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Accessible boating

Access to recreational boating in Massachusetts state parks is provided through adaptive recreational programming in the spring, summer, and fall.

Adaptive kayaking, canoeing, sailing, and rowing programs are offered seasonally through the Universal Access Program. Most programs take place on ponds or lakes, with river opportunities available for more experienced paddlers. Most boating programs have a small fee, and pre-registration is always required. Contact the Universal Access Program for more information, or to be notified of upcoming program locations and dates.

Contact Information

Locations for Accessible boating

Upcoming Events

  • Adaptive sailing on the Charles River 

    21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114
    April–October 31, 7 days a week on an appointment basis.
    Take sailing lessons or go out for a recreational sail with Community Boating, Inc.
Image credits:  Kayaking with pontoons at Highland Lake, DAR State Forest (Marcy Marchello)

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