As you shop around for somewhere to learn how to safely enjoy diving and get SCUBA Certified, how do you sort through the sales and marketing hype to know where to get the best possible training?


Choose the dive shop that fits your individual training needs, as well as, your time schedule. Just as important, choose the one that fits your personality… where you feel comfortable with the facility, the shop’s training philosophy, and the staff.

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For more than half a century, people have been heading out in record numbers to safely experience the thrill of SCUBA diving, eager to experience “flying” weightless through the tranquil splendor of our magnificent underwater world. SCUBA diving is enjoyed by people of all ages. The physical requirements aren’t as strict as you might think. In fact, just about anyone can learn to dive.

Want to try SCUBA diving?

Call us for a private “Try Scuba Experience” with an Instructor

While learning to dive isn’t difficult, there is a right way and a wrong way. At The Scuba Shack, we’ll teach you to dive the right way. We know that it takes time and experience to develop and master the skills required to be comfortable and keep you safe underwater.

The Shack’s Best Possible DiverTraining Philosophy means we teach the latest preventative and contingency skills… practicing “comfort through repetition“, while never forgetting that learning to dive should always be FUN. It also means we provide unlimited extra training sessions and unlimited practice time along with use of our SCUBA equipment in our pool… at no additional charge.

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The Scuba Shack is the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area’s premier SCUBA diving and snorkeling training center. Serving Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana, “The Shack” offers SCUBA diving and snorkeling lessons, classes, training, travel, gear, and equipment… including ALL levels of SCUBA instruction and certification from beginner through Certified Professional Instructor.

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The Scuba Shack, located in Florence, KY “Around the corner from the Florence Mall” – is 10 minutes from downtown Cincinnati – right off I-71/75… where we maintain a complete diving center including a retail store, dive travel agency, equipment repair and service facility, private classroom, and our very own on-site, private (20’x40’x10′) heated, indoor diver training pool.


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The management and staff of The Scuba Shack are proud of the reputation we have earned as:

The Best Place to Learn How to SCUBA Dive in the Cincinnati Area

Learning to dive with The Shack includes significant safety, convenience, and financial assurance benefits not available in any other certification program offered at any other SCUBA training facility.


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At The Scuba Shack, you won’t just learn how to dive,

you will become a SCUBA diver

 “We Love Being Your Dive Shop”


If you’re interested in SNORKELING, visit…

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