Rifton Activity Chairs

The ultimate in active seating for pediatric to adult clients

Sizes & Dimensions

Use the dimensions chart below to help you make the right choice for your client.

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Key User Dimension

The user's overall height is a general guide to help you select the appropriate chair. Choose the model that allows for growth.

  • Rifton small standard base activity chair

    Small Standard Base

    R820

    User's overall height:

    28*-48"  

    *28-32 requires Mini Kit

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    Short legs: 21

    Long legs: 23

    Short legs with casters: 221/2

    Long legs with casters: 231/2

    Seat height above floor

    Short legs: 9½-12½

    Long legs: 18½-21½

    Short legs with casters: 13½-16½

    Long legs with casters: 18½-21½

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 15° back

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above footboard

    9 - 12

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    6 - 9

    Seat width with hip guides

    7 - 9

    Seat width with without hip guides

    12

    Seat depth

    8 - 12
     

    7 - 11 with "Mini Kit"

    Armrest height above seat

    5 - 7½

    Distance between laterals

    5½ - 11½

    Backrest height above seat

    12½ - 15½

    Headrest height above seat

    14½ - 21

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    75

  • Rifton small hi low base activity chair

    Small Hi/Lo Base

    R830

    User's overall height:

    28*-48"

    *28-32 requires Mini Kit

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    25

    Seat height above floor

    10 - 25

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 25° back

    Seat height above footboard

    9 - 12

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above footboard

    9 - 12

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    6 - 9

    Seat width with hip guides

    7 - 9

    Seat width with without hip guides

    12

    Seat depth

    8 - 12
     

    7 - 11 with "Mini Kit"

    Armrest height above seat

    5 - 7½

    Distance between laterals

    5½ - 11½

    Backrest height above seat

    12½ - 15½

    Headrest height above seat

    14½ - 21

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    75

  • Rifton medium standard base activity chair

    Medium Standard Base

    R840

    User's overall height:

    40-56"

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    Short legs: 23¼  

    Long legs: 24½

    Short legs with casters: 24½

    Long legs with casters: 25½


    Seat height above floor

    Short legs: 12½ - 16½

    Long legs: 19 - 23

    Short legs with casters: 16 - 20

    Long legs with casters: 19 - 23

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 15° back

    Seat height above footboard

    12 - 16½

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    8 - 12½

    Seat width with hip guides

    8½ - 11½

    Seat width with without hip guides

    14

    Seat depth

    11 - 16


    Armrest height above seat

    7 - 10½

    Distance between laterals

    6½ - 12

    Backrest height above seat

    15½ - 19

    Headrest height above seat

    17½ - 24½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    150

  • Rifton medium hi low base activity chair

    Medium Hi/Lo Base

    R850

    User's overall height:

    40-56"

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    27½

    Seat height above floor

    12 - 23

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 25° back

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above footboard

    12 - 16½

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    8 - 12½

    Seat width with hip guides

    8½ - 11½

    Seat width with without hip guides

    14

    Seat depth

    11 - 16

    Armrest height above seat

    7 - 10½

    Distance between laterals

    6½ - 12

    Backrest height above seat

    15½ - 19

    Headrest height above seat

    17½ - 24½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    150

  • Rifton large standard base activity chair

    Large Standard Base

    R860

    User's overall height:

    50-74"

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    Short legs: 26¼

    Long legs: 26¼

    Short legs with casters: 27¾

    Long legs with casters: 27¾

    Seat height above floor

    Short legs: 16½ - 20½

    Long legs: 20 - 24

    Short legs with casters: 16½ - 20½

    Long legs with casters: 20 - 24

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 15° back

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above footboard

    15 - 20

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    11 - 16

    Seat width with hip guides

    11 - 14

    Seat width with without hip guides

    17

    Seat depth

    15 - 20

    Armrest height above seat

    7 - 10½

    Distance between laterals

    9½ - 14

    Backrest height above seat

    19 - 24

    Headrest height above seat

    19½ - 29½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    225

  • Rifton large hi low base activity chair

    Large Hi/Lo Base

    R870

    User's overall height:

    50-74"

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    29¾

    Seat height above floor

    16 - 24

    Seat angle for tilt-in-space

    15° forward, 25° back

    Backrest angle adjustment

    5° forward, 20° back

    Seat height above footboard

    15 - 20

    Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

    11 - 16

    Seat width with hip guides

    11 - 14

    Seat width with without hip guides

    17

    Seat depth

    15 - 20

    Armrest height above seat

    7 - 10½

    Distance between laterals

    9½ - 14

    Backrest height above seat

    19 - 24

    Headrest height above seat

    19½ - 29½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    225

Key User Dimension

The user's overall height is a general guide to help you select the appropriate chair. Choose the model that allows for growth.

User's overall height

28*-48"  

*28-32 requires Mini Kit

28*-48"

*28-32 requires Mini Kit

40-56"

40-56"

50-74"

50-74"

Item Dimensions (inches)

Frame width

Short legs: 21

Long legs: 23

Short legs with casters: 221/2

Long legs with casters: 231/2

25

Short legs: 23¼  

Long legs: 24½

Short legs with casters: 24½

Long legs with casters: 25½


27½

Short legs: 26¼

Long legs: 26¼

Short legs with casters: 27¾

Long legs with casters: 27¾

29¾

Seat height above floor

Short legs: 9½-12½

Long legs: 18½-21½

Short legs with casters: 13½-16½

Long legs with casters: 18½-21½

10 - 25

Short legs: 12½ - 16½

Long legs: 19 - 23

Short legs with casters: 16 - 20

Long legs with casters: 19 - 23

12 - 23

Short legs: 16½ - 20½

Long legs: 20 - 24

Short legs with casters: 16½ - 20½

Long legs with casters: 20 - 24

16 - 24

Seat angle for tilt-in-space

15° forward, 15° back

15° forward, 25° back

15° forward, 15° back

15° forward, 25° back

15° forward, 15° back

15° forward, 25° back

Backrest angle adjustment

5° forward, 20° back

5° forward, 20° back

5° forward, 20° back

5° forward, 20° back

5° forward, 20° back

5° forward, 20° back

Seat height above footboard

9 - 12 9 - 12

12 - 16½

12 - 16½ 15 - 20 15 - 20

Seat height above foodboard with footboard lift

6 - 9 6 - 9

8 - 12½

8 - 12½ 11 - 16 11 - 16

Seat width with hip guides

7 - 9 7 - 9 8½ - 11½ 8½ - 11½ 11 - 14 11 - 14

Seat width with without hip guides

12 12

14

14

17

17

Seat depth

8 - 12
 

7 - 11 with "Mini Kit"

8 - 12
 

7 - 11 with "Mini Kit"

11 - 16


11 - 16

15 - 20

15 - 20

Armrest height above seat

5 - 7½ 5 - 7½ 7 - 10½ 7 - 10½ 7 - 10½ 7 - 10½

Distance between laterals

5½ - 11½ 5½ - 11½ 6½ - 12 6½ - 12 9½ - 14 9½ - 14

Backrest height above seat

12½ - 15½ 12½ - 15½ 15½ - 19 15½ - 19 19 - 24 19 - 24

Headrest height above seat

14½ - 21
14½ - 21
17½ - 24½
17½ - 24½
19½ - 29½
19½ - 29½

Maximum working load (lbs)

75

75

150

150

225

225

More information about Rifton Activity Chairs is located in the Product Manual (pdf).

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