You might be wondering how big is a pickleball court? Well, to help you visualize it, here is the pickleball court measurements in a photo. In addition, the dimensions of a pickleball court is broken down in words below.

Pickleball Court Dimensions Diagram

The standard/official dimensions for a pickleball court size are as follows:

Overall Dimensions

  • The pickleball court is a rectangular shape measuring 20 feet wide and 44 feet long.


  • The baseline is the shorter boundary of the court, measuring 20 feet in width. It runs parallel to the net.


  • The sidelines are the longer boundaries of the court, measuring 44 feet in length. They run perpendicular to the net.

Non-Volley Zone (NVZ) or Kitchen

  • The NVZ is a specialized area on both sides of the net. It extends 7 feet from the net, measured on each side. The NVZ starts from the net and continues until the first line called the NVZ line.

NVZ Line

  • The NVZ line is a parallel line drawn 7 feet away from the net. It divides the NVZ from the rest of the court.

Service Courts

  • Each service court is divided into two parts by a centerline. The service court’s width is 10 feet, and its length extends from the baseline to the non-volley zone line.

Service Area

  • The area behind the baseline, bounded by the sidelines and the non-volley zone lines, is known as the service area. It is where the server must stand while serving.

I hope this helps you with the layout measurements of the court!

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