Lake Reba Kentucky Dock-3
20 Jan

Using BoardSafe Docks' unique engineering and installation talents, the city of Richmond became one of the first cities in Kentucky to install an accessible kayak launch. The launch, located in Lake Reba Park, is part of a pilot project to provide accessibility to the outdoors for people with…

Couderay-5
02 Dec

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Fisheries, recently installed two BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launches along the Couderay River in Couderay and Radisson, Wisconsin. The installation was part of the collaboration between Wisconsin DNR and BoardSafe Docks. Their goal was to provide inclusive access to the river…

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 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…

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…

Butler MetroParks Kayak Launch
22 Jun

MetroParks of Butler County, Ohio, and BoardSafe Docks, completed construction of an ADA-compliant adaptive kayak launch at the VOA Lake at Voice of America MetroPark, which is now open for public use. In 2020, MetroParks was awarded a $75,000 Paddling Enhancement Grant from the Ohio Department of Natural…