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     March 11 - April 29 (No Class 3/25 and 4/22)
                              May 6 - June 10
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.

Belly Dancing Body Fitness  (Teens 15+ and Adults)
Dates:  Wednesdays, February 27 - April 3
                                   April 10 - May 1
                                   May 22 - June 26
Time:  7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location:  Moon High School Fitness Room
Fee:  $45 residents; $50 non-residents, per 6-week session; $10 drop-in
Belly dancing body fitness is a fun high-energy, low-impact toning exercise format with emphasis on abdominal and oblique muscles set to upbeat middle eastern music.  This graceful format is a total body workout that is gentle on the joints.  No high-impact jumping in this exercise format, just fluid dance exercise, executed through mind and muscle-controlled movements to beautiful soulful music.

Cardio Tennis (Teens 16+ and Adults)
Dates: Wednesdays, June 5 – September 27
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Moon Park Tennis Courts
Fee: $20 per session, or prepay 6 sessions for $100 and get 7th session free
This is a high impact program with fun on the court. Music, ladders, easy-to-hit balls, and lots of running will have you burning 800-1000 calories in an hour! Perfect for someone looking for a change in their fitness routine.

FREE Beginner Tennis Clinics (Teens 16+ and Adults)
Dates: Saturdays, May 4, June 1, July 13, August 3
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Park Tennis Courts
Register: Please register in advance
This is a free tennis clinic for anyone 16 and older who has never played tennis. Certified professionals will teach each session focusing on skill development.

Masters Swim Program (Adults)
Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday all year long
Time: 5:30 – 6:45 a.m.
Location: Moon High School Natatorium
Fee: $30 per month; first monthly fee charged at registration; automatic withdrawal first of each month after
Register:  Register at moonaquaclub.org.
Adults 18 and older will train under a certified Masters coach who plans workouts, helps with stroke refinement and technique and encourages you to meet your goals. 

 PADI Discover Scuba Program (Ages 10+)
Dates: Sunday, April 28
Time: 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High Natatorium
Fees:  $50 per person per day
Registration:  Registration at the park office only. 
Register by December 7 for the December 9 program.
Register by January 18 for the January 20 program.
Register by April 26 for the April 28 program.
Learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) professional.  Two sessions to choose from.  Must be over 10 years old.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays,  February 20 - March 27    
                                 April 3 - May 8
                                 May 15 - June 19
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.

Pound® (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays,  February 19 - March 26 
                              April 2 - May 7 (April 9 Class at Robin Hill)
                              May 14 - June 18
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!

Public Swimming (All Ages - Moon Township Residents Only)
Dates:
Starts Monday - Friday, September 10 throughout the school year
Time: 7:45p.m.-9:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High Natatorium
Fees:  $3 Adults 18+; $2 Children 3-17; Children under 2 free
Registration: Just drop in and swim! 
Enjoy an evening at the pool.  Children under10 must be accompanied by an adult.  Lap swimming available.

Public Summer Swimming (All Ages - Moon Township Residents Only)
Dates: Monday June 10th through July 28th
Time: Noon - 5:00p.m.
Location: Moon High School Natatorium
Fees:  Adults, 18 and over- $3
           Children ages 3-17- $2
           Children under 2 free
Registration:  Just drop in and swim!
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

Senior Workout with Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays, February 20 - March 27
                                April 3 - May 8
                                May 15 - June 19
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  January 7 - February 25 (No Classes 1/21 and 1/28)
                             March 4 -  April 15 ( No Class 3/25)
                             April 29 - June 3
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.

Women's Volleyball League (Ages 18+)
Dates:  Wednesdays, February 20  - April 24
Time: 7:00-10:00p.m.
Location:  Moon Area Middle School Main Gym
Fee:  $45 resident, $50 non-resident
Register: Register by February 15
Form a team of friends and neighbors to pass, dig and volley!  All skill levels are welcome.  Join an existing team or start a new one!
WHEN REGISTERING PLEASE BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR TEAM NAME or if you would like to join a new team.
Registration is required to participate.  The schedule will be made after all registrations are completed and will be distributed in early February.

Yoga: Basics and More (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Tuesdays   March 12 - April 2 (4 weeks)
                             April 9 - 30 (4 weeks) April 9 Class at Robin Hill
                             May 7 - 28 (4 weeks)
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!

Zumba® Fitness (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates:
Thursdays    February 21 - March 28
Time: 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building -Auditorium
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents ($10 Drop-Ins)
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 17 - March 7
                              April 4 - May 23
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.


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.  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.

Ongoing Programming:

Senior Connection Socials (Adults 55+)
Dates: Wednesdays 
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. Come and enjoy fun and friendship every Wednesday!  Join us for complimentary beverages, coffee, snacks, popcorn and conversation. Drop in or stay all day. Many activities to suit many interests.  Monthly schedules available at the socials.  On the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-Noon, we can process registrations on-site.

Line Dancing with Marilyn (55+)
Date: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Fee: $5 per person
Register:  Just Drop In!
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
A fulfilled hour of dance and exercise.  All levels of dance skill welcome.

Monthly Events:

Music Bingo and Karaoke (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $5 per person; $4 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register: Thursday, February 28
Enjoy an afternoon of music Bingo and karaoke. Prizes, beverages, and snacks provided.
 
Mardi Gras Celebration (Ages 55+)

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Fee: $2 for Lunch – Pay at the event.
Last Day to Register: Monday, March 4
This event will take place during the Wednesday social.  Beads, masks, lunch, beverages, games and fun!
 
Victorian Tea Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: Bus departs Carriage House at 11:00 a.m.; returns around 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $57.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Thursday, April 18
Our first stop is at Contemporary Craft, which is a retail shop and gallery studio of contemporary craft artists in Pittsburgh.  Then onto the Omni William Penn Hotel for a lovely Victorian Tea in the Terrace room at 2:30p.m.
 
Powerful Tool for Caregivers by UPMC (Ages 55+)
Date: Fridays, April 26 thru May 31
Time: 10:00a.m.-11:30a.m.
Location:  Senior Connection Tapestry Senior Center, 550 Cherrington Drive, Moon Township, PA 15108
Fee: FREE – Just drop in!
Do you provide care for a spouse, partner, parent, friend, etc.?  If so, attend this six-week program series that will give you the confidence and support to better care for you loved one and yourself.
 
Kentucky Derby Party with Horse Racing and Prizes (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, May 17
Time: 3:00p.m.-6:00p.m.
Location:  Senior Connection Tapestry Senior Center, 550 Cherrington Drive, Moon Township, PA 15108
Fee: $20 per person; $18 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register: Friday, May 10
It’s Derby Time!  Spend the afternoon at our version of Churchill Downs.  Southern style food, mock mint juleps, video horseracing with prizes and music by Party On Entertainment.  Ladies wear your derby hats and Gentlemen wear your derby duds.  No Money is needed for betting.
 
Music Bingo and Karaoke (Ages 55+)
Date: Wednesday, May 22
Time: 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Location: Senior Connection Tapestry Senior Center, 550 Cherrington Drive, Moon Township, PA 15108
Fee: $5 per person; $4 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register: Wednesday, May 15
Enjoy an afternoon of music bingo and karaoke.  Prizes, beverages, and snacks provided.

UPMC’s National Senior Health and Fitness Day Bus Trip at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium (Ages 55+)
Date: Wednesday, May 29
Time: Bus departs Carriage House at 9:00 a.m.; returns around 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $10.00 per person – Must be a Senior Connection Member – It is free to join!
Last Day to Register: Wednesday, May 22
A fun day to celebrate you at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium.  Your adventure will be packed with a full schedule of senior related activities, information workshops, music, vendors, health screenings plus more!  Water and snacks provided.

More programming coming soon!