Small Backyard Basketball Court Ideas

By Courts & Greens - January 2nd, 2020 in All Pro Hoops, Courts, Service, Sports

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Small Backyard Basketball Court Ideas

 Fancy pass-ons, athletic dribbling, poster dunks and jaw-dropping leaps, basketball is exciting because anyone can start playing at any age.

According to the Sports Show, basketball is the third most popular sport in the US, and unlike soccer, most enthusiasts can do without any prior experience or decent skills in their very own backyard basketball courtSo even if you have a small backyard, make the best use of it by installing all-pro hoops to polish those shooting skills.

Not only do you get to work out and shoot hoops whenever you want, but adds unlimited fun and excitement with family and friends. As a fantastic addition to your property, building a backyard basketball court is not that expensive. In fact, often, it’s cheaper than paying monthly membership fees.

And there’s great flexibility in terms of placement, installation, and customization of your sporting courts. You can get your backyard basketball court built in as little as $4 to $16 per square foot for a standard court.

Sounds simple, right?

 Well, we’ve compiled some of the best backyard basketball court ideas to help you get started.

Custom Backyard Basketball Court

With custom sports surfacing and several color options, design your backyard. Our professionals work to understand your needs and lend their expertise to help you make the most of your space.

Whether you wish for an indoor court or an all-pro hoop to create a multi-functional outdoor court, we’ve got you covered.

Build your individual skill and athleticism with our all-season sports surfacing. The outdoor courts are weather resistant, so they don’t warp in the hot sun, or form puddles from heavy rain. In fact, the highly advanced sports surfacing comes with a 16-year warranty.

And what’s more? You can even include your favorite team’s logo and colors in the design of your backyard basketball court.

Classic Sports Court

Extra backyard space? You can customize the classic backyard basketball court with various sports gear packages, accessories, and features.

Some of the standard accessories are basketball goals, multi-sport net systems, containment fencing, lighting systems, ball rebounders, and cushioned surfaces.

Usually, the court size varies from 18′ x 18′ to 56′ x 104′. But with a little maneuvering, customize the traditional basketball court in any shape and size you want.

With a backyard basketball court, you can practice shooting hoops late at night or play games early in the morning. You don’t have to worry about gym timings or signup for a court. A court gives you the freedom to play to your heart’s content whenever you want.


Wouldn’t it be great to spend fall afternoons taking shots at the hoop with your kids? But not everyone has a big backyard.

And that’s why we offer half-court backyard basketball courts. Our most popular half-court sizes range between 30′ x 30′ and 30′ x 50′.

A half-court is the perfect way to utilize and transform an unused small backyard into a fun sports zone.

Inflatable Court

Another unique option is to buy an inflatable court. And why not! You can instantly transform your plain backyard whenever you need to host a super cool summer party.

Put out some lemonade, and invite your neighborhood kids for a fun time. In fact, when you own an inflatable court, every day will be a party. What better way to entertain family and friends for a great summer blast!

Double Sport Court

In a family, everyone has different sports preferences. So then, why should your backyard basketball court be limited to one sport?

We help you design a customized sporting courts where you can incorporate two sports in one court. No matter how small your backyard, we can easily create a space for each recreation. Let’s take a look at some of the typical double sporting courtss you can consider for your backyard.

a. Putting Greens & Basketball Court

Can’t decide whether you prefer basketball or putting greens? Well, we can create a backyard basketball court that gives you the best of both worlds. You can make the putting green range longer or shorter based on the space available.

b. Tennis & Basketball Court

Tennis and basketball are other excellent combinations of sports. All you have to do is take down the tennis net to add more space to your basketball court. It’s that simple.

c. Bocce Ball & Basketball Court

Get some bocce balls and let your backyard court double up as the old world Italian Bocce ball court and the trendy basketball court.

d. Chess & Basketball Court

Add a custom pattern to your sports surface and set up a unique entertainment option on your basketball court itself. Let your kids, friends, and family have fun with a giant chess set.

e. Swimming Pool & Basketball Court

Add a backyard basketball court to your swimming pool for maximum fun. What better combination of sports would you ask for a great summer?

Multi-Sport Court

The multi-sport court is the ultimate backyard sporting courts for an active family. With customized courts, you include all kinds of games and sports that kids love to play.

Anything from shuffleboard and horseshoes to tennis and tetherball can be incorporated in your backyard basketball court design. And every member of the family will be able to choose a game they prefer to play. Further, setting up a multi-game backyard sporting courts is a great way to entertain your guests and friends.

The design of your backyard court should incorporate spaces dedicated to fun activities for your family and friends. You should also consider the overall functionality and visual appeal of your space. But above all, safety takes precedence. And, that is where we come in.  

We Bring Your Court to Life

Whether you’re looking for an indoor basketball court or an outdoor multi-sporting courts, Courts and Greens is your one-stop solution to all professional sports surfacing, design, and installation. If you can dream it, we can help you build and finance the backyard basketball court of your dreams!