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Parachute Montréal Skydiving

Average Rating: 4.50
4.50 out of 5 based on 6 user reviews

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Aeroport Saint-Esprit (private)
Lat: 45.9067332380882
Lng: -73.6667633056641

29 route 125
Saint-Esprit, Quebec J0K 2L0

450-839-6969 (fax)  (5538 Hits)

Last Updated: 2010-07-04
Twin Otter

Training: AFF, Tandem

AAD: Required

Hook Turns: Allowed

USPA Membership: Required

AFF: 1448 CAD
Tandem: 235 CAD
Video: 100 CAD
Jump Ticket: 35 CAD to 13500 ft



  • Gear Rentals
  • Gear Sales
  • Rigging Services
  • Covered Packing Area
  • Creeping Area
  • Team Rooms
  • Video Rooms
  • Coaches
  • Load Organizers
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Bunkhouse
  • Camping
  • Showers

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Not the place to be

Parachute Montréal Skydiving Rated 2 by: uer16 on 2015-08-30

Pros: Aircraft, landing area, gear
Cons: Staff attitude

Disclaimer: I'm a traveling A-licensed newbie jumper with 100+ jumps, without own gear. My experience may not apply to you, take the review with a grain of salt.

After showing A card + logbook, went to get rental gear. Lady consulted the trusty Brian Germain's WL chart plastered on the wall, and decided to put me under a 200 sq. ft. canopy (I'm 150lb mind you). After a bit of talking and showing her that the majority of my jumps were under a 170, she finally let me jump a 170.

At the boarding area. I feel some movement on my back: some guy I've never seen before decided to mess around with my flaps, without any warning, let alone asking. He was giving a gear check apparently. I was so full of rage I could not talk, and was only able to give a death stare.

After plane arrived on a hot-load we had to wait >10m for the TMs to arrive (their students were waiting too).

In the plane I get chewed out for not having a jumpsuit (i.e. my tight fitting shirt that is pulled through the legstraps will somehow get over my handles and I will instantly die).

Get my rig molested again in the plane, this time with a heads-up, but without asking if I actually WANT a gear check or not.

Quoting the head honcho, "This is my dropzone and nobody will get hurt here under my supervision". This came off as arrogant, holier-than-thou attitude. People will get hurt eventually, doesn't matter how much you try to prevent that.

I jump for fun, and I did not have any at Parachute Montreal, this experience left me with a bitter taste in my mouth. Also a lot poorer after $70 jump tickets.

Regardless of my experience, this might still be a good place for the average skydiver. Awesome plane that climbs quick. Nice, big, green, segregated landing area with plenty of wind indication and targets.

(Review ID:8881)

Excellent dropzone for newbies, Amazing for freeflyers

Parachute Montréal Skydiving Rated 5 by: Joviea on 2013-06-20

Pros: The Twin, The Staff, The jumpers
Cons: it's close in winter... but that s ok

Did my Aff and 45 first jumps over there, Didnt't know how much I was spoiled until I travelled around!!!

You got amazing owners, staff and jumper ready to help you and jump with you for fun. The Twin Otter bring 25 jumpers, 18 run in a day if it's nice! There is most often then anything someone organizing a 10-way of something.

Most of all, the jumpers love to plan a jump and include flyers! If you talk to people, they will include you in their jump, or direct you to people of your level!

Nouvel air parachute may have more belly flyers, but Parachute Montréal got it for the freefly, and without a doubt for the parties!! Big fire, Camp for free, 24/7 showers, Amazing food for a DZ!

Enjoy it for me!

(Review ID:7991)

I had an amazing time!

Parachute Montréal Skydiving Rated 5 by: ss23 on 2013-05-22

Pros: The facilities, the staff, the atmosphere... etc!
Cons: None

Wow! I had a great experience at Parachute Montreal. The staff is very experienced and friendly, the landing area is large, the have a lot of facilities (rooms to rent, showers open 24/7, a snack bar, a bbq, twin otter aircraft, etc). Everything is clean and new. They have gear equipment that you can buy. They have a lots of events throughout the season for experienced and less-experienced skydivers.
It is my favorite dropzone so far!

(Review ID:7925)

State of the art facility, Extremely experienced staff, Great airlift.

Parachute Montréal Skydiving Rated 5 by: Scooter1812 on 2010-08-23

Pros: Amazing facility, the best I've ever seen. Great friendly staff.
Cons: Too far from my house or else it would be my home DZ

Wow this place has it all, great airlift (twin otter), large landing area, friendly knowledgable staff. I can't say enough about the state of the art facility they just built, the nicest I've ever seen. The people are very friendly and you would be hard pressed to find more experienced instructors. I buy all my gear from there as well. I just wish they were closer to my house, I'd make it my home DZ for sure.

(Review ID:5942)

Nice facility

Parachute Montréal Skydiving Rated 5 by: donaldpoulin on 2010-07-04

Pros: The place to go when you're in the area
Cons: none

Hey guys,

Just wanted to drop you a line and tell you personally “thank you” for your time and hospitality during my visit to your home!

I am proud to say that I have opened up my skydiving season with my first jump in 2010 at Parachute Montreal.

Your facilities are amazing, you have created a fantastic working atmosphere for any and all that visit.

Best of luck and thanks once again,


Dave Brown
Freefly Training Center LLC

(Review ID:5808)

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