Accelerated Freefall Solo Skydive
January - December
21 British Parachute Association centres across the UK
Experience the exhilarating feeling of flying solo through the clouds at up to 120mph in this incredible charity challenge to help tackle loneliness in later life!
This is the real thing for those who really want to learn what skydiving is all about! Learning to skydive solo is a big challenge and you will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet!
On the second day, you will climb aboard the aircraft to be taken to your jump altitude. Whilst you will skydive solo your two instructors will jump with you and be by your side until approximately 5,000 feet when you pull your parachute canopy.
Face your fears and sign up online today! Choose a location, then select ‘MHA’ as your chosen charity from the drop-down list. This really is the ultimate adrenaline rush and an experience you will never forget!
Event entry fee: £70
Event sponsorship: £535
Registration for this event is open all year round.
To register, please visit the Do It For Charity website and select MHA from the drop-down list as your chosen charity.
For more information about parachuting for MHA, please contact the MHA Fundraising Team by emailing email@example.com or calling 01332 221641.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
No experience is required as training is provided. You will receive a full day’s training to complete your first level of a pro skydivers course.
Day 1: You will start with a full day's training including practical and classroom sessions covering all areas of making a solo skydive from 10,000 feet!
Day 2: Once your instructors are satisfied that you are ready, you will climb aboard the aircraft to be taken to your jump altitude. Whilst you will skydive solo, your two instructors will jump with you and be by your side until approximately 5,000 feet when you pull your parachute canopy.
Event contact details
There are plenty of airfields to choose from and it should be easy to find one near you but visiting the Do It For Charity website
For further information about this challenge, please see the information above, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 424 5533.
By fundraising for Best For Ages, you are helping to connect older people in communities that care. Every penny of your donation will go further to reduce loneliness and isolation across the UK as well as funding award-winning music therapy in our dementia care homes. To learn more about our life-enhancing work, please visit the Your Impact page.
£6 could help us deliver a week's Telebuddies service, providing a regular phone call to check on five isolated older people living alone.
£50 could train a volunteer befriender for an isolated older person, helping to reduce loneliness and isolation in their own home.
£180 could fund a Music Therapist for a day, working to reduce anxiety in four 1:1 sessions and one group session.
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