Solo and Group Skydiving
Skydive Windy City is Chicago’s closest and most scenic skydive. Views of 3 states of Lake Michigan shoreline and the downtown Chicago skyline are incredible. We are conveniently located in Northwest Indiana at the Michigan City Municipal Airport. If you are visiting Chicago and do not have a car, we are accessible via the South Shore Line (Carroll Ave. Station) from downtown Chicago.
Our Skydiving Jumpship is a Pacific Aerospace PAC-750XL that holds 14 jumpers and climbs to 14000 feet in as little as 8 minutes. Providing superior service to our Tandem customers is our primary focus, but slots are always available (usually for at least a 4-way) for licensed skydivers. During the busiest times of the season we also stay open late on Fridays. We offer indoor air-conditioned packing on padded carpet, paid packing services, abundant landing areas, and jumper pickup (from the landing area) after landing.
Skydiving Rig Rental is available and all rigs have Safire2 main canopies (from 269 down to 189sqft wi Cypres Expert AADs. We only have current equipment, and all rental rigs are maintained to the highest standard, including rigger-inspections every 25 jumps. Rigs can be rented by the jump or flat fee for the day, but they cannot be used for wingsuiting, night jumps, in conditions not suitable for rig renters, or taken off-site.
Parachute Rigging and Parachute Repair Services are also available. We have two riggers on the team for emergency services, but if you plan to drop your rig off for repack our standard turn-around time is 2 weeks. You can pay a bit more to expedite the service. You can buck-up to repack turn-around in as little as one day.
Online Waiver You can complete your waiver before you get to the dropzone. Follow this link to complete our 2019 Licensed Skydiver Waiver.
Licensed Skydiver Prices
We keep our prices as competitive as possible. Hop & Pop jumps are full price.
Coaching and Organizing is usually available, but call ahead to be sure.
Open up to 7 days per week
Skydive Windy City is open each season from early April through the end of October. Our daily hours vary to provide the most flexible offerings for our customers. Some times our first class is as early as 7am, and our last class is as late as 6pm. Join our experienced jumper group on Facebook for a great resource for hours and who might be out jumping on a given day.
We are a tandem-intensive operation, but we welcome experienced skydivers. Many licensed skydivers call SWC home and jump every weekend.
- Regular jump Ticket: $26.00
- 20 Block Tickets: $24.00 each
- Weekday Ticket: $22.00
- Rig Rental: $35.00
- Coach Jump/Recur: $85.00
- Coach with Rental
- Main Inspection: $10.00
- Main Packing: $7.00
- Closing Loop: $1.00
- Reserve Repack
- 2 Weeks: $65.00
- 1 week: $80.00
- 1 Day: $105.00