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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

Plough Inn Petanque Club

28 members
3 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

Keyham Petanque Club

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

Red Lion Petanque Club

20 members
2 team(s) in the Leicestershire Summer League
Club website at http://www.rlpc.co.uk/

Nags Head Donington Petanque Club

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

Old Black Horse Petanque Club

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

Holly Bush Petanque Club

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

Kings Arms Petanque Club

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

Partners

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

Partners

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