To assist with the development of new facilities, England Netball has adopted the four categories of Facility Classification established by Sport England in conjunction with a number of sports’ governing bodies. The four categories are based on the levels of play a facility is designed to accommodate.

They are:-

Competition Level Training Level Netball Design Guidance
Community

Suitable for recreational leagues,workplace events and junior district level competition.

Suitable for recreational programmes and community club training.  

Indoor Community Courts

Outdoor Community Courts

Club  

Suitable for competitive play up to senior County Clubs’ League.

 

Suitable for club training (up to County level) and County performance programmes (indoor only)

Indoor Club Courts

Outdoor Club Courts

Premier Suitable for Regional and National League competition. Suitable for Regional and National Club training.  Regional performance programmes and Superleague development squads.

 

Indoor Premier Courts
International
Suitable for Super League fixtures and International competition. Suitable for National performance programmes and Superleague Clubs. International Courts

 

 

Click to view guidance on the following aspects of facility development:-

 

Netball Court Layout and Dimensions

 

Area Requirements Beyond The PPA

 

Goalposts

 

Multiple Court Layouts and Orientation

 

Clear Height Requirements for Airhalls and Domes

 

Guidance on informal netball courts

 

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