During this beginner kayak clinic, our river time focuses on fundamental river skills such as leans, setting angles, and performing eddy turns and peel outs.
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, in both Charlemont, MA & Wilmington, VT.
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.
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This clinic takes a hands-on, in-the-water approach to teaching and practicing river rescue and safety skills, picking up where the Swiftwater Rescue Clinic leaves off.
ACA Instructor Certification workshops are designed for individuals who want to teach moving water, flatwater, whitewater kayaking, canoeing, SUP or swiftwater rescue.