La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park

Our regular season

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

2017 New York International Open

  • October 7-8
  • Select Doubles

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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.

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 2017 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 and M. Wells Steakhouse in LIC.

2017 New York Tournaments (LBNY & NYPC)

Apr 9 NYPC Singles 1SinglesParade Ground
Apr 23 NYPC DoublesSelect DoublesParade Ground
Apr 30 LBNY MayflowerMelee DoublesBryant Park
May 13 May 21 LBNY Singles 2SinglesBryant Park
May 28 LBNY PicnicCarousel DoublesBryant Park
Jun 17 (Sat)LBNY African OpenSelect DoublesBryant Park
Jun 18 (Sun)LBNY Shooting & PointingSkill CompetitionsBryant Park
Jul 1 (Sat)LBNY MemorialSelect TriplesBryant Park
Jul 2 (Sun)NY London ChallengeClub CompetitionBryant Park
Jul 3 (Mon)NYPC Singles 3SinglesParade Ground
Jul 23 NYPC Mixed OpenSelect Mixed DoublesParade Ground
Jul 29 NYPC PicnicMeleeParade Ground
Jul 30 LBNY Vauclausienne6 BoulesBryant Park
Aug 19 (Sat) Singles 4SinglesParade Ground
Aug 26-27 FPUSA Men's World Triples QualifiersSelect TriplesParade Ground
Sep 2 (Sat)NYPC Singles "5"SinglesParade Ground
Sep 9 (Sat)LBNY Fall DoublesDoubles MeleeBryant Park
Sep 30 (Sat)NYPC Singles FINALSinglesParade Ground
Oct 7-8 NY Open InternationalSelect DoublesParade Ground
Oct 29 NYPC HalloweenMelee DoublesParade Ground

2017 Other Tournaments of Interest

July 8La DefenseTriplesMetrotech
July 16Bar TabacTriplesSmith St
Jul 29-30Cascadia OpenDoublesLake Oswego, OR
Sep 9-10Boatyard Mixed TriplesMixed TriplesBlue Hill, ME
Sep 16-17Rose City OpenDoublesPortland, OR
Sep 23NE Regional DoublesDoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Oct 14-15St Barth OpenDoublesSt Barth
Nov 11-12Amelia Island OpenDoublesAmelia Isl., FL
  • $10/person entry fee except Opens, Cups, FPUSA, and Bastille Day tournaments.
  • $40/team - African Open
  • LBNY Picnic is FREE. Bring food!
  • Participation in all club tournaments require a valid 2017 license from an FIPJP-affiliated club.
  • Singles Circuit is labeled in green.