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 

Adult Tennis Clinics (Adults)
Dates:
Saturdays, August 4 - 25
Time: 9-10a.m. - Beginner
            10-11a.m. - Intermediate
Location:  Moon Park Tennis Courts
Fees: FREE
Registration: August 4 - Just drop in.  All other Saturdays, register with Moon Parks at 412-262-1703.

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
Instructor: Catherine Hollien
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)
Instructor: Judy Elias
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,  July 3-Aug 7
                              September 5 – October 9 (9/18 class at Robin Hill)
                              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)
Instructor:  Karla Tobias
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 5 - October 10 (9/19 class at Robin Hill Center)
                                  October 17 - November 21
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)
Instructor: Linda Francis
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  July 2-Aug 6
                            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)
Instructor: Karla Tobias
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 (9/18 Class at Robin Hill Center)
                               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)
Instructor: Jen Stratakis
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    September 6 - October 11 (9/13 & 9/20 classes at Robin Hill Center)
                                October 18 - November 29 (No Class 11/22)
Time: 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building -Auditorium
Instructor: Paola Sanchez
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.
Instructor: Nancy Bush
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 (No Social on August 8 or September 5)
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, September 11, 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:

Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, August 13
Time: 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fee: $10 per person, $8 for Senior Connection members
Register: Register before Thursday, August 9.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Musical entertainment and a delicious stuffed pork chop dinner. Beverages and dessert included.

Music Bingo and Karaoke (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, August 28
Time: 1:00p.m.- 3:00p.m.
Fee: $5 per person, $4 for Senior Connection members
Registration: Register before Thursday, August 23.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Enjoy an afternoon of fun Music Bingo and be a superstar at Karaoke. Great prizes, beverages, and snacks included.


More programming coming soon!