Manufacturer of Quality Aluminum Bleachers, Benches, and Picnic Tables.

National Recreation Systems
America's most trusted bleacher company.
Aluminum Bleachers by NRS


Aluminum Bleachers manufactured by National Recreation Systems, an industry leader in aluminum bleacher design, manufacturing, and project management. We provide quality, innovative seating systems solutions at affordable prices to our customers. With our nation-wide dealer network and nearly 100,000 square feet in manufacturing facility, we are able to provide unsurpassed service to our customers with fast and accurate shipments of our quality aluminum bleachers.

We manufacture smaller portable aluminum bleachers and  larger seating systems including aisles, ADA wheelchair seating, ramps, stairs etc… We also provide expert recommendations based on your specific needs and building and safety codes.

Basic Bleacher Terms

When buying bleachers, it helps to understand some of the more common phrases. Below is a list of commonly used terms and phrases used in bleacher specifications.

Single Foot Plank” or “Single Foot Board” is a term used to describe (1) 2"x10” mill finish aluminum foot plank per row to rest your feet on when seated. You'll normally find single foot planks on smaller sets of bleachers, or or Tip 'N Roll Series. Consumers choose a single foot board to either save weight on transportable bleachers, save money, or space space.

Double Foot Plank” or “Double Foot Board” is a term used to describe (2) 2"x10” mill finish aluminum foot planks per row to rest your feet on when seated. You'll find double foot boards on larger sets of bleachers and expecially on permanant grandstands. Consumers choose double foot boards to make their bleachers more comfortable, safer, and easier to walk on.

Riser Plank” is a term used to describe a “mill finish” aluminum plank that is mounted vertically under the seat and behind your feet to close the opening to meet building and safety codes.

Rise” The vertical measure from the top of a bleacher seat to the top of the bleacher seat in the next row.

Run” The horizontal measure from the front of a bleacher seat to the front of the bleacher seat in the next row. The run will change if you choose single or double foot planks.

For more information on buying bleachers, check out our Bleacher Buying page.

National Recreation Systems Reviews

Our Customers have rated NRS 5/5 based on 24 customer reviews

Bleacher Modification

“Mike and David are thinking outside of the box to come up with creative solutions to modify an existing bleacher. This Bleacher modification is on a tight timeline and a long distance away (Hawaii), that is what makes it more of a challenge. ” -


Bleachers for an Elementary School

“Friendly; professional, knowledgeable; efficient with a quick response.” -


Bleacher Sales Rep Mike

“Mike Maxwell has gone the extra mile to make sure that he gave me the best price and service he could. Great sales rep, I will call again when I need another bleacher.” -


Bleacher Sales Rep Laurie

“Laurie Marshall is AMAZING, super helpful and does her absolute best to get quotes out quickly.” -



“Prompt responses and knowledgeable staff.” -