ACA Instructor Certification workshops are designed for individuals who want to teach moving water, flatwater, whitewater kayaking, canoeing, or swiftwater rescue.
Zoar Outdoor offers several river rescue and outdoor leadership training classes for volunteers and professionals who want to improve their river rescue and outdoors skills and knowledge. Check our our variety of river safety and river rescue courses below.
Mike Mather is our guest instructor for the two day swiftwater rescue course in Charlemont, MA. Learning from his years of paddling/rescue expertise will help prepare you for adventures ahead. This clinic takes a hands-on, in-the-water approach to practicing river rescue and safety skills. Learn river rescue techniques from the best in the industry!
The outfitters shop biggest event of the summer! Zoar Outdoor’s DemoFest is the place to be this June! Sign up for clinics and/or demo a boat on the Deerfield River. Stop by The Outfitters Shop to save on the gear!
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!