Milwaukee and Wisconsin Pickleball Court Construction Services
The sport of pickleball is on the rise in Wisconsin, Milwaukee and throughout the Midwest. Pickleball is a sport played on a modified tennis court, using a wiffle-ball that is a little larger than a tennis ball and a wooden racquet and it combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Pickleball can be played by any age group making it increasingly desired by senior living complexes, parks,. Surface Pro has been making pickleball courts for years and can create a court that is unique to your needs and specifications.
Pickleball was invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island by Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum -whose kids were bored with their usual summertime activities are credited for creating game. Pickleball has evolved from original hand made equipment and simple rules into a popular sport throughout the US and Canada. The game is growing internationally as well with many European and Asian countries adding courts.
A pickleball court is the same size as a doubles badminton court and measures 20×44 feet. In pickleball, the same court is used for both singles and doubles play. The net height is 36 inches at the sidelines and 34 inches in the middle. The court is striped similar to a tennis court with right and left service courts and a 7-foot non-volley zone in front of the net (referred to as the “kitchen”). Courts can be constructed specifically for pickleball or they can be converted using existing tennis or badminton courts. Learn more here