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Petanque

Pétanque is a form of boules normally played on hard dirt or gravel

See Also:
Bowls

An Overview of Petanque

It can also be played on grass, sand or other surfaces, with metal boules rolled or tossed to the jack.

Pétanque is a game which all can enjoy at any age and with any level of skill and the equipment is not expensive. Usually all that is required is a set of three matching boules which can be acquired from any good sports shop.

Benefits

  • Develops team play, concentration, tactics and strategy

Costs

Competition class boules are sold in sets of 3 by different weights, sizes, patterns and hardness and the cost starts from around £50 a set.

Equipment

The only equipment you will need is a set of boules but many clubs will be able to loan you sets as well as advise where and what boules to buy.

Facts

  • Pétanque - pronounced "pay-tank"

Find Petanque Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

National Governing Bodies

English Petanque Association

Contact Name
01732823640

Nags Head Petanque Club

19 members
2 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Queniborough Spartans Petanque Club

8 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Anchors Away Petanque Club

10 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Nags Head Donington Petanque Club

9 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Keyham Petanque Club

27 members
3 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Kings Arms Petanque Club

24 members
3 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League

Crown Asfordby Petanque Club

30 members
1 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League
Registered with English Petanque

Partners

  • Charnwood LSA
    Melton LSA
    O&W LSA
    H&B LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Active Partnerships
    Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
    Harborough LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Sport England
    Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Sport England
    Safeguarding
  • H&B LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
  • Charnwood LSA
    O&W LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Active Rutland