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.
  • If interested in teaching a class with Moon Parks and Recreation, please fill out a proposal and submit to info@moonparks.org

Program Policy:   Program Policy


Program Waiver: Program Waiver


ATHLETICS/FITNESS 

For all classes: 

  • Space is limited to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 
  • The Robin Hill Center is closed to the public, for classes on the Robin Hill Patio, please walk around the main building to the back patio where the class will be held. Public bathrooms are available at the entrance of the park. 
  • For classes at Moon Park, multiple public bathrooms are available in the park.


Men's Slow Pitch Softball
Dates: May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Galaxy Field
Fee: $15 Moon Resident/ $20 non-resident


Get the baseball bat and gloves out and come down to the ball field! Moon Park is excited to start a fun active program. Teams will be picked each day with light baseball activity and plenty of old stories to share. Bats and balls will be provided. Make sure you bring some water and stretch before getting to the field!

Women's Sand Volleyball 2021
Dates: Tuesday June 15 - July 27 (7 weeks) 
Time: Gametimes 5:30, 6:30, 7:30pm
Ages: 18+
Fee: $40 Moon Resident/$45 Non-Resident Fee 
Location: Moon Park Sand Volleyball Court 
Form a team of friends or neighbors to pass, dig, and volley! All skill levels are welcome. Join an existing team or start a new one! Please note that this years league will be played outdoors in the sand. When registering please be sure to include your team name or if you would like to join a new team. Registration is required to participate. The schedule will be released after registration is completed in early June! Due to only have one court the program will be limited to 8 total teams.


Senior Workout
Dates: Mon/Weds March 10 – April 28
Location: Moon Park 
Time: 11:00 – Noon
Cost: $4 (per class)
This class will help seniors (55+) 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. Class will meet outside at Moon Park at the amphitheater or Clearview Pavilion. Capacity for this class is 15 participants. 


Hip Hop Cardio 
Dates: Session 1: Thursday April 8 - May 13
            Session 2: Thursday May 20- June 24
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)
Join Amy for some cardio dance exercise! You can take the moves up to make them harder or modify for any fitness level.  Our new instructor wants to help every with fun fitness through dance where they can leave feeling like they had a great workout and had fun!  Class will include warm up and cool down also.  Amy has been teaching Zumba, Insanity and more since 2009.

Barre
Dates: Session 1: Wednesday April 14 – May 19
Location: Robin Hill Patio
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 am
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)
This class has a max participation number of 13 people. Please register online. For more information about space availability for drop-ins, please email pilatesbodyj@gmail.com.  This class will be held outside. Class will be weather dependent. If rain prevents the class from happening, we will add an additional class to the end of the session. Restrooms are available at the entrance of the park.  A total body workout that lifts your seat, tones your thighs, abs, arms and burns fat. This workout includes elements of ballet, Pilates, and traditional toning exercises. The class starts with standing barrework. The class ends with core work and a series of deep stretches. Bring a mat and a pair of 1-3lb dumb bells. For all fitness levels.

Yoga Beginners and Beyond
Dates: April Session: Thursday April 8 - 29 
            May Session: Tuesday May 4 - 25
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: April Session: 5:15 – 6:15pm
           May Session: 5:30-6:30pm
Cost: $40 – Moon Resident  $45 Non Moon Resident (Per 4 week session)
This class has a max participation number of 9 people. Please register online. There are no drop-ins for this class.
Yoga-curious or yoga-nervous? Then this is the class for you...No experience required! Instructor Jen Stratakis E-RYT 500, will lead you through an hour-long class, which includes standing and seated poses, breathwork, and guided relaxation. Modifications are given to accommodate everyone. With regular practice, yoga can improve lung capacity, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, mental calm, and more. Bring a mat, water bottle, and any other yoga props you may have. Blocks are especially helpful.  


Pound® Fitness 
Dates: Session 1: Tuesday April 6 – May 11
           Session 2: Tuesday May 18 – June 22
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 7:00 – 7:45pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)
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!  Please bring a mat and water.


Totally Toned
Dates: Session 1: Monday April 12 - May 17
            Session 2: Monday May 24 -  July 5 (No Class May 31)
Location: Carriage House
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)
This class has a max participation number of 9 people. Please register online. There are no drop-ins for this class.
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 and a mat.


ART/EDUCATION/NATURE 

Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  
TBA
Times: TBA
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.

AARP SmartDriver- To Register call 661-330-6182
VIRTUAL COURSE-ZOOM
4 HOUR REFRESHER CLASS- MARCH 1 & 8
FULL CLASS- MARCH 22 & 29, APRIL 5 & 12
$20 AARP MEMBERS/$25 NON-MEMBERS (AGE 50+)
For more information and to register,please contact Bob Richard at
661-330-6182


MOON TOWNSHIP SENIOR CONNECTION 



What is the Senior Connection?
The Moon Township Senior Connection offers senior programming to anyone 55+ in Moon Township as well as all surrounding communities.  Membership is FREE with the purchase of a membership card ($10). 


Registering for Programs and Events:
Event and program registrations are currently made by calling Moon Parks and Recreation at 412-262-1703 ext. 404 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Payment is due at time of registration.  

All current information, program guides and monthly newsletters are available at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park at our NEW Senior Connection Blue Information Box.


Cancellation Policy:
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.


Center Locations/Hours:

Robin Hill Park Carriage House
949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, PA 15108 - Please see below to register for programs and events.

Tapestry Senior Living
Center is temporarily closed at Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108. 


COVID-19:  Masks must be worn and social distancing will be enforced for all programming and events.

 

SENIOR CONNECTION PROGRAMMING

* Must Pre-Register *

Daily Programming at the Carriage House
Date: March through end of May
Time: Please see below.  Each program is approximately 1 hour long.
Fee: $3 each
Register:  Pre-Registration Required.
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park

Mondays 
10am - Pokeno Game w/ prizes 
2pm   - BINGO w/ prizes 

Wednesdays
10am - Crafts and Creativity 
2pm   - Painting & coloring for all levels. Bring your imagination.

Thursdays
10am - Stretch, Tone & Strengthen Class with gentle movements.  
1pm   - Basic Computer Skills Class for Beginners (Begins March 4th)

PLEASE NOTE - Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no eating or drinking allowed. Participant areas and supplies will be disinfected after each program.



SENIOR CONNECTION EVENTS
                                           
  

Senior Connection Craft Corner at the Moon Township Farmers’ Market
Date: Wednesdays - June 2 through September 29
Time: 3pm-6pm
Fee: FREE Admission
Location:  Moon Township Farmer’s Market at Moon Park
Plan on visiting the new Senior Connection Craft Corner at the Farmers’ Market in Moon Park. Unique handcrafted designs made by our very own creative team of members will be sold at the market. Proceeds will benefit the Moon Township Senior Connection. You’ll be glad you stopped.
If you would like to join our creative craft team and help with designing the crafts or assisting at the Craft Corner on Wednesdays, please contact Celeste @ cfryz@moontwp.us or by calling 412-952-1558. 



Vinyl Hour (For All Music Enthusiasts)
Date: Every Wednesday, beginning March 2.
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm 
Fee: FREE
Register By:  No Registration Required – Just Drop In!
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Grab a friend and a few old records, then come and share your favorite tunes. Sing a long and have some fun. Remember “Music Feeds the Soul.”


Free Computer Instruction 

Date: Beginning March 4, 2021
Time: Various days and times available.
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Get comfortable with the internet using our new Chromebooks.  You will be shown the basics and have your questions answered. Search the web and be able to reach out to loved ones and amaze them with your new computer skills.  Please call to schedule a date(s) and time(s) @ 412-262-1703 ext. 404 Tues-Thurs and leave a message for Celeste. 

Robin Hill Walking Group (Avid walkers or Casual strollers)
Date: Every Monday beginning April 5
Time: 11:30am
Fee: FREE
Register By:  No Registration Required – Just Drop In!
Location: Meet at the Carriage House Sunroom at Robin Hill Park
Put some Spring in your step! ALL are encouraged to come out and walk. You choose the distance and your speed. There are many lovely spots and walking trails to explore. There are also lots of benches to rest awhile too. Attend every week or just when your schedule allows. 

Grab-n-Go FREE Lunches (Senior Connection Members ONLY!)
Date:  Thursday, April 22
Time: 11:30am - Noon
Fee: FREE 
Register By:  April 15 for April 22 Lunch
Location: Pickup at Carriage House Sunroom at Robin Hill Park
Chicken Wrap with Spinach – April 22
Sponsored by-  UPMC for Life

Men’s Slow Pitch 55+ Softball 
Date: Begins Mid May 
Time:  TBD
Register By:  Saturday, May 1
Location:  Moon Park
NO league play. Fun and exercise is our goal for you.
For more details and information please call Andrew Bott, Moon Parks and Recreation Assistant Park Director @ 412-262-1703 ext. 406.

Grilled Hot Dogs and MUSIC BINGO
Date: Thursday, May 20
Time: Noon-2:30pm
Fee: $8.00
Register By: Thursday, May 13
Location: Moon Park - Brewer Airport Toyota Pavilion
Celebrate Memorial Day a little early. Come to the park and have some delicious grilled hot dogs. Afterwards, we will play MUSIC BINGO with DJ Mike. We will have prizes too! PLEASE bring your own blotter or marker.