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 

Belly Dancing Body Fitness  (Teens 15+ and Adults)
Dates:  Wednesdays, September 5 – October 10
              Wednesdays, October 17 – November 21
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.

Beginner's Zumba® (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: 
Mondays      September 10 - October 22 (No Class 10/8)
                                 October 29 - December 10 (No Class 11/26)
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.

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. 

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays,  July 25 - August 29
                                  September 5 - October 10
                                  October 17 - November 21     
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,  September 4 – October 9 
                               October 16 – November 20 (11/6 & 11/13 classes at Robin Hill)
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.

Senior Workout with Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays, September 26 - November 7
                                   November 14 - December 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  September 10 - October 22 (No Class 10/8)
                             October 29 - December 10 (No Class 11/26)
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.

Yoga: Basics and More (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Tuesdays   September 4-25 
                               October 2 - 23
                               November 6 - 27 (11/6 & 11/13 classes at Robin Hill Center)
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)
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    October 25 - December 6 (No Class 11/22)
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 


Driver's Education for Seniors:  AARP Courses (Adults 55+)
Class Option 1: Refresher Class
Date:
Monday, September 10
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class Option 2: Full 8-Hour Class
Date:
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 27-28
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $15 AARP members; $20 non-members
Please call or email the Moon Parks office to register for this class.  Online registration is open.  Payments by check are due no later than one week before class.  Checks should be payable to AARP.  Mail payments to or drop off at the Moon Parks and Recreation Office.  Limit of 18 students.

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

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 proccess registrations on-site.

Beginner Painting Class with Heidi Lee (Ages 55+)
Dates: Tuesdays, October 9, November 6, and December 4
Time: 9:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Fee: $12 per class, checks made payable to Heidi Lee or CASH
Register: Just Drop In!
Location: Robin Hill Carriage House Sunroom
Beginner Class using acrylic paints. Still life on canvas. Instructed by Heidi Lee from Heidi Lee Portraits. Painting with our own Senior Connection with a Twist! Have fun while creating your own masterpiece.  Supplies are included.

Line Dancing with Marilyn (55+)
Date: Tuesdays (No Class December 25)
Time: 10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.
Fee: Drop-In for $5
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
A fulfilled hour of dance and exercise.  All levels of dance skill welcome.

Monthly Events:

CLO Cabaret Theatre Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, September 27
Time: Bus departs from the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park at 10:30 a.m. and returns approximately 3:00p.m.
Fee:  $73.00 per person
Last Day to Register:  Thursday, September 20
Round trip bus transportation to the Cabaret Theatre in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.  Enjoy an afternoon beginning with a delicious lunch buffet, followed by an enjoyable performance of the famous “Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus” stage play.
 
Amish Country & Jimmy Stewart Museum Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, October 5
Time: Bus departs the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park at 8:30 a.m.; returns around 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $53.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Friday, September 28
Roundtrip motor coach transportation, the Jimmy Stewart Museum and gift shop, hot turkey sandwich lunch at the Smicksburg Country Junction Restaurant and an afternoon of shopping at the Smicksburg Country Shops. 
 
Music Bingo and Karaoke (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $5 per person; $4 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register:  Tuesday, October 9
Enjoy an afternoon of Music Bingo and karaoke, prizes, drinks and snacks.  
 
Halloween Party (Ages 55+)
Date: Wednesday, October 31 (During the Social)
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Fee: FREE
Registration:  No Registration Required
A spooky afternoon of Halloween costumes, games and fun held during the regular Wednesday Senior Connection Program.  No charge to attend.  A soup lunch will be available for purchase.  Complimentary beverages.  Please bring a snack to share.  
 
Oldies Dance at the Elks Club (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, November 2
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Elks Club at 1150 Stoops Ferry Road, Moon Township, PA
Fee: $14 per person; $12 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register:  Friday, October 26
Go back in time for a fun evening at the Sock Hop.  Music from your past ranging from 40’s through the 60’s.  Refreshments include coffee, punch, chips and pretzels.  Cash bar available.  
 
Veteran’s Day Pancake Breakfast
Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: Free to veterans and their guests
Registration:  No registration required
In honor of all of those who serve or have served our country, and in recognition and with gratitude, we invite you to enjoy brunch on us.  Coffee, tea, orange juice, sausage, pancakes, and fresh fruit will be served.  Be sure to get your poppy.
 
Maryland Scenic Railroad Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, November 16
Time: Bus departs Carriage House at 8:30 a.m.; returns around 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $95.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Friday, November 2
A vintage diesel engine will pull us from Cumberland, Maryland through small towns, horseshoe curve and beautiful scenery as we enjoy lunch to the “Mountain City” of Frostburg, MD.  We will de-train for one hour before we begin our trip back to Cumberland.  

“Massage Works” Workshop and Breakfast (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, November 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Robin Hill Center
Fee: $8 per person; $7 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register:  Monday, November 12
Enjoy a tasty breakfast followed by an informational, educational and hands-on explanation of the benefits of massage therapy.  Professional instructors, great tips and a variety of techniques.  Ends with a Q & A session.  
 
Hartville, Ohio Shopping Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, December 3
Time: Bus departs Carriage House at 9:30 a.m.; returns around 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $29 per person
Last Day to Register: Monday, November 26
Start the day at the Hartville Kitchen and Hardware Emporium.  Next stop, the Hartville Marketplace.  This is an on-your-own shopping day.  Visit over 100 shops featuring food, fashion, antiques, home décor and more.   Meals on your own.
 
Angels/Archangels 101 (Ages 55+)
Date: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Please arrive by 12:45 p.m.
Location:  Carriage House at Robin Hill Park
Fee: $5 per person donation to the West Hills Food Bank
Registration:  No registration required.
An informational and inspiring talk about angels and archangels presented by Mary Celine Miller held during the regular Wednesday Senior Connection Program.  
 
Music Bingo and Karaoke (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, December 10
Time:  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee:  $5 per person; $4 for Senior Connection members
Last Day to Register: Monday, December 3
Enjoy an afternoon of music Bingo and karaoke.  Great prizes.  Beverages and snacks provided.  
 
Highmark Holiday Pops (Ages 55+)
Date: Saturday, December 15
Time: Bus leaves Carriage House at Robin Hill Park at 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $55 per person
Last Day to Register: Monday, December 10
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Enjoy a spectacular concert of holiday music for the whole family.  Take a “Sleigh Ride” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Broadway sensation Ryan Silverman, and Santa Claus, too!  It’s Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday tradition.  
 
Christmas Gala Luncheon (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, December 20
Time:  12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
Fee: $10.00 per person
Last Day to Register: Friday, December 14
A holiday party that will spark your Christmas spirit.  Great food, entertainment, prizes, gifts and holiday cheer.  

More programming coming soon!