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
  • Location TBD

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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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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


We are working on getting the rest of the schedule approved by the Parks.

May 18 (Sat) Memorial TournamentSelect TriplesBryant Park
May 19 (Sun) NY London ChallengeClub FormatParade Ground
Oct 12-13 US Open Petanque TournamentSelect DoublesTBD

2019 Other Tournaments of Interest

Apr 27-28Wine Country OpenDoublesSonoma, CA
Jun 8International London ChampionshipSelect TriplesCrystal Palace, London
Jul 18-21XIX International Boules FestivalMultipleZywiec, Poland
Aug 2-4La Marseillaise CanadaSelect TriplesLongueuil, Canada
Sept ?? Boatyard Cup Mixed TriplesSelect Mixed TriplesBlue Hill, ME
Sep 14-15Rose City OpenDoublesPortland, OR
Sep 21 (Sat)FPUSA NE Inter-Regional Select DoublesDoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Sep 28-29FPUSA National Men WC QualifierSelect TriplesFresno, CA
  • $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.