Orlando, FL – December 8, 2017 – iFLY Orlando, the world’s first indoor skydiving facility with dual wind tunnels, raised $2,315 throughout November for the Florida Hospital For Children Pediatric Rehabilitation. A special check presentation ceremony was held at the ‘All Abilities’ event on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in recognition of ‘National Disability Day.’
Once a month, iFLY Orlando hosts an ‘All Abilities’ Night that provides and encourages those with varying physical and cognitive abilities to realize the dream of flight. “‘National Disability Day’ was the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on empowering differently-abled people to fly in an inclusive and supportive environment for flyers of all ages and skill levels,” said Amanda Siegel, general manager of iFLY Orlando.
For every ‘Top it Out’ package purchased at $19.95 during a 30-day promotion, iFLY Orlando donated $5 to the Florida Hospital For Children Pediatric Rehabilitation. 463 number of packages were purchased and $2,315 was raised. In addition to the check presentation, children from the Pediatric Rehab hospital enjoyed free flights during the special ‘All Abilities’ Night event.
The Florida Hospital For Children Pediatric Rehabilitation provides a family-centric approach to treatment including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and audiology.
iFLY’s ‘All Abilities’ events reinforce that flight is attainable for everyone. All flyers are assisted by specially trained Flight Instructors with extra attention and accommodations based on participant needs. To see All Abilities flights in action, a video is available here.
For information on iFLY Indoor Skydiving and/or the next ‘All Abilities’ event, visit https://www.iflyworld.com/orlando or call (407) 337-4359.
About the NEW iFLY Orlando:
iFLY’s new Orlando facility is the company’s first to feature two recirculating vertical wind tunnels in the same facility. The two wind tunnels sit side-by-side in the facility and each features a 12-foot diameter flight chamber with wind flow powered by two quiet and clean running electric motors. All instructors at iFLY Orlando are IBA certified as the best-trained and safest instructors in the sport of indoor skydiving. iFLY Orlando is located at 8969 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. For information, visit https://www.iflyworld.com/orlando or call (407) 337-4359.
About iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Austin-based iFLY Holdings, LLC., is the world leader in design, manufacturing, sales and operations of wind tunnel systems for indoor skydiving. The company has flown more than 8 million people in a dozen countries and at sea since launching the modern vertical wind tunnel industry in 1998. iFLY has more than 60 facilities operating worldwide with 28 wholly-owned in the US and has significant growth plans across the globe in the next 24 months. iFLY supports and utilizes the safety and training guidelines set out by the International Bodyflight Association (IBA) to ensure safety and progression of the sport of indoor skydiving. For more information on iFLY, visit www.iflyworld.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
About Florida Hospital For Children Pediatric Rehabilitation
The Florida Hospital For Children Pediatric Rehabilitation program is staffed by caring professionals who are specially trained in a wide range of disciplines, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and audiology. Because health issues can cross into many areas of medicine, we use an interdisciplinary approach to treating learning and physical conditions that require rehabilitation. The program is characterized by a family-centric style of treatment, which focuses on the unique needs of your child. We work with you and the rest of your family to develop the ongoing skills and strategies that will be needed to ensure successful healing. Visit https://www.floridahospital.com/children/rehabilitation for more information.