COVID-19 Guidelines

Thursday, July 2, 2020

COVID-19 Procedures & Guidelines

Please help us keep Skydive New England as safe as possible by reviewing our COVID protocols before visiting our facility!

General Info

  • We will be open Friday – Monday and closed Tuesday – Thursday 
  • Reservations are required – for skydives and for video packages
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms please stay home and let us know you will not be coming onsite for your reservation
  • The day before (or the day of) your reservation – we may reach out via email or phone call to adjust your check-in time based on weather, number of people on site, or other variables out of our control – please check your email and voicemails frequently as your reservation time gets closer
  • We will not be using jumpsuits for tandem students – please dress accordingly
  • We will be limiting class sizes to 10 students – if you have a group larger than 10 please call or email us and we can schedule a private class for your group
  • Please limit the number of spectators you bring with you 
  • Unfortunately, we will not be able to allow the general public to spectate at this time

 

Upon Arrival

  • All jumpers and visitors will need to immediately check-in at the gear store to have their temperature checked and get a wristband
    • If you have a temperature over 100 degrees you will need to leave site immediately
  • You will sign a waiver which includes a section acknowledging that you are adhering to all State, Federal, and CDC protocols 
  • We will not be using shared goggles.  Face coverings and goggles will need to be purchased by all students ($15 total) – if you have your own “buff/gator” feel free to bring it, otherwise, we will have them available for purchase.

 

While at the DZ

  • Face Coverings will need to be worn on the shuttle bus, in the aircraft, and whenever social distancing is not possible 
  • Spectators will need to stay out of the operations area to help us limit traffic through these areas
  • Hanger is for staff use only
  • Please wash your hands with soap and water before and after every jump 
  • Please avoid unnecessary contact

 

Sanitizing Procedures

  • At the start of the day and during shutdowns the aircraft will be sprayed with an approved disinfectant
  • Throughout the day we will be sanitizing check-in areas, classes, and frequently touched surfaces
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been set up throughout the facilities
  • Plastic separators will be installed at check-in and payment stations

 

COVID-19 and Skydiving

Skydiving is a contact sport.  Please understand that even with the precautions and safety measures we have put in place it is not possible for us to guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19.  By coming on-site you accept the risk and assume all responsibility for the possibility of exposure to COVID-19.  If you cannot accept these risks you should not participate in skydiving.

 

Licensed Jumpers Specific Info

  • Comment on the Facebook Fun Jumper Group’s daily post (posted by SNE Box) to let us know you plan to come out 
    • If you don’t have FB please call or email the office to let us know that you’ll be coming out
  • Upon arrival – immediately check in at the gear store for a temperature check 
  • Use the BurbleMe app to check-in and answer the COVID questionnaire on each visit – if you do not use the BurbleMe App you will need to complete a COVID waiver on each visit
  • To encourage air circulation, the door will be open around 2000’ and left open as much as possible – please limit movement in the aircraft and be extra aware of your handles and pins

 

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