There are two skydiving options: parachuting or indoor skydiving (which is open to people with a wide range of abilities).


ECHO have teamed up with Skyline to offer parachute jumps as a fundraising activity

Imagine the thrill of flying at 10,000 feet and freefalling through the clouds at 120 mph.  Well, stop imagining and take part in this exhilarating challenge for ECHO. 

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Want to know what it is like? Our Chief Officer jumped for ECHO on the 9th July!

So it really happened! It was a great day for it – Blue skies and fantastic visibility. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but with the moral support of my family, trustees and staff I was OK on the day nerves wise. 

The freefall was really noisy but an experience like nothing I’ve done before- I really enjoyed it but tried not to think that we left the plane at 10,000ft and might reach 125mph! After what seemed like short time- the parachute was pulled, we were yanked up in the air and then floating down in relative peace and quiet. I even got to control the parachute for a little bit, making turns as we went down. A bump on the bottom and we were landed!

A great experience- I’d recommend it! 

Indoor skydiving

Accessible option

Indoor skydiving is the simulation of true free-fall conditions in a vertical wind-tunnel.  Flyers from 3 to 103 years can experience the thrill of indoor skydiving.  You can soar like a bird in a 14ft, super-smooth, super-fast and super-cool wind tunnel with IFLY.  It is open to individuals and groups with additional needs and highly trained instructors will welcome flyers of all abilities. 

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