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What Is The Best Portable Pickleball Flooring?

Lisa Hobbie // 2020

Related Product: Tennis Court Tile MT2
Pickleball is an extracurricular sport that is rapidly growing in popularity. With courts popping up in residential and commercial settings, backyard areas, and other indoor and outdoor spaces, you may be wondering what it would take to build your own court. If this is something you’re considering, choosing pickleball flooring is likely at the top of your to do list. 

5 Portable Flooring Options for Pickleball


  1. Tennis Court Tile

  2. Pro Basketball Court Tile

  3. Modular Raised Floor Tiles

  4. Flat Top Court Floor Tile

  5. Outdoor Court Tile


Although pickleball can be played on concrete or asphalt court, choosing a material better suited for sport settings, like a basketball surface or other wood or faux wood gym floor will provide better results. 

Greatmats offers a number of flooring solutions that would be suitable pickleball flooring options, with surface tiles and material suitable for indoor and outdoor installation applications.

Outdoor Tennis Court Portable Flooring Tiles


Tennis court tile is a great pickleball flooring solution. This outdoor court tile has a grip top and perforated surface, allowing for traction and water drainage. The bright colors available in this product make it a fun and attractive option that looks and performs well with its superb durability. Designed specifically for tennis courts, pickleball players will appreciate the comfort and resilience of this product. 

It also boasts the low maintenance of a hard court floor, so it’s the best of both worlds. It is UV Stable, and the free floating snap together tiles can be screwed down for a secure exterior backyard pickleball court installation.

Pro Basketball Court Tiles for Pickelball


An excellent indoor pickleball flooring solution is the Pro Basketball Court Tile. This product allows for an easy DIY snap together installation with a maple hardwood basketball court look. It features a commercial quality vinyl surface that is scuff and stain resistant, and it has a 20 mil, 0.5mm thick wear layer.

No need to use tape on this floor, as it is line paintable for permanent markers and boundaries. This can be installed with a rubber underlayment for extra cushion and sound dampening, if desired. Although it presents the look of rich wood, this flooring is actually made of a no break polypropylene plastic material that is perfect for durability, flexibility, and longevity. . .so there will be years of pickleball playing on this floor! Plus it’s removable.

Modular Raise Portable Flooring


Max Tile raised floor tiles are one of the most popular and versatile flooring solutions at Greatmats, and they can even be used for pickleball flooring!

Not only does this product provide support and comfort, but they are a great option if and when moisture could be present. They are raised - allowing air to flow underneath, which prevents the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria, making it perfect for a garage, basement or pole shed pickleball court.
This flooring is very attractive, with its commercial grade vinyl laminate surface that will resist scuffs and damage during game play. 

These 1x1 foot raised floor tiles are a perfect mix of durability and quality, and thanks to the air pocket under the vinyl surface, a thermal insulative style benefit is present. Also, depending on where the pickleball court will be installed, you may desire a sound buffer. . in which case, the raised tiles deliver by adding a 3 mm rubber floor underlayment! If you’ve got low-pile carpet in the space you’d like to cover, no worries! These tiles can be installed directly on top of the carpet!

Interlocking Court Floor Tiles


Another raised pickleball flooring option is the flat top court tile. This raised base also allows airflow in damp environments, and the easy DIY snap together installation with tight fitting seams makes it a breeze to assemble, disassemble, and use for portable flooring, too. 

There are multiple color options for court and lane design, and it is 10,000 pounds per square foot static load tested. This flooring can be installed over low pile carpet, making it a great option for virtually any space. The attention to detail and quality control during the manufacturing process of this flooring ensures a long lasting value for one of the best portable floors for sale, anywhere. 

Outdoor Portable Court Flooring Tiles


Another strong pickleball flooring option is the outdoor court tile, which can be used for virtually any outdoor sporting activity. It’s made from a high-impact polypropylene copolymer that has special stabilizers which ensure the product will last under all weather conditions. 

It features super rugged construction with an innovative, flow-through design that allows excellent drainage. It’s easy to install with its interlocking system. Each tile has 8 tabs or loops that you simply line up with tabs on an adjacent tile and press them together. Weighing just .73 pounds each, they are easy to move into place.

Greatmats - For your pickleball flooring solutions! 
When shopping for a pickleball flooring kit, just figure out the dimensions of your space, your budget, and any other preferences you have, and allow Greatmats to go to work for you! From the best products, service, value, and warranties, you simply can’t go wrong with any of the flooring solutions when you purchase from Greatmats! From the options highlighted to numerous other options, there is truly a product for any space and place. 

For more on this topic please review our Portable Flooring product page.