Pool wheelchair Hippocampe

the Water wheelchair pool for swimming pools

The swimming pool wheelchair Hippocampe of Vipamat

Handicap pool access
The Hippocampe Pool access chair by Vipamat enables to simplify disabled people’s access to aquatic activities at swimming pool, without using their standard wheelchair and so without damaging it.

A wheelchair for pool, water resistant
The Hippocampe amphibious wheelchair was conceived to be water resistant and can be used from the changing room, accompany the user under the shower and help them to access to bathing on becoming a water wheelchair.

With its camber, the Hippocampe Pool wheelchair is easy to handle. Its hydrophobic foam seat provides the optimum comfort to remain seated in wet areas. Its low seating enables to be steady and to down stairs or inclined plane, in order to proceed on the launching in the water.

The use of the pool wheelchair will enable to avoid hygiene problems linked to the access of standard wheelchair inside of wet areas.

The access to public places such as the swimming pool with the Hippocampe wheelchair is an advantage for local authority who make this approach.


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Our Pool wheelchair Hippocampe, partner of your outings in private or public swimming pools


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Pool wheelchair Hippocampe :

The Pool wheelchair Hippocampe can be used in a private pool for launching thanks to its stainless steel materials.

Water wheelchair Pool Hippocampe

Water resistant:

the frame of the pool pushchair Hippocampe is stainless. The hydrophobic seat does not sponge and dries quickly.

Pool wheelchair wheels:

the wheelchair’s grey tires do not mark the floor of the aquatic area.

Three ways to access the pool:

To access the pool with the wheelchair accessible swimming pool three solutions are possible:
– Go down by the access slope then get out the floating chair.
– Immobilize the pool pushchair Hippocampe with the brakes, transfer on the floor at the edge of the pool then descend into the pool.
– Or, accompanied by a third person, go down the small steps of the basin to access the water.


The pool pushchair Hippocampe is designed to be rinsed and disinfected regularly.

Medical device

The swimming pool wheelchair meets the requirements for medical devices, CE and ISO 13 485 certified. Its seat is treated to resist fire.

Go through the footbath

Very chlorinated, the footbath deteriorates the wheelchairs of disabled people. The water wheelchair Pool Hippocampe crosses the footbath and keeps the aquatic center area clean. The use of the Hippocampe pool wheelchair will avoid hygienic problems related to the access of a city wheelchair inside the wetland.

Disabled swimming:

Swimming is the most practical sport for people with disabilities. It allows the greatest number, from mild to heavier disabilities, to use their motor skills in a situation of weightlessness. The pool disabled buggy Hippocampe facilitates access to swimming lessons for the disabled people.


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Made inFrance / CE