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, Aug 25-Sept 30
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, Aug 31-Oct 5
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 and Beyond (Ages 15+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays Sept 3-24
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. 
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.   

Pound® Fitness (Adults and Teens 15+)
Dates: 
Tuesdays, Sept 15-Oct 20
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, Sept 14-Oct 19
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 



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.  Membership is FREE with the purchase of a membership card ($6). 


Registering for Programs and Events:
Event and program registrations are currently made by calling Moon Parks and Recreation at 412-262-1703 ext. 404 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays. Payment is due at time of registration. 


Cancellation Policy:
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.


Center Locations/Hours:
Robin Hill Park Carriage House
949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, PA 15108 - Drop in programming is not currently being offered.  Please see below to register for programs and events.
Tapestry Senior Living
Center is temporarily closed at Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108. 


COVID-19:  Masks must be worn and social distancing will be enforced for all programming and events.
 

SENIOR CONNECTION PROGRAMMING

* Must Pre-Register *

Mondays (Except 12/17)
10am Pokeno Game w/ prizes 

2pm   Trivia Game Time/ Group play 

Wednesdays
 (Except 11/11, 12/9, 12/16, 12/23 and 12/30)
10am Crafts and Creativity
2pm   Brain games, puzzles & more

Thursdays
(Except 11/26, 12/10, 12/17, 12/24 and 12/31)
10am Ladies Social
2pm   Bingo Games w/prizes 

Location: Robin Hill Park Carriage House

Fee: 3.00 each program and requires pre-registration.
PLEASE NOTE-Due to COVID 19 restrictions there will be no eating or drinking allowed. Participant areas and supplies will be disinfected after each program. 


SENIOR CONNECTION EVENTS

                                     
GAME TIME Trivia
Date: Tuesday, November 10th
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $5 per person
Register by: November 5

Join in on this team trivia showdown. Share all the fun facts you know and have a chance to win prizes. Team play, No pressure just lots of fun.  No refreshments will be served. 
 
Grab-n-Go FREE Lunch -
Sponsored by UPMC for Life
Date: Monday, November 23rd
Time: 11:30am-12:00pm
Location: Pick up at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park
Fee: Free, Pre-registration required.
Register by: November 17

Don’t miss out on a catered Turkey Wedgie and Sun Chips lunch.                              
 
December Music Bingo
Date: Tuesday, December 1st
Time: 10:30am OR 1:00pm - Time slots available
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $6 per person
Register By: November 24

Yes it’s back! Pick a time slot and join DJ Mike to have some musical fun. No refreshments will be served. No refreshments will be served.  Please bring a marker or pen for marking your bingo cards.
 
Christmas Semi Open House(s)
Date: Wednesday, December 16th and Thursday, December 17th
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm OR 2:00pm to 3:30pm-Time slots available
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $15 per person
Register By: December 2

We will celebrate the season with Christmas music, Holiday beverages, festive decorations, gifts for all, a catered stuffed chicken breast meal and EACH OTHER! Pick a day and time slot then call to register.  
 
Grab-n-Go FREE Lunch -
Sponsored by UPMC for Life
Date: Tuesday, December 29th
Time: 11:30am-12:00noon
Location: Pick up at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Register by: December 22

Don’t miss out on a catered 4-cut Pizza lunch.               
 
January Music Bingo
Date: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
Time: 10:30am OR 1:00pm - Time slots available
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $6 per person
Register by: January 5

Begin the New Year with Pick a time slot and join DJ Mike to have some musical fun. No refreshments will be served.  
Please bring a marker or pen for marking your bingo cards.

Audubon Society fo Western PA FREE Presentation
Date: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Another wonderful presentation by Gabi Hughes on Surviving Winter: Animal Pros.  Learn how local animals and birds make it through winter.  This will be a visual adn verbal presentation.  Don't miss out!


Valentine Charm Bracelet Making
Date: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021
Time: 11am - Noon
Location:  Robin Hill Carriage House
Fee: $5 per person
Register by: January 14
A perfect valentine for yourself or for  a very special person in your life...  Easy step by step instructions.  Stainless steel cuff bracelet with your choice fo quality beeds and charms.  ALL supplies provided. 


GAME TIME Trivia
Date: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $5 per person
Register by: February 18
Join in on this team trivia showdown. Share all the fun facts you know and have a chance to win prizes. Team play, No pressure just lots of fun.  No refreshments will be served. 

Grab-n-Go FREE Lunch - Sponsored by UPMC for Life
Date: Thursday, February 25th
Time: 11:30am-12:00noon
Location: Pick up at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park
Fee: Free, pre-registration required.
Register by: February 18

Don’t miss out on a hot bowl of chili and crackers for lunch.