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.
Whether you’re kayaking in Massachusetts on a mellow Class I or II river, playing in a challenging Class III rapid in Vermont, or pushing the limits on Class IV and above, the essential paddling skills you need to maneuver a kayak safely and confidently are the same.
Learning these skills is a matter of taking it one step at a time. Our Zoar Outdoor kayaking clinics progress from Novice to Class II to Class III and above, with each step along the way presenting its own challenges and rewards. Choose from the clinic options below and experience kayaking with Zoar Outdoor.
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In this intensive one-day clinic, you’ll learn advanced freestyle kayaking from Jim Sullivan, including multiple ends of a cartwheel, advanced flat spinning, and looping.
Whatever your plans for the day, our touring kayaks available for rent will help make them a reality. Enjoy kayaking in Vermont with our convenient rentals.
The Upper West River Run is a great way to go kayaking or canoeing on this quintessential Class III run in southern Vermont.
This powerful run is a great place for strong advanced beginner and intermediate kayakers and canoeists to gain experience with bigger, more pushy rapids.
All LGBTQ+ people and allies are invited to paddle down the Fife Brook section of the Deerfield River on Saturday, June 8.