Autumn Skydive

18th September 2021Hibaldstow Airfield
Redbourne Road
DN20 9NN

Event time: 9amParticipation cost: From £35

Imagine this… you’re sitting in the open doorway of an aircraft, your feet dangling below you. You look up and see the clouds above – you’re flying at 15,000 feet! Now imagine leaning forward out of that doorway and letting go, falling forward into the clouds below, free-falling at over 120mph before the parachute opens and you begin to skydive over the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside.

Join St Barnabas Hospice  and Skydive Hibaldstow to achieve this experience of a lifetime on a day you will never forget. Make 2021 the year where you tick skydiving off your bucket list and help raise money for people living with a life-limiting or terminal illness across Lincolnshire. Whether you want to fulfil a lifetime ambition, jump in memory of a loved one or push yourself out of your comfort zone, we are here to help every step of the way.

The jump is a tandem skydive, which means you will be harnessed to a professional parachute instructor at all times. The jump and training are completed in one day and your instructor will be in control of your landing.

Who can skydive?

  • Maximum Age: None (subject to health).
  • Minimum Age: 16 years (With parental consent for 16/17 years on two different documents).
  • Maximum Weight: 100kg (approx. 16st/224lbs). This is your weight in your own clothes and shoes.
  • Body Mass Index: In addition to overall weight, BMI can affect your ability to jump. We regret that those with a BMI of 39+ are not suitable. Those with a BMI of 35+ will be subject to assessment. Please contact Skydive Hibaldstow for further explanation.
  • Minimum Weight: 44kg* (approx. 7st/98lbs).
  • Minimum Height: 147cm * (approx. 4ft10).

*Those under the minimum height and/or weight should arrive fifteen minutes early for a harness fitting.

Please read British Skydiving Form 115A – Some medical conditions or injuries may prevent you from taking part. If you have any concerns regarding your physical or medical ability to take part, please consult your doctor. You should also advise us of any relevant conditions in advance, as well as letting your instructor know on the day. Asthmatics should take inhalers with them in the aircraft. Any previous shoulder dislocations MUST be declared and discussed in advance.

If you have any enquires about your health and ability to take part, please contact or 01652 648 837

What does it cost? 

  • £430. Of this, £210 pays for your skydive jump costs
  • The remaining  minimum £220 sponsorship will go directly to patient care and support.
    By way of example, every £14.02 raised will enable us to provide one hour of specialist at-home care to a patient living with a life-limiting or terminal illness.
  • You may choose to cover the £210 skydive  jump costs yourself. Meaning 100% of your  £220 minimum sponsorship target will go directly to support our hospice care.

Please note: If you are setting up a JustGiving page as part of your fundraising, there may be compatibility issues with Internet Explorer. Using another browser should work fine. Registrations made after 9th June are subject to availability.

How will we support you?

Once you are registered, we will support you all the way up to and including the event itself. Not only will you receive your own cotton St Barnabas t-shirt to wear on the day, you will also be invited to be a part of our ‘Adventure with St Barnabas’ private Facebook group where you will be able to meet likeminded people and talk about your challenge.

To get your fundraising off to a great start, just follow the link below to set up your JustGiving page. In our welcome email, we will send you further information, including fundraising tips on how to maximise and achieve your fundraising goals.

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How will your support help us?

Your sponsorship money will make a real difference to patients and families across Lincolnshire who are living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. You will be helping to ensure that St Barnabas Hospice can care for more patients and families in Lincolnshire, every day of the year.

By way of example, every £14.02 raised will enable us to provide one hour of specialist at-home care to a patient living with a life-limiting or terminal illness.

Coronavirus guidance

A message from Skydive Hibaldstow:

“So, everything we do here at Skydive Hibaldstow has to be signed off by the council/environmental health. If they aren’t happy, we don’t open. We will be complying with social distancing guidelines and restrictions and do everything we can to make your skydive go ahead this year. To help with this process we have gone paperless, all documentation will now be done electronically!”


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