When you complete Freefall U, you'll be able to jump with friends anywhere in the world.

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Freefall University Skydiving School at CSCFreefall University Skydiving School at CSC offers a United States Parachute Association (USPA) approved training progression. Chicagoland Skydiving Center is an official USPA Training Center and Group Member dropzone. 

We have a perfect student safety record, and are proud of it. As Chicagoland's original skydive school (established in 1968), we've trained more people to skydive than any other company in the region. Become part of the CSC legacy. 

After completing Freefall U, you will have earned your USPA A license. This license allows you to skydive all over the world.


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The Freefall University Course Includes:

  • First Jump Course
  • Training Tandems for hands-on parachute flight instruction
  • AFF (Accelerated Freefall) training jumps
  • 1-on-1 jumps with USPA coaches
  • Parachute flight instruction
  • Ground instruction on equipment, parachute packing, and flight regulations
  • A free airplane ride-along with our jump pilot

Why Freefall University is the Top-Rated Skydive School

  • Perfect student safety record
  • Every coach and instructor holds certified USPA instructional ratings
  • We only use the most modern and advanced student gear available (replaced every three years)
  • Our students have access to discounted tunnel training at iFLY Naperville
  • Our school is sponsored by Larsen & Brusgaard, the top altimeter manufacturer in the world, meaning our students use digital visual and audible altimeters (while other dropzones use old school analog tools)
  • Students receive their own free gear gift pack after completion of AFF Level 1
  • CSC offers financing and payment plans
  • We include our students in our jumper community and special events
  • Our program prepares you to jump anywhere, not just where you learned
  • Freefall U graduates get free coaching at CSC until they reach 100 jumps


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10% discount available to prepay your course. Payment plans and financing available.


We only hire coaches and instructors with certified ratings who truly love to teach.

CSC Location

Conveniently located in northern central Illinois, just 90 minutes away from: Chicago, Madison, Quad Cities, and Bloomington.

Shuttle service is available.


Most skydivers fall in love with the community aspect of the sport. From day one, you are part of our CSC family and included in social activities and special events.

You will never be on your own without support.

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