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.


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 May 20- June 24           
           Session 2: Thursday July 1 - August 12 (*August Location at Moon Park)
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 June 2 – July 7
           Session 2: Wednesday July 14- August 18 (*August Locations in Moon Park)
           Session 3: Wednesday August 25 - September 29
Location: Robin Hill Patio June/July         Moon Park: August/September
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 18 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: July Session: July 6 - July 27
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 5:30-6:30
Cost: $40 – Moon Resident  $45 Non Moon Resident (Per 4 week session)

This class has a max participation number of 16 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 June 29 – August 3
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: July 12 - Aug 16
Location: Robin Hill Center (July) - Moon Park (August)
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 15 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 unless otherwise indicated
Register:  Pre-Registration Required.
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park

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

Wednesdays
10am - Music Time (Free) 

Thursdays
10am - Beginner Painting/Coloring and Personal Masterpiece Making.  
2pm   - Trivia Time with Prizes

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. 



Robin Hill Walking Group (Avid walkers or Casual strollers)
Date: Every Monday 
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. 



Muddy Rose Pottery Outdoor Programs 
Dates: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (Projects available - Bowl or Trinket bowl)         
            Tuesday, June 29, 2021(Projects available - Bud vase or Trinket bowl) 
Time: 1:30pm  
Register By: Tuesday, June 1 for June 8 
                      Wednesday, June 23 for June 29. 
Location: Robin Hill Event Center Patio 
Fee: Bowl $20.00/Trinket bowl $12.00/ Bud vase $20.00  
        Please specify date and item chosen when registering. 
Join Janelle from Muddy Rose Pottery (Hopewell, Pa.) and create your own masterpiece. All ceramic pieces are handmade on a pottery wheel and ready for you to make your own. All supplies are included. A large variety of glazes are provided along with optional decorating and design tools. All pieces are oven, dishwasher, and microwave safe. Pieces will be kiln fired and returned to the Carriage House and ready for pick up approximately 1 week later. 
 

Grab-n-Go FREE Lunches (Senior Connection Members ONLY!) 
Date: Thursday, June 10 
          Thursday, July 15 
Time: 11:30am - Noon 
Register By:  Thursday, June 3 for June 10 Lunch 
                       Thursday, July 8 for July 15 Lunch 
Location: Pickup at Carriage House Sunroom at Robin Hill Park 
Fee: FREE  
4-Cut Cheese Pizza – June 10 
Turkey Wedgie Sandwich – July 15 
Sponsored by- UPMC FOR LIFE
 

Design your own Stars and Stripes Canvas Shoes Activity
Date: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Time: 10:00am- Cost $5
Register by: Wednesday, June 9th
Location: Carriage House
Please bring a pair of white canvas shoes in your size.  We will provide everything else! You’ll have your own custom designed patriotic fashion accessory. Fun for all and easy to do.


Lifelong Learning Institute by the University of Pittsburgh 
Date: Tuesday, June 22  
Time: 1pm-2pm 
Register By: Tuesday, June 15
Location: Robin Hill Center Patio 
Fee: FREE 
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), offered by the University of Pittsburgh, offers learning opportunities designed specifically for older adult learners age 50+.  No tests, no grades, no pressure – just learning! Reasonable membership fees and generous financial assistance make OLLI membership possible for anyone who would like to join us. Upon becoming a member, you have immediate access to unlimited noncredit courses, special classes, lectures, and events. OLLI courses meet on Zoom, offering members the safety and comfort of learning from home. OLLI members enjoy interacting online with instructors. Our excellent teachers are from the University and from the diverse and talent-filled Pittsburgh area. OLLI at Pitt members want you to know that they are a welcoming and friendly group. NO previous affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh and no college experience is needed to become a member. Giveaways and snacks provided.  
 

Cowboy Picnic at Moon Park 
Date: Thursday, June 24 
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm 
Register By: Wednesday, June 16 
Location: Moon Park-Rotary Pavilion, Moon Park 
Fee: $15.00 per person 
Calling all cowboys and cowgirls. This is a command repeat performance of our 2019 Cowboy Picnic. We will start with a delicious boxed roasted chicken dinner and beverages. Following dinner, we will stop by the Bruster’s Ice Cream wagon where you can choose your ice cream dessert. There will be loads of western themed fun and toe tapping music by The John Parrendo country trio. Don’t miss out!  

Sponsored by -  UPMC FOR LIFE & ENCOMPASS HEALTH 
 

Senior Station at 4th of July Celebration at Moon Park 
Date: Sunday, July 4 
Time: 4:00pm-10:00pm 
Register By:  No registration 
Location: Brewer Airport Toyota Pavilion , Moon Park
Fee: FREE 
Join the Senior Connection at Moon Park for this holiday celebration. The Senior Station at the Brewer Airport Pavilion will offer Senior Connection members shade, bottled water, and limited seating. Feel free to bring a chair. There will be free family events, food trucks, a DJ, and live music from our amphitheater. A fabulous fireworks display begins at 10pm. 


Miniature Golf Outing and Lunch 
Date: Wednesday, July 7 
Time: 11:00am 
Register By: Thursday, July 1 
Location: Scally’s Golf Center 
Fee: $20.00 per golfer 
 Join us for an 18- hole round of miniature golf followed by a pizza lunch with beverages and ice cream for dessert. Lunch will be outdoors on their covered pavilion overlooking the fairway. Various fun & skill prizes included too. Bring a foursome or you will be assigned to one. 
 

Grilled Hot Dogs and MUSIC BINGO 
Date: Monday, July 19 
Time: Noon-2:30pm 
Register By: Monday, July 12 
Location: Moon Park - Rotary Pavilion 
Fee: $8.00 
Lunchtime!!! 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.  
 
 
Grab-n-Go FREE Frozen Yogurt 
Date: Thursday, August 5 
Time: 1:30pm-2pm 
Register By:  Thursday, July 29 
Location: Pickup at Carriage House Sunroom at Robin Hill Park 
Fee: FREE  
Enjoy a cool treat of Raspberry Frozen Yogurt topped with granola. Open to Senior Connection members only.  Must register in advance.

Sponsored by- UPMC FOR LIFE 
 

Intergenerational Continental Breakfast Picnic in the Park 
Date: Wednesday, August 18 
Time:  11:00am-Noon  
Register By:  Wednesday, August 11 
Location: Saturn Pavilion, Moon Park 
Fee: $10.00 per adult & $5.00 per child 
Bring the special child or children in your life and enjoy a continental breakfast and beverages. The event features a balloon artist and a fun crafts for the kids. The playground and splash pad are located nearby as well. Following this event, the Dr. Zoot Trio will be performing a free concert in the park at Noon.
 

Magic Show 
Date: Tuesday, August 24 
Time: 1:30pm to 3:00pm 
Register By: Tuesday, August 17 
Location:  Clearview Pavilion, Moon Park 
Fee: $10.00 per person 
Come and enjoy a professional magic show by 13th Hour Productions, Steve Haberman. Individual snacks and iced beverages included. Prepare to be amazed in the fresh air at Moon Park!