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. 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, December 31, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
Services for Marc will be held on Saturday October 7th at 1:00 PM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church; 1180 Lynwood Drive, Novato, CA.
Immediately following, there will be a celebration of his life at the La Pétanque Marinière Club Terrain – 2 Civic Center Dr. San Rafael, CA
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
* Play * Eat * Celebrate *
Bring a friend or anyone who might be interested in playing pétanque. We have some extra boules.
Note: This is not a tournament, just friendly play.
Hopefully there will be tournaments coming later this year as we get organized.
See you there!