When you visit a stadium, one of the first things that you notice is the kind of seating that is present in the baseball, football or basketball stadiums that you are standing in. Stadiums are meant to provide comfortable as well as unblocked views of the game in progress. The seats may be in the form of bleachers, individual or row seating based on the kind of construction and the layout of the stadium. Seating options are customized for the occasion and the kind of sport being played, in addition to the budget in consideration. Attendees can also look out for luxury venues that one can use the elevator to reach and get the kind of facilities and treatment that one expects from five star comforts.
Bleachers are generally exposed and not upholstered, which means that these are limited in comfort and luxury. Most stadiums however, have auxiliary upholstering to add to the un-uphostered structural parts and in some cases the chairs may be permanent too. Nowadays, the trend is to ensure that the outdoor parks as well as stadiums have ergonomic designs where the configuration of the seats keeps the users’ best comfort in mind.
In movie theaters, the trend has shifted in favor of seats that are similar to those found in the stadiums and not merely the ones which had the slightly inclined designs that were just mildly comfortable. In stadiums, the entrance is at the rear, with a ramp placed in the wall, where there are stairs on either side that lead up to the seats. It is sad but true that when it comes to people in wheelchairs, they are generally forced to take up position in the front rows, which are least preferred by other users. This is because that this position they have to strain and stretch their necks. With change in the air, some mobility sensitive theaters are adding in elevators specially for wheelchairs to help patrons reach the top rows.
Stadiums have seating based on the kind of sport being played on the ground. For one, football stadiums generally have bleacher, simple seats while baseball stadiums have seats in tiers with back and arms too. The seating in football stadiums, which is prevalent in some colleges to, is called stepped seating where it is possible to step over the seats and across the aisles too.
Having backrests to the seats increases the comfort level of sports spectators with some of the possible options being quite inexpensive too. These backrests can sometimes be used along with older bleachers and nowadays there are special seating arrangements for people with disabilities too.