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The Best Floating Dock Kits Ever!
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Will answer these questions and more:

  • What is the difference between Air-Filled and Foam-Filled floats?
  • What’s the difference between a 16″ float and a 20″ float?
  • How many pounds does a 6-float floating dock kit support?

Building Your Own Dock Has Never Been Easier! Need Ideas?

Take a look at the illustrations below for floating dock kit ideas that come with plans and complete kit.  Don’t see the dock you would like? Give us a call! Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will be ready to help you figure out exactly what you want to make your dock dreams come true.  We have happy customers.

Want to know the difference between a wooden dock and an aluminum dock?  Read Our Articles below.

Floating Dock Kits & Plans

Click on the Floating Dock Kits & Plans that Catch
Your Interest for more Information and to Order

Just one click and you have everything you need to order the dock of your desires!  Note: these plans and kits are designed with the 48″ x 24″ x 16″ float.  The 16″ float is the most popular and works well in residential and most commercial settings.  If you prefer a heavy-duty 48″ x 24″ x 20″ float, give us a call!  Or you can order from the Floats & Floating Dock Kits below.  The plans that are offered along with the kit are illustrations but not to exact detail.  However, they give you all the information you need to build a successful dock! 

The Finger Sections range from 12′ to 20′ and, of course, can be attached together for your desired length.  You can also shorten the 4′ x 12′ to 8′ in length.  The 6′ Sections are used the same as the fingers but gives a broader walkway.  And the Platform Sections can each represent your final destination or be combined for a custom build.  The Platforms here, start at 8′ and go up to 16′.  If you want a larger platform, say 20′ x 20′, give us a call!  Order 24 floats or more for a 10% discount!!!  Gi!ve us a call to ensure you have all you need for success and savings

Pre-Designed Floating Dock Kits & Plans

For your convenience, we have pre-packaged these floating docks for you.  Just click on the diagram for more information!

Big Savings at check-out with some of these docks

Flares & Boat Dock Kits & Plans

Talk about custom!!!  Because we have no idea what size boat(s) you want to park in a slip, we need to know the dimensions of your boat hull(s).  Here are two docks requiring flares for that custom touch for the same price as an equal size float!  Use these for your own customized boat dock.  Whether you have pontoon boats, fishing boats or yachts, we will tailor your diagram and cut list to your liking.  If you have more than one size boat, even better!!!   Click on the diagram for more information.  The 2 Slip Dock will have a minimum of 24 floats for bulk prices!!!!  Give us a call for your measurements and discount.  We are happy to assist you.

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Marina using our Floating Dock Kits

Our Floating Dock Kits are Designed to Build Upright

Made by Boaters, for Boaters

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Each kit you order comes complete with instructions, a diagram and a cut list, customized to your selection(s).

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Don’t see what you want or need more information?  Give us a call at (780) 992-1793

Or email us a message here!

What are you Wading for???

Floating Dock Kits

Are you ready to do a little DIY?

Here is a two-part video of a floating dock built by our crew.

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Floats & Floating Dock Kits

Click on a float kit for more information

If you just want a float or two, or want to design your own unique dock, you’ve come to the right place. These kits include all the hardware you need for 4-corners per kit.  If you would like more hardware, click here. Ordering just the float kit in this section will not include a building diagram nor will it include a cut list. If you want a building diagram and cut list, check out our complete array of dock diagrams above.

The floats come in two sizes: 

  • 48″ X 24″ X 16″ or
  • 48″ X 24″ X 20″

The 16″ floats are our most popular and are excellent for both residential and commercial.  The 20″ floats are for heavy duty usage.  Call us for quotes on any 20″ float projects & kits (above), or you can order the 20″ quotes from these kits.  Click on box of interest for more information or to order.  Purchase 24 or more floats for a bulk discount!  Give us a call!

“I purchased my Aquamax swimming platform from Emax Plastics in 2006.  I bought it for my trout pond.  Fifteen years later, it’s still perfect. 

I would highly recommend Aquamax dock kits to any DIY enthusiast!”

~~Curtis Joseph~~

Canadian Resident

DIY Floating Dock Kits & Plans Your Way

Creating and building your own dock with our Floating Dock Kit is easier than you think!

We have taken all of the guesswork out of the equation.
SIMPLE DIY!  In this article, you will find what you need regarding floating dock kits and hardware.

Whether you are located on a

  • River
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • Sea
  • Cove or Bay
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Our floating dock kits will serve you well.  We will provide you with everything you need except for lumber and deck screws.  You will also want to secure your dock with anchors.  

Looking for the best product out there?  These floats are constructed using:

  • Commercial-grade UV-enhanced LLDPE plastic, a virtually indestructible material
  • They are rotationally molded, enhancing the material’s strength and ensuring the float is airtight
  • The deep black color comes from natural charcoal additives.  The dark color provides not only a sleek appearance but also effectively draws in solar heat to create a protective barrier in cold weather.  
  • The best news is most floats are recycled materials, contributing to the safety of our environment.  

What makes these floats stand out is their 16″ size.  A 16″ float is a standard that fits well even in most commercial setups.  But these kits also come in 20″ floats for heavy duty support.  If you wish to order a dock kit, give us a call!

Be sure to include the weight of the wood decking to your total support weight.  Customize your dock with your choice of deck materials. Go exotic or save money, perhaps you have some lumber at home waiting for a project like this!  And we are by your side every step of the way, cheering you on.

Rest easy knowing that you’re getting the best materials available, with a design that has been appreciated by many for decades of reliable use.

What are the Benefits of having a Wooden Dock, vs Plastic or Aluminum?

Nestled in the heart of a rustic setting, lies a true embodiment of classic charm and natural harmony: a floating wooden dock. This dock, crafted from the finest wood, stands as a testament to timeless craftsmanship, seamlessly blending into the serene backdrop of the pond.

Choosing wood for this floating dock brings with it numerous benefits. Beyond its natural beauty and ability to blend with the rustic surroundings, wood is an eco-friendly choice. Its sustainability and carbon-neutral status make the dock an environmentally conscious addition to any waterfront.  Moreover, wood’s durability and natural non-slip texture offer a safe, long-lasting outdoor experience that synthetic materials simply cannot match.

This floating wooden dock is more than just a structure; it’s a gateway to creating timeless memories by the water. Its design and material choice reflect a deep appreciation for nature’s beauty, offering an inviting, safe, and sustainable way to enjoy the pond’s tranquil waters and stunning views. Whether you’re looking to fish, swim, or simply relax, this dock provides the perfect setting, marrying functionality with the undeniable aesthetic appeal of classic wood.

Extreme Weather & Water Conditions Could Call for Wood & Aluminum Framing

Why would you use both aluminum and wood?   Because this river can rise 20′ in a day and change direction, there may be a need for a combination of wood, aluminum & pilings for a stronger, longer lasting deck support and still keep the beauty of a wooden dock.

Floating Dock at residence in Canada on extreme river
Floating Dock at residence in Canada on extreme river
Floating Dock at residence in Canada on extreme river
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