BoardSafe dock Friendship Park-full view
07 May

Jefferson County Park Commissioners are excited to bring accessibility to their lake at Friendship Park in Steubenville, Ohio. Friendship Park is a 1320-acre park located right outside the Village of Smithfield. The park has camping, boating, and fishing facilities, and is a popular spot for bird watching, biking,…

Savannah Lake Meyer sign
02 Nov

The City of Savannah, Georgia, recently installed a BoardSafe Adaptive Kayak Launch that offers kayak enthusiasts of all abilities the chance to get out and enjoy the water. The much-anticipated kayak and canoe launch provides universal access to Lake Mayer Community Park, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, GA.…

woman using adaptive kayak launch
09 Aug

The 2023 SOBA Symposium is less than three weeks away, and the growing need for non-motorized paddle access is on its agenda.With paddlesports on the rise, recreation stakeholders share responsibility for shaping our country‚Äôs water access spaces, ensuring their accessibility, and improving the user experience for all. Tom…

Adaptive Kayak Launch
03 Feb

Adaptive vs. Accessible Kayak Launches The popularity of kayaking and other paddle sports has increased over the last several years.  Adaptive athletes hold the same desire to be on the water with their able-bodied friends and family members. However, accessibility challenges continue to exist for those with physical…