Giddy up, lil' buckaroos!  This program will teach pony lovers how to ride and care for a real live pony.  Orland Hills Recreatoin Department, in conjunction with Forest View Farms, is offering a package of five (5) pony riding lessons.  The classes are small with fun instructors and 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 receipt to the first lesson.

SESSION     1/23/17                                     FEE: $90 Resident/5 lessons

LOCATION:  Forest View Farms                          $100 Nonresident/5 lessons

16717 Lockwood Ave.


CODE: 38-40-4500 AGE: 4-7 yrs., under 100 lbs.    TIME: Call stable to arrange day and time

This activity is a beginning tumbling program which is designed to enhance the child's fundamental and physical skills.  Special equipment is used to help increase their coordination and play.  Each session consists of five classes.  Please note that an adult must accompany child.

Session 3:
01/27/2017 - 02/24/2017
Session 4:
03/03/2017 - 03/31/2017
Fee: $40 Resident
$55 Nonresident
Day: Friday
Location: Orland Hills Community Center
16553 S. Haven Avenue
18 - 35 months
11:30 am - 12:15 pm

This is your chance to let your child begin their educational journey in a warm and friendly atmosphere without feeling overwhelmed. This successful long running program is taught by our highly qualified staff. Our instructors are experienced in Early Childhood Development, CPR/Defibrillator, and First Aid. The focus of our program is on phonics, pre-math skills, pre-writing skills as well as socialization and having FUN! The curriculum is designed to ensure your child is well-prepared for kindergarten.

The current program includes a 3 year old program and a 4 year old program. Morning sessions are being offered.

Registration will be taken at the Orland HIlls Community Center, located at 16553 S. Haven Avenue.
Registration Information is available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
For more information contact the Recreation Departments at 708-349-7211.

Playschool classes will begin on January 9th, 2017 for 4 year olds and on January 10th, 2017 for 3 year olds.

3 Year Old Playschool Program 4 Year Old Playschool Program

$328.30 Resident
$416.85 NonResident

  Fee: $473.50 Resident
$601.50 Nonresident
Session A:
Tues/Thurs 9:30-11:30am   Session A:
Mon/Wed/Fri 9:15-11:45am
Code: #38-00-4003A   Code: #38-00-4004A
Gymboree Learning Centers
9289 West 159th Street • Orland Hills, IL 60487 • 708-364-0309
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The Orland Hills Recreation Department is pleased to offer a punch card program system in conjunction with the Gymboree Play and Music. Gymboree Learning Center, the worldwide leader in Play, Music & Art programs has devoted more than 40 years to designing programs that educate parents on their role in expanding their child’s world. This program offers a progression of developmentally appropriate play, music and art classes for children ages birth through 5 years of age.

ANY 4 CLASSES FOR $40.00.  Punch card expires 90 days after first class.  *Schedule is subject to change.

*Gymboree of Orland Hills, IL location only. Register at the Orland Hills Recreation Center then call 708-364-0309 to receive your punch card and schedule your 4 classes.



Session 3:
01/23/17 - 04/30/17
Day: Open 6 Days Per Week
Fee: $40 Resident
N/A Nonresident
Gymboree Learning Center, 9289 W. 159th Street, Orland Hills, IL 60487
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Code: 38-01-4007
  • GYMBOREE PROGRAM: Levels 1-6, & Family Gymboree, ages birth - 5 years
    • Gymboree Play program levels incorporates fundamental, engaging activities to build your child’s cognitive, social and physical skills. Over 40 pieces of equipment.

  • ART PROGRAM: Ages 18 months - 5 years
    • Gymboree Art classes enhances the creative spirit and a positive means for selfexpression. Painting, sculpting, drawing, collage, song, dress-up and other imaginative activities are included.

  • MUSIC PROGRAM: Ages 6 months - 5 years
    • Gymboree Music Classes introduce children to a variety of different musical styles. Through singing, dancing, movement games and instruments, your child learns important musical “building blocks” like rhythm, beat, tempo and melody and builds a foundation of musical skills to grow on.
    • Gym Club membership fee will be waived with this offer, $30.00 value.
    • Punch card can be added to your current enrollment package.


Are you feeling the need to break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday? Well, come join our parent-tot class and enjoy some fun. This class will enable parents and tots to help enjoy themselves and spend some time together on an individual basis. Various activities will include, games, sports, and crafts. This class will meet for five sessions.

Session 3:
01/26/2017 - 02/23/2017
Session 4:
03/09/2017 - 04/06/2017
Day: Thursday
Fee: $40 Resident
$55 Nonresident
Community Center, 16553 S. Haven Ave
2-3 yrs.
12:00 - 12:45 pm