Bocce Ball anyone? It was fun learning a new game. Did you know that the Waterfront Park has a Bocce Ball area with all the equipment needed to play a game with your friends? The game consists of two or more teams competing to roll their bocce balls closer to Pallino (small ball), which is also the target. The objective of the game is for teams to compete to get closest to the Pallino. This is a quick overview so you will need to check out the full rules for playing Bocce Ball. The game originated in Ancient Rome, and is very popular in Italy and South America. The game is fun and requires strategy and critical thinking skills.