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 dimensions (inches)

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:

    32* – 48

    *28 – 38 requires mini kit

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    Item Dimensions (inches)

    Frame width

    Short legs: 21

    Long legs: 23

    Short legs with casters: 22½

    Long legs with casters: 23½

    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 footboard with footboard lift

    6 – 9

    Seat width with hip guides

    7 – 9

    Seat width without hip guides

    12

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    8 – 12

    7 – 11 with "mini kit"

    Armrest height above seat

    5 – 7½

    Trunk support width

    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

    26

    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 footboard with footboard lift

    6 – 9

    Seat width with hip guides

    7 – 9

    Seat width without hip guides

    12

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    8 – 12

    7 – 11 with "mini kit"

    Armrest height above seat

    5 – 7½

    Trunk support width

    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 footboard with footboard lift

    8 – 12½

    Seat width with hip guides

    8½ – 11½

    Seat width without hip guides

    14

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    11 – 16

    Armrest height above seat

    7 – 10½

    Trunk support width

    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 footboard with footboard lift

    8 – 12½

    Seat width with hip guides

    8½ – 11½

    Seat width without hip guides

    14

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    11 – 16

    Armrest height above seat

    7 – 10½

    Trunk support width

    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: 26¾

    Long legs: 26¾

    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 footboard with footboard lift

    11 – 16

    Seat width with hip guides

    11 – 14

    Seat width without hip guides

    17

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    15 – 20

    Armrest height above seat

    7 – 10½

    Trunk support width

    9½ – 14

    Backrest height above seat

    19 – 24

    Headrest height above seat

    19½ – 29½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    250

  • 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 footboard with footboard lift

    11 – 16

    Seat width with hip guides

    11 – 14

    Seat width without hip guides

    17

    Seat depth (1" increments)

    15 – 20

    Armrest height above seat

    7 – 10½

    Trunk support width

    9½ – 14

    Backrest height above seat

    19 – 24

    Headrest height above seat

    19½ – 29½

    Maximum working load (lbs)

    250

Key user dimensions (inches)

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

32* – 48

*28 – 38 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: 22½

Long legs with casters: 23½

26

Short legs: 23¼  

Long legs: 24½

Short legs with casters: 24½

Long legs with casters: 25½


27½

Short legs: 26¾

Long legs: 26¾

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 footboard 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 without hip guides

12

12

14

14

17

17

Seat depth (1" increments)

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

Trunk support width

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

250

250

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Activity Chair Sizes

a chart showing the heights and widths of Rifton Activity Chair