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.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
TTT 2010 - Fresno Pétanque
Here is the slideshow from the Teach the Trainers event held May 20th-23 in Fresno at the Englemann Winery. The attendees from LPM would like to thank VICTOR NATAF OF THE FIPJP, JOE MARTIN PRESIDENT OF THE FPUSA, THE FRESNO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, TIM CHANNELL, JOYCE SIMPSON, AND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE FRESNO PÉTANQUE CLUB FOR PUTTING TOGETHER SUCH A GREAT TRAINING EVENT. SEE YOU IN FRESNO FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 20??