Seniors


Senior Programming Categories:

Athletics/Fitness
Art/Education/Nature
Senior Connection


Register:

  • 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, January 8 - March 5 (No Class on 1/15, 1/22, and 2/19)
                              March 19 - April 30 (No Class on 4/2)
                              May 14 - June 18 (No Class on 5/29)
                              June 25 - August 6
Time: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
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.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays    January 10 - February 14
                                   February 21 - March 28
Time: 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
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.

Pound (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays, January 9 - February 13
                               February 20 - March 27
Time: 6:30p.m.-7:15p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents ($10 Drop-Ins)
Instructor:  Karla Tobias
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  February 21 - March 28
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)
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.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays  January 8 - March 5 (No Class on 1/15, 1/22, and 2/19)
                             March 19 - April 30 (No Class on 4/2)
Times: 7:15p.m.-8:15p.m.
Location: Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents (per 6 week session)
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.

Women's Volleyball League (Adults 18+)
Dates: Wednesdays  February 21 - April 25
Times: 7PM - 10PM (Schedule to be determined - 1hr games)
Location: Moon Middle School Gym
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents
Register:  Register by February,16
This volleyball league is open only to women 18 and over.
WHEN REGISTERING PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR TEAM NAME or if you would like to join a new team.
The cost is $45.00 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Residents include Moon and Crescent Townships ONLY.
Registration is required to participate.
The schedule will be made after all registrations are completed.

Yoga: Basics and More (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Tuesdays   January 9 - January 30
                               February 6 - February 27
                               March 6 - March 27
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)
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   January 11 - February 15
                                 February 22 - March 29
Time: 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
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/EDUCTION/NATURE 


Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  
Thursdays, January 18 - March 8
                                April 5 - May 24
                                September 20 - November 8
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.
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.


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 during business hours or at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park during a Senior Connection Social. 

Registration - Please call 412-262-1703 ext. 404 Tuesday through Thursday to register for the following programs.  Also, on the first Wednesday of each month at the Carriage House from 11am-Noon, we will be available on-site for registrations.  Other registration options are listed at the top of this page.  Please call the park office at 412-262-1703 with any questions.  

Senior Connection Socials (Adults 55+)
Dates: Wednesdays (Senior Connection Social will not be held on 7/4/18)
Time: 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
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. Come enjoy fun and friendships. Monthly schedules available at the socials.  On the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-Noon, we will be available on-site for registrations. 

Senior Connection Program Guide - January through April 2018

January

Cowboy Brunch & Sing-A-Long (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Fee:  $5 per person
Register:  Register by Thursday, January 11
Location:  Carriage House
A western themed brunch & beverages. Dust off your cowboy hat and join us for a sing-a-long. If you play an instrument, please bring it along and play us a song cowboy!

Snowball Mixer for 55+ (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fee:  $3 per person
Register:  Register by Thursday, January 23
Location:  Robin Hill
Mix & mingle while enjoying soup & sandwiches, punch and coffee. Make some new friends while enjoying soft background music of a professional pianist. Feel free to BYOB.

February

Pasta Dinner & Italian Music (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fee:  $7 per person ($1 Discount with a Senior Connection Card)
Register:  Register by Tuesday, January 30 
Location:  Robin Hill Center
Wear your red to celebrate National Heart Month. A delicious pasta dinner with beverages and a sweet dessert. Entertainment by the Clem Rollins Band.

Music Bingo (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Fee:  $4 per person ($1 discount for members who are already members of the Senior Connection)
Register:  Register by Tuesday, February 13, 2018 
Location:  Robin Hill Center
Enjoy an afternoon of fun, music and bingo with great prizes. Beverages & Snacks provided.

Bus Trip - Lincoln Park School for the Arts performance of “The Great Gatsby” and a buffet dinner at Bert’s Wooden Indian Restaurant (55+)
Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
Time: 12:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. (approximate arrival time back to Carriage House)
Fee:  $53 per person
Register:  Register by Monday, February 12, 2018 
Departure:  Pick up and drop off at Carriage House @ Robin Hill
A lovely winter Sunday afternoon spent enjoying a talent flled production of "The Great Gatsby" at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland PA.  Followed by a dinner buffet at Bert's Wooden Indian Restaurant in Beaver, PA.

March

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time: 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fee: $28 per person
Register: Register by Tuesday, February 27
Location: Robin Hill Center
Join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - "Dial M for Murder"

Senior Meadows Bus Trip (55+)
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Departure time: 11:00a.m. from the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park - Return Approximately 6p.m.
Destination: Meadows Casino
Fee: $30 per person- Please register by Thursday, March 15
Register: Register by Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Enjoy an afternoon at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino. Cost includes roundtrip motor coach transportation, $20.00 free play slot bonus $5.00 food voucher. *** Everyone must present a photo driver's license or state issued photo I.D. to receive bonus. Bus will depart Carriage House at 11 a.m., returning approximately 6 p.m.

Line Dancing with Marilyn (55+)
Date: Tuesdays, Feb 6 - Mar 13
Time: 10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Fee: $45 for 6 week session or drop in rate of $10
Register:  Registration Coming Soon!
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
A fulfilled hour of dance and exercise.  All levels of dance skill welcome.

April

Archangels 101 Presentation by Mary Celine Miller & Bob Nestler (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 1:00p.m. - 2:30p.m.
Fee: $5 per person donation that day to West Hills Food Pantry
Register: Register by Tuesday, April 3
Location: Robin Hill Center
Refreshments and snacks served after presentation.

Karaoke and Music Bingo (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Time: 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Fee: $5 per person ($2 discount for members who are already members of the Senior Connection - Discount is not available for online registrations.)
Register: Register by Thursday, April 12
Location: Robin Hill Center
Refreshments, snacks, and prizes too!

55+ Senior Prom and Casino Night (55+)
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35 per person
Register:  Please register by Thursday, April 19
Location: Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
Enjoy and evening that includes dinner and gaming tables of blackjack, craps, and roulette.

Painting with Heidi (55+)
Date: Tuesdays
Time: 9:30a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $10 per person
Register:  Registration Coming Soon!
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Instructional painting with a professional artist.  Acrylics on Canvas.  Still life.  Beginners encouraged.


More programming coming soon!