Adaptive fishing piers and aluminum floating docks are unique because they are engineered and constructed with the adaptive athlete in mind, using ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) features. Whether you wish to enjoy a lakeside breeze or some exciting fishing, BoardSafe accessible aluminum piers and floating docks provide accessibility for all.

adaptive fishing piersADA features include a 1:12-slope aluminum gangway, as well as low-rise thresholds. The adaptive fishing piers, floating docks, and gangways, have a 36″ continuous handrail along the perimeter, consistent with ADA requirements. BoardSafe engineers aluminum floating docks for adaptive fishing piers to provide greater stability on the water.

BoardSafe offers commercial aluminum piers and floating docks in numerous standard sizes, but they can be customized to suit your needs. BoardSafe manufactures commercial aluminum piers and docks using heavy-duty 100 Series aluminum extrusion. BoardSafe uses the highest-quality materials, including marine-grade 6160 aluminum, proprietary extruded-aluminum frames, and synthetic lumber, featuring the TimberStrong hidden fastening system. The piers and bridges are designed for marine applications at lakes, marshes, rivers, and other areas with water. BoardSafe designs and manufactures products that meet the highest construction requirements as well as special applications like ADA requirements and accessories, guaranteeing accessibility for all.

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Ken Ryno, Adaptive Product Specialist


If you are considering an adaptive product for your lake, river, or other marine area, you will want to talk to Ken.

Ken has been a driving force in the community, advocating for accessibility issues and encouraging other adaptive athletes. He was a founding member of Team River Runner, Lehigh Valley Chapter, and is also an avid outdoorsman. Ken was a valuable part of the design team that helped develop the adaptive kayak launch, and as an adaptive athlete, he has been an outspoken champion for BoardSafe products.

Ken assists clients with identifying the needs and right products for their projects. He also helps navigate clients through fundraising strategies to raise money to pay for their adaptive projects. Contact us to discuss your adaptive or accessible project with Ken.

See some of our products and projects below.

New Aluminum Fishing Pier and ADA Boat Launch for Lake Friendswood Park, TX

Friendswood, TX, is a growing suburban community located between Houston and Galveston. The population is almost 40,000, and with the influx of…

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