Seniors


Senior Programming Categories:

Athletics/Fitness
Art/Education/Nature
Senior Connection


Register:

  • Programs with a drop-in option do not require pre-registration.
  • Sign up in person at the Parks and Recreation office.
  • Limited online registration is open here.
  • Call the Parks and Recreation office at 412-262-1703 to pay with credit card.
  • Send in a check to our mailing address with the participants name, date of birth, address, phone and e-mail. You will not be officially registered in the class until you receive a confirmation e-mail.

Program Policy:   Program Policy


Program Waiver: Program Waiver


ATHLETICS/FITNESS 

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays November 20-December 18 (Holiday Session- $37.50/$42.50)
                            January 8-February 12
                            February 19-March 25
Time: 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
Location: Robin Hill
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents, per 6 week session ($10 Drop-Ins)
The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching/strengthening exercises that work the entire body. Expect to flatten your abs, strengthen your core muscles, increase flexibility, firm buttocks/thighs, and improve your posture. For all fitness levels. Please bring a mat, light hand weights (3lbs or less) and water. 

Pound® (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays November 12-December 17 (Nov 26 class cancelled)
                           January 7-February 11 (Jan 7 class at Robin Hill)
                           February 18-March 24
Time: 6:30p.m.-7:15p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents ($10 Drop-Ins)
POUND® is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, strength movements, plyometric and isometric poses. Through continual upper body motion using our lightly weighed exercise drumsticks, called Ripstix, you’ll turn into a calorie-torching drummer, POUNDing off pounds as each song flies by!

Senior Workout with Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays, November 13-December 18
                               February 19-March 25
Times: 9:30a.m.-10:30a.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building Auditorium
Fee: $21 Moon residents/$25 non-residents, per 6 week session (Drop In for $4)
Come out and meet our instructor, Linda Francis! This class will help seniors maintain a fitness level to stay mobile. It is a “LOW” impact aerobics class that will work on balance and strengthening while having fun and meeting new people.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays, November 4-December 16 (No class December 2)
                          January 6-February 24 (No class Jan 20 & Feb 17)
Times: 7:15p.m.-8:15p.m.
Location: Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents (per 6 week session)
This class is designed to help tone your entire body including abs, thighs, back, arms, and glutes. It is appropriate for all fitness levels. Bring hand weights, a mat and water.

Yoga: Basics and More (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Tuesdays January 7-28 (Jan 7 class at Robin Hill)
                         February 4-25
Time: 7:30p.m.-8:30p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session ($12 Drop-Ins)
        $60 Moon residents/$65 Non-residents -per 6 week session ($12 Drop In)
Whether you are yoga-curious or yoga-proficient, this is the class for you. No experience required. Instructor, Jen Stratakis E-RYT, will lead you through an hour-long class, which includes standing and seated poses, breathwork and guided relaxation. Modifications are given to accommodate all levels of yoga experience. With regular practice, yoga can improve lung capacity, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, mental calm and more. Participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Namaste!



ART/EDUCTION/NATURE 

Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  
Thursdays January 16-March 5
Times: 10:00a.m.– 3:00p.m.
Location:  Robin Hill Center – 949 Thorn Run Rd., Moon Twp. PA
Fee: Moon Residents $74 Residents, Non-Residents $79. *Fee does not include supplies.
This class is designed for new and returning students. This is an eight-week course designed to engage all students in the fun and exciting world of water-based materials. No previous experience is necessary - just a desire to have fun.


MOON TOWNSHIP SENIOR CONNECTION 


What is the Senior Connection?
Get connected at the Senior Connection at Tapestry. Everyone 55+ is welcome. Daily programming includes Sit & Fit, Tai Chi, Sing-A-Longs, bingo, dancing, Tone & Stretch, crafts, computers, cards, billiards, darts, piano, games, painting, movies of the week, swimming pool (opening soon), and more! Visit us for a tour. Coffee and tea free every day.  Membership is FREE.  Membership Cards can be obtained at the Moon Township Senior Connection during programming hours.  Please visit the Moon Township Senior Connection to register or register online for most of our programs at www.moonparks.orgPayment is due at time of registration. 

Location:
Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108

Hours:
Monday through Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.  The Senior Connection is closed on 9/2, 11/11, 11/28, 11/29, 12/24, and 12/25.

Registration:
Please visit the Moon Township Senior Connection or call 412-262-1703 ext. 415 during registration hours.
Moon Township Senior Connection Registration Hours:
    Monday through Thursday from
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration is also available online for most programs.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Senior Connection discounts cannot be applied when registering online. 

Cancellation Policy for Senior Connection Programs:
Cancellations made less than 7 days before the event will incur a 25% cancellation fee.  Refunds will be made to your account.  No Show – No Refund.

Just a sample of Senior Connection Daily Programming:

  • Tuesday Tea Parties, Tuesdays 1:00-2:00
A lovely time tasting different teas and having conversation, crafting or game playing. Participants take turns bringing a treat for the group. Some enjoy bringing their own tea cup. FREE
  • Piano playing and a sing-a-long with Margi, Thursdays 11:00am-12:00noon
Entertaining and fun whether you just listen and tap your feet or sing-a-long. FREE
  • TRIVIA Challenge game with prizes, Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm
You don’t need to be an expert. If you like random facts and know lots of stuff, come and play. Fun & entertaining. FREE
  • Adult paint by number with acrylics, Fridays 10:30am-11:30am

A great form of relaxing and letting your creativity come out. All supplies provided. Easy & fun. FREE
MANY MORE ACTIVITIES & DAILY PROGRAMMING OFFERED!

Special Events and Bus Trips:
  
Ogleby Christmas Buffet Dinner, Show, Shopping, and Festival of Lights
Date: Tuesday, December 10
Time: 2:30p.m. Depart Moon Township Senior Connection
           10:00p.m. Approximate return time back
Fee: $80.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Tuesday, November 26
Kick off your holidays by traveling by deluxe motor coach to Ogleby Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia.  We will start at their life size nativity and visiting some specialty shops.  Then onto the Wilson Lodge for a buffet dinner including beverages and dessert followed by The Ron Retzer Trio Christmas Show.  A step on tour guide will then join us for a wonderful trip through the famous Festival of Lights.

Senior Christmas Brunch
Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection at Tapestry Senior Living
Fee: $18 per person
Last Day to Register:  Thursday, December 19
Register for this program at the Moon Township Senior Connection in person or by calling 412-262-1703 ext. 415. 
This event is sponsored by UPMC for Life and Encompass Health Rehabilition Hospital of Sewickley.
A sparkling holiday brunch with festive beverages. A gift courtesy of Moon Parks and Recreation and UPMC, enchanting entertainment by the Penn Trafford Community Orchestra. 

Ways to Connect with Angels and More
Date:  Thursday, January 16th
Time:  1:30pm - 2:30pm
Fee:  Loving offering by donation requested at event to benefit the West Hills Food Pantry
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register: Monday, January 13th
Enjoy a wonderful presentation by Mary Celine Miller on Ways to Connect with Angels and more. Educational, Informational and Moving.
   
Are you up for some Summer Fun?  Learn to play corn hole
Dates:  Friday, January 10th and Friday, January 24th
Time:  1:00pm-2:00pm
Fee:  Free
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Monday, January 6th for January 10
                                        Monday, January 20th for January 24
Gentlemen and Ladies come to learn and play this fun summer game. Gentle exercise included with a little challenge. No ability required, just luck. Also, beverages and fresh popped popcorn provided.
 
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast to Celebrate National Blueberry Pancake Day – Wear your Purple Event
Date:  Tuesday, January 28
Time:  10:30a.m.-Noon
Fee:  $5 per Person
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Monday, January 20
Wear purple and enjoy a delicious blueberry pancake breakfast with coffee and juice. Followed by fun and exercise while line dancing to musical favorites.
 
Elvis Movie Fest
Date:  Monday, February 3
Time:  10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
Fee:  Free
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
What’s better on a cold winter Monday than sitting back and enjoying the “King” himself on the big screen? Features will be- Jailhouse Rock, Harum Scarum and Spinout. Fresh popcorn, hot coffee & tea provided.
    
Lovebug Miniature Therapy Horse Presentation and Pizza Party with Bingo
Date:  Friday, February 14
Time:  10:00a.m.-12:30p.m.
Fee:  $7 per Person
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Friday, February 7
An informative and interactive presentation about how our equine friends provide comfort, support and love. There will be a chance to get a picture with them too. Followed by Pizza and beverages then BINGO with prizes. Don’t miss this one!
 
Carnegie Science Center & Mummy Exhibition Bus Trip
Date:  Monday, February 24
Time:  10:30a.m. - Depart Moon Township Senior Connection
             4:00p.m.  – Approximate Return Time Back
Fee:  $52 per Person
Last Day to Register:  Monday, February 17
Motor coach transportation to fun filled afternoon of science, history and wonders of the world. Enjoy the Carnegie Science Centers many interesting interactive exhibits. Includes admission to the “Mummies of the World” introduction seminar and exhibition.  Café will be open for snacks or lunch on your own.