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.

Friday, October 31, 2008


Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez
Lamorinda Annual Red Beans and Rice Tournament

Mixed Triples
Sunday, November 9th
Registration at 10:00 Games Begin at 11:00
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00
Tournament Fee $5.00
Lunch $8.00
New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice, Corn Bread, Cole
Slaw, and Southern Pie
Bring Your Own Beverage
Lunch By Reservation. Please Call:
Mary @ 925-283-2682
Brian @ 925-689-0293
Mimma @ 925-370-9358
Y’all come and let a good time be had by all !!!
Coffee before and an aperitif after the games
Prizes By Drawings

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