Pickleball Court Paint DIY | Do It Yourself Coatings
SportMaster Color Concentrate With Sand
SportMaster produces Pickleball court paint that is ideal for indoor and outdoor pickleball court surfaces. There are 9 standard colors to choose from and the coatings are factory-mixed with fine silica sand for safe, textured playing surfaces. These paint coatings are best installed by professional sport contractors, but can be applied by Do it yourself crews, as well.
Package Sizes Available
5 Gallon Pail, 30 Gallon Keg, 55 gallon Drum
Pickleball Paint Coverage
Yield calculations are based on undiluted gallons of SportMaster Concentrate With Sand and vary according to surface texture and porosity within the limits below:
Each coat requires .07 to .09 gallons per square yard (100-125 Square feet, per gallon) – Depending on pavement and surface porosity.
Color Concentrate With Sand is a 100% acrylic paint coating designed for Pickleball Courts and other sport and recreational pavement surfaces.
- Pickleball Court Painting / Surfacing
- Tennis, Basketball, and Multipurpose Courts
- Playgrounds (asphalt or concrete)
Pickleball Court Surface Preparation
Pickleball court surface must be cleaned entirely of dirt, debris and all loose materials. Repair of pavement surface defects, puddles and cracks must be completed prior to application. Acrylic Crack Patch, Acrylic Patch Binder, or any of our 100% acrylic crack fillers can be used to repair cracks in the pickleball court before coating. All repairs must be flush and smooth to adjoining surfaces.
New asphalt surfaces must cure 14 to 28 days prior to application. It is recommended that any uncoated asphalt surface receive one or more coats of Acrylic Resurfacer to fill surface voids and maximize the coverage of the pickleball court paint. Existing pickleball court surfaces should also receive one coat of Acrylic Resurfacer to hide surface repairs and provide the ideal texture to receive the pickleball court paint coatings.
New concrete surfaces must cure 28 days prior to application. Concrete surfaces should have a medium broom finish or similar roughened texture. They must never be steel troweled. Etch surface with Muriatic or Phosphoric Acid and apply SportMaster Acrylic SportMaster Adhesion Promoter prior to Acrylic Resurfacer and pickleball court paint. Make sure to follow the SportMaster engineering specification for “color coating concrete” when planning to build or paint a pickleball court surface.
Pickleball Court Paint | Mixing Procedures
The following mix design is for 10 gallons of SportMaster Color Concentrate with Sand, to be used as pickleball court paint:
- SportMaster Pickleball Court Paint (Color Conc. with sand)- 10 Gallons
- Water – 4-5 Gallons
The following mix design is for a 30 gallon keg of Pickleball court paint:
- SportMaster Pickleball Court Paint (Color Conc. with sand) with Sand – 30 Gallons
- Water – 12 Gallons
Note: Mix coating material to a smooth, uniform consistency. Keep well mixed prior to and during application to prevent the sand from falling out in the mix.
Pickleball Court Paint Kit
Here are some calculated amounts when looking to purchase a pickleball court paint kit of materials:
Resurfacing an existing pickleball court: Based on 44′ x 20′ Standard Pickleball Court
(3) 5-Gallon Pails – C1330P Acrylic Resurfacer with sand (One Coat)
(3) 5-Gallon Pails – Color Concentrate with Sand (Two Coats for one-color pickleball court)
If you want a two-color pickleball court, you need (1) 5-gallon pail for the inside, non-volley zone, and (2) 5-gallon pails for both outside areas.
(1) Gallon of C1610G Stripe Rite (Anti-bleed) line primer
(1) Gallon of C1620G Textured White Line Paint
(1) T1272 36″ Sport Squeegee Complete (Application Squeegee)
Optional* 30-gallon plastic keg with lid, for mixing materials with water.
Surfacing a new pickleball court: Based on 44′ x 20′ Standard Pickleball Court
If surfacing a new pickleball court, you may need to add the following products:
Concrete Surface: Add (1) 5-Gallon pail of C1650P Acrylic Adhesion Promoter as a concrete primer
Asphalt Surface: Double the amount of C1330P Acrylic Resurfacer with sand, from the resurfacing kit above, in order to fill the extra porosity of asphalt. Depending on the asphalt porosity, you may need additional pails for coverage.
Premium Option: Cushioned Pickleball Court
You can also add rubberized acrylic layers to your pickleball court surface to create a cushioned pickleball court. The standard SportMaster ProCushion system consists of 3 coats of CushionMaster II (coarse rubber granules) and 2 coats of CushionMaster I (fine rubber granules). These coats are applied on top of the Acrylic Resurfacer layer and beneath the pickleball court paint layers. Here is the amount of product needed to apply 5 full coats on your full-sized pickleball court:
(9) 5-Gallon pails of CushionMaster II
(5) 5-Gallon pails of CushionMaster I
For more cushioning, you can apply additional coats of CushionMaster II. It will take approximately 3 pails of CushionMaster II, per coat.
To get a quote on a pickleball court paint kit, please call (800) 395-7325 for your nearest SportMaster location or Click Here to Send us an E-mail with your request.
Apply Color Concentrate With Sand using a soft rubber sport squeegee for best results. A paint roller can also be used, but may not provide a uniform texture when compared to squeegee application.
Air and surface temperatures must be above 50ºF (10ºC) both during application and for a period of at least 24 hours after application.
Allow each coat of material to dry thoroughly before applying successive coats. Pickleball court paint typically dries within 45 minutes to an hour in the full sun, depending on temperature and humidity.
Wash tools in water before material dries.