Volleyball Court Size and dimensions guide

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Looking for the dimensions of a volleyball court? Seek no more. Find the most complete Volleyball court size chart and dimension guide. A volleyball court is18 meters (59 feet) long and 9 meters (29.5 feet) wide, divided into 2 9 m × 9 m halves by a one-meter (40-inch) wide net. The net is placed with the top of the net 2.43 meters (7 feet 11 5/8 inches) above the center of the court for men’s competition, and 2.24 meters (7 feet 4 1/8 inches) for women’s competition

Indoor Volleyball Court size

  • Width: 29.5′ – 9 m
  • Length: 59’ – 18 m
  • Area: 1,743 ft2 – 161 m2

Indoor volleyball court zones and sizes

  • Attack Line: 9’10” (10’) – 3 m from net
  • Playing Area: 1,743 ft2 – 161 m2
  • Free Zone | Clearance (Back): 9’10”-21’4” – 3-6.5 m
  • Free Zone | Clearance (Side): 9’10”-16’5” – 3-5 m
  • Area with Clearances (Minimum): 3,875 ft2 – 360 m2
  • Area with Clearances (Large): 6,340 ft2 – 589 m2

Zones inside an indoor volleyball court

  • Boundary lines 
    Mark the perimeter of the court. The end lines mark the length or the court, and the sidelines to mark the width of the court.
  • The Attack line 
    Is the line that separates the front court(the area near the net) and the back court(the area between the attack line and end line.
  • The Service area 
    Is the area beyond the service line where players serve the ball.

Beach Volleyball Court Dimensions and sizing

  • Width: 26.3′ – 8 m
  • Length: 52.6’ – 16 m
  • Area: 1,383 ft2 – 128 m2

Zones inside a beach volleyball court

Boundary lines mark the perimeter of the court. The end lines mark the length or the court, and the sidelines to mark the width of the court.
The Service area is the area beyond the service line where players serve the ball

Volleyball court net heights

Kid’s volleyball net height

  • Standard Boy’s & Girl’s Junior Volleyball Net Height Ages 11 – 12: 7 feet or 2.13 meters
  • Boy’s Junior Volleyball Net Height Ages 10 and under: 7 feet or 2.13 meters
  • Girl’s Junior Volleyball Net Height Ages 10 and under: 6 feet, 6 inches or 1.98 meters

Women’s volleyball net height

  • Standard Women’s Volleyball Net Height: 7 feet, 4 ⅛ inches or 2.24 meters
  • Women’s Volleyball Net Height Ages 45+: 7 feet, 2 ⅛ inches or 2.19 meters

Men’s volleyball net height

  • Standard Men’s Volleyball Net Height: 7 feet, 11 ⅝  inches or 2.43 meters
  • Men’s Volleyball Net Height Ages 55-69: 7 feet, 9 ⅝ inches or 2.38 meters
  • Men’s Volleyball Net Height Ages 70+: 7 feet, 6 inches or 2.29 meters

Sitting volleyball net height

  • 3 feet 9.28 inches or 1.15 meters for men’s teams,
  • 3 feet 5.34 inches or 1.05 meters for women’s teams.

Volleyball Court dimensions FAQ

How big is a youth volleyball court?

The playing court is a rectangle measuring 18 x 9 m (59’ x 29’6”) surrounded by a free zone, which may be a minimum of 2 m (6’63/4”).

How big is a beach volleyball court?

The recommended beach volleyball court dimensions is 60′ by 30′. Easy for four on four or six on six play. Posts should be placed 1m (3′-4”) from each sideline, 36′-8” from each other.

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