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 Skydive Milwaukee !

  If being in a plane is flying, then riding in a boat is swimming.


Thinking about scuba diving ?
Check out our Scuba Dive Milwaukee page.

Thinking about skydiving ?

Tandem SkydivingTry a tandem skydive! With tandem skydiving you're harnessed to the front of a jumpmaster and are basically just a passenger going along for the ride. There are no training classes to take. You view a video, fill out some forms, and then go through some basic exit, free-fall, and landing positions with your jumpmaster. Then you're ready to jump!

Tandem SkydivingLets face it, jumping out of a airplane 2.5 miles above the ground on your first skydive is the scariest thing you could imagine. That's only natural. But it's often said that "you leave your fear in the plane" because the rush of a 120-mph free-fall overwhelms the senses. Your jumpmaster will likely let you pull the ripcord if you want - just ask! And once you're under canopy the feeling of soaring around like a bird is indescribable. Your jumpmaster will even give you the "toggles" so you can steer the parachute. Don't blame me if you get addicted. (Information on pursuing skydiving training is given further down on this page including a link to an AFF training video recorded during one of my jumps.)


A Friendly Warning
Be weary of the Web sites with 'milwaukee' and 'skydiving'
in their URLs but only have 800 numbers and no pages with
their physical address, maps, or directions on how to get to
their facilities. It's because they don't have any facilities.
The owner of these sites, Cary Quattrocchi, has been the
subject of numerous lawsuits and "I-Team" investigations.


The cost of a tandem skydive at Skydive Milwaukee in East Troy, Wisconsin is $199 on weekends (a little cheaper during the week), plus an additional $99 if you'd like a video shot of your free-fall. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes with laces. Sandles and slip-ons may fly off during free-fall. (Be sure to remove any rings also as the 120-mph wind during free-fall will cause a loose-fitting wedding band to fly off your finger.) Family and friends are welcome to come and watch as there is a large back yard for picnicing (no pets please). For $25/person they can even ride in the jump plane as an observer to get a "high level" view of your jump. (This is not recommended for those prone to motion sickness as the pilots make some pretty aggressive maneuvers to get back down quickly. It takes 15 minutes to go up but they usually make it back down in 5.)

Fear is temporary.
Regret is permanent.



Skydive Milwaukee East Troy Airport
This is similar to the view you would have as you are gliding back torwards
the DZ if you jumped on a day when the wind was out of the northwest.
(Original photo by Gary Dikkers - WI Bureau of Aeronautics.)




Directions to Skydiving Milwaukee Sky Knights

Skydive Milwaukee / Sky Knights is located on County Highway L in East Troy, Wisconsin southwest of Milwaukee. It is very easy to get to from Milwaukee (and Chicago) by taking the freeway.

From Milwaukee
  1. From I-894 take I-43 South (the "Rock freeway") southwest of Milwaukee (only takes about 20 minutes once you get on I-43).
  2. Exit at Hwy 20 (you'll see the airport on your left side as you are approaching the exit).
  3. At the end of the exit ramp turn left onto Hwy 20.
  4. Go under the freeway and turn left onto County Road L.
  5. Hwy L winds around past the airport buildings and a farm house and Skydive Milwaukee will be on the right side.

From Chicago / Northeast Illinois
  1. Take I-94 north into Wisconsin to the southern part of Racine County.
  2. Exit at Hwy 20 (exit no. 333) and go west. (Hwy 20 forks in a couple places around Waterford so be sure to follow the Hwy 20 signs. If you get lost just call 800-ET-CHUTE and let them know where you are.)
  3. Turn right onto County Road L which is just before the I-43 North entrance ramp. (You'll see the airport on your right as you're driving down Hwy 20 approaching County Road L.)
  4. County Road L winds around past the airport buildings and a farm house and Skydive Milwaukee will be on the right side.

East Troy East Troy







Blue skies.


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