WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL BLOG for La Pétanque Marinière in San Rafael, California. LPM has been an active Marin pétanque club since 1972 and affiliated with the Fédération of Pétanque USA, since 1975. We welcome people of all abilities, ages and nationalities to come and enjoy pétanque with us.

The Pierre Joske Courts are located on Civic Center drive in San Rafael. (click for directions). Casual games are played every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from about 1 pm. Tournament play is usually held on the second Sunday of every month.

Please consult the links on the sidebar to the right for more information on clubs in the bay area, nationally and world wide.

If you would like to play but haven't any boules, please contact our President, Christine Cragg, or Ken Lee. They can bring some for you to use, as well as introduce you to the basic skills and techniques of pétanque. In addition, if you are looking to purchase boules but are unsure as to which size and weight are right for you, we have a range of different examples from which to choose.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

LPM 2009 Board


La Pétanque Marinière would like to announce and welcome, three new members to the board for 2009. They are (l-r) David Render, Emily Etcheverry and Roger Mattei. Sadly we say goodbye to our Sport Director, Gilles Karpowicz and Assistant Sport Director Jimmy Flour. We thank them for their invaluable contributions to the club and extend them our best wishes for all of their future endeavors.

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