Surely all paddle fans will have crossed this question. Either by simple curiosity or because in a post-match the subject has come up in a conversation. The fact is that at some point we have thought about the cost of building a paddle tennis court.
In this article we are going to determine what we need to set up a paddle track as well as see what factors can make the track more or less expensive.
The main requirement: the space
The main requirement to build a paddle court is to have space to mount it. As much as if you want to do it next to your house as if you are an investor and you are thinking of setting up a club you have to know that you will need at least 200 square meters per track although it is convenient to have a little more space around the track.
If you have this space, perfect! It's time to know what factors are going to make the price of the track vary.
Factors that will influence the price
La structure It has galvanized steel structural tube pillars of 100x60x2mm which are anchored to the foundation of the track by means of mechanical blocks. These pillars are attached to the frames of electro-welded mesh (3000x2000x4mm) through screws through 10 metric with antioxidant treatment.
At first glance we have two options: wall or glass. Although at the beginning of the paddle boom all the tracks had wall walls, the current trend is to build glass walls.
Tempered glass panels can have a thickness of 10 and 12 mm, 6 fastenings to the structure are required in the 3 mx 2 and 4 clamps in those of 2 mx 2 m.
Both the bottoms and the sides of the track will have to be installed tights o bars, which must be strong enough to withstand many blows.
The mesh can be of two forms: simple twist o electrowelded in all the crosses. The latter is the one that is currently used most frequently in the construction of tracks de paddle.
It will also be necessary to determine if we have two exits in the fence, one on each side, or only one.
One of the most crucial aspects in the construction of a paddle tennis court is its lighting. It should be optimal for players to have the best visibility at night hours.
The track must have 4 columns at least 400w bulbs, although 8w bulbs are usually advisable.
One of the keys in the construction of a paddle court is to choose the soil type: artificial grass, carpet or cement.
It is recommended that it be artificial turf since it minimizes the risk of injuries in the ankles and knees. This floor provides a natural and predictable boat, being formed by fibers between 10 and 15mm.
If you are thinking of building an outdoor paddle tennis court with covers so that you can offer to practice this sport whether it is sunny or raining, you should think that this supposes an extra item in your budget.
Although the maintenance of the tracks is not linked to the cost of construction, it is a factor to take into account since you should always be aware of solving the problems that the track may have (lack of sand, breakage of the network or a panel glass, etc.)
How much can it cost me to build a paddle tennis court?
Once we know what can make our track more or less expensive we will see between what price range * you can move the fact of building a paddle tennis court:
- If you are thinking of riding a simple track we would be talking about something less than 12.000€.
- A standard track usually haunts 18.000€.
- A professional paddle tennis court like those seen in the World Padel Tour they can haunt 25.000€.
*All these prices are approximate and do not take into account the cost of the land.
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