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 

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays February 19-March 25
                            April 1-May 6
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. Please bring a mat, light hand weights (3lbs or less) and water. 

Pound® (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays  February 18-March 24
                           March 31-May 5 (April 28 class 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!

Senior Workout with Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays, February 5-March 11
                               March 18-April 22
                               April 29-June 3
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 6-February 24 (No class Jan 20 & Feb 17)
                         March 2-April 13 (No class March 16)
                         April 20-June 1 (No class May 25)
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 February 4-25
                         March 10-31
                         April 7-28 (April 28 class at Robin Hill)
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!



ART/EDUCTION/NATURE 

Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  
Thursdays April 2-May 21
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 


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.  Daily programming includes Sit & Fit, Tai Chi, Sing-A-Longs, bingo, Line Dancing, Chair Zumba, crafts, computers, cards, billiards, darts, piano, games, painting, movies of the week, and more! Visit us for a tour. Coffee and tea free every day.  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:
Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108

Daily Programming Hours:
Monday through Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.  The Senior Connection is closed on the following dates in 2020: 4/10, 5/25, 7/3, 9/7/, 11/11, 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, and 12/25.

Front Desk Hours:
Monday through Thursday from 10:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Front Desk Phone Number:
412-262-1703 ext. 415

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. 

Just a SAMPLE of Senior Connection Daily Programming:

  • Reminiscing Hour, Mondays 2:00pm-3:00pm
Indulge in an enjoyable fireside recollection of past events and or historical happenings. Topics change weekly. FREE
  • Piano playing and a sing-along with Margi, Thursdays 11:00am-12:00noon
Entertaining and fun whether you just listen and tap your feet or sing-a-long. FREE
  • Movie of the Week, Thursdays at 2:00pm
    Call for movie schedule. FREE Could change depending on special events.
     
  • Adult paint by number with acrylics, Fridays 10:30am-11:30am

A great form of relaxing and letting your creativity come out. All supplies provided. Easy & fun. FREE
Also, CORN-HOLE GAMES ON FRIDAYS TOO! 1:00PM-2:30PM-FREE
MANY MORE ACTIVITIES & DAILY PROGRAMMING OFFERED!


Special Events and Bus Trips:
  
Carnegie Science Center & Mummy Exhibition Bus Trip
Date:  Monday, February 24
Time:  10:30a.m. - Depart Moon Township Senior Connection
             4:00p.m.  – Approximate Return Time Back
Fee:  $52 per Person
Last Day to Register:  Monday, February 17
Motor coach transportation to fun filled afternoon of science, history and wonders of the world. Enjoy the Carnegie Science Centers many interesting interactive exhibits. Includes admission to the “Mummies of the World” introduction seminar and exhibition.  Café will be open for snacks or lunch on your own.


Music Bingo and Karaoke
Date: Monday, March 9
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Fee: $6 (Cash or Check Only)
Last Day to Register: Monday, March 2
YES!  It’s back, our famous and much-loved Music Bingo.  Come and enjoy our lively, fun, sing a long version of bingo with DJ Mike.  Great prizes too.  Beverages and snacks provided.  This will sell out, register today.

   
St. Patrick’s Day “Wear your Green” Party
Dates:  Tuesday, March 17
Time:  1:00pm-3:00pm
Fee:  $6 (cash or check only)
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Tuesday, March 10
Let’s celebrate Irish style!  Delicious lunch courtesy of UPMC, themed beverages and dessert.  Followed by musical entertainment by Butch Schrum performing his vocal and guitar talents.  Fun event for all Lads and Lassies.
 
Pastel Productions put to Music
Date:  Tuesday, March 31
Time:  2:00p.m.-4:00p.m. – Refreshments at 2:00p.m.  Presentation at 2:30p.m.
Fee:  $6 (cash or check only)
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Tuesday, March 24
Pastel Presentation is an artist’s performance combining art and music.  You will experience this light’s out presentation with a black light easel and fluorescent pastels.  Each participant will receive a ticket to possibly win the completed framed pastel artwork.  Refreshments will be served prior to the show at 2p.m.
 
Music Bingo and Karaoke
Date: Monday, April 6
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Fee: $6 (Cash or Check Only)
Last Day to Register: Monday, March 31
Come and enjoy our lively, fun, sing a long version of bingo with DJ Mike.  Great prizes too.  Beverages and snacks provided.  This will sell out, register today.

  
Wichita Lineman “Glen Campbell Tribute” Bus Trip to Hartville Ohio
Date:  Thursday, April 9
Time:  Bus departs Tapestry Senior Living parking lot at 9:00a.m.
             Bus arrives back to Tapestry parking lot at approximately 4:00p.m.
Fee:  $90 per Person
Location:  Moon Township Senior Connection
Last Day to Register:  Thursday, March 26
We will depart via motor coach to Hartville, Ohio.  We will go to the Hartville Concert Venue for a full lunch, dessert, and beverages.  After lunch, a music filled performance of the Wichita Lineman.  Then there will be time to shop at the bakery, Children’s shop and the gift shop (which is a favorite of past Senior Connection participants).
 
Music Bingo and Karaoke
Date: Monday, May 11
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Fee: $6 (Cash or Check Only)
Last Day to Register: Monday, May 4

Come and enjoy our lively, fun, sing a long version of bingo with DJ Mike.  Great prizes too.  Beverages and snacks provided.  This will sell out, register today.
  
Ladies Luncheon, Fashion Show & Jewelry Raffle             
Date: Monday, April 20
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Fee: $16 per person
Last Day to Register: Monday, April 6

A lovely afternoon to enjoy being a woman.  Including a scrumptious buffet & desserts, fashion show courtesy of the Consignment Cottage with our own Senior Connection models, ending with a chance for you to take home some new to you jewelry.
 
Kentucky Derby Horseracing Dinner Event
Date: Friday, May 1
Time: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Moon Township Senior Connection
Fee: $20 per person
Last Day to Register: Friday, April 24

Ladies wear a Derby Hat creation, Gentlemen wear your favorite bow tie.  This afternoon starts with appetizers and assorted beverages.  Followed by a delicious buffet dinner and dessert.  Then off to the races with a DJ and video horseracing.  No money needed, betting tickets will be provided.  Prizes for winners. 
BYOB if you would like.
  
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Cleveland West Side Public Market Bus Trip
Date: Wednesday, May 20
Time: Bus departs Tapestry Senior Living parking lot at 8:00a.m.
           Bus arrives back to Tapestry parking lot at approximately 4:30p.m.
Fee: $60 per person (NOTE – lots of walking involved)
Last Day to Register: Wednesday, May 6

Attention ALL music fans from any era.  Depart via motor coach to Cleveland Ohio for our visit to the famous Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After our fun, nostalgic, music filled adventure, we will travel to Cleveland’s West Side Public Market. It is Cleveland’s oldest market with 100 vendors offering everything from soup to nuts, literally. All meals on your own.