Low-profile, 8-foot folding balance beam. Wood core with foam top and synthetic suede cover. Sits flush with the floor on non-slip base. Recessed hinges protect the floor. Carry handles. Wood core accommodates heavier weights than foam beams. Portable. Choice of colors.
Made of high-density, cross-linked polyethylene foam core for solid support. Covered with synthetic suede, which won't tear like vinyl and is easy to clean. Lightweight. Easy to handle and store. Choice of colors. Available in 8-foot or 9-foot lengths. Durable.
May not be supportive enough for older gymnasts but good for elementary-age children. May arrive with a slight odor, which will fade in time.
Wood core folding balance beam. Low profile. Measures 8 feet long and three inches high. Padded with cross-linked PE foam, which is the same padding that's used on competition beams. Heavy-duty synthetic suede covering. Well-constructed and sturdy.
Hinges on the bottom may slide on smooth flooring and scratch wood floors.
Synthetic suede cover sewn around two-layer foam core. Hook-and-loop closure panels at each end to join sections together. Beams measure four feet long. Each beam comes with hook-and-loop panels that span four inches in height. Base is designed for stability. Lightweight and easy for children to set up.
Must buy more than one section for a usable length. Best for gymnasts under 100 pounds.
Folding balance beam. Medium-density foam core. Measures nine feet long. Widens toward base for extra stability. Vinyl cover. Lightweight enough for children to move. Choice of colors.
Best for younger children. Foam may not support children doing more advanced gymnastics.
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Folding balance beams give athletes an easy-to-use option for working on their balance at home. Although balance beams are primarily for gymnasts, this device can be useful for all athletes. Learning to walk on a balance beam in a practice setting can help overall agility and balance for any sport. Folding balance beams have a full length of over 8’ for workouts. But when it’s time to store them, they’ll fold down so they can fit in a small space. A folding type of balance beam will sit directly on the ground. This makes it a good option for youngsters just learning how to walk on the beam. Should they fall, they’ll have a better chance to avoid injury versus a beam that’s a few feet in the air.