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 now for 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:

  • 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).
  • 2 national championship teams: Parachute Montreal Fuzion, and 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
Who are we

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
Who are we

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.

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
19,750
Jumps
Paquette

Daniel

Instructors and coaches

Chambon
Lionel Chambon
13,013
Jumps
Chambon

Lionel
Bédard
Éric Bédard
13,672
Jumps
Bédard

Éric
Marzolf
Fabien Marzolf
1,500
Jumps
Marzolf

Fabien
Robinson
Audrey-Anne Robinson
4,100
Jumps
Robinson

Audrey-Anne
Jo-L
3,745
Jumps

Jo-L
Couroux
Raphaël Couroux
2,500
Jumps
Couroux

Raphaël
Casgrain
Martin Casgrain
2,600
Jumps
Casgrain

Martin
Malley
Nicolas Malley
5,000
Jumps
Malley

Nicolas
Ben
Jad Ben
2,400
Jumps
Ben

Jad
Ravoux
Audrey Ravoux
770
Jumps
Ravoux

Audrey
Veinotte
Vic Veinotte
2,400
Jumps
Veinotte

Vic
Lafleur
Jonathan Lafleur
1,000
Jumps
Lafleur

Jonathan
Goudie
Alex Goudie
250
Jumps
Goudie

Alex
Bisson
Valérie Bisson
870
Jumps
Bisson

Valérie
Brault
Luce Brault
2,060
Jumps
Brault

Luce
Gauthier
Pierre-André Gauthier
4,000
Jumps
Gauthier

Pierre-André
Gagnon
Stéphane Gagnon
2,400
Jumps
Gagnon

Stéphane
Lemieux
Marie-Pier Lemieux
625
Jumps
Lemieux

Marie-Pier
Prévost
Gabrielle Prévost
950
Jumps
Prévost

Gabrielle
Ménard
Frédéric Ménard
500
Jumps
Ménard

Frédéric
Vadeboncoeur
Jean-Sébastien Vadeboncoeur
5,000
Jumps
Vadeboncoeur

Jean-Sébastien
Toman
Andrew Toman
8,500
Jumps
Toman

Andrew
Bélanger
Ulysse Bélanger
960
Jumps
Bélanger

Ulysse
Dallaire
Marie-Ève Dallaire
3,300
Jumps
Dallaire

WOMEN'S NATIONAL 4-WAY FS CHAMPION !

Marie-Ève
Morisset
Yves Morisset
1,800
Jumps
Morisset

Yves
Perras
Marilyn Perras
280
Jumps
Perras

Marilyn
Leboeuf
Gilles Leboeuf
19,750
Jumps
Leboeuf

Gilles
Desrosiers
Francis Desrosiers
3,200
Jumps
Desrosiers

Francis
Lemay
Benoit Lemay
7,000
Jumps
Lemay

Benoit
Howard
Tom Howard
7,500
Jumps
Howard

Tom
Métivier
Nathalie Métivier
6,500
Jumps
Métivier

Nathalie
Bouchard
Simon Bouchard
1,000
Jumps
Bouchard

Simon
Fournier
Mathieu Fournier
675
Jumps
Fournier

Mathieu
Leclair
Patrick Leclair
2,300
Jumps
Leclair

Patrick
Dalcourt
Pierre Dalcourt
3,400
Jumps
Dalcourt

Pierre
Poulin
Valérie Poulin
2,000
Jumps
Poulin

Valérie
Bisson
Richard Bisson
4,250
Jumps
Bisson

Richard
Yergeau
Martin Yergeau
1,800
Jumps
Yergeau

Martin
Santerre
Sonia Santerre
1,450
Jumps
Santerre

Sonia
Beaulieu
Yanik Beaulieu
2,500
Jumps
Beaulieu

Yanik
Perron
Laval Perron
13,000
Jumps
Perron

Laval

Customer service

Carignan
Manon Carignan
Carignan

Manon
Sasseville
Amélie Sasseville
200
Jumps
Sasseville

Amélie
Hivon
Cassandra Hivon
10
Jumps
Hivon

Cassandra
Delorme
Virginie Delorme
Delorme

Virginie
Simoes-Connolly
Jenyfer Simoes-Connolly
Simoes-Connolly

Jenyfer
Larivière
Eve Larivière
Larivière

Eve
Forcier-Chouinard
Katy Forcier-Chouinard
18
Jumps
Forcier-Chouinard

Katy
Marchadier
Miles Marchadier
Marchadier

Miles
Langlois
Élodie Langlois
Langlois

Élodie
Goupil
Méganne Goupil
Goupil

Méganne
Rousseau
Natacha Rousseau
Rousseau

Natacha
Desnoyers
Frédéric Desnoyers
Desnoyers

Frédéric
Sweenen
Jessica Sweenen
Sweenen

Jessica

Packers

Ouimet
Patrick Ouimet
70
Jumps
Ouimet

Patrick
Rivet
Antoine Rivet
Rivet

Antoine
Lussier
Benjamin Lussier
Lussier

Benjamin
Fortin
Sébastien Fortin
Fortin

Sébastien
Corbeil
Diane Corbeil
Corbeil

Diane
Bisson
Yannick Bisson
101
Jumps
Bisson

Yannick

Pilot

Lafortune
Alex Lafortune
35
Jumps
Lafortune

Alex
Regner
Stéphane Regner
100
Jumps
Regner

Stéphane
Côté
Jean-François Côté
Côté

Jean-François
Balliana
Mark Balliana
Balliana

Mark
National women’s team, Fuzion
Who are we

National women’s team, Fuzion

Parachute Montreal Fuzion, the champion women’s 4-way team, won Gold in the Canadian National Championship in 2013.

We are proud to state the members of Parachute Montreal Fuzion as instructors of Parachute Montreal. By winning gold at the national championships, the team will be competing in the World Championships in 2014.

The team also had the honour to share the sky in Dubai with world-class competitors at the fourth Dubai International Championship games in November 2013.