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Join Zoar Outdoor at Hampshire College on Sundays from 5pm-7pm for open pool sessions. Keep your boating skills sharp and stay in touch with your paddling pals throughout the colder winter months. Bring your own clean kayak and gear. No formal instruction included.
Looking to demo a boat? Let us know ahead of time by adding a note to your reservation or give us a call at 413-339-4010. (Requests must be submitted the Thursday before your session)
Instructional Clinic Schedule:
12/3: Rolling: Roll Doctor
12/10: Flatwater Freestyle: Intro
12/17: Rolling: Roll Doctor
12/24 & 12/31: NO POOL SESSION
1/7: Rolling: Intro to Rolling & Underwater Composure
1/14: Flatwater Freestyle: Bow and Stern Stalls
1/21: Rolling: Roll Doctor
1/28: Rolling: Intro to Rolling & Underwater Composure
About Instructional Pool Clinics
Our indoor kayaking clinics are geared toward beginner to intermediate kayakers. Each class focuses on learning/improving rolling or flatwater freestyle skills and is three hours long with one hour of instruction and two hours of open pool time. Our instructors are American Canoe Association (ACA) certified and have many years of experience teaching technical paddling skills. In order to fit into your busy schedule, you can sign up for one class/session or several.
We offer instructional clinics (3:45pm-5:00pm) and open pool sessions (5:00pm-7:00pm) on Sundays from December 2023 through March 2024 at the Hampshire College pool in Amherst, MA.
Instructional Clinic: 3:45pm – 5:00pm (includes entry into the open pool session from 5:00pm-7:00pm)
Open Pool Session: 5:00pm – 7:00pm