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Above the Poconos Skydivers - Skydiving Enthusiasts since 1961

The Pocono Mountains, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, United States, is recognized as one of the most scenic areas full of wooded hills and valleys. Right there, in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, is located the oldest continuously running, same management, USPA member skydiving center in the world. brings you Above the Poconos Skydivers - serving the New York, NJ and Pennsylvania skydiving community since 1961.
Above the Poconos Skydivers  - Skydiving Enthusiasts since 1961

The Northeast Pennsylvania skydiving center is run by Don Kellner, a pioneer of the sport and the man who holds the Guinness World Record for the most sport parachute jumps. He currently has over 41,000 jumps!!! In comparison with the main skydiving instructors of Above the Poconos Skydivers who have a combined total of over 60,000 skydives, this is an amazing number.

Don Kellner

Don and "his"  Super Connie while in military services

If you want to find out more about Don, check his website.

Whether you take your first tandem skydive, solo jump, want to become a better or licensed skydiver or simply want to enjoy beautiful views above the Poconoco Mountains after having jumped out of a  Super Cessna 185 or a Super Cessna 210/5, Poconos main jump aircrafts, this northeastern DZ might be the place.

Super Cessna 185

In an era of bigger is better approach, Don and his partner, chief pilot Dave Price, have made a conscientious business decision to keep the dropzone small, safe, and personable. All Above the Poconos skydiving instructors work for a living at normal jobs, so just like every other skydiver, they are looking forward to skydiving rather than it being work. What can be better than your instructors enjoying and sharing the thrill of the sport with you.

meet the team

If you want to give them a try, they skydive weekends year round, weather permitting, however, give them a ring before you show up, because if the weather does not permit jumping, they may not be there. With 90 years experience and the Guinness World Records behind, this skydive enthusiasts are not to be missed.

Winter or Summer, the crew jumps until Sunset year round

Operating Hours:

Winter (November - February) hours
Saturday and Sunday 10 am until Sunset, weather permitting

Spring (March - April)
Friday afternoon by appointment.
Saturday and Sunday 10 am until Sunset, weather permitting

Summer (May - October)
Thursday and Friday afternoon by appointment.
Weekends 9 am until Sunset.

Address: 5175 Old Airport Rd, Hazle Township, PA 18202, telephone: (570)-788-2476 or Toll Free at 1-888-654-7529     Find the place on the map of Locations...

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