La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park

Our regular season

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

2019 US Open Petanque Tournament

  • October 12-13
  • Select Doubles
  • Parade Ground, Brooklyn
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We would like to thank our sponsor for the 2019 season.

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.

Download How To Play Petanque

Join the Club

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.

2019 LBNY Tournaments

Sun, Apr 21 Singles Circuit #1SinglesBrooklyn
Sun, Apr 28 Spring MeleeMelee DoublesBryant Park
Sat, May 11 Vauclusienne6 boulesBrooklyn
Sat, May 18 Yngve Memorial TriplesSelect TriplesBryant Park
Sun, May 19 NY London ChallengeClub FormatBrooklyn
Sun, May 26 Singles Circuit #2SinglesBrooklyn
Sun, Jun 9 Dog Day DoublesSelect DoublesBrooklyn
Sat, Jun 15 Singles Circuit #3SinglesBrooklyn
Sun, Jun 16 LBNY vs NYPCClub FormatBrooklyn
Sun, Jun 30 Picnic CarouselCarousel DoublesBryant Park
Sun, July 7 Summer DoublesSelect DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Aug 11 Singles Circuit #4SinglesBrooklyn
Sun, Aug 18 African OpenSelect DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Sep 1 Melee DoublesMelee DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Sep 22 Pre-Fall ClassicSelect TriplesBryant Park
Oct 6Singles Circuit FinalSinglesBrooklyn
Oct 12-13 US Open Petanque TournamentSelect DoublesBrooklyn

2019 Other Tournaments of Interest

Apr 27-28Wine Country OpenDoublesSonoma, CA
Jun 8International London ChampionshipSelect TriplesCrystal Palace, London
Jun 23M Wells Block PartyTBDM Wells, LIC
Jul 18-21XIX International Boules FestivalMultipleZywiec, Poland
Aug 2-4La Marseillaise CanadaSelect TriplesLongueuil, Canada
Sep 7-8Boatyard Cup Mixed TriplesSelect Mixed TriplesBlue Hill, ME
Sep 14-15Rose City OpenDoublesPortland, OR
Sat, Sep 21FPUSA NE Inter-Regional Select DoublesDoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Sep 28-29FPUSA National Men WC QualifierSelect TriplesFresno, CA
Nov 9-10Petanque 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.