Welcome to Heartland Scuba Center

Come on in and learn more about scuba diving in the Heartland of America and around the world!

Heartland Scuba Center, founded in Kearney, NE in January 1983, is Mid-Nebraska´s leading authority on scuba diving and equipment. Stop by for a free consultation on classes and equipment.


To qualify as a 5 Star Professional Development Center, we have to meet SDI/TDI's requirements in these areas;

  • At least Two Active SDI, TDI or ERDI Instructor Trainers on staff
  • Conduct at Least Two SDI Instructor Development Courses and Instructor Examination Courses Each Year
  • Have Access to a Classroom for Training
  • Have Access to Confined Water for Training
  • Store Front/Display Area with Established Hours
  • Offer Factory Authorized Service for Major Lines Sold
  • Offer Rental Equipment Including Dive Computers
  • Have a Breathing Air Compressor/Filtration System 

We have been teaching scuba since 1973 and have dedicated ourselves to providing the best instruction, equipment, and service available anywhere, not just here in Nebraska.

In addition to beginning scuba classes, we offer:

  • 23 different specialty courses
  • 11 different advanced courses including various levels of Instructor Training.