Skydive March 2023

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Join #TeamAcorns on Saturday 11th March 2023 for a breathtaking 10,000ft skydive!

Take the plunge and join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity and help Acorns to support children with life limited and life threatening conditions.

Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the distant field below. Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go – freefalling through the air at over 120mph! Then imagine the peace and quiet as the canopy opens, your fall slows and you gently return to earth.

Sounds like fun? Here’s how you can get involved…

Participants are required to pay a £50 registration fee to secure your place, and raise a minimum sponsorship of £450 – part of which is used to cover the cost of your skydive

Please read the full terms and conditions before signing up.

Can’t make this date?

If you can’t make this date you can arrange your own Skydive and let us know when and where you will be taking part. Our team are here to help, please get in touch on events@acorns.org.uk or call 01564 825 037.

Are you ready to take on the challenge?

When you have confirmed your place, please let us know so that we can support you with your fundraising. Email events@acorns.org.uk or call 01564 825 037.

Making every day count for local children
We can only continue providing care, support, fun and laughter for local life limited and life threatened children with your support. Did you know? When you fundraise £100 it could pay for four children to have a half hour physiotherapy session. Our specialist physiotherapists make sessions enjoyable for children while ensuring they get real benefits, including pain relief, improving stiff muscles and helping with breathing problems.

Kick start your fundraising

We’re here to support you all the way! By signing up for the event you will receive an Acorns T-Shirt, support from our Events team to help with your fundraising and the amazing feeling you’ll get from knowing you’re making a real difference to local children! Here are some simple ways to give your fundraising a boost, if you need more support we’d be happy to help. Just get in touch at events@acorns.org.uk.

Details
Starts
11 March 2023 8:00 am
Ends
11 March 2023
Category
Challenge
Venue
Tilstock Airfield,Whitchurch
Tilstock Airfield,
Higher Heath,
Whitchurch,
SY13 2HA
Organiser
Acorns Events Team
Phone
Email

Frequently asked questions

The minimum age for any parachute activity is 16 years (subject to a signed permission form from a parent or guardian).

There is no maximum age for tandem skydiving, however, anyone over 70 will require form 115B signed by a GP and will need to have an assessment carried out by the Chief Skydive Instructor. We recommend this is carried out before you book, please contact the skydive office on 01948 841111 for further advice and to schedule an assessment.

The maximum weight is 15 stone (95kg) and is relative to your height. Please see the tandem weight limits for the airfield here. For any queries relating to age, height, weight or fitness to jump, please call the airfield on 01948 841111.

We require £400 sponsorship money no later than 1 week in advance of your skydive date – part of which will be used to cover the cost of your jump. The final sponsorship installment of a minimum of £50 should be received two weeks after your skydive.

In the case of bad weather Skydiving Centre reserve the right to change the date of the skydive. All deposits and payments made will be transferred to an alternative date.

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