain or shine.
What Can I Expect?
You will be greeted by our staff and other experienced skydivers, and you will fill out some necessary forms. You will then proceed with ground instruction to be followed by your first skydive!
What About Weather?
With Tandem skydiving the weather is less of a factor we just need clouds that are over 10.000′ tall or have large openings in them. The student jump weather conditions are very specific. We need winds less than 14 mph and a clear sky up to the altitude where your student jump starts. You can always call to check the weather if you are concerned. If the weather is totally not skydive friendly, we will contact you to reschedule.
What Should I Bring With Me?
Wear clothes that are comfortable and appropriate for the weather, also tennis shoes. If you are taking the student classes don’t wear a red shirt. We provide all the equipment necessary for making your first skydiving including jumpsuit, goggles, helmet, and skydiving equipment. At lunch break you can go to nearby fast food restaurants or enjoy a lunch you bring from home.
Can I Bring and Wear My Own Camera?
You can use your camera anywhere on the ground you want. On student skydives the USPA forbids students from wearing a carmera during student jumps, but we do offer video and pictures. As a tandem passenger you are considered a student as well and the USPA does not allow the use of camera’s by students or tandem passengers.
How Soon Can I Make Another Skydive?
Same day, time & weather permitting.
How Long Am I A Student?
The accelerated freefall student training program has 7 levels. After finishing your student training you can jump alone or with a skydiving coach and start working your way to the USPA A license which you can test for after 25 jumps.
Is Coaching Available?
Yes, Oklahoma Skydiving Center has coaching available for all levels and methods of skydiving from student training, to wingsuiting.
How Often Should I Skydive?
The USPA requires to stay current you must make at least one skydive every 30 days. Beyond 30 days, but less than 60 days you will be required to take a refresher class for $30 plus the price of your skydive. Beyond 60 days but less than 180 days you must retake the first jump ground school for $30 plus the price of your skydive. Beyond 180 days you must return to the first jump ground school at the regular price.