Seniors


There are four ways to register for most of our classes:

  • You can sign up in person at the Parks and Recreation office.
  • Limited online registration is open here.
  • You can call the Parks and Recreation office at 412-262-1703 to pay with credit card.
  • You may 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 Waiver
 

ATHLETICS/FITNESS

Summer Tennis -Adult Private Lessons
Date:
More dates coming soon!
Private Lessons (Ages 5 to Adult)
Fee:
Half hour and full hour rates available
Contact Kent Johnson for more information and to schedule private lessons.
412-200-0144, kentjohnson412@gmail.com
Kent Johnson is a USPTA P1/PTR Tennis Professional, a distinction in which only 3% of tennis professionals worldwide can claim. Kent has trained and developed some of the top tennis players in the US with many of his former students accepting full tennis scholarships to college. The Kent Johnson Tennis Academy is dedicated to training players of all ages and abilities and employs the latest training methods for maximum results in both group and private tennis lessons. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, our top notch instruction will help you play better tennis and have more fun on the court, all while increasing confidence, health and enjoyment of the game.

Pound (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date:
Tuesdays   May 23-June 27 (No class May 16)
                          July 11-August 15
Time: 6:30-7:15pm
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 w/Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays May 3-June 14 (No class May 24)
Times: 9:30-10:30am
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building Auditorium
Fee: $21 Moon residents/$25 non-residents, per 6 week session (Drop In for $4)
Instructor: Linda Francis
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.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays    May 17-June 21
                               June 28-August 2
Time: 8:45-9:45 am
Location: Robin Hill
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents, per 6 week session ($10 Drop-Ins)
Instructor: Judy Elias
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.

Beginner's Zumba (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: Mondays May 8-June 19 (No class May 29)
                            Additional sessions coming soon...
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
Location: Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 Non-residents, per 6 week session
Instructor: Catherine Hollien
This class is designed for you to have fun while you burn calories. It is a great way to begin an exercise regime. Zumba Fitness is a combinati8on of Latin based dance moves; salsa, cumbia, soca, flamenco, samba, hip-hop, and more that will really make you sweat! Dance experience not required.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays  May 8-June 19 (No class May 29)
                           Mondays June 26-August 7 (No Class July 3)
Times: 7:15-8:15pm
Location: Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents (per 6 week session)
Instructor: Karla Tobias
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   June 6-27
                              August 8-29
Time: 7:30-8:30pm
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session ($12 Drop-Ins)
Instructor: Jen Stratakis
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!

Zumba Fitness (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays    June 29-August 3
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building -Auditorium
Instructor: Paola Sanchez
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents ($10 Drop-Ins)
Moon Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Zumba class. They are 6-week sessions that are designed to have fun while you burn calories. Zumba Fitness is a combination of Latin based dance moves; salsa, cumbia, soca, flamenco, samba, hip-hop and more that will really make you sweat! Danced experience is not required

ART/EDUCATION/NATURE


Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  Fall dates coming soon!
Times: 10:00am– 3:00pm
Location:  Robin Hill Center – 949 Thorn Run Rd., Moon Twp. PA
Fee: Moon Residents $74 Residents, Non-Residents $79. *Fee does not include supplies.
Instructor: Nancy Bush
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.
 

TOWNSHIP SPONSORED SENIOR ACTIVITIES 

Senior Program Guide - April 2017 thru August 2017

Senior Connection Socials (Adults 55+)
Dates:
Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Open to anyone age 55 and older. Join us for coffee, conversation, snacks, and many activities to suite many interests. Drop in or stay all day. You can come and spend the day or drop in at any time.

May's Social Schedule:

May 3rd
Discovery Walk- Featuring a Nature Scavenger Hunt
History Trivia Game with sweet prizes
In celebration of national book month… book talk, bring a favorite book to discuss
Pizza lunch
Jigsaw puzzle table and card shark tables for pinochle, 500, poker for chips …
Crafty Seniors 2pm-3pm-bring a soup can or similar to decorate with fabric
AVAILABLE ALL DAY-Wii Bowling, Mini Manicures, Darts, Assorted board games & weather permitting, corn hole toss and Ladder ball.

May 10th
Discovery Walk and gather interesting rocks and stones to paint and decorate
Brain Teaser Game- come and exercise your mind
Jigsaw puzzle table
Let’s get creative and paint and decorate rocks and stones
Lunch available
Lottery Ticket BINGO
Friendly Family Feud and tissue paper flower making
AVAILABLE ALL DAY- Wii Bowling, Card Sharks table for Poker with chips, 500, Pinochle…
Mini Manicures, Darts, Assorted board games, corn hole toss and ladder ball.

May 17th
Discovery Walk and gather sticks for lunchtime S’mores
Make a paper roll bird feeder
Pokeno Game
Free Outdoor concert-Gazebo at Robin Hill. Featuring- Les Bowes Steel Drums- 12noon
BRING your lawn chair and enjoy a grilled lunch available for purchase & S’mores
Pittsburgh Trivia Game with sweet prizes
Crafty Seniors- 2pm to 3pm -Bring 5 stems of silk flowers and learn how to arrange them.
AVAILABLE ALL DAY- Darts, Card Shark tables for your game of choice,
Wii Bowling, Assorted board games & weather permitting, corn hole toss and ladder ball.

May 24th
Discovery Walk- wildflower gathering
Sports Trivia Game with sweet prizes
Book Talk-Bring a favorite book to discuss with fellow book lovers
Lunch available
Outdoor Corn Hole Toss Games and Ladder Ball Games
Bake cookies for the Memorial Day Celebration at the May 31st social
Wii Bowling
Mini Manicures
AVAILABLE ALL DAY-Card sharks tables for 500, pinochle, poker with chips…
Darts, Assorted board games, Jigsaw puzzle table.

May 31st *Post Memorial Day Party*
Bring a childhood photo today, we will be playing a guess who is who game!
Wear your Red, White and Blue today
All day activities and Games- Corn Hole Toss, Ladder ball, Who’s who photo game,
Pokeno Game, American History Trivia, Darts, Card Sharks table for games of choice.
Ballroom Dance Class at Robin Hill Center at 11am-12noon
Potluck/ covered dish luncheon-Bring a favorite dish to share
Sing along

* June's social schedule will be available the last week of May.

Senior Connection Weekly Golf Group (Ages 55+)
Date: Mondays, June 5th thru August 28th
Time: 10:00am start
Fee: $22 per person with a cart   $13 per person without a cart
Register:  No Registration Required
Location:  Moon Golf Club
PLEASE tell them you are with the Senior Connection. Drop in any Monday thru August 28th and play. Restaurant onsite for coffee, breakfast and or lunch. Tell your friends!

The Meadows and Milkshakes Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date:  Monday, June 12, 2017
Time:  Depart from the Robin Hill Carriage House -10:30am, Expected arrival back at the Carriage House - 5:00pm
Fee: $30 per person - Sweet Treats on your Own
Register:  Register by June 5th
Destination:  Sarris' Candies & Ice Cream Parlour
                       The Meadows Casino

The first stop will be Sarris’ Candies & Ice cream Parlour for sweet treats on your own. Then on to The Meadows Casino where you will receive a $25.00 slot play bonus and spend the afternoon. PLEASE register by June 5th with Moon Parks and Recreation in-person or by phone.

Robin Hill Park Concert and Hot Dog Lunch
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: FREE Concert - Hot Dog Lunch Available for Purchase
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Gazebo
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring Brother Rick and The Doo-Wop All-Stars. A grilled hot dog lunch will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy. Corn Hole throwing games too. This event is weather permitting.

Medicare Boot Camp (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, June 26, 2017 and Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 10am
Fee: Free
Register:  No Registration Required
Location:  Robin Hill Center - Main Room
Come and get your Medicare questions answered by a professional Insurance expert. They can explain the guidelines, rules and general ins and outs of Medicare. Drop In and learn.

Pittsburgh Philharmonic Concert with Burgers & Beverages (55+)
Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
*Burgers & Beverages
Time: TBA   
Fee: $7.00 
Register: Register by July 7th
Location: Rotary Pavilion, Moon Park
*Concert
Time: 7:30pm
Fee: Free  
Register: No Registration Required
Location: Moon Park Amphitheater
Burgers and beverages will be served at the Rotary pavilion prior to the concert at the amphitheater.  Enjoy this lovely evening for just $7.00. Must register by July 7th for burgers and beverages with Moon Parks and Recreation in-person or by phone.

Robin Hill Park Concert and Hot Dog Lunch
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: FREE Concert - Hot Dog Lunch Available for Purchase
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Gazebo
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring RML Jazz. A grilled hot dog lunch will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy. Corn Hole throwing games too. This event is weather permitting.

Summer Picnic at The Greater Pittsburgh Aquatic/Boat Club (55+)
Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time: 12pm-3pm
Fee: $5 per person
Register: Register by July 18th
Location: The Greater Pittsburgh Aquatic/Boat Club on Neville Island
*PIRATE THEMED FUN. Includes- beverages, snacks, lunch & dessert. Pirate fun and swash buckling games with prizes. Don’t miss out Matey! Register by July 18th with Moon Parks and Recreation in-person or by phone.

Grandchildren & Ice Cream Social (55+ and Grandchildren!)
Date: Monday, August 7, 2017
Time: 1pm-3pm
Fee: $3 per person
Register: Register by July 27th
Location: Robin Hill Center - Main Room
Grandchildren and ice cream both make life sweeter. Bring your grandchild and enjoy this ice cream sundae social by Kip’s Ice Cream in Moon Twp. Beverages and entertainment included too. Register by July 27th with Moon Parks and Recreation in-person or by phone.

BUS TRIP- Gateway Clipper Luncheon Cruise (55+)
Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
Time: Depart from the Robin Hill Carriage House -9:45am, Expected arrival back at the Carriage House - 3:30pm
Fee: $55 per person
Register: Register by July 28th
Destination: Gateway Clipper Fleet - Station Square
BUS TRIP- Gateway Clipper Luncheon Cruise will depart the Carriage House and go to the Station Square Dock for boarding of our afternoon luncheon cruise with entertainment by Bo Wagner “Let’s Be Frank” Frank Sinatra tribute. Two hours cruising our beautiful rivers and enjoying a wonderful show.  MUST register by July 28th with Moon Parks and Recreation in-person or by phone.

Robin Hill Park Concert and Hot Dog Lunch
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: FREE Concert - Hot Dog Lunch Available for Purchase
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Gazebo
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring Steven Vance Electric Guitar. A grilled hot dog lunch will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy. Corn Hole throwing games too. This event is weather permitting.

More programming coming soon!