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SUMMER 2017 PROGRAMS

SUMMER RECREATION SCHEDULE

FIRST SATURDAY WALK

Bring your family and join us for an afternoon nature walk. Explore George F Canyon with an experienced nature guide on the first Saturday of each month. This popular casual walk is a perfect introduction to the canyon and its surroundings. FREE!

First Saturday of each month               6/3 – 7/1 – 8/5                                                   9:00 am

FULL MOON HIKE

Held on the night of a full moon, this hike takes you to the top of the canyon for an impressive view of city lights. Experience a 300 ft. rise in elevation on this popular two-mile nighttime adventure. Bring a flashlight. A $12 per person donation supports the Nature Center. Ages 9 and up Reservations a must! Call (310) 547-0862 or sign up online www.pvplc.org

Full Moon Nights                                 6/9 – 7/8 – 8/6                                              Time: TBA       

4TH WEDNESDAY BIRDING WITH WILD BIRDS UNLIMITED

Join Wild Birds Unlimited to explore the birds that make a home in the restored habitat at the preserve. The program is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Binoculars available.

Fourth Wednesday of each month        6/28 -  7/26 -  8/23                                                8:30 am

Nature Center Docent Training at George F Canyon

Volunteers are needed to assist visitors at the nature center and help with special activities.  Join the PVPLC Docent Team!

Saturday         6/10                                        9am –noon

GOLF LESSONS

Receive six lessons at the Los Verdes Golf Course with Mike Buroza, PGA Class “A” Member. Small class instruction will benefit players at all levels. Golf balls and golf clubs included. No class on July 4th.

RHE Resident Fee - $109 / Non-Resident Fee - $120

Adult Classes - 18+ yrs    Sat       6/17 – 7/22            11:30 am - 12:30 pm                

TENNIS

Learn the fundamentals of tennis and the strategy of match play with USPTA certified RHE Resident Tennis Pro, Bob Krueger. Bring a tennis racquet and one unopened can of balls to the first class. Classes meet once each week at the RHE Tennis Club at Ernie Howlett Park for eight weeks, beginning June 12.  No class on July 4th. Complete the Registration Form [PDF] and return it with your payment to City of Rolling Hills Estates, ATTN: Recreation, 4045 Palos Verdes Drive North, RHE, CA 90274

RHE Resident Fee - $68 / Non-Resident Fee - $75

PINTSIZE SPORTS & SOCCER (Boys & Girls Ages 3 - 7)

A perfect introduction to pre-school aged-children to a variety of sports in a positive and fun environment! Students learn the basic skills of soccer, hockey, basketball and tee-ball in the Pintsize Sports classes, while the soccer classes focus on individual and team skills. Both programs consist of warming up, stretching, and skill drills that help teach individual and team play. Your child will gain improved fitness, agility, stamina, and coordination. All equipment is provided. Classes will be held at Ernie Howlett Park. No class on July 4th.

RHE Resident Fee - $86 / Non-Resident Fee - $95

Parent & Preschooler

T      6/20-8/8    Aged 3-5 + parent               4 Sports             2:30 – 3:10pm

T      6/20-8/8     Aged 3-5 + parent           Soccer           3:20- 4:00pm

DOG AGILITY

Come play with your dog! Enjoy the sport of Dog Agility and learn to guide your dog through a course of obstacles.  One-hour classes will be offered for varying skill levels from Beginner to Advanced on Fridays at Ernie Howlett Park.  Please call (310) 200-0357 for more information about class levels and times. Instructor: Daniell Dumais

RHE Resident Fee: $160 / Non-Resident Fee: $176

RALLY OBEDIENCE

Learn the AKC obedience sport of Rally in Ernie Howett Park.  In Rally, handler and dog work through a course of written signs that require precision and teamwork.  This 6-week course will introduce you to the signs and teach you the skills needed to successfully compete in this fun AKC event.  A great way to build obedience skills and a closer relationship with your canine companion!  Instructor: Jennifer Sanders (719) 659-3439.

RHE Resident Fee - $77   /    Non-Resident Fee - $85

Fri                   July 14 – August 18                     3:00-4:00 pm                       

THE WOLF WITHIN – PUPPY, BASIC & ADVANCED DOG OBEDIENCE COURSES

Go beyond the typical training class!  World Class Dog Training’s 6-week obedience courses will cover all aspects of you canine’s well-being: nutrition, exercise, leadership, confidence, problem-solving skills and more.  Learn valuable tools and groundbreaking methods that originate from hands-on research of the ancestral wolf.  Our one-hour classes will be offered for all skill levels.  Classes will be held on Sundays in Highridge Park, 29035 Highridge Road.  Please call (310) 890-2811 for more information or visit www.jmdogtraining.com to register online.  Instructor: Jennifer McCarthy

RHE Resident Fee - $275           Non-Resident Fee - $299

Sun      6/18 – 7/23       Puppy Class                 12:30 – 1:30 pm              Highridge

Sun      6/18 – 7/23       Level 1 Class                  2:00 – 3:00 pm              Highridge

Sun      6/18 – 7/23       Level 2 Class                  3:30 – 4:30 pm              Highridge

Note: To sign up for Level 2 you must have completed the Level 1 Course. 


 

 

SUMMER CAMPS

           

PONY CAMP (Children ages 6-12)

Learn the basics of horsemanship: leading, grooming, riding, saddling, equipment and tack. Emphasis is on fun and safety.  Snacks included. Two and three-hour morning or afternoon camps are available this summer.  Registration and all camp sessions are held at the Peter Weber Equestrian Center, 26401 Crenshaw Blvd. For more information, contact Chantal Allyn at 310-365-7343 or the barn at 310-541-9487.  Website: www.pwecent.com

 M-F      10:00 am - 12 noon       or         3:00 pm - 5:00 pm         PWEC            Fee - $275/week

“WEE TOT” PONY CAMP (Children ages 3-5)

Designed for the little equestrians; leading, grooming, and riding. Emphasis is on fun and safety.  Snacks included.  Registration and all camp sessions are held at the Peter Weber Equestrian Center, 26401 Crenshaw Blvd. For more information, contact Chantal Allyn at 310-365-7343 or the barn at 310-541-9487.  Website: www.pwecent.com  

M-F      10:00 am - 12 noon       or         3:00 pm - 5:00 pm         PWEC            Fee - $275/week

            

JUNIOR RANCH HAND CAMP (Children ages 3-12)

Learn about a variety of ranch animals and their care, feeding, and handling: bunnies, alpaca, goats, sheep, mini burrow, and mini horse.  Emphasis on fun and safety.  Snacks included.  Registration and all camp sessions are held at the Peter Weber Equestrian Center, 26401 Crenshaw Blvd. For more information, contact Chantal Allyn at 310-365-7343 or the barn at 310-541-9487.  Website: www.pwecent.com

           

M-F      9:00 am – 10:00 am       or    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm                    Fee - $125/week

           

PONY CAMP (Children ages 6-12) or “WEE TOT” PONY CAMP (Children ages 3-5) AND JUNIOR RANCH HAND CAMP  

M-F        9:00 am - 12 noon       or         10:00 am – 1:00 pm       PWEC           Fee - $385/week

           

HALF-DAY PINTSIZE SOCCER CAMP (Girls & Boys Ages  3-6)

This half-day day camp is designed to introduce children to soccer in a positive fun environment where they will learn basic skills and rules through fun drills and games which are designed to teach teamwork and individual skills. Mornings with focus on individual skills, warm ups and stretches and afternoons will be team games. There will be a break for a picnic style lunch and some free play. BRING A PACKED LUNCH, SUNSCREEN AND A BEACH TOWEL.  Contact Sarah Miller 310-220-7804

RHE Resident Fee - $25 / Non-Resident Fee - $30

M       8:30 am –  12:30 pm                                7/31                  Howlett

 

HALF-DAY PINTSIZE TEE-BALL (Girls & Boys Ages 3-6)

This half-day day camp is designed to introduce children to tee ball in a positive fun environment where they will learn basic skills and rules through fun drills and games which are designed to teach teamwork and individual skills. Mornings with focus on individual skills, warm ups and stretches and afternoons will be team games. There will be a break for a picnic style lunch and some free play.  BRING A PACKED LUNCH, SUNSCREEN AND A BEACH TOWEL.  Contact Sarah Miller 310-220-7804

RHE Resident Fee - $25 / Non-Resident Fee - $30

M       8:30 am –  12:30 pm                                8/7                    Howlett

 

SUMMER SWIM PROGRAM

Coordinated by the San Pedro/Peninsula YMCA, the annual Summer Swim Program will beginning June 13 at Peninsula High School, located at 27118 Silver Spur Road in Rolling Hills Estates. Recreational swimming will be available Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. -  afternoons and on weekends.   FLYER WITH SCHEDULE AND RATES HERE

For more information, please contact the YMCA at (310) 832-4211 or at www.ymcala.org

           

TGA Cheerleading Camp (Girls & Boys Ages 5-15)

TGA Cheerleading Camp features tumbling, stunting, professional choreography and an end of camp performance with awards. Lunch, snacks and drinks are provided. Campers receive quality poms, uniform and sports bottle.  Before/after camp care available.  Contact 310-347-7342. Register Online: www.PlayTGA.com/BeachCities

M-F 7/10-7/14 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk

M-F 8/21-8/25 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk

             

TGA Flag Football Camp (Girls & Boys Ages 5-15)

TGA Flag Football Camp features professional instruction, group games, daily scrimmages and an end of camp championship game. Lunch, snacks and drinks are provided. Campers receive a bag, jersey and sports bottle. Before/after camp care available.  Contact 310-347-7342. Register Online: www.PlayTGA.com/BeachCities 

M-F 7/10-7/14 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk

 M-F 8/21-8/25 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk

           

TGA Tennis Camp (Girls & Boys Ages 5-15)       

TGA Tennis Camp features professional USTA instruction, group games, daily matches and an end of camp tournament. Lunch, snacks and drinks are provided. Campers receive a bag, camp shirt and sports bottle.  Before/after camp care available.  Contact 310-347-7342.  Register Online: www.PlayTGA.com/BeachCities

M-F 7/10-7/14 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk

M-F 8/21-8/25 9:00 am-2:00 pm Ernie Howlett Park $250/wk