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Christmas Skydive

Join #Teamfoothold and jump from 10,000ft whilst wearing your favourite Christmas jumper or costume!


1st - 31st December 2023




From £395

Join us for an unforgettable fundraising event

Take to the skies this holiday season and raise vital funds for foothold. All while dressed in your best Christmas jumper, or favourite winter costume! Whether you choose to be an elf, a reindeer, or the big man himself, it'll be an experience you'll never forget!

The challenge

Join #TeamFoothold and take on a tandem skydive this holiday season,

Strapped to your fully qualified, expert instructor, you begin your descent into the pure open sky from 10,000ft. As you exit the aircraft, you dive straight into an incredible 30-40 seconds of freefall time, soaring through the sky at rapid speed (approximately 125mph). By this point, your adrenaline will be at its absolute peak – there’s no rush like it!

At 5,000ft Your parachute opens, and the beauty of the landscape surrounding you suddenly comes into view. The high-octane thrill of the freefall now becomes something more relaxed and inspiring. You will feel as though you are floating through the sky as you slowly descend; be sure to enjoy the view, you’ll never get to experience anything like this again!

If you want to discuss the event with us in more detail before you register, please get in touch by sending an email to [email protected]. We're here to support your fundraising efforts in any way we can.


Locations and dates

Auctherarder, Perthshire

10th and 11th December 2023

Brackley, Northamptonshire

31st to 18th December 2023

Brigg, Lincolnshire

Any Wed to Sunday in December until 18th December 2023

Lancaster, Lancashire

Any Friday to Sunday in December until 10th December 2023

Netheravon, Wiltshire

Any Friday to Sunday in December until 11th December 2023

Norwich, Norfolk

Any Friday to Sunday in December until 18th December 2022

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Any date in December apart from 25th/26th December 2023

St Andrews, Fife

Any Saturday and Sunday in December until 17th December 2023

Whitchurch, Shropshire

Any Friday and Saturday in December until 17th December 2023

More details

To learn more about what you'll get up to by taking part in this challenge, you can download the event details brochure below.


Once you've registered, we'll be in touch to help you with your fundraising efforts in any way we can!

What participants say

"I'm not great with heights so I was pretty terrified if I'm honest, but the instructors were great and I'm so glad I faced my fear."

"What a Thrill! 100% the best experience I've had. The freefall had the adrenaline pumping, and the views once the parachute opened were amazing."

"Wow. I’ve jumped out of a plane. I never thought I would be able to say that. What a day."

"Well, I did it! I was very nervous in the plane and thought I might not be able to do it, but I did, and I'm so proud of myself."

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Get in touch to join #TeamFoothold today

Sign up to join #TeamFoothold today and help us ensure no engineer or their family has to face life’s challenges alone.

Registrations are open until the airfields are fully booked, so sign up sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment!

If you would like to discuss the event in more detail before you register, please get in touch by clicking the button above to send an email to [email protected] and register your interest in taking part.

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