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With the global crisis still taking hold we have taken the decision as of the 21st March to close the drop zone for the foreseeable future. This is not a decision taken lightly but one that protects both our staff, instructors and you our skydivers. We will be monitoring everything on a monthy basis, so keep your eye on our Face Book page and this web site.
If you have a booking in the coming months, we will honour that and move you to another date as soon as we are permitted to recommence. Vouchers wil also be honoured. We have already been in contact with all those who have jumps booked and we will make sure that you are rescheduled for a brighter and better time. Please hang on in there you will not lose your deposit or booking. However, you can still book dates with us and purchase on line and we will be in communication at all times. You can reach us preferably by email through the web site on www.netheravon.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or if between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday on 07563-881241. Stay safe everyone and we look forward to blue skies and getting everyone up in the air very soon.
Since the above message was written the staff at the APA have now been furloughed so may be unable to answer your emails. However, as already stated, no bookings or deposits will be lost and everyone will be rescheduled as soon as we are permitted to recommence operations.
The Army Parachute Association (APA) has charitable objectives aimed at promoting and supporting sports parachuting for military personnel, active and retired. Our Association welcomes civilian members and tandem students and benefits enormously from the skills and diversity that they bring.
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We strive for excellence in everything we do and are committed to providing the highest level of training for all our members throughout their skydiving career. For those wishing to learn to skydive for the first time, or to progress to a higher level, the APA can provide safe and exceptional training with an enviable track record.
If you are coming for one of our amazing tandem skydives, please be prepared to make it an all-day event. Whilst we endeavour to get you jumped within four hours, delays can occur. Weather can have the biggest effect as well as unexpected delays, large groups wishing to jump together and camera uptake. We have a huge spectator area, free WiFi and a great cafe in Dare's Diner which will keep you sustained whilst you wait. We just want you to have the best experience and really enjoy your day!
The Army Parachute Association operates at Skydive Netheravon as a not-for-profit organisation continually reinvesting to improve the services and facilities for our members.
“I had a truly awesome experience yesterday, in every way. I was absolutely terrified but felt totally invincible afterwards and I even fell in love with your cameraman, Mike! Cam was lovely too and if I decide to do it again it would have to be with him. It was all very professional, from start to finish. They were a great bunch and I will recommend this to anyone and everyone. I jumped for the MS Trust and secured £723 in sponsorship so far with promises of more to come. It is great to feel alive again.”
“First ever tandem skydive for worthing churches homeless project today, loved it. Special thanks to my instructor Jay and the cameraman trevor who both made me laugh a lot and really relaxed me! definately want to jump again Thanks guys for a great day!”
"First charity tandem skydive done here last Saturday. Despite being extremely scared, the instructors made me feel completely at ease and in safe hands. Highly recommend anyone doing a jump, to do it here. Would definitely consider doing another skydive off the back of this experience despite my fear of heights and flying. Brilliant day and life experience. Thank you."
"First ever tandem skydive....amazing!!! Massive thank you to my instructor Gary u were fab!!!"
"Amazing Day, looked after from start to finish, great people, very friendly, relaxed atmosphere, Pete my tandem partner.. TOP BLOKE he was very professional and experienced. HIGHLY RECOMMEND this to anyone."
"Wow first ever tandem skydive today for oakhaven. Raised over £1000, so thank you all ... with my daughter Leah lopez, amazing surreal, nothing else like it. Thank you to Gary and Jay...... Leah now wants to do more and do a single jump!! Eeek!"
The Army Parachute Association offers expert training for potential parachutists. Students progress swiftly and safely and can soon be jumping from up to 13,500ft on their own, with groups or training to be British Champion like Alex Dand from Euphoria Freestyle pictured here.
Raise money for your favourite charity by making a Tandem Skydive. You can wear your Charity T shirt or Jumper or even go in “fancy dress”. Over the years the Army Parachute Association has helped hundreds of charities raise huge amountof money and inspire future fundraisers. Let us get you up there and help raise the awareness of your particular charity at the same time.
Situated in the village of Netheravon in the heart of the beautiful Wiltshire countryside and close to the historic site of Stonehenge, the Army Parachute Association enjoys beautiful views as well as the largest parachute landing area in the UK.