La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park & Parade Ground

Our 2022 Regular Season

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

2022 US Open Petanque Tournament

  • Oct 8 & 9

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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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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.

2022 New York Tournaments

DateName Format Location
Sun, April 17Single #1League Singles (3 boules)Carreau Club
Sun, April 24Spring MeleeMelee DoublesBryant Park
Sat, May 7 Vauclusienne6 boulesBryant Park
Sun, May 29 Singles #2League Singles (3 boules)TBD
Sun, Jun 12Memorial TriplesSelect Triples (1 B player)Bryant Park
Sat, Jun 25 Singles Circuit #3League Singles (3 boules)TBD
Sun, Jul 3 PicnicCarousel DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Jul 17 LA BROOKLYNAISEOpen Select TriplesCarreau Club
Sat, Jul 30 NE Regional Select SinglesSelect SinglesBryant Park
Sun, Jul 31 African OpenOpen Select DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Aug 21Singles #4League Singles (3 boules)TBD
Sun, Sep 4End of Summer MeleeMelee DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Sep 11Melee Doubles Melee DoublesTBD
Sun, Sep 25LBNY vs Local 718Club ChallegeTBD
Oct 8 & 9US OpenOpen Select DoublesTBD

2022 Tournaments of Interest

Sat, Sep 17NE Regional Select DoublesSelect DoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Oct 1 & 2WC Women Triples QualifiersSelect TriplesRancho Cordova, CA
Nov 11 & 13Amelia Island OpenSelect DoublesFernandina Beach, FL
  • All players must observe social distancing rules, including wearing a mask. No exceptions.
  • $10/person entry fee.
  • Participation in all club tournaments require a valid 2022 license from an FIPJP-affiliated club.