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How To Surface & Stripe A Pickleball Court?

Pickleball is a great game for all ages, and a well-maintained pickleball court can provide many hours of enjoyment. It can be a great addition to any backyard. Not only is it a fun way to stay active, but it can also be a stylish focal point for your outdoor space. The key to creating a beautiful outdoor court is surfacing and striping.

With some preparation and suitable materials, you can have an outdoor court that looks professional and will be enjoyable to play on for years to come.

1. Plan the Layout

The first step in surfacing and striping your pickleball court is to plan the layout of your court. You will need to determine the size of the court, where you would like the net to be placed, and the color of your pickleball court. You can also get creative and give it a personalized touch with colors!

2. Measure the Area

Once you have a general layout idea, you can begin measuring the area. It is essential to ensure that the court is rectangular, with each side being the same length.

The official dimensions of a pickleball court are 20 feet by 44 feet, but you may want to adjust the size to fit your space.

3. Mark Off the Boundaries

Now, you will need to mark off the boundaries of the court. You can do this with chalk or spray paint. If you are using chalk, make sure to use a long straight edge to create consistent lines.

4. Choose Surface Material

You can use different surface materials for a pickleball court. The most common option is asphalt, but concrete and clay are also popular choices.

  • Asphalt is generally the cheapest option, but it will require more maintenance over time.
  • Concreteis more expensive, but it is much easier to keep clean.
  • Clay courts are the most expensive option but offer the best playing experience.

5. Applying the Surface Material

Once you have chosen a surface material, apply it to the pickleball court. Clay and asphalt surface must be installed by a professional. However, if you are using concrete, you can either hire a professional or do it yourself – if you have some previous experience in related work!

6. Striping the Pickleball Court

After applying the surface material, you must stripe the pickleball court. You can do this yourself with a paint roller and some masking tape. Mark off the court lines you wish to paint and then roll or brush a coat of paint on the surface.

With a bit of time & effort, you can have your own pickleball court right in your backyard!

If you’re in the Roseville, California area and require a new pickleball court or need to surface and stripe it in your backyard, give Action Asphalt a call.

We can help you enjoy some good old-fashioned competition. And remember, whether tennis or pickleball (or any other outdoor-court game), we always ensure the surface is stable for a fun and safe experience.

Request a quote today!