Whether taking the Static Line Course or making a Tandem, Skydive Rick's has the most current and up to date gear available to the skydiving industry to make your skydive as safe, comfortable and most of all, as FUN as possible.
Also, Skydive Rick's has gear rental for students, novice and experienced skydivers including helmets, goggles, altimeters, jumpsuits and much more.
Training Room With the addition of an ALL NEW student training room that was opened in 2002, the student will feel right "at home" because of the accommodations Skydive Rick's has added. Allowing each and every student that is learning to fall from a perfectly good plane to have the best skydiving experience we can provide.
Students, new to skydiving can take advantage of the large video library of Skydiving Films and information videos. From learning the basics to advanced skydiving, Rick's has the tape for you to watch.
Club House With a club house supplied by the Alliance Sport Parachute Club, skydivers have plenty of room for packing indoors when it is too hot out for packing in the sun.
The club house is fully carpeted for packing indoors and is also heated for jumping on cold days.
We now offer Wi-Fi capabilities at our DZ
Aircraft & Landing Area Skydive Rick's is located near the Ohio/PA line, in Petersburg, Ohio.
We have two Cessna 206s' that run nearly non stop from sun up to sun down.Also, a 1956 C182 is on standby, which has been flying skydivers for 47 years without missing a single season.It is believed to be the longest flying C182 jump plane in the country.
The drop zone sits on over 32 acres of land. We have a HUGE landing area with a pea gravel pit as well as an accuracy tuffet for those skydivers that need to work on their canopy control.
Camping, Bunking and RV Hookups Skydive Rick's also has a very large open camping area that can accommodate numerous tents and campers. We have a huge fire pit that is used nearly every weekend, when the sun goes down of course.
We also have the ASPC club house that you could sleep in if the weather gets to bad. Whatever your needs, Skydive Rick's will make your skydiving experience the best possible.
Rick's Gear Shop The gear shop at Rick's offers numerous items that you can purchase. From Skydiving gear, to T-shirts' to jackets. You can find most anything you need for skydiving.
Also, we have a fully equipped rigging room with seven sewing machines set up to handle any problem you may have with your gear. From reserve repacks, to gear repair, to sewing jumpsuits, Rick's can fix any problems you may have.
Showers Also, for those skydivers that spend the entire weekend at Skydive Rick's (and sometimes longer) , we offer showers with both cold and hot water.
Accuracy Training Rick's is one of the best accuracy training facility in the country, having three of the four 2006 USPA Nationals Gold Medal winners calling Rick's home. With one of the nicest accuracy tuffets you will land on, we also have electronic scoring for those that want to work on their pin point landings.
Located in the middle of the Drop Zone, away from trees, the accuracy competitor will have the best possible scenario for working on his or her skills.
Creeper Area Skydive Rick's has a number of creepers that will allow you to "dirt-dive" or debrief up to 12-way skydives.
You can use the ASPC club house so that you can creep indoors.
Rigging Services Rick is a Master Rigger and Kay is a Senior Rigger. They can fix any problem you would have with your gear. They can also get you any new or used gear that you would need from their gear shop.