The Irish Parachute Club, in Edenderry, County Offaly, is located just over one hour from Dublin City and 20kms from Kildare. It is one of the longest established parachute clubs in Ireland and is open all year round. Every level of ability is catered for, whether you are a first time jumper looking for an experience of a lifetime with a tandem jump, jumping for charity, learning to skydive or a seasoned skydiver.
The club is home to hundreds of formation flyers, free flyers, wing suiters and swooper canopy pilots. If you come to the Irish Parachute Club to watch a friend or a family member do a tandem jump, you will also enjoy watching Irish Parachute Club members in action. The Irish Parachute Club is also one of Ireland's largest skydiving schools and offers monthly AFF and static line classes. It has two fully equipped training rooms with full video and DVD playback facilities. At the Irish Parachute Club, students get the support and social atmosphere that is important when learning to skydive safely and in a controlled environment.
The purpose built facility in County Offaly, contains a social covered packing area with big screen TVs, three bunkhouses, showers, camping facilities, a restaurant, club room, pool table, arcade games and a fully licensed bar for those weekend skydiver parties.
- The Irish Parachute Club is one of the longest established parachute clubs in Ireland, with almost 12,000 jumps made annually.
- Every level of ability is catered for, from first time jumpers to seasoned skydivers.
- The Irish Parachute Club has its own fleet of aircraft and modern parachuting equipment.