Radisson Boardwalk
10 Nov

Along the Couderay River in Radisson, Wisconsin, an adaptive and accessible kayak launch was installed in October 2022. It provides universal access to the river regardless of ability or disability and has numerous ADA-inspired features.The installation was the culmination of a 2-year collaboration between BoardSafe Docks and the Wisconsin…

Couderay Plans
10 Nov

BoardSafe is the trusted expert for water access projects for federal, state, and county parks and recreation management. In October 2022, BoardSafe concluded a 2-year collaboration with Wisconsin’s Bureau of Fisheries Management to design, manufacture, and install both the Couderay and Radisson projects. The Radisson project was installed…

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…

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…