Harlequin Activity - Vinyl Top

A permanently installed sprung dance floor system based on a triple layer construction. It is a fully-floating system with no fixings to the sub-floor and can be laid on almost any reasonably smooth and flat surface without preparation.

The system can be adapted to withstand heavy loading including retractable seating. Harlequin Activity has been tested for impact sound reduction with a variety of different Harlequin surfaces, according to BS EN ISO 140-8. Results ranged from 22–24 dB.

Harlequin Activity can be installed with a choice of vinyl surfaces:

  • Harlequin vinyl surface - for all types of performance, but particularly dance.
  • Guarantee for reasonable wear and tear covers five years.
  • Harlequin Activity permanent sprung floors are fitted by Harlequin's own Contracts Division as part of a total package to ensure the floor is correctly installed and is fully compliant with current regulations and standards.

General information


Depends on vinyl top surface chosen


Fully-floating system, no fixings to the sub-floor, can be laid on any reasonably smooth and flat surface without prior preparation




Guaranteed for 5 years

Uniclass 2015

Ss_30_42_72_72 Resilient sheet floor covering systemsPrimary


K11/295 Floating floor system

Specification data - Resilient sheet floor covering systems

Product Reference

Activity floating sprung dance floor with Performance Vinyl












Cascade, FreeStyle, Marine, Standfast, and Studio.

Dark Grey



Cascade, Standfast, Studio.

Light Grey

Cascade and Standfast.


Cascade only.


Edge profiles

Small ballet barre, beech

Small ballet barre, aluminium

Medium ballet barre, beech

Medium ballet barre, aluminium

Large ballet barre, aluminium

Large ballet barre, beech

Single bracket, black

Single bracket, grey

Double bracket, black

Double bracket, grey

Ballet barre extension kit, beech

Ballet barre extension kit, aluminium

Wall mounted bracket, single

Wall mounted bracket, double

Wall mounted bracket, square

Wall mounted bracket, oval

Floor mounted bracket, single

Floor mounted bracket, double

End brackets

Ballet barre corner angle sleeve

Wooden barre, pine

Wooden barre, beech 1.5 m length

Wooden barre, beech 2.3 m length

Standard product features


  • A polymer damp-proof membrane is laid across the subfloor onto which is placed a layer of cellular polyurethane of proprietary density. Two layers of moisture-resistant semi-flexible panels are then installed and staggered, so that the joins do not coincide.
  • The top layer of panels is bonded to the one below with a non-setting adhesive and fastened mechanically.
  • The damp-proof membrane is folded onto the surface and secured to form a damp-proof seal.
  • Then the selected Harlequin vinyl performance surface is installed and adhered. The seams are welded to form an unbroken surface and, finally, the gap between the flooring and the wall is filled with a composite skirting profile, screwed to the edge of the floor structure to form a flexible seal to the wall.
  • Area elasticity providing 'give' or flexion over the section where a performer lands.
  • Point elasticity offering compression at the point of contact.


- Vinyl surface:

  • Top surface: Vinyl performance surface, e.g. Harlequin Cascade.
  • Top panel: 9 mm moisture resistant semi flexible board.
  • Lower panel: 12 mm moisture resistant semi flexible board.
  • Cellular layer: 25 mm cellular polyurethane.
  • Damp proof membrane: minimum 0.2 mm PE membrane.
  • Overall thickness: 46 mm without vinyl surface.

Maximum distributed load:

750 kg/m².

Maximum dynamic load:

350 kg/m².

Tested in accordance with DIN 18032–2:

  • Shock absorption: 64%.
  • Vertical deformation: 3.8 mm.
  • Area deflection: 7.2%.
  • Rolling load: >1500 N.

Product Options

Surface layer:

- Cascade:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Colours: Various colours available, special colours to order.
  • Slip resistant providing an ideal performance surface.
  • Conveys a soft feel or ‘warmth’ to give added confidence to dancers.
  • Heavy duty, durable and special hard wearing floor.
  • Bactericidal to prevent harbouring of germs.

- Fiesta:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Extra tough and suited to percussive dance.
  • Realistic oak strip patterned surface.

- FreeStyle:

  • Specifically developed to meet the needs of hip-hop and street dancers, who want a floor which provides less slip-resistance, enabling them to move freely yet safety at the same time. Suitable also for jazz, contemporary and modern dance, plus aerobics and zumba.

- Marine:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Colour: Black.
  • Slightly marbled surface to resist scuffing and hide marks.
  • Fire rating: IMO FTP Code part 2 and 5.

- Standfast:

  • Thickness: 2.6 mm.
  • Colours: Black, grey, light grey and dark grey.
  • Slip-resistant surface, ideal as a permanent multi-purpose dance and stage flooring for heavy-duty use.

- Studio:

  • Thickness: 3 mm.
  • Colours: Black, grey, dark grey and white.
  • Slip resistant - rosin unnecessary.
  • Durable and special hard wearing floor.
  • Black or grey matt finish avoids unwanted reflections from stage lighting.
  • Bactericidal to prevent harbouring of germs.


  • Composite edging profiles screwed to the edge of the floor structure to form a flexible seal to the wall.
  • Single bracket also available in white, metallic or chrome painted to order.
  • Double bracket also available in white, metallic or chrome painted to order.
  • Wall mounted brackets available with custom bracket designs to order.
  • Under window wall mounted bracket available to custom design.

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Third party certifications
  • DIN: DIN 18032-2, EN 14904-2006
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