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All Paddlesports in Charlemont, MA

Zoar Outdoor offers white water kayaking and canoeing lessons on the Deerfield River in the Berkshire hills of Massachusetts to suit every level of paddler, from paddling for beginners to advanced. We also offer a variety of river running and SUP clinics, river safety courses, and rentals.

Our kayaking and canoeing instructors are certified by the American Canoe Association (ACA) and tailor every clinic to your needs. Whether you are interested in an introduction to the sport of kayaking or canoeing or taking your paddling skills to the next level with a playboating, river rescue or other clinic, our paddlesports school has a course for you.

All Paddlesports Options


  • Event

The Kickoff Event of the Summer! Charlemont is the heart of New England Outdoor Adventure!  Zoar Outdoor & Thunder Mountain Bike Park’s Flow Fest is the place to be this May!  Sign up for shuttles and on water activity challenges on the Deerfield River.  Stop by The Outfitters Shop to save on the gear at the Used Gear Swap & New Gear Sale! Join us after the river for tons of music, food, & fun at Berkshire East for the after party event!

  • Used Boat Swap

The Zoar Outdoor New & Used Boat Swap Sale is a two day boat sale extravaganza! Sell your boat for a CHECK on the spot or store credit and/or shop for the best deals of the season from the Zoar Outdoor Outfitters Shop!