Cape Coral kayaker using launch
11 Nov

November 8, 2022—The City of Cape Coral, Florida, was recognized with two Voice of the People Awards for "Transformation in Economy" and "Transformation in Mobility." The Voice of the People Awards (VOP) are the only local government awards based on residents' opinions. They are presented jointly by the…

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-4
10 Nov

The community of Couderay, Wisconsin, now has a safe, adaptive, and accessible way to get their boat, kayak, and canoe in the water to paddle and fish the Couderay River. In October 2022, BoardSafe Docks installed a new adaptive kayak launch providing all abilities universal access to enjoy…

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…

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…

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…

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…