Recreation Classes and Programs

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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 for eight weeks, beginning April 3, 2017. For more information, please call (310) 541-4585.  

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



Explore George F Canyon with an experienced nature guide on the first Saturday of each month providing a perfect introduction to the canyon and its surroundings. This is the perfect walk for families and beginning hikers to enjoy a fun and educational walk through the canyon.  Nature themed activities are provided for children after the walk.  Meet at the George F Canyon Nature Center (GFC) at the corner of Palos Verdes Drive East and Palos Verdes Drive North. FREE! No reservation required.

 First Saturday of each month                    4/9 – 5/7 – 6/9                   9:00 am        GFC



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. The bird walk begins and ends at the George F Canyon Nature Center, located at the corner of Palos Verdes Drive East and Palos Verdes Drive North. Binoculars provided. FREE!

 Fourth Wednesday of the month                4/26 – 5/24– 6/28                   8:30 am         GFC  




Share the joy of reading with your children and introduce them to the beauty of our natural surroundings. Geared for ages 2-5 years. For more information contact Marisa Perley at 310.377.9584 x 238 or email:

 Friday                                                      6/9                               9:30 – 10 am             GFC



Held on the night of a full moon, or close to it, this hike takes you to the nocturnal side of the canyon.  Learn about wildlife, plants, geology and history on this popular two-mile nighttime adventure.  Bring a flashlight.  A $12 per person donation supports the George F Canyon Nature Center (GFC). Children must be at least 9 years old and up. Reservations a must! Call (310) 541-7613, email or online at, select Events

 Full Moon Nights                                 4/9 – 5/7 – 6/9                  Time: TBA     GFC



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

 Adult Classes  - 18+ yrs

Sat       4/8 – 5/13       12:30 - 1:30 pm       Los Verdes Golf Course



Receive an introduction to horses, equipment, tack, saddling, bridling, leading and grooming at the Peter Weber Equestrian Center (PWEC), 26401 Crenshaw Blvd. Drink and snack will be provided. Class limited to four students. For more information, contact trainer Jan Ball at (310) 377-1335. RHE Resident Fee - $165 / Non-Resident Fee - $183

T          4/4– 4/25           Adult                     10:00-12:00 pm        PWEC

T          4/4 – 4/25          7-12 yrs.                3:30- 5:00 pm          PWEC

W         4/5 – 4/26          7-12 yrs.                3:30- 5:00 pm          PWEC




A perfect introduction to pre-school and elementary kids to a variety of sports in a positive and fun environment! Students learn the basic skills of soccer, hockey, basketball and tee-ball in Monday Pintsize Sports classes, while the Saturday soccer classes will focus on individual and team skills only. Both programs consist of warming up, stretching, and skill drills focusing on 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.  RHE Resident Fee - $86 / Non-Resident Fee - $95

Boys & Girls

M      4/3– 6/5           Aged 4-7                          4 Sports             3:00 - 3:45 pm                Howlett            

Tues   4/4 – 5/23        Aged  3-5 + parent              Soccer             9:30 am            Howlett

Parent & Preschooler

M      4/3 – 6/5           Aged 3-5 + parent            4 Sports             4:00 - 4:30 pm Howlett

Tues   4/4 – 5/23        Aged   4-7                             Soccer             10:00 – 10:45 am        Howlett




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



Walk and Draw with Art to Grow On, Inc.

Enjoy a guided exploration and mobile nature sketch lesson along the trail. Using mobile sketch boards, draw life from nature, then return to the Nature Center for more art studio time and a tour of the Nature Center. Ages 5 and up recommended. For more info and to RSVP visit: for families.

Saturday                                              5/20                                10 - 11:30 am            GFC