Tennis Anyone? Golf Anyone? …In the Backyard?
In Arizona, not all yards are large enough for a tennis court, but many Arizona backyards are large enough for a sport court, putting green, batting cage, trampoline pit, or skateboard ramp. Popular in Arizona, are small sport courts and half-court basketball, as shown in the photos here. Courts can be used for multiple purposes, or dedicated to one sport. Whether it is a half-court for basketball as shown here, or multi-sport court for volleyball, tennis or badminton, each comes in an array of colors and designs. Because these are custom courts, each court is built to meet the unique needs of the custom homebuyer and designed for the specific space available.
There are several types of surfaces and choosing the correct surface depends on the intended activity. Many of these sport courts are made of a modular polypropylene surface with an interlocking design, and placed over a draining system. Most surfaces are smooth and non-abrasive and come in a variety of UV protected colors and designs. When running or jumping on the surface, it offers some ‘give’ helping absorb shock and minimize impact to the knees and joints. Many are virtually maintenance free. Continue reading