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LED Pickleball Court Lighting
Frequently Asked Questions
There are a lot of questions about LED Pickleball Court Lighting. So we’ve curated a list from first-time buyers and repeat customers. Check out our most-asked questions below or call us at (888) 423-3191 to find the right lighting for you.
How Do You Light Up an Outdoor Pickleball Court at Night?
There are two distinct ways we’ve worked with. Side court mounted poles or flood lights installed farther away from the court.
Pickleball courts are easy to light up. If you use the right fixture for the specific court based on mounting locations. We offer free lighting plans so that we can offer the best light for your court layout.
Can We Retrofit Old Pickleball Lights?
Yes, it can be. We offer retrofit kits if keeping the look or aesthetics of your fixtures is important. If not, we offer new LED pickleball lights that you can install and replace your existing fixtures 1 for 1.
How High Should Lights Mount on Poles for a Pickleball Court?
Higher is better. Because it allows the light to distribute throughout the court and playing surface. It would be ideal if the lights mount 20 feet or higher.
How Much Will LED Pickleball Court Lighting Reduce Energy Consumption?
Quite a bit. You can expect energy savings to be at least 50-75%. While the pickleball court lighting cost may be more up front, you will save in the long run. One example is replacing 1000 Watt Metal Halide lights with a 300 Watt LED lights. These will last far longer and consume far less energy.
Recommended Foot Candles for Pickleball Courts
|Competition Level||50-80 fc|
|Club Level||30-60 fc|
|Recreation Level||20-30 fc|
BEFORE YOU BUY
What Is the Correct Type of Lighting to Use for a Pickleball Court?
We have special parking lot lights with forward-throw optics. These allow the light to cover the court more evenly. For pole-mounted floods, we offer high-power flood lights. They can get light to the court and provide uniform lighting.
I Have 4 Courts. Can I Put Poles Only on the Perimeter Rather Than Poles Between Each Court?
You can, but we recommend creating a lighting plan first. Picking the right fixture is of paramount importance to get the lighting right.
We Currently Have 400 Watt Metal Halide Fixtures. What LED Pickleball Court Lighting Should We Use to Replace Them?
We have both shoebox fixtures and flood lights that can replace 400 Watt metal halides. The lighting plan can determine the best light.
How Long Will LED Pickleball Court Lighting Last For?
You can expect our lights to last for 10+ years (or more).
How Can You Avoid Glare on the Court?
Mounting angles can make a difference. If needed, back shields can be also added. Pointing lights straight down helps a lot too. The light should have the proper optics to aid light distribution.
Are Your LED Pickleball Court Lighting Dark Sky Compliant?
We do offer dark sky-compliant fixtures, so if that’s what you need, let us know.
What Is the Ideal Lighting Level for a Recreational Pickleball Court?
A good target for recreational pickleball courts is 30-foot candles. You should also ensure the light is uniform across the entire playing surface.
What Is Included in the Warranty?
As long as you install the lights properly, our warranties cover all issues under normal operating conditions. They do not cover ‘Acts of God’ events. These include lightning strikes or damage from high-wind hurricane conditions.
What Type of Bracket Should We Use When Mounting Lights on a Pickleball Court?
We offer straight arms for square and round poles, trunnions, and slip fitter mounts.
How Can I Avoid Light from Bleeding onto the Neighbor’s Properties When Mounting the Lights?
Install back shields to block backward-facing light bleed from lights. Let us know if this is a need.