La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park

Our regular season

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

2018 US Open Petanque Tournament

  • October 6-7
  • Select Doubles
  • Parade Grounds, Brooklyn
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No It's Not Bocce — We Play Pétanque!

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.

Download 2018 Registration Form


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.

2018 LBNY Tournaments

Apr 29 Spring TournamentMelee DoublesBryant Park
May 20 Memorial TournamentSelect TriplesBryant Park
Jun 24FPUSA Inter-Regional SinglesSinglesBryant Park
Jul 8Summer TournamentMelee DoublesBryant Park
Aug 18 (Sat)Club PicnicCarousel TriplesBryant Park
Aug 19 (Sun)African OpenSelect DoublesBryant Park
Sep 2 Vauclusienne6 BoulesBryant Park
Oct 6-7 US Open Petanque TournamentSelect DoublesBrooklyn

2018 NYPC Tournaments

Apr 22 Select DoubleSelect DoubleParade Ground, Bkln
May 6 Select DoubleSelect DoubleParade Ground, Bkln
Jun 3Select DoubleSelect DoubleParade Ground, Bkln
Jun 30Picnic MeleePicnic MeleeParade Ground, Bkln
Jul 21Picnic MeleePicnic MeleeParade Ground, Bkln
Jul 29Select TriplesSelect TriplesParade Ground, Bkln
Sep 8Select TriplesSelect TriplesParade Ground, Bkln

2018 Other Tournaments of Interest

Apr 28-29Wine Country OpenTriplesSonoma, CA
Jun 9London ChampionshipTriplesCrystal Palace, London
Jun 10New York London ChallengeClubVauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London
Jun 16-17FPUSA National Men’s & Women’s Double WC QualifierClubSonoma, CA
July 14 (Sat)La DefenseTriplesMetrotech
July 15 (Sun)Bar TabacTriplesSmith St
Jul 19-22XVIII International Boules FestivalMultipleZywiec, Poland
Aug 4-5La Marseillaise CanadaSelect TriplesLongueuil, Canada
Aug 25Madepices (Madagascar Community)Select DoublesMontreal, Canada
Sept 8-9 Boatyard Cup Mixed TriplesSelect Mixed TriplesBlue Hill, ME
Sep 15-16Rose City OpenDoublesPortland, OR
Sep 22FPUSA NE Inter-Regional Select DoublesDoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Oct 13-14 St Barth OpenSelect DoublesSt Barth
  • $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 2018 license from an FIPJP-affiliated club.