Our Floating Dock Systems

Before buying a floating dock system, learn more and see why PolyDock is the perfect solution for your waterfront needs.

Investing in a PolyDock floating dock system gets you closer to your next waterfront adventure than ever before. The entire PolyDock family is low-maintenance and easy to own and set up, so no matter how you enjoy the water, you won’t have to spend a ton of money, time, and effort on adjusting your dock system to make it work for you. PolyDock floating dock systems are modular, meaning that you can connect multiple segments into configurations from a simple walkway out to your boat to a floating entertaining space and extension of your home.

PolyDock is a great choice for nearly any residential dock application because its modular design is made to last, highly configurable, and easy to add on as your needs change, plus, PolyDock is easy to own because it requires minimal maintenance. Discover why PolyDock is the best choice for your residential dock application. 

Are floating dock systems suitable for both residential and commercial use?

A well-made floating dock system is suitable for a variety of applications. PolyDock caters to residential and commercial customers, providing value to both groups with its PolyDock floating dock systems. 

Residential floating docks offer low-maintenance access to the water, making it easier for the average boater to enjoy the water without worrying about a lot of dock system maintenance. Residential dock systems are built to last and are compatible with an array of accessories that add value to the waterfront experience and the property. Because floating dock systems, like those from PolyDock, are modular docking systems, it’s very easy for you to change your dock layout as your needs change—maybe you expanded your personal fleet, you’re downsizing now that the kids have moved out, or you picked up a new hobby since last boating season. The options are nearly endless. 

PolyDock floating dock systems also offer these benefits and more to commercial users. Configurability and durability are beneficial for commercial marina applications, especially if you’re upgrading to polyethylene from a different material like wood that cuts down on the time and money spent on maintaining the dock system. The PolyDock floating modules offer unparalleled aesthetic appeal compared to other systems. With no need for painting, staining, or replacing, you’ll save time and money, allowing you to allocate your resources more effectively in your business while keeping your guests happy and impressed.

What are the advantages of using a floating dock system?

If you’re accustomed to sectional docks or dock systems mounted on piles, you might not be as familiar with the advantages that floating docks offer owners. One of the biggest advantages of floating dock systems is their adaptability to fluctuating water levels. Floating docks are ideal for shorelines with significant water level fluctuations throughout the season due to their ability to float on water. They can effortlessly adjust to these changes without any tools or intervention required from the owner. They’re also good for shorelines with sudden drop-offs or very deep water. Unlike dock systems with legs or piles, floating docks are anchored in place, allowing them to be positioned in areas where other docks cannot be installed. Combined with other benefits that PolyDock offers, such as high-quality construction, limitless configurability, and compatible accessories for every waterfront need, a floating dock system is one of the best options. 

Are floating dock systems suitable for various water conditions, such as tides and waves?

There is a common misconception that floating docks are unstable or require sea legs before you reach your boat; however, this is not the case. Thanks to advanced engineering and modern technology, floating docks can be as stable as docks supported by legs or piles. In smooth, stable water, your floating dock system will support you without wobbling back and forth. And when the tides change, your floating dock can automatically adjust to the new water level as it comes in. PolyDock systems are molded with recessed areas in the bottom to create a suction-like effect that creates more stability and less movement on the water’s surface.

In the event of significant waves, such as during a big storm, temporarily removing your floating dock from the water is advisable. Or you can ensure it’s securely fastened to a sturdy object on the shore. For areas that frequently experience rough water conditions, consult your local PolyDock dealer for expert advice on the best solutions.

How durable are floating dock systems?

Floating dock systems are as durable as the materials they’re made from and the engineering used to construct them. Luckily for PolyDock owners, they’re getting the best in both areas. PolyDock floating dock modules are made from rotationally molded polyethylene, ensuring a seamless and uniform structure without any weak points. This polyethylene is designed to withstand impacts, water damage, and UV radiation from the sun. This exceptional resistance enables it to endure various shoreline conditions, ensuring durability and reliability regardless of your location. As mentioned before, polyethylene doesn’t require the same level of maintenance as wood or composite materials. Additionally, it isn’t as pricey as materials like aluminum, making it a durable and practical choice for waterfronts everywhere.

Can I attach accessories or add-ons, such as cleats, ladders, or boat lifts, to a floating dock system?

Yes, and we recommend that you do! While your waterfront could start and end with a dock that goes straight out into the water, the right dock accessories can add elements of fun, increase safety, and ensure a customized fit for your waterfront experience. PolyDock accessories can be installed on the perimeter of any new or existing PolyDock system and help you make the most of your time spent on and around the water. PolyDock has options for everything you might need for your floating dock system—from dock furniture, fishing rod holders, storage options for your boating and watersports equipment, as well as cleats, guides, and stops to help properly moor and dock your boat.

PolyDock has a catalog of accessories, add-ons, and other features that are compatible with your PolyDock system. For more information on what we carry and the options that would work best with your waterfront, get in touch with PolyDock so we can help you find a dealer in your area.

The PolyDock Floating Dock Features

Our floating docks are constructed from modular, rotationally molded polyethylene, making them a versatile and durable solution for any waterfront. The recessed areas on the bottom of each PolyDock section help to provide stability between the dock and the water surface. This ingenious design results in less movement as you walk along the length and width of the floating dock system.

When you choose PolyDock, you also get:

  • Slip-resistant surface: PolyDock features a slip-resistant brick-pattern surface, ensuring you and your loved ones can safely enjoy the spoils of waterfront living.
  • Aesthetic quality: PolyDock is designed to look great on any shoreline. The cool-to-the-touch tan color deflects heat and allows the dock system to blend in with any environment.
  • Low-maintenance docking solution: Unlike wood or metal docks, their polyethylene construction requires minimal upkeep. With no need for sanding, staining, or painting, you spend less time tinkering and more time enjoying the water.
  • Adaptability to changing conditions: Our floating docks feature hydrophobic vents to address the thermal expansion, contraction, and buoyancy issues caused by changing water temperatures.

Versatility, functionality, quality – that’s the PolyDock difference.

Popular Floating Dock Layouts

We offer diverse pre-designed floating dock configurations to help jumpstart your dream waterfront. From simple platforms for launching your boat and personal watercraft (PWC) to sectional entertainment spaces and outdoor activity hubs, PolyDock’s modular dock system offers unlimited versatility.

Popular dock layouts include the following:

  • T-Shape: This layout provides ample space for managing various watercraft. The T-shape design is also perfect for adding a kayak launch, fishing spot, or lounge area.
  • L-Shape: The L-configuration creates a protected area within the dock while offering generous space for multiple vessels and waterfront activities.
  • U-Shape: Ideal for larger waterfronts, the U-shape configuration provides maximum space for various activities. This layout helps protect your boat from traffic and provides additional mooring space for other watercraft.

Choose from a wide assortment of dock section sizes to create your perfect floating dock layout. Section sizes include the following:

  • 4’ x 6’
  • 3’ x 10’
  • 4’ x 10’
  • 5’ x 10’
  • 6’ x 8’
  • 4’ corner sections

Our modular docking systems are highly configurable and easy to add to as your needs change. Connect multiple segments to the walkway to create an entertainment space or add docking capacity for PWCs. Whatever you need from your waterfront, PolyDock custom floating docks allow you to live your best life.

Anchoring Options

PolyDock Products has developed a wide range of anchoring options for your PolyDock floating dock system. Because each dock layout is unique, and each shoreline, lake, river, or ocean bottom will vary from location to location, we offer a number of anchoring options that best fit the PolyDock floating dock system. 



Accessories from PolyDock Products are easy to install on your new or existing PolyDock floating dock system, and they’re easy to enjoy too. Accessories will help you make the most of your time on the water. Choose accessories that help you relax, like dock furniture and fishing rod holders, or choose accessories that keep you closer to your next adventures like the Paddle Sports Storage Rack, or the Canoe / Kayak Launch.


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