Union City, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2008
IflySFBay the first 100% "Green" amusement complex in the San Francisco Bay area. IflySFBay announces that its total energy impact on the environment is negative and also emits zero carbon emissions. iflySFBay, San Francisco Bay areas only indoor skydiving wind tunnel, located in Union City, is also the only family fun recreation complex, to recognize environmental impact and feature a negative energy and green house gas emissions footprint. The brand new seven million dollar iflysfbay, wind tunnel is the only wind tunnel of its kind in Northern California. There are only 12 similar tunnels in the world. The multi-patented wind tunnels are specially built for flight training for seasoned skydivers as well as designed for safe access by the public, with initial flights that are accompanied by personalized instruction, given by nationally certified skydivers. Iflysfbay is the newest vertical human flight wind tunnel that simulates skydiving flight. Indoor Skydiving can now be experienced by everyone, from three to ninety-three.
At the moment iflySFBay stands alone as the edu-entertainment center that is completely "green" in thought and action. To Oceanographers and scuba divers primary conservation efforts are addressed towards the planets oceans, with farmers and green grocers "going green" is reflected in maintaining the purity of the soil and to skydivers it's preserving the quality of air.
IflySFBay strives to be a good neighbor and a model global business. To this end, iflySFBay.com supports a variety of environmental initiatives. Their motto, "Blue Skies, Green Planet" is a daily working philosophy that sets them apart from other family fun/ destination centers. A key component of that philosophy is being green -- a deep commitment to environmental stewardship that puts them at the forefront of the effort to make the planet whole and healthy. The new facility this year is said to use 66 percent less energy than previous wind tunnels.
IflySFBay purchases clean, renewable energy credits to offset 100 percent of the carbon footprint of the facility.
IFlySFBay is a vertical wind tunnel, where they bring the wind to you! Iflysfbay.com offers a seven million dollar, state of the art, vertical wind tunnel and ergonomic advanced facilities that enhance the flight experience. Iflysbay wind tunnel flyers float on a cushion of air within feet of your instructor. By practicing the same body movements that skydivers use, flyers can learn to perform aerobatic maneuvers and, with experience, even fly in groups! The tunnel simulates the real experience of skydiving, and many international champion team skydiving members practice their routines at Iflysfbay, prior to actual airplane jumps.
In addition to the major efforts listed above, iflySFBay is doing the following:
5% Day Donations Twice a year 5% Days are held where 5% of that day's net sales are donated to a nonprofit organization. A significant number of those organizations have an environmental mission.
Also in the spirit of giving back to the community, they have programs for the Boys and Girls Clubs, Children's Hospital of Oakland, Make a Wish foundation.
"The IflySFBay complex will serve to showcase negative impact and energy use in one of the most visible locations in the San Francisco Bay area. In turn, they hope to send a message to their patrons, professional skydivers and the greater community about the importance of using energy wisely and efficiently."
iFlySFBay's $7 million facility will service a million or more flyers and visitors. iflySFBay efforts to achieve negative energy and carbon emission impact are their commitment to what flyers, visitors, families, and friends and local residents have told iflySFBay "this is what they want to see." "This is the right thing to do, states CEO Kent Sessions" "It does give iflySFBay to illustrate by example, a story that people may not think about when they participate in a family oriented destination fun complex like iflySFBay" "Also, for those who are concerned and practice "green living" with reduced energy, reduced carbon emissions and overall negative footprints, iflySFBay is the one place they can have fun, learn, experience the unique safe extremes of skydiving, develop their spirituality and not have any guilt, while enjoying it.
IFlySFBay's newly built skydiving tunnel in Union City is located right off the Freeway on Niles-Alvarado Road. Iflysbay.com hopes to introduce those who always fancied or dreamed about flying, an experience that simulates the free flight of skydiving, safely supervised on the ground. Everyone can experience the same exhilaration, in a safe environment, in full view of family and friends.
Beginners who might be apprehensive about airplanes and parachutes or a fear of heights will find that IFly is the perfect place to experience human flight, without all the risk. Flyers fly safely within a few feet of the floor, and will have expert instruction right by their side, for their entire session. The mission at iflysfbay is to replicate the exhilaration of flying, as well as to insure a unique one of a kind experience for everyone, in a safe, environment.
For Immediate Release To make your reservations please contact us at tel: (510) 489-IFLY/(510) 489-4359 • fax: (510) 868-3391 or on the internet at (info @ iFlySFBay.com) or stop by they are located just off the 880 Freeway at 31310 Alvarado-Niles Rd. • Union City, CA 94587IFly SF Bay • 31310 Alvarado-Niles Rd. • Union City, CA 94587 For further information please contact: Mark Brett (510)547-2358
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