Hippocampe Swimming Pool Wheelchair
The Swimming Pool Hippocampe is designed for public or private swimming pools, aquatic centers, thalassotherapy and fitness centers,etc.
Hippocampe Swimming Pool Chair
Who doesn’t love to enjoy and have fun in the swimming pool? Now you can be in the water too without facing any obstacles.
Imagine you have a wheelchair that offers you freedom & mobility in the pool area. Think of all the fun you can have without having any worries.
Vipamat brings the solution to your problem. We always cover all grounds on what is the easiest and simplest way to have access to water activities. For example: How to reach the changing room, the shower, before reaching the pool. Crossing the wet floor in a wheelchair?
Hippocampe wheelchair is designed to be resist water, which can be borrowed from the changing room and you can also use it while taking a shower. The wheelchair is easy to use and equipped with a front directional wheel helping it to move freely up and down the lanes of the swimming pool. The seat of the wheelchair is made from hydrophobe foam to provide maximum comfort and water resistance.
For accessing the pool, there are three possible solutions: First, is to get off the slope access then you can lift yourself out of the wheelchair. Second, is to use the brakes and stop the Hippocampe wheelchair, then moving yourself to the nearest ground surface to the water and entering the pool. Third, is to take the help of another person to reach the water.
Details & Specification
Hippocampe wheelchair is manufactured by VIPAMAT TECHNOLOGIE. It’s designed to meet the needs of all age and sizes. Hippocampe wheelchair weighs only 29 pounds (13kg). The user sits 13.8 inches (35cm) above the ground providing stability.
The wheelchair can be operated easily by the user himself, using the rear tires. You can also ask for the help of another person to push the bar of the backrest.
The wheelchair has adapted the technology of the nautical and cycling industry, making it rust proof. It is made of stainless steel, aluminum and plastic.
The Hippocampe is made of:
- A Directional front wheel
- A foot-rest covered in fiber-glass with closed cells foam to protect from any injuries causing to skin
- An anodized aluminum tubes base frame covered with a blue casing in order prevent it from sunlight and skin burns
- The seat is made of a closed cells fabric with a hole in the center for water to evacuate
Details and Specifications for the Hippocampe Swimming Pool Wheelchair
Total width - 27" - 68 cm
Interior width - 19.5"- 50 cm
Seat height - ground - 13.5"- 34 cm
Total height - 38" - 96 cm
Back seat height - 14.5" - 37 cm
Weight - 25.3 lb - 11.5 kg
Max user weight - 286 lb / 130 kg
Seat width - 15.5"- 40 cm
Total length - 54" - 137 cm
Seat depth - 14.5" - 37 cm
Seat length - 28.5" - 72 cm
The person sits only 13.8 inches (35cm) off the ground which provides better stability.
Seat : Comfortable hydrophobic foam (3cm thickness) covered by black fabric which dries quickly and avoids skin problems.
Frame : Stainless steel and anodized aluminum with a foam cover that is comfortale to the touch even in case of heat and cold exposure.
Push bar : Anodized aluminium tube with a handle covered in foam thatimproves comfort for the companion.
Manual and Videos for the Hippocampe Swimming Pool Wheelchair
Warranty for the Hippocampe Swimming Pool Wheelchair
The Hippocampe - USA comes with:
One Year Limited Manufacturers Warranty on Parts from the date of purchase.
That covers the replacement of defective parts.
The warranty doesn′t cover improper use of the chair
and neither the wear and tear due to use.