In many schools, the gymnasium is the multifunctional heart of the school, where every type of gathering and event takes place. It is the location for indoor school sports, but also often the place where students play music, act in plays, eat their meals, and watch speakers and guests. Because of this, gymnasiums need to be versatile and adaptable.
Retractable seats can be brought out when needed and securely tucked away when you need the space clear for something else. No one seating type will suit every facility's needs, and retractable seats offer easy space conversions for all the different events happening in the school gymnasium.
Begin setting expectations for your gymnasium by thinking about who will be using the space, how many people you need to accommodate, and what sorts of activities you anticipate it’ll be used for. Once you know what your needs will be, you can begin working on designing a space that can work regardless if you are hosting basketball, the chorale concert, or the fall dance. Here are a few retractable seating options to consider: