Why choose PM
Who are we

Why choose PM

Parachute Montreal was born from the expertise of Parachutisme Nouvel Air, our sister school that has been operating for more than 25 years in Farnham, on the South Shore of Montreal. Because of the experience and expertise developed through Parachutisme Nouvel Air, Parachute Montreal was created and is the ideal skydiving centre, designed to meet all of your needs.

1. Benefit from the advantages of two drop zones

We are the only place in Quebec that offers two drop zones, one in Saint-Esprit, on the North Shore of Montreal, and one in Farnham, on the South Shore of Montreal. To meet all of your expectations, you will benefit from:

  • More than 25 years of experience and expertise.
  • Almost 50 instructors with more than 175,000 jumps of combined experience.
  • 3 airplanes that can accommodate a total of 64 passengers.
  • 2 locations, doubling your chance to jump, in case of poor weather, at one of the other schools.

2. Our instructors and coaches are highly specialized and experienced

Our expertise and experience allows us to respond to your needs, whatever your level is. Whether you want to experience your first jump, further your training or to progress in the sport and be trained by some of the best skydivers in the country, we assure you that we will meet your needs.

At Parachute Montreal, we have:

  • A management team which has a combined experience of more than 54,000 jumps.
  • The knowledge of a team composed of instructors, trainers and packers which develops training programs for the Canadian Army elite
  • 75% of our instructors possess the highest level of certification in Canada (D CoP).
  • A national championship team: Evolution.
  • The expertise of the only Master Learning Facilitator for the Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA): Mario Prévost.

3. Safe equipment

Our new Sigma tandem equipment is the best and safest in the industry. The manufacturer, United Parachute Technologies (UPT), is the ultimate in tandem equipment, and has manufactured parachutes for over 30 years. Each of our parachutes are equipped with an Automatic Activation Device (AAD) and a Skyhook and are rigorously inspected to the standards of the Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA).

Facilities
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Facilities

Our drop zone that is located in the North Shore is only 30 minutes from Montreal and is situated on Route 125, in direction of Rawdon, You can’t miss us ! Our drop zone that is located in the South Shore is about 40 minutes from Montreal and about 1 hour from Sherbrooke and the USA.

We have built drop zones for all your skydiving needs, whether you are coming for your very first skydive, or to watch the skydivers as they come in for landings.

Our landing areas cover more than 2 millions square feet, and is free from obstacles, ensuring a safe landing while your loved ones look on. We have, at your disposal, picnic tables, games for children, and a restaurant to make your and your loved one’s experience live up to your expectations.

Aircraft
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Aircraft

Parachute Montreal has the largest skydiving aircrafts of all drop zones within Canada.

We have two Twin Otter that can ride up to 23 passengers, one Super Caravan that can ride up to 18 passengers and one Skyvan that can ride up to 24 passengers.

Onboard our aircraft, you will experience a reliable, safe and fast ride !

Master Learning Facilitator
Who are we

Master Learning Facilitator

Who is the Master Learning Facilitator ?

Mario Prévost has been the Master Learning Facilitator in Canada since 2006. He has accumulated nearly 30 years of experience in parachuting, and has accumulated more than 13,000 jumps. In addition to his position on the Coaching Committee for the CSPA, he is also a managing member for Parachute Montreal and Parachutisme Nouvel Air. He is also a co-owner of SkyVenture Montreal and iFLY Toronto, the only two wind tunnels for simulated freefall in Canada.

How to become a Master Learning Facilitator ?

There are several levels of coaches and instructors in the skydiving industry. A Master Learning Facilitator for the Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA) is the highest level of instructor. There is the only one Master Learning Facilitator in Canada and he is on the management team of Parachute Montreal: Mario Prevost.

Mario has a lot of experience in skydiving as well as in training. He is a master in developing coaching programs, adapted for the practice of safe skydiving.

What is a Master Learning Facilitator ?

The Master Learning Facilitator is the highest level of Canadian instructors and coaches. In addition to many tasks and responsibilities, the Master Learning Facilitator is also responsible for recruiting and training new trainers who, taking turns, train other instructors and coaches across the country.

Mario is highly regarded by his peers in the parachute industry, and it is with great passion that he trains instructors in all provinces, in addition to collaborating with the Armed Forces Canada to provide training components for parachuting for various military groups.

How does this benefit you?

Each day, the experience and knowledge from Mario benefits Parachute Montreal. This ensure that we guaranty our instructors and coaches are well trained, and are the most supervised in the industry. Be assured, you will make your jumps in complete safety and with peace of mind. You will benefit from the expertise of our team, and the excellence of all our services.

Choose Parachute Montreal, the center for parachuting excellence in Québec.

Team Evolution
Who we are

Team Evolution

Evolution is the Canadian national team in 4-way formation skydiving (4-way FS) since 2005 and in 4-way vertical formation skydiving (VFS) since 2011. The team consists of 5 professional skydivers: Jean-Christophe Ouimet, Jean-Sébastien Vadeboncoeur, Benoit Lemay, Vincent Lemay and Martin Lemay.

The team has had the honour of representing Canada in international competitions during the last 12 years and has distinguished itself by competing in two disciplines (FS and VFS), which no other team has done or ever attempted. Over the years, the team’s results at the World Championships greatly improved: obtaining a 6th position in FS in 2008, to a double bronze medal in FS and VFS in 2014, and then to a silver medal in VFS in 2016. The next World Championships will be held in Australia in October 2018 and Evolution in planning on continuing its progression.

Evolution has proudly been training at Parachute Montreal and Parachutisme Nouvel Air since their beginnings, in addition to being apart of the team of instructors. As a matter of fact, all the team members are all certified instructors, coaches and pilotes and regularly work at one or the other skydiving school. You could very well end up doing your first tandem jump, PFF formation or VR formation with a Canadian champion!

Our team
Who are we

Our team

Our team of managers has completed more than 54,000 jumps, making them the most experienced management team in Quebec. Members of the Parachute Montreal management team have been operating drop zones for over 25 years in addition to be associated with SkyVenture Montréal and iFLY Toronto. Over the years, they have turned their passion into their profession.

We have put together a team of passionate, experienced and well-qualified leaders who share the same objective: to help make your parachuting experience unique and intense, that is indescribable and needs to be experienced, and performed in a safe setting.

Our expertise and experience allows us to respond to your needs, whatever your level is. Whether you want to experience your first jump, further training or to progress in the sport and be trained by some of the best skydivers in the country, we assure you that we will meet your needs.

Owners

Prévost
Mario Prévost
14,000
Jumps
Prévost

Mario
Lemay
Michel Lemay
19,000
Jumps
Lemay

Michel
Paquette
Daniel Paquette
20,740
Jumps
Paquette

Daniel

Instructors and coaches

Chambon
Lionel Chambon
13,999
Jumps
Chambon

Lionel
Bédard
Éric Bédard
14,356
Jumps
Bédard

Éric
Prévost
Gabrielle Prévost
1,100
Jumps
Prévost

Gabrielle
Couroux
Raphaël Couroux
3,100
Jumps
Couroux

Raphaël
Jo-L
4,900
Jumps

Jo-L
Malley
Nicolas Malley
6,000
Jumps
Malley

Nicolas
Ben
Jad Ben
2,700
Jumps
Ben

Jad
Marzolf
Fabien Marzolf
2,001
Jumps
Marzolf

Fabien
Ravoux
Audrey Ravoux
922
Jumps
Ravoux

Audrey
Goudie
Alex Goudie
550
Jumps
Goudie

Alex
Bisson
Valérie Bisson
950
Jumps
Bisson

Valérie
Veinotte
Vic Veinotte
2,700
Jumps
Veinotte

Vic
Lafleur
Jonathan Lafleur
1,100
Jumps
Lafleur

Jonathan
Lemieux
Marie-Pier Lemieux
700
Jumps
Lemieux

Marie-Pier
Morisset
Yves Morisset
2,200
Jumps
Morisset

Yves
Gauthier
Pierre-André Gauthier
4,150
Jumps
Gauthier

Pierre-André
Brault
Luce Brault
2,100
Jumps
Brault

Luce
Gagnon
Stéphane Gagnon
2,750
Jumps
Gagnon

Stéphane
Vadeboncoeur
Jean-Sébastien Vadeboncoeur
5,000
Jumps
Vadeboncoeur

Jean-Sébastien
Benzion
Gill Benzion
600
Jumps
Benzion

Gill
Toman
Andrew Toman
8,500
Jumps
Toman

Andrew
Bélanger
Ulysse Bélanger
960
Jumps
Bélanger

Ulysse
Leboeuf
Gilles Leboeuf
19,750
Jumps
Leboeuf

Gilles
Desrosiers
Francis Desrosiers
4,000
Jumps
Desrosiers

Francis
Lemay
Benoit Lemay
7,000
Jumps
Lemay

Benoit
Howard
Tom Howard
7,500
Jumps
Howard

Tom
Bouchard
Simon Bouchard
1,500
Jumps
Bouchard

Simon
Fournier
Mathieu Fournier
1,000
Jumps
Fournier

Mathieu
Métivier
Nathalie Métivier
6,800
Jumps
Métivier

Nathalie
Ménard
Frédéric Ménard
800
Jumps
Ménard

Frédéric
Leclair
Patrick Leclair
2,515
Jumps
Leclair

Patrick
Bisson
Richard Bisson
4,400
Jumps
Bisson

Richard
Dalcourt
Pierre Dalcourt
3,705
Jumps
Dalcourt

Pierre
Poulin
Valérie Poulin
2,000
Jumps
Poulin

Valérie
Santerre
Sonia Santerre
1,560
Jumps
Santerre

Sonia
Yergeau
Martin Yergeau
1,832
Jumps
Yergeau

Martin
Goulet
Philippe Goulet
700
Jumps
Goulet

Philippe
Gagné
Ron Gagné
1,345
Jumps
Gagné

Ron
Beaulieu
Yanik Beaulieu
2,500
Jumps
Beaulieu

Yanik
Perron
Laval Perron
13,052
Jumps
Perron

Laval
Dumont
Jessie Dumont
250
Jumps
Dumont

Jessie
Pelletier
Marilou Pelletier
121
Jumps
Pelletier

Marilou
Foisy
Patrick Foisy
650
Jumps
Foisy

Patrick
Hoarau
Tony Hoarau
Hoarau

Tony

Customer service

Carignan
Manon Carignan
Carignan

Manon
Sasseville
Amélie Sasseville
200
Jumps
Sasseville

Amélie
Hivon
Cassandra Hivon
10
Jumps
Hivon

Cassandra
Simoes-Connolly
Jenyfer Simoes-Connolly
Simoes-Connolly

Jenyfer
Samson
Gabrielle Samson
Samson

Gabrielle
Lamontagne
Carolane Lamontagne
Lamontagne

Carolane
Goupil
Méganne Goupil
Goupil

Méganne
Forcier-Chouinard
Katy Forcier-Chouinard
18
Jumps
Forcier-Chouinard

Katy
Langlois
Élodie Langlois
Langlois

Élodie
Rousseau
Natacha Rousseau
Rousseau

Natacha
Landry
Rose Landry
Landry

Rose
Beaudoin
Marylou Beaudoin
Beaudoin

Marylou
Mercier
Léonie Mercier
Mercier

Léonie
Simoes-Loiselle
Layla Simoes-Loiselle
Simoes-Loiselle

Layla
Simard
Catherine Simard
Simard

Catherine

Packers

Rivet
Antoine Rivet
Rivet

Antoine
Fortin
Sébastien Fortin
Fortin

Sébastien
Corbeil
Diane Corbeil
Corbeil

Diane
Bisson
Yannick Bisson
200
Jumps
Bisson

Yannick
Girard
Joseph Girard
Girard

Joseph

Pilot

Brassard
Robert Brassard
Brassard

Robert
Royer
Patrick Royer
81
Jumps
Royer

Patrick
Balliana
Mark Balliana
Balliana

Mark
Morgan-Zaor
Antoine Morgan-Zaor
Morgan-Zaor

Antoine
Lafortune
Alex Lafortune
35
Jumps
Lafortune

Alex