Hello. Please sign in!

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design Pocket Guide

308.1 General.

Reach ranges shall comply with 308.

Advisory 308.1 General. The following table provides guidance on reach ranges for children according to age where building elements such as coat hooks, lockers, or operable parts are designed for use primarily by children. These dimensions apply to either forward or side reaches. Accessible elements and operable parts designed for adult use or children over age 12 can be located outside these ranges but must be within the adult reach ranges required by 308.


or Side


Ages 3

and 4

Ages 5

through 8

Ages 9

through 12

Children's Reach Ranges



36 in

(915 mm)

40 in

(1015 mm)

44 in

(1120 mm)



20 in

(510 mm)

18 in

(455 mm)

16 in

(405 mm)


*You must sign in to view [MORE INFO...]