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.

Friday, September 21, 2018

LPM - Henry Wessel

Dear Petanque Family,

It is with a deeply sad heart that I am sharing this news.  

Henry Wessel, our dear friend, dedicated pétanque player, talented photographer, hardworking board member and all-around great guy to know - passed away last night, in his sleep. 
Our hearts and prayers are with Calvert.  We will miss our friend - and remember him and the wonderful moments we shared. 

Condolences may be sent to:  Calvert Barron, PO Box 70457, Point Richmond, CA 94807.


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