Playing Grounds-Boules Artistes Petanque Club

our playing grounds

Randwick Boulodrome (Latham Park)- Moverly Road, South Coogee NSW 2034
The Randwick Boulodrome is our main and official venue and easily accessible from any direction. The pistes sit atop of the South Coogee Bowling Club, are great, challenging and shaded with huge Eucalyptus and Rubber trees. The perfect set up...what!

How to get there?
By train and bus: Take the train to Bondi Junction and then catch the316/317 bus which goes straight to the piste. These buses return from Eastgardens so you can start from there as well.
By bus from Bondi to nearby stops:
376 to Malabar Rd near Moverly Rd (Stop 203421), Maroubra Beach to Central Railway Square service
353 Malabar Rd near Moverly Rd (Stop 203421), Eastgardens to Bondi Junction service
377 Malabar Rd near Moverly Rd (Stop 20342), Maroubra Beach to City Circular Quay service.
Any bus along Anzac Parade that travels through Maroubra. Get off at the bus stop nearest the French School (Lycee Condorcet) and walk up Moverly Road, about 10-15 minutes.

Kirribilli (the Billi) - Milsons Point NSW 2061 (off Milsons Point Train Station)
The pistes at Kirribilli are so close from Milsons Point station that one can almost drop their boules from the running train...alight, run down the stairs and start playing on the pistes below. The pistes suit every style of play.

How to get there?
By train: Catch the train to Milsons Point Station. The piste is on the west side on the corner of Burton Street and Alfred Street, Milsons Point.

Ballast Point Park - Corner Wharf & Ballst Point Roads, Birchgrove NSW 2041
Another perfect set-up for petanque with wonderful terrain and views. Situated between Mort Bay and Snails Bay in Port Jackson, Ballast Point was used as a fishing and hunting ground by European settlers and as a source of 'ballast' for ships returning unladen to Europe in the late 1700's to early the 1800's. Hence the name 'Ballast'.

How to get there?
By bus: Catch the 441 towards Birchgrove from outside the Art Gallery of NSW or the Queen Victoria Building. Get off at the end of the line at Grove St, opposite Wharf Rd and take a short walk to Ballast Point Park.
By ferry: You can also catch the ferry from Circular Quay . Disembark at Balmain Wharf and walk around the harbour foreshore.

Mosman (Headland Park) - Best Avenue, Mosman NSW 2088 (near the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Building)
Off Middle Head Road the showpiece of Headland Park is the Georges Heights lookout, with panoramic views of Sydney Heads, the Pacific Ocean and of the city skyline.
The pistes suit every style of play.


How to get there?

By bus:  The 247 bus route from Wynyard terminates at Mosman Junction seven days a week. The 244 bus route from Wynyard makes a number of stops around the Mosman area, including Middle Head Road and Chowder Bay Road. You have a short walk to the park.
By ferry: Bus services connect with the ferry service to Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay. The 238 bus meets the ferry at the Athol Wharf, below Taronga Zoo. Alight on Middle Head Road (before the bus turns left at Beaconsfield Road for Balmoral) and walk ten minutes to reach Headland Park.
By foot: Walking tracks link the park to Georges Heights, Balmoral, and Taronga Zoo via Bradleys Head. Please note that the walking track gates at the Balmoral entrance and Chowder Bay entrance open at sunrise and close at sunset.

Pyrmont - Pyrmont Park (adjoined to Pirrama Park), Pirrama Road
How to get there?
By bus: Catch the 389 bus from the Queen Victoria Building to bus stop 200921.
Note: Pirrama Park is located at the end of Harris Street but Pyrmont Point Park adjoins, and is at the north end near the wharves.

Centennial Park (Dickens Drive, near the Education Precinct)
How to get there?
By Train: Go to Bondi Junction Station, walk along Oxford St, 20 minutes to Centennial Park (2 km). You’ll need a map from there!
By bus: Or many buses that travel along Oxford Street. Get off at Woollahra and enter the park. You’ll need a map from there!
Car parking bays are available as well.

Jubilee Park - Victoria Road, Glebe 2037

How to get there?
Light Rail: Jubilee Park Light rail stop is 5 minutes away.
By bus: From Central Station.
Street parking bays available.

Blamfield Oval - Elizabeth Drive, Ashcroft 2168
How to get there?
By Train: To Liverpool Station, then bus to Elizabeth Drive, Ashcroft.
Car parking areas available.