Volleyball nets span the entire width of the court (29’6” | 9 m) and are held rigid by outer poles typically set 3’ (.91 m) from the court. The center height of a volleyball net differs for men’s and women’s play with men’s nets regulated at a height of 7’ 11.69” (2.43 m) and women’s at 7’ 4.35” (2.24 m).
Indoor volleyball: NCAA, FIVB & USAVB (USA Volleyball) Official dimensions for indoor volleyball courts: 59 feet (18 meters) long by 29.5 feet (9 meters) wide. The FIVB governing body sets official court dimensions.
For FIVB World and Official competitions, the free zone is a minimum of 5m (16’) and a maximum of 6m (20’) from the end lines/side lines. The free playing space shall measure a minimum of 12.5m (41’) in height from the playing surface. Boundary lines mark the perimeter of the court.
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; Women’s Volleyball Net Heights
In Europe, where the metric system is used the volleyball court measurements are 9 meters wide by 9 meters long for half court and 18 meters long by 9 meters wide. For international, collegiate or club volleyball competition regardless of where you play and on what net height you practice and/or compete the volleyball court size does not change.
The net of the volleyball court is 1 m wide, with a length of 9.50 to 10 meters, constructed of 10 cm square black mesh. For FIVB, World and Official Competitions, this mesh is used for advertising purposes.
Nets and posts. The net is 2.43m high for men and 2.24m high for women. It is placed vertically over the centre line. It is 1m wide and 9.5m‑10m long and is 10cm square black mesh. The height of the net is measured from the centre of the playing court.
The women's volleyball net height, who's measurements are taken the same way, from the center of the net is officially 7 feet four 4 1/8 inches. In meters that reads, 2.24m. In meters that reads, 2.24m.