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.


Men's Slow Pitch Softball
Dates: Spring/Summer 2021
Are you over 55 and interested in getting outdoors, having fun, and keeping fit?  Moon Parks and Recreation is working to form a men's 55+ Softball Group this summer.  No league play, all for fun and exercise.  Play once or twice a week beginning in May 2021 in Moon Park.  If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Andrew Bott at 412-262-1703 Ext. 406 or Celeste Fryz at ext. 415 by March 1.


Hip Hop Fitness (Aduts and Teens 14+)
Dates: Thursdays January 7-February 11, 2021
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents
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.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+) (Registration Not Open Yet, updates coming soon)
Date: More coming soon!
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
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.

Barre (Adults & Teens 15+) (Registration Not Open Yet, updates coming soon)
Dates: More coming soon!
Times: TBD
Location: TBD
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.

Yoga: Beginners and Beyond (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays January 7-28, 2021
                          Feb 4-25
                          March 4-25
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Location: Robin Hill Carraige House
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 January 12-Feb 16, 2021
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
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, January 11-February 22 (No class Feb 1)
Times: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Robin Hill Carriage House
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/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 ($6). 


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. 


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 - Drop in programming is not currently being offered.  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 *

Mondays 
10am Pokeno Game w/ prizes 

2pm   Trivia Game Time/ Group play 

Wednesdays

10am Crafts and Creativity
2pm   Brain games, puzzles & more

Thursdays

10am Ladies Social
2pm   Bingo Games w/prizes 

Location: Robin Hill Park Carriage House

Fee: 3.00 each program and requires pre-registration.
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

                                           
Free Computer Instruction 

Date: Beginning January 2021
Time: Various days and times available.
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Get comfortable with the internet using our new Chromebooks.  You will be shown the basics and have your questions answered. Search the web and be able to reach out to loved ones and amaze them with your new computer skills.  Please call to schedule a date(s) and time(s) @ 412-262-1703 ext. 404 Tues-Thurs and leave a message for Celeste. 
         
    
Audubon Society fo Western PA FREE Presentation
Date: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Another wonderful presentation by Gabi Hughes on Surviving Winter: Animal Pros.  Learn how local animals and birds make it through winter.  This will be a visual adn verbal presentation.  Don't miss out!


Valentine Charm Bracelet Making
Date: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
Time: 11am - Noon
Location:  Robin Hill Carriage House
Fee: $5 per person
Register by: January 14
A perfect valentine for yourself or for  a very special person in your life...  Easy step by step instructions.  Stainless steel cuff bracelet with your choice fo quality beeds and charms.  ALL supplies provided. 


GAME TIME Trivia
Date: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $5 per person
Register by: February 18
Join in on this team trivia showdown. Share all the fun facts you know and have a chance to win prizes. Team play, No pressure just lots of fun.  No refreshments will be served. 

Grab-n-Go FREE Lunch - Sponsored by UPMC for Life
Date: Thursday, February 25th
Time: 11:30am-12:00noon
Location: Pick up at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Register by: February 18

Don’t miss out on a hot bowl of chili and crackers for lunch.