Allentown
10 Nov

In October 2022, BoardSafe Docks completed the installation of a custom floating dock and gangway on the Lehigh River in Allentown, PA. The Allentown Waterfront Project is a redevelopment effort to revitalize the area, and the space along the river is the key feature for the mix of…

Catasauqua Pedestrian Bridge-3
09 Nov

During the 19th century, the Lehigh and the Delaware Rivers—and their canals—formed an important part of a grand transportation system stretching from the Appalachians to the Atlantic. The Delaware Canal triggered the commercial development of several communities along its path, most visibly in the Northern and Central Regions…

Minsi Lake-5
25 Oct

Minsi Lake is a 117-acre reservoir owned by the Commonwealth of PA and leased to Northampton County Parks and Recreation. It’s been part of the county park system since 1975 and is one of only three public lakes in the Lehigh Valley area. The lake was drained in…

Oswego Screen Shot
24 Oct

In September 2022, the City of Oswego, NY, installed a new adaptive kayak launch, floating dock, and gangway at Wright's Landing Marina. Wright’s Landing is a popular boating destination that provides access to Lake Ontario's prime salmon fishing waters. The launch offers universal accessibility similar to those required…

Tom Lazore-Rushton-Canton-1
09 Sep

Kayaking on the open water can be freeing, but for those with disabilities, it can be limited and frustrating. The Grasse River in Canton, New York, is a favorite spot for kayakers and other paddlers, but until now, it was difficult for adaptive paddlers to enter and exit…

08 Sep

The Ada Hayden Heritage Park, located at 5205 Grand Avenue in Ames, Iowa, just announced the addition of another accessible amenity to its beautiful park. The mayor, city council, Parks and Recreation Commission, and city staff, are pleased with the addition of a BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch. This…

Pickwick Tennessee
26 Aug

In July 2022, BoardSafe Docks installed a project for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency at Pickwick Dam in Tennessee. The floating dock system consisted of 10’ x 200’ main dock three (3) 5’ x 30’ gangways three (3) 6’ x 10’ connecting docks at bottom of gangway composite…

Devonshire Park-1
10 Aug

BoardSafe Docks was contracted to come up with a design for a new floating dock system on the Schuylkill River across from Pottstown, PA, in North Coventry Township. The site included an existing boat ramp and signs of a previous dock system that was washed away in a…

Canton NY canoe weekend
18 Jul

On May 7th, 2022, adaptive paddlers from the Canton, NY, area were invited to try out the new BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch installed at Taylor Park along the Grasse River. Advocating for the adaptive launch was Mark J. McKenna, who founded the Wounded Warriors Sled Hockey team in…

SOBA Symposium
15 Jul

The 2022 States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) Education & Training Symposium will take place August 29–September 1 in Cleveland, Ohio. The SOBA Annual Conference brings together state boating officials, consultants, engineering firms, manufacturers, suppliers, publishers, and other businesspersons interested in boating access. Scott Tihansky, Sales and Engineering…