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Why Skydiving Is The Ultimate Team Building Activity


Start Skydiving Posted by: Start Skydiving 1 month ago

In the world of team-building activities, there’s one activity that stands head and shoulders above the rest: skydiving! Imagine you and your team making the leap of a lifetime TOGETHER in a heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping journey guaranteed to inspire collaboration and enrich a sense of camaraderie!

What are the Benefits of Team Building?

Team-building activities – especially those unique team-building ideas – have a way of strengthening the bonds between team members in a way that can’t be achieved in a typical office setting. Corporate team-building activities can improve communication, build trust, motivate, boost productivity, and promote overall team morale. So, not only is it better for your employees but your business will benefit too!

Brunette female tandem student posing with her tandem instructor and videographer after landing

Is Skydiving a Good Team Building Activity?

Abso-freakin’-lutely! If you’re looking for unique team building ideas, skydiving takes the cake. Skydiving isn’t just good; it’s extraordinary. Jumping from an airplane challenges teams to push beyond their limits and conquer their fears together; fostering trust, camaraderie, and a shared sense of accomplishment. Unlike mundane team building activities, skydiving propels teams into the unknown, where they are pushed to be vulnerable and discover new strengths, and build unbreakable bonds – all amidst the thrill of freefall!

Why Skydiving is the Ultimate Team Building Activity

Skydiving has a way of stripping individuals of all the hats they wear in the office and bringing everyone back into their equal, human form. It’s a shift in perspective that opens your eyes to the idea that, at the end of the day, we’re all just people on this planet; we’re all in this together. Just imagine being able to high-five your CEO after you both just jumped out of a perfectly good airplane together!

1. Skydiving Forges Indestructible Bonds 

Skydiving is one of the most powerful trust-building activities one can participate in even if you’re riding solo, and especially with a group. Diving into the unknown, together as a team, creates a bond that withstands any challenge. As individuals confront their fears side by side, trust is not just built – it is fortified. From the moment you book the skydive, you can watch the support between colleagues grow as they motivate and cheer each other on. Communication, reliance, and encouragement become second nature as teammates lift each other up, which fosters a sense of unity that continues long after each parachute lands.

2. The Adrenaline Surge: Igniting Team Spirit

As hearts race and pulses quicken, barriers dissolve, and teammates become unified in their shared experiences. The adrenaline rush of skydiving isn’t just an individual experience; it is a catalyst for team spirit and collaboration. The rush of wind against each of their faces with breathtaking views from thousands of feet in the air has a way of creating a sense of awe and wonder that inspires and binds the team together. Shared adrenaline activities fuel a sense of camaraderie that carries over into the workplace, inspiring creativity, supplying positive energy, and bolstering a culture of collaboration.

A group of licensed skydivers wearing skydiving rigs smile and pose for a photo

3. Skydiving Enhances Communication & Leadership Skills

Skydiving not only builds character for each team member on an individual basis, but it also enhances overall team communication and leadership skills. Skydiving challenges participants to communicate effectively all while under pressure. Navigating these challenges together, develops a deeper understanding of each other’s strengths and weaknesses, laying the groundwork for more efficient teamwork in the workplace all while keeping a “no one left behind” mentality. Will you be the one to stand out and encourage your teammates?

4. Skydiving Creates Unforgettable Memories

From the awe-inspiring views to the rush of jumping into the big blue abyss, every moment is forever engraved into the collective memory of the team. Not only will this moment represent a darn good time in your life together, but it will also become a part of the team’s identity, giving each person a sense of belonging that extends beyond the excitement of bracing the skies together. Whether reminiscing about who was the most nervous before the jump or who had the best skydive selfie, these memories will bind each person together forever.

5. Celebrating Shared Achievements

Skydiving isn’t just about the jump itself; it’s also about the overwhelming sense of accomplishment that comes with conquering the skies. From the nervous excitement of gearing up, to the adrenaline-fueled freefall and the triumphant parachute landing – each moment is a testament to teamwork and perseverance. As colleagues come together after the jump, they bond over their shared achievement of overcoming fears together. These accomplishments become the foundation of a strong team culture, providing a sense of togetherness and mutual respect that spreads amongst the entire company.

6. Booking Your Unique Corporate Event at Start Skydiving is Easy! 

If you book a corporate team building event at Start Skydiving, you’ll get A LOT more than just a skydive. Our facility not only gives you the best skydiving experience ever with our highly-trained skydiving instructors and top-of-the-line equipment, but it also grants you access to our Sky Trail High Ropes Course, auto-belay climbing wall, foosball table, games, cornhole, limbo poles, and more! Not to mention, we have plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, outdoor covered areas (including a stage in case you want to present company awards while you’re at it), and beautiful green spaces complete with a bonfire pit. As a bonus, we are conveniently located next to Smith Park and the Great Miami River! We even have food and beverage options for our guests with catering services, vending machines, refrigerator use, ice machines, and food truck hook-ups available. Oh, and feel free to BYOB for end-of-the-day festivities.

Two licensed skydivers holding their canopies high five jubilantly on the ground after landing

Tandem Group Discounts:

  • Groups of 3-5: $10 Off/Person
  • Groups of 6-10: $20 Off/Person
  • Groups of 11-14: $20 Off/Person & 10% Off Media Package
  • Groups of 15+: $20 Off/Person, 10% Off Media Package & Group Organizer Jumps FREE!

Facility Rental Pricing:

  • 1 Hour: $600
  • 2 Hours: $900
  • 3 Hours: $1,200

Facility Capacity & Weight Restrictions:

  • Maximum Capacity: 300 Guests
  • Sky Trail: Weight Max: 300 lbs; Height Min: 42” Tall
  • Climbing Wall: Weight Max: 250 lbs; Weight Min: 45 lbs
  • Skydiving: Weight Max: 235 lbs

Ready to schedule your skydiving team building event? Contact Start Skydiving today and take your team to new heights! Blue skies.