Pétanque is one of the few sports that is played by players of both sexes over a wide range of age groups on equal terms

It genuinely is a sport for all - easy to learn and inexpensive to play

East Midlands Pétanque is a Region of the English Pétanque Association working with local government, sports clubs and community groups to promote the French boule sport of pétanque among all ages in Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire and beyond

We can provide information and help on all aspects of the game:

how to play petanque

where you can play

coaching and umpiring

• forming a new club

joining in events

building a playing surface