It’s chilly outside, but there are free activities in Bryant Park to help warm you up on those cold, fall days.
Learn to play Pétanque, the French game of boules requiring precision, patience, and camaraderie, from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC’s championship winning pétanque club. Meet up with a friend, or make new friends, over a game of ping pong at one of two state-of-the-art tables in the park.
All ping pong and pétanque equipment is provided free of charge by activity attendants during operating hours (listed below). Outside of operating hours, you are welcome use the activity spaces with your own boules, or paddles and balls.
Bryant Park Ping Pong
10:00am – 6:00pm
Ping Pong Area at 42nd St. & 6th Ave.
Bryant Park Pétanque
11:30am – 6:00pm
Petanque Court at 42nd St. & 6th Ave.
All hours are weather permitting.