At DZONE Skydiving, we care about your safety, which is why we have strict skydiving height and weight limits in place. Before you make your non-refundable deposit, read through our guidelines and give us a call to see what accommodations are possible:
- Approximately 220-254 lbs for student/passenger, depends on location : maximum weight limit with proportional height/body shape (requires additional fee – see below for details)
In order to safely jump, skydivers must work within the maximum limits of the parachute systems. Parachutes are rated for 500 lbs, and after we factor in equipment weight (50 lbs) and the weight of your instructor, the remaining allotment will determine whether or not we can make a safe landing. Weight is important, but we also take height, body mass index (BMI), body shape, and the compatibility between each instructor/student pair into account to minimize risk. Because every body is different, we do have some flexibility in what we can safely manage; call us if you’re unsure.
Parachute systems are very restrictive, and it’s our job to ensure everything fits properly. Pushing outside these limits can result in uncomfortable and dangerous jumping conditions, causing nausea, loss of circulation, or even loss of consciousness.