Horseback Riding

by Forest View Farms


Learn the art of English or Western horsemanship and ride, groom, saddle and control your horse at a walk, trot and canter.  Orland Hills Recreation Department, in conjunction with Forest View Farms, is offering a five (5) week lesson package or five (5) trail rides through the beautiful Cook County Forest Preserve.  Beginners through Advanced are welcome.  Forest View Farms has a heated indoor arena for year round riding.  This package rate can only be purchased twice in a calendar year.  Register at the Community Center.  Call the stable to arrange classes and bring your reciept to the first lesson.


SESSION:  01/30/2017             FEE:   $130 Resident
AGE:  8 years and older           $140 Nonresident
DAY:  Call (708) 560-0306 to arrange day and time.     
CODE:  38-40-4500  
LOCATION:  Forest View Farms 16717 Lockwood Ave., Tinley Park, IL             



Open Gym/Walking

The Village of Orland Hills Community Center Gymnasium is open various times through out the week and weekend for Open Gym time and walking. Listed below is a schedule of times for Open Gym and walking. Please note times and availability may change with no prior notice. Please take note of the rules posted on the gymnasium door. In inclimate weather please, carry in gym shoes.


Follow the indoor track around the Community Center’s state of the art gymnasium. 15.4 laps around equals one mile. Walking is available for members of the walking club on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 8:00-10:00 am. Tickets are available for residents. Non resident tickets for $3.00. General walking is also available for residents on Thursday from 7:30-8:30 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-10:00 am for no charge.

Open Gym

A recreational activity for men, women and children who enjoy basketball as a form of working out and exercise. Pickup games will be played depending on the number of participants attending each time.  Participants should bring their own basketball and must carry in playing shoes. Children under 12, must be accompanied by an adult. There is a $1.00 fee for residents and $10.00 for nonresidents. Resident families are $2.00.


Please note that the Orland Hills Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel any open gym program without prior notice. Please call 708-349-7211 to confirm schedule.

Painting for Everyone

Mr. Frank Sanchez will be providing his students with exceptional knowledge and expertise in drawing and oil painting. Each session will consist of four–one hour classes. Come and join us as we paint seasonal pictures. Class begins with teaching you to draw accurately before you begin your step-by-step paintings. Projects in this class include a 16X20 oil painting picture of your choice.

Session 3:
Please call for information
Session 4:
Please call for information
Saturday  classes available
Community Center
16553 S. Haven Avenue
Fee: $55 Resident
$75 Nonresident
Day / Time
7 and up
Saturdays - 11:30 - 12:30 pm
7 and up
Sundays -  11:30 - 12:30 pm