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 

Beginner's Zumba® (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: 
Mondays September 9-October 21 (No class October 14)
                        October 28-December 9 (No class December 2)
Time: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Location: Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 Non-residents, per 6 week session
This class is designed for you to have fun while you burn calories. It is a great way to begin an exercise regime. Beginner's Zumba® is a combination of Latin based dance moves; salsa, cumbia, soca, flamenco, samba, hip-hop, and more that will really make you sweat! Dance experience not required.

 Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays October 9-November 13
                             November 20-December 18 (Holiday Session- $37.50/$42.50)
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 Septebmer 3-October 8
                          October 15-November 19 (Nov 5 and Nov 12 class at Robin Hill)
                          November 26-December 17 (Holiday Session- $30/$35)
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, October 2-November 6
                               November 13-December 18
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, September 9-October 21 (No class October 14)
                          October 28-December 9 (No class December 2)
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 September 3-24 *Sept 10 class has been moved to Robin Hill Center
                         October 8-29
                         November 5-26 (Nov 5 class at Robin Hill)
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 September 19-November 7
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?
The Moon Parks and Recreation Senior Connection offers senior programming to anyone 55+ in Moon Township as well as all surrounding communities.  Membership is FREE.  Membership Cards can be obtained at the Moon Parks office in Moon Park or at the Moon Township Senior Connection during business hours. 

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 call 412-262-1703 ext. 404 Tuesday through Thursday to register for the following programs.  Registration options are listed at the top of this page.  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.

**  Special Events will resume in 2020 **

For a daily program schedule, please visit the Senior Connection center at Tapastry.

Special Events and Bus Trips:


Pup Parade Intergenerational Event (Ages 55+)
Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 11:00a.m.-2:00p.m.  (Parade Times:  Noon and 1:00p.m.)
Fee: Free Event – We ask that each participant please bring a donation of dog food to help The Paws Squad a nonprofit organization that rescues dogs and cats from a kill shelter in Logan, W.V.
Location: Moon Park – Clearview Pavilion
Attention all Dog Lovers!  Our second annual Pup Parade needs you, your family and your furry four-legged family too.  Fun, frolicking quality time.  Vendors, giveaways, food truck, pup ice cream cups, bones and water. 
*  All pups must be leashed and have current vaccinations.
  
Autumn Serenade on the Gateway Clipper (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, October 18
Time: 10:00a.m. Depart Moon Township Senior Connection
           3:00p.m. Approximate return time back
Fee: $80.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Friday, October 4
Travel by deluxe motor coach and enjoy a lovely afternoon cruise on our famous three rivers.  The cruise features a delicious lunch buffet and singing entertainment by Joe Navarro.  Hopefully you will get to enjoy the changing of the fall leaves too.  Come and have some fall fun.
  
Meadows Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, November 7
Time: 11:00a.m. Depart Moon Township Senior Connection
            6:00p.m. Approximate return time back
Fee: $35.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Thursday, October 31
Reserve your spot today!  Travel by deluxe motor coach to the Meadows Casino & Racetrack for an afternoon of fun and games.  You will receive a $25.00 slot bonus upon arrival.
*Photo ID required to receive bonus.
  
Ogleby Christmas Buffet Dinner, Show, Shopping, and Festival of Lights (Ages 55+)
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.