February 28, 2023

What are the Pickleball court dimensions?

What are the Pickleball court dimensions?
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The first time you step foot on a Pickleball court, you think to yourself “this feels like a tennis court but it is obviously smaller.”  And for those of you who have or currently play double badminton, you say “this feels familiar.”

So how big is a standard pickleball court?

Here are the regulation dimensions of a pickleball court:

Pickleball court dimensions: 44ft x 20ft
Total court length: 44ft (13.4m)
Total court width: 20ft (6.1m)
Total court size: 880sqft (81.74sqm)

Pickleball court dimensions and size  are 44ft by 20ft for a square feet of 880sqft
The official regulation size and dimensions of a Pickleball court

Within the court, there are 3 sections with the following dimensions:

Right Service Court Dimensions: 15ft x 10ft (4.72mx 3.09m)
Left Service Court Dimensions: 15ft x 10ft(4.72m x 3.09m)
Non-Volley Zone (aka The Kitchen) Dimensions:7ft x 20ft (2.13m x 6.1m)

Official and legal inner dimensions and sizes for a pickleball court
Pickleball inner court dimensions for service areas and the Non-Volley Zone (Kitchen)


Additional FAQs


How Big is the Kitchen in Pickleball?

The kitchen, or non-volley zone (NVZ), is 7ft by 20ft, or 144sqft.  For you metric fans, that’s 2.13mby 6.1m or 130 sqm.

Is a Pickleball court the same size as at tennis court?

No, while a pickleball court is 44ft by 20ft, a tennis court is much bigger at 78ft by 36ft (for doubles) and 78ft by 27ft (for singles)

What is the size of an indoor Pickleball court?

Indoor and outdoor Pickleball courts are the same size and dimensions at 44ft by 20ft.

Is the Pickleball court the same size as a badminton court?

Yes, a regulation pickleball court is the same size as a doubles badminton court of 44ft by 20ft (880sqft)

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