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Glow-in-the-Dark Pickleball 🔆 Ready set glow with UV and Black Lights!

Glow-in-the-Dark Pickleball 🔆 Ready set glow with UV and Black Lights!

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world, played by both young and old. It offers a great way to stay active, healthy and have fun while bonding with people. With the rise in the popularity of this sport, many places are building dedicated courts for it. As an audio technician with a passion for pickleball, I have seen firsthand how lighting can enhance the playing experience. In this blog post, we will explore how adding glow in the dark and UV lights (blacklights) to pickleball courts can elevate the sport to a new level.

What is pickleball?
If you're unfamiliar with the sport of pickleball, you're definitely not alone. Despite being around for over 50 years, this fast-growing activity is just starting to build a following among people of all ages. A combination of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.

The pickleball court is smaller than a tennis court, making it an ideal choice for people who love the idea of playing outdoors, but have limited space. While it may not sound like an intense workout, make no mistake about it: pickleball can get your heart rate up and provide quite the challenge. So next time you're looking for a fun, social, and healthy way to pass the time, consider giving pickleball a try!


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Glow in the Dark Court Markers
Glow in the dark lights have come a long way since they first emerged. Now, technology has made it possible to have court markers that light up in the dark. They are a great way to add a striking and dramatic effect to your pickleball court. These markers will make the court visible and add a fun-filled factor to your games. Playing pickleball in a dimly lit court can dampen the fun, but with these glowing markers, you can continue playing long into the night without a hitch.


Blacklights for Pickleball Courts
Image above: Blacklight - UV Light for Pickleball Courts

UV Lighting for an Enhanced View
For pickleball play during the daytime, UV lighting is the perfect solution to enhance the game. The lighting will make the ball and court visible so that players can easily spot it. Regular LED lights cannot do this as effectively as UV light. An lighting technician can install UV lights in the playing area that will improve the visibility of the ball not only for the players but also for spectators. UV lights are also energy-efficient, making your playing experience eco-friendly.


Safety at Night
Playing pickleball at night can be an exciting experience, but safety must be your top priority. Glow in the dark court markers and UV lighting play a crucial role in ensuring players can see the court clearly. With a well-lit court, players can avoid mishaps and injuries that can dampen their game. They can also identify the ball's trajectory, making it easier to concentrate and hit it back to the opponent. UV lights also act as a prevention method against accidents as players can locate the ball quickly and avoid collisions.

Increased Playing Time
The beauty of pickleball is that you can play anywhere, anytime. With advanced lighting solutions, you can play longer into the night. Some courts may have closing hours due to a lack of lighting, but with glow in the dark and UV lights, players can extend their playing sessions without any issues. You can play in a well-lit court even when the sun goes down, making it a fantastic way to bond with your friends while getting that workout in.

Playing pickleball is a lot of fun, and incorporating improved lighting will upgrade your experience. With glow in the dark markers and UV lights, you can make playing at night a lot safer while adding an extra element of fun. As an audio technician, I emphasize quality lighting, and you can be assured that the latest technology will be incorporated into your court. Whether you own a private court or are part of a public facility, don't settle for mediocre lighting. Elevate your pickleball experience with advanced lighting options that will make every game an enjoyable one.

Interested in adding blacklights, glow in the dark lighting and/or UV lighting to your pickleball courts? We have solutions. Fill out this online form to request a quote to be emailed to you or schedule a call here.


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