Disabled paddlers share input for accessible kayak launch
17 Sep

On September 11, 2015, after installing the first BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, at Leaser Lake, Dan Smalley and Jason Strozyk from BoardSafe Docks met with a number of Disabled Paddlers and representatives from the Leaser Lake Heritage Foundation to discuss what adaptive features needed to be added to the launch.  Located…

Over the past few years, the parks in Pennsylvania have become increasingly accessible to all. Thanks to the diligent efforts of Pennsylvania Parks & Forests Foundation, as well as Friends of Parks groups and other civic-minded organizations, many upgrades have been achieved.

If you consider your own neighborhood park, you may have noticed new playgrounds with interesting-looking equipment. These range from adaptive playground features, like swings for special needs children, to equipment with greater accessibility or even specifically-designed equipment to stimulate sensory responses. Much of the new playground equipment has evolved to meet ADA guidelines.

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adaptive kayaker launching
06 Nov

Adaptive Boat Launch, Piers, and Rowing Products BoardSafe has developed a line of ADA-accessible products specifically for the adaptive athlete. These products include an adaptive kayak, canoe and boat launch, accessible piers, and floating docks with ADA features, as well as adaptive rowing docks for adaptive rowing (See…

As parks, marinas, rowing centers, and other outdoor facilities, add greater accessibility, Leaser Lake, in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, stands out as one destination that can be enjoyed by all. The park has completed an area that features accessible trails and a floating fishing dock. The county also unveiled…