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 limied to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 
  • This class is weather dependent rain prevents the class from running, an additional class will be added to the session. 
  • 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.


Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date:
Wednesdays, Aug 25-Sept 30
Time: 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
Location: Robin Hill Back Patio
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents, per 6 week session.
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. Bring a mat, light hand weights (3lbs or less) and water.

Space is limied to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 

No drop-ins without confirmation from the instructor. Please contact the instructor at pilatesbodyj@gmail.com. 
This class is weather dependent rain prevents the class from running, an additional class will be added to the session. 

The Robin Hill Center is closed to the public, 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. 


Barre (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays, Aug 31-Oct 5
Times: 8:30-9:30am
Location: Moon Park Amphitheater 
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents (per 6 week session)
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.

Space is limied to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 
No drop-ins without confirmation from the instructor. Please contact the instructor at pilatesbodyj@gmail.com. 

Public bathrooms are available in the park.
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.

Yoga: Beginners and Beyond (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays Sept 3-24
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Location: Robin Hill Patio (back of main building)
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session- No Drop-ins. 
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 (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays, Sept 15-Oct 20
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Moon Park Amphitheater 
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents ($10 Drop-In)
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!

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays, Sept 14-Oct 19
Times: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Robin Hill Patio (back of main building)
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.


ART/EDUCTION/NATURE 

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

THE MOON TOWNSHIP SENIOR CONNECTION CENTER IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED:  In an effort to ensure the well-being of the community, inhibit the spread of COVID-19, and support public health suggestions, the Moon Township Senior Connection center at Tapestry Senior Living is temporarily closed. We will keep you updated as the situation changes.  Thank you for your patience.  

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 ($6).  Most registrations can be made by calling the Moon Township Senior Connection during front desk hours or by going online at www.moonparks.orgPayment is due at time of registration. 

Location:
Center is temporarily closed at Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108.
Please see below for upcoming Senior Connection Programs held at other locations.


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. 
 

SENIOR CONNECTION PROGRAMS


Walking Passport to the World

Date: Tuesday, September 15
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Fee: $5 per person
Location: Moon Park Brewer Airport Toyota Pavilion
Register:  By Thurs., September 10 by calling 412/262-1703 ext. 404 Tuesday-Thursday 9am to 4pm.
Once registered, please pick up your documents and travel kit Tuesday, Sept.15 from 1pm-3pm at the Brewer Airport Toyota Pavilion in Moon Park. All questions can be answered at that time.

Through the past 5+ months, you have not been able to get out and travel. Here is your chance to travel the world as you walk when you want, where you want, and with who you want at your own pace. Walk around the block, in your yard, in the park or on a trail. No competition, no time keeping, just FUN & FITNESS!

Your travel kit will include:

 

  • Personalized Passport

  • Pedometer/calorie counter/wristwatch with case

  • Custom waist/walking pouch

  • Step conversion chart based on your height

  • Travel destination map* and travel log

*The travel destination map has a needed amount of steps walked to receive each destination's passport sticker. That is where your watch and travel log come into play.

This program is sponsored by a grant from UPMC for Life.

 

Drive-In Car Games

Date: Monday, September 21
Time: 2:00p.m.
Fee: $10 (2 game packs per car included - for 2 people)/(Additional game packs - $5 each)
Location: Moon Park Galaxy Field Parking Lot
Register:  By Wed., September16 by calling 412/262-1703 ext. 404 Tuesday-Thursday 9am to 4pm

PLAY from inside your car! We will have fun with games and prizes. The location is a short stroll to the restrooms at the concession building. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.  ALSO, bring a marker or pen for each player.



ARE YOU READY FOR SOME EXCITING NEWS????
 
Senior Connection Programming at the Carriage House starts in October!

Please come and have some safe fun and see some old friends.
Maximum of 10 participants at each program. Masks must be worn & social distancing will be enforced. ALL programs are $3.00 each and require pre-registration beginning Sept.16th by calling 412/262-1703 ext.404, T-W-Th 9am until 4pm.

Mondays in October -         10am Pokeno Game w/ prizes 
                                             2pm Trivia Game Time/ Group play
Wednesdays in October-     10am Crafts and Creativity 
                                              2pm Brain games, puzzles & more
Thursdays October-            10am Trivia Game Time/Group play 
                                             2pm Bingo Games
 
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.