La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park

Our regular season

  • April to October
  • Monday to Friday
  • 11 AM to 7 PM

2020 US Open Petanque Tournament

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No It's Not Bocce — We Play P├ętanque!

Learn to Play

It's easy. It takes only 5 minutes to get started. And it is FREE. Come play in Bryant Park during our regular season. April to October, Monday to Friday, 11 AM to 7 PM.

Look for the instructor with the green badge.

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You can join online on our SquareUp Market page. Just click Buy and pay by credit card. Or mail back a printed registration form and pay by check.

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During the season you can find us playing every day in Bryant Park. The petanque terrain just inside the entrance on the corner of 42nd St & 6th Ave, near Time Square.


We occasionally play in Washington Square Park and hold tournaments in the Parade Ground, Brooklyn.

Note: We are still working on our tournament schedule. Below are dates that are certain.

2020 LBNY Schedule

Sun, Apr 1 First day of instructionsSinglesBryant Park
Sun, May 3 FPUSA NE Regional SinglesSinglesTBD
Fri, Jun 12 NY London ChallengeClubLondon
Oct 10-11 US Open Petanque TournamentSelect DoublesTBD

2020 Other Tournaments of Interest

Apr 25-26Wine Country OpenDoublesSonoma, CA
Jun 12International London ChampionshipSelect TriplesCrystal Palace, London
Jun 13International London ChampionshipSelect DoublesCrystal Palace, London
Jul 9-12XX International Boules FestivalMultipleZywiec, Poland
Aug 1-2La Marseillaise CanadaSelect TriplesLongueuil, Canada
Sep ??Boatyard Cup Mixed TriplesSelect Mixed TriplesBlue Hill, ME
Sat, Sep 19FPUSA NE Regional Select DoublesDoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Sep 28-29FPUSA Men's/Women's World Doubles QualifierTBDPortland, OR
Nov 13-15Petanque Amelia Island OpenSelect DoublesFernandina Beach, FL
  • $10/person entry fee except Opens, Cups, FPUSA, and Bastille Day tournaments.
  • LBNY Picnic is FREE. Bring food!
  • Participation in all club tournaments require a valid 2019 license from an FIPJP-affiliated club.