is located at Illinois Valley Parachute Club near Minier, IL. Illinois Valley Parachute Club is a private airport with a grass strip runway. The club owns and operates a Cessna 182 for jump operations. Illinois Valley Parachute Club has been introducing central Illinois to skydiving since 1962!
We use state of the art tandem skydiving equipment for our training. Our gear is inspected and maintained by FAA certificated master and senior riggers.
We’ll ride in the aircraft to 10,000 ft above the ground. When we exit, the aircraft will be flying at about 100 mph! You will reach speeds around 120 mph and free fall for 30 seconds before opening the parachute. You will then have a 5 minute parachute ride before landing back at the airport.
Take I-74 East to I-155. Take the Hopedale exit 19 to Route 122. Take a right on Mackinaw Road. Skydive Peoria and Illinois Valley Parachute Club will be on your right.
Take Route 9 West out of Bloomington. Continue straight on Route 122. Take a left on Mackinaw Road. Skydive Peoria and Illinois Valley Parachute Club will be on your right.
7835 Mackinaw Rd
Minier, IL 61759