Rice Lake Kayak ribbon cutting
17 Aug

Equitable access to the outdoors is essential for everyone and offers recreational, economic, and ecological benefits to communities. The small town and lakefront community of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, has made great strides by offering everyone who lives near the lake the opportunity for inclusive recreation on the water.…

Gifford Pinchot State Park launch
02 Jun

Gifford Pinchot State Park, a 2,338-acre recreation destination, is located in northern York County, PA, between the towns of Rossville and Lewisberry. The park consists of reverted farm fields and rolling wooded hillsides that surround the 340 acres of Pinchot Lake, the park’s prime attraction. The lake was…

Syracuse Inner Harbor Kayak Launch-3
26 Apr

Syracuse Inner Harbor is the recipient of a newly-installed BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch, bringing accessible and adaptive kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddle boarding to the residents and visitors of Syracuse, NY.

End-of-season instructions-1
20 Apr

BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch—Instructions for End-of-Season Removal  Estimated Time Required: 2 hours Recommended Crew Size: 1 equipment operator and 2 laborers  Equipment Needed Loader / machinery to lift dock components from water  Rigging straps  Sledgehammer  Allen Wrench Set  Box Wrenches Safety Equipment: Hard Hat, safety glasses, gloves, proper…

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…

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…