Defy gravity while indoor skydiving at iFLY Houston

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Take flight as you master the art of indoor skydiving at iFly Houston – Memorial.

A new favorite sport of athletes across the country, indoor skydiving offers the thrill and excitement of outdoor skydiving with more convenience and less risk. And Houstonians are flocking to iFLY in Memorial City to get in on the fun.

Readers of 365 Houston can check it out for $20 off with promo code H365. Click here to learn more or sign up. This offer is only valid through New Year’s Eve Day, Monday, December 31, 2018 at iFly’s Memorial location.

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Taking Flight

You’ll first suit up in protective gear (think safety goggles, a helmet, and a bodysuit.) Then, a trained professional will walk you through the basics of safety, technique, and a few necessary hand signals.

Now comes the fun. When it’s your turn to step up to the plate, you’ll launch into a large, transparent chamber along with your trainer. A giant gust of wind thrusts you into the air as you hover, and, with the help of your guide, maneuver your body to perform various tricks and turns.

Starting out with quick, two-to-three minute sessions, you’ll quickly learn how to maintain your balance, spin in circles, and adjust your elevation with just a few small movements.

A friendly trainer is there by your side to guide you through your first few rides until you’re ready to step up your game and fly solo.

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Additional Training & Weekly Events

Aside from drop-in flights, iFLY offers a variety of training camps and weekly events for young flyers and newcomers to the sport. Oftentimes you’ll spot veteran outdoor skydivers practicing impressive moves and skills at these events.

You can also take advantage of group and private classes, where personal trainers guide you through more advanced skills. Expect to learn new moves, play games, prepare for competitions, or simply improve your flying skills.

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H-Town Throwdown Bodyflight

Looking for a challenge? Then don’t miss the upcoming H-Town Throwdown Bodyflight competition, where flyers go head-to-head to show off their skills. And with rookie, intermediate, advanced, and open divisions, all skill levels are welcome to join in on the fun.

Flyers can choose to compete in Formation Indoor Skydiving, Vertical Formation Indoor Skydiving, or Indoor Artistic Events: Solo Freestyle and Freeflying.

Learn to Fly at iFLY Houston – Memorial  

  • Address: iFLY Houston – Memorial, 9540 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77055
  • Phone: (281) 942-4359
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am to 9pm.
  • Parking: Free parking is available.
  • Admission: First-time flyers can book two flights for $69.95, three flights for $89.95, four flights for $111.95, or five flights for $131.95. Returning flyers can book four flights for $61.95, six flights for $88.95, or ten flights for $128.95. 365 Houston readers can check it out with $20 off with promo code H365. This offer is only valid through New Year’s Eve Day, Monday, December 31, 2018 at iFly’s Memorial location. Click here for more information or to sign up
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