Welcome to New Horizons Diving Center!

We are celebrating 35 years of being Central Kentucky's premier destination for everything scuba & snorkeling including sales, courses, services, and travel. Started in 1984, we have grown to have a staff of over 30 and to be recognized as a PADI 5 star IDC facility and a PADI TecRec facility.  With a staff that large and being around for a long time, there are not many places that we have not been or types of diving we do not do.  Join one of our PADI pros on one of our trips worldwide, having our pros lead our trips allows you to take PADI courses in a wide variety of sites worldwide. 


Our Top Courses

Beginner Scuba Diver: Get ready to start an adventure of a lifetime. You will be introduced to a whole new world. Two-thirds of the Earth is cover in water, and becoming scuba certified allows you to explore those new areas.  Earning your PADI Open Water certification will forever change the ways you see the world, both topside and below. 

*If you aren't ready to take the plunge into getting fully certified, sign up for a Discover Scuba and try it before you jump in. 

Advanced Open WaterYou don't have to be "advanced" to take it our Advanced Open Water Course – it's designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives.

Rescue Diver:  After taking this course, you will learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence as a diver.  Rescue training will prepare you to prevent problems, and in the worst case, manage dive emergencies.  Our divers say that this is the best course that they have ever taken. 

Specialty Courses: Find out what interests you! Specialty courses teach you new techniques and give you the tools to enhance your exploration.   We offer a wide variety of specialty courses including Digitial Under Water Photographer, Equipment Specialist, Wreck Diver, Deep Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Side Mount Diver, Enriched Air Diver, Diver Propulsion Vehicle, and so many more! 

PADI Pro Courses: Love scuba diving? Want to share your passion with others? Take our PADI Professional Courses and turn what you love to do into a career.  We offer Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, and Instructor Courses.  Start your PADI Pro career with us! 

Scuba Diving Equipment

Dive gear is an investment.  Let our professionals help you find the right gear for your budget and desires.  Being a dealer for over 25 brands, we can find exactly what you have in mind.  Don't trust just anyone with the equipment your life depends on.   


A strong relationship with a well-respected dive store is one of the most valuable tools a diver can have in their save-a-dive kit. 


Thank you for supporting your local dive store and local small business.

-NHD Family