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.

Sunday, July 10, 2011


Here is a list of hotels.

They are listed in order of their proximity to the Courts.

1) Embassy Suites 101 McInnis Pkwy 1735 Lincoln AveSan Rafael, CA San Rafael, CA

415-499-9222 www.embassysuites.com

2) Four Points Sheraton 1010 Northgate Dr San Rafael, CA

415-479-8800 www.fourpoints.com

3) Villa Inn 1600 Lincoln Ave San Rafael, CA

415-456-4975 www.villainn.com

4) Colonial Inn 1735 Lincoln Ave San Rafael, CA

415-453-9188 www.colonialinnmarin.com

5) The Panama Hotel & Restaurant 4 Bayview Street San Rafael CA

415-457-3993 www.panamahotel.com

6) Gerstle Park Inn 34 Grove Street San Rafael, CA

415-721-7611 www.gerstleparkinn.com

7) Courtyard by Marriott 2500 Larkspur Landing Circle Larkspur, CA

415-925-1800 www.marriott.com

1 comment:

Sharon Cohen said...

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