Pickleball is an increasingly popular sport here in the United States. It combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong for an age-inclusive sport that is played with a racket. With its increasing popularity, you may be wondering if you can convert a tennis court into a pickleball court, and the answer to that query would be: yes, you can indeed convert a tennis court into a pickleball court.
Whether you own a business and would like to welcome pickleball players to your property by converting one of your existing tennis courts into a pickleball court or you have a tennis court at home that you want to be able to play pickleball on, it can be done. Here is what you need to know about the variety of ways in which you can convert a tennis court into a pickleball court so that you can enjoy this fun, rising sport on your property.
Use Chalk And Lower The Net
If you want to convert a tennis court into a pickleball court but in a temporary way, without transforming your existing tennis court, you can use chalk to draw out the boundaries of a pickleball court and lower the net in the middle. If you are playing on a business’s property, you will want to check in and ensure that it’s okay to draw on their tennis court and lower the net prior to doing so. Alternatively, if you have a tennis court and you want to be able to play pickleball from time to time without having to do anything to your tennis court, this is something that you can do too.
Single one tennis court consists of the space needed for four pickleball courts, if you do this, you’ll want to stick to the middle. Using a strap can bring the middle of the net down to where you need it for pickleball.
Consider A Multi-Sport Court
If you anticipate that you’ll be playing pickleball fairly frequently, but you still love your tennis court, you can consider converting it into a multi-sport court. A multi-sport court allows you to enjoy both sports on the same court. The primary sport will have its lines drawn out in a more prominent color while the secondary court would use a more faded color. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy both sports on the same court without needing to bust out any chalk.
You can also get an easily adjustable net, to make switching from one sport to another even easier. With a multi-sport court, you can convert a tennis court into a pickleball court simply by playing within the pickleball boundaries and adjusting the net. Easy-peasy! If you want to enjoy both tennis and pickleball on the same court, a multi-sport court is the way to to.
Resurface Your Court
If you want to convert your tennis court into a pickleball court without being able to play tennis on it, this can easily be done with resurfacing. One tennis court takes up the space needed for four pickleball courts, making this an easy way to add multiple pickleball courts to your business or home. However, just because you can convert one tennis court into four pickleball courts doesn’t mean that you need to. You can use the space for two, or even just one, and then have the rest of the court space altered however you desire.
When you convert a tennis court into a pickleball court, you’ll want to rely on a professional resurfacing company to ensure that the job’s done right. With Utah Court Surfacing, you can rest assured that your new pickleball court will look just the way you want it to. We provide many different ways that you can customize your pickleball court, from custom color schemes to graphics and more.
We take pride in the quality of our work. Our court surfaces are made to last, and you can count on them to last the expected 5-7 years before needing to be refreshed with a resurfacing job. We also provide multi-court surfacing, so if you want to convert a tennis court into a pickleball court, without getting rid of the tennis part, we can resurface it into a multi-sport court that allows you to play both sports whenever you like.
Alternatively, we can build you a tennis court or a pickleball court, whichever you desire. To learn more about how we can convert a tennis court into a pickleball court, contact Utah Court Surfacing today!