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.


Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date:
Wednesdays, June 3-July 1
Time: 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
Location: Robin Hill Back Patio
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.

Space is limied to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 

No drop-ins without confirmation from the instructor. Please contact the instructor at pilatesbodyj@gmail.com. 
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, 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. 


Barre (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays, June 8-July 13
Times: 8:30-9:30am
Location: Moon Park Amphitheater 
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.

Space is limied to 9 students, please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 
No drop-ins without confirmation from the instructor. Please contact the instructor at pilatesbodyj@gmail.com. 

Public bathrooms are available in the park.
This class will be held outside. Class will be weather dependent. If rain prevents the class from happening, we will add an additional class to the end of the session.

Yoga: Beginners (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays CANCELLED
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Location: Robin Hill Patio (back of main building)
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session- No Drop-ins. 
Yoga-curious or yoga-nervous? Then this is the class for you...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.   

Yoga: 1/2 Experienced Beginners (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays CANCELLED
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Robin Hill Patio (back of main building)
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session- No Drop-ins.
Some yoga familiarity is required for this mixed levels class. If you have never taken a yoga class before, please try the earlier class to start.  Instructor Jen Stratakis E-RYT 500, will lead you through an hour-long class, which includes standing and seated poses, backbends, twists, core strengthening, breathwork, and guided relaxation. Bring a mat, water bottle, hand towel, and any other yoga props you may have. Blocks are especially helpful. 

Pound® (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays, June 16-July 21
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Moon Park Amphitheater 
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, June 15-July 20
Times: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Robin Hill Patio (back of main building)
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/EDUCTION/NATURE 

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

MOON SENIOR CONNECTION TEMPORARY CLOSURE:  In an effort to ensure the well-being of the community, inhibit the spread of COVID-19, and support public health suggestions, Moon Senior Connection will be cancelling all programs and temporarily closing our facility beginning on Friday, March 13th until further notice. We will keep you updated as the situation changes.  Thank you for your patience.  

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.  Weekly programming includes Crafts, tea party,pokeno bingo, games & puzzles, various exercise classes, billiards, card playing, mah jongg, piano sing alongs, painting plus 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:
Closed until further notice

Front Desk Hours:
Closed until further notice

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:

       • Tai Chi, Mondays 9:30am-10:30am
          A low impact, relaxing form of exercise.  Improves strength, flexibility & body tone.  Senior friendly workout.  Beginners to advanced levels welcomed.
          Cost $5.00 per class.

       • 
Line Dancing, Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am / All levels welcome
          Get exercise while having some fun.  Step by step line dance instruction to a variety of music.  Cost $5.00 per class.

       • Sit & Fit Class, Wednesdays 11:00am-12Noon
          Using a chair for this class makes it easy on your joints.  A slower gentler safe way to exercise and get fit.  Benefits everyone.  Give it a try. 
          Cost $5.00 per class.

       • 
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

       • 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


MANY MORE ACTIVITIES & DAILY PROGRAMMING OFFERED!


Special Events and Bus Trips:
 
 
TBA