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Backyard Badminton Court

For a backyard badminton court you will need a flat, smooth space that is approximately 44 feet long and 20 feet wide.

Badminton court perspective drawing

Badminton, a popular backyard recreational activity, is a racket sport that can be played with singles or doubles. The object of the game is to hit a shuttlecock, or birdy, over a raised net so that your opponent is unable to return it. Because of the feathered nature of the shuttlecock wind makes it difficult to play, so if you have a windy yard this may not be the right backyard sport for you.

An outdoor badminton court needs to have a smooth, level surface that stays dry. Trimmed grass works fine for badminton, but if you want something more official you can opt for polymer sport tiles.

Badminton Court Dimensions:

  • 44 feet by 20 feet
  • 30 feet of vertical clearance, no tree branches
  • Net is five feet tall in center

Contributing Author:

Scott Cohen, contributing writer for Landscaping Network and owner of The Green Scene

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