How Does the Weather Affect the Pickleball?

As compared to indoor pickleball, outdoor pickleball has the added component of battling the elements, as varying weather and other circumstances can affect on-court play. It is important to understand how these elements affect the pickleball, as your shots and overall strategy on the court may need

3 Types of Pickleball Shots

At times in pickleball you will need to be offensive with your shots. This may require you to hit the pickleball below the net. While it may seem like a gamble there are 3 shot types that allow you to apply pressure and minimalize the risk.  

Pickleball: Terms To Know Before You Play

Even though pickleball has been around for almost 50 years, it’s popularity is just starting to peak. While a lot of terms used in pickleball have carried over from other sports such as table tennis, badminton and tennis there are many words you only hear in pickleball.

Adding Pickleball to An Existing Tennis Court

Pickleball is exploding in popularity. A question we often get asked is can you add pickleball to an existing tennis court. The answer? Absolutely! This client in Amber, PA was looking to add not one but two pickleball courts on either side of their existing residential tennis

Pickleball Court: Start to Finish

We recently had a customer with an overrun community garden. DeShayes Dream Courts was able to transform what was once an eye sore into a beautiful brand new pickleball court that will last a lifetime. Once the garden was removed the area was rough graded and compacted.

History of Pickleball

Pickleball was invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, just outside of Seattle. In an effort to appease their children’s summertime boredom three fathers, Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum created the game. The Pritchard’s home had an old badminton court, but it did not have a

Announcing the launch of

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Tennis Court Conversions website. Visit us at today! We have been experiencing a high demand for these types of jobs, so we have been hard at work creating a new easy to navigate, user friendly site

Modular Sport Tile Overlay For Various Athletic Courts

It is not a matter of IF your asphalt tennis court surface will crack, but WHEN.   An increasingly popular way to cover these unsightly cracks is to lay modular sport tiles/panels over top of cracks and entire court. The innovative tile design and unique six-point locking

Light Fixtures for Your Pickleball Court

DeShayes Pickleball Courts will never keep you in the dark when it comes to your pickleball court. We offer a variety of high-quality customizable lighting options that will illuminate your court allowing you to continue playing well after the sun has gone down. Our light fixtures are

A Pickleball Court’s Worst Enemy

Water can be a pickleballs court’s worst enemy. Not only can water come in different forms of precipitation, but from under the court as well. This can lead to unsafe playing conditions while also jeopardizing this long-term integrity of the surface. This is why proper base preparation

Why Weight Of The Paddle Matters

Weight is one of the key considerations when purchasing a paddle. See the pros and cons for heavier vs. lighter paddles below.

Pickleball – The Fastest Growing Recreational Sport

Believe it or not, Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America for people over the age of fifty. Younger players are even falling in love with the game just as much. According to research, there are almost three million Americans who play pickleball. This sport is

Purchasing Your First Pickleball Paddle

The three most important key aspects to consider when you are purchasing your very first pickleball paddle. Price – A good composite starting pickleball paddle usually starts around fifty dollars. Weight – This is the most important factor when deciding what kind of paddle, you would like.

How much room do you need to play pickleball?

The official play area is 20’x44’ some people paint or tape these lines in the driveway and have even seen lines in the street. So, the lines, a portable net, paddles and ball and you are ready to go. If you are building a stand-alone court, an