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Rifton Medium Standard Base Activity Chair (R840) - Rifton Equipment

Manufacturer:Rifton Equipment
Unit of Measure: Ea

Item Number:R840

Your Price:   $1,318.00

Product Description

The Rifton Activity Chair provides versatile, adaptable and active seating for every classroom activity. The therapist guided design of the Activity chair features includes the ability to adjust the chair, without tools, while the child is in the chair.

Includes seat and backrest, tilt-in-space base, armrests, short legs, and choice of upholstery colors.

The Standard base was designed for straightforward classroom use.
Rifton Medium Standard Base Activity Chair Some images may display non-standard options.

No-tool adjustments

No-tool adjustments

The Rifton Activity Chair makes adjustments simple. No tools are needed for any adjustment, making it an ideal choice for the busy special needs classroom.

Adjust with child in chair

Adjust with child in chair

The Rifton Activity Chair can be easily adjusted while a child is in the chair. This saves time and makes adjustments much simpler to gauge.



The Rifton Activity Chair tilt-in-space feature encourages sit-to-stand and rest positions. The R840 Standard base tilts 15° forward and 15° back.

Spring Option

Spring Option

The optional springs on the Rifton Activity Chair allow for calming through self-stim. The spring column can be locked when not in use. The R840 Standard base has optional springs in both backrest and seat, making it an ideal choice for children with autism.

Choice of 6 pad colors

Choice of 6 pad colors

The Rifton Activity Chair seat and backrest pads are made of polyurethane foam, with a polyurethane coated fabric cover. The pads come in 6 choices to add color to your special needs classroom.

User Height:40" - 56"
Frame Width (Short Legs):23.25"
Frame Width (Long Legs):24.50"
Frame Width (Short Legs w/ Casters):24.50"
Frame Width (Long Legs w/ Casters):25.50"
Seat Height Above Floor (Short Legs):12.50" - 16.50"
Seat Height Above Floor (Long Legs):19" - 23"
Seat Height Above Floor (Short Legs w/ Casters):16" - 20"
Seat Height Above Floor (Long Legs w/ Casters):19" - 23"
Seat Angle (Spring Option uses 10° of Back for Adjustment):15° Forward, 15° Back
Backrest Angle (Spring Option uses 10° of Back for Adjustment):5° Forward, 20° Back
Seat Height Above Footboard:12" - 16.50"
Seat Width w/ Hip Guides:8.50" - 11.50"
Seat Width w/o Hip Guides:14"
Seat Depth:11" - 16"
Armrest Height Above Seat:7" - 10.50"
Trunk Support Width:6.50" - 12"
Backrest Height:15.50" - 19"
Headrest Height Above Seat:17.50" - 24.50"
Weight Capacity:150lbs.
  • Users 40" - 56"
  • 150lbs Capacity
  • Ideal Classroom Chair
  • 15° forward, 25° back tilt
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