Pétanque (pay-tonk) is an international French sport (related to Italian Bocce Ball) for teams of 2 or 3, played by rolling or throwing metal balls at a smaller wooden target ball.
Pétanque is an enjoyable, competitive game of concentration, strategy, mindful focus, and body-mind coordination; with health benefits that include stress relief, improved flexibility, light cardio, and the positive mental and physical impacts of this social, outdoor activity. It is a learn as you play activity, so lessons, previous playing experience, and equipment are not required to join in the fun.
Courts available at Lay Park. Call 706-613-3596 with questions.
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*Please note these are affiliate organizations. Affiliate organizations have been approved to hold organized leagues at Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services parks. Independent teams and leagues not associated with an approved organization will not permitted.