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 

Beginner's Zumba (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: 
Mondays      April 9 - May 14
                                 May 21 - July 9 (No Class 5/28 or 7/2)
                                 July 16 - August 20     
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. 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! Dance experience not required.

Co-ed Summer Kickball League - Adults 21+
Date: Sunday Evenings, June 17 - August 19
Time: TBD
Fee: $100 per team
Location: Moon Park
Registration:  Register by June 8
It's the same fun game you remember from elementary school, but now it's all grown up.  But don't worry.  You don't have to act like a "grown-up" to play.  Kickball is a sport that everyone can play, and you don't need to be a fantastic athlete to be a terrific kickballer.  Get your neighborhood, association, or club together TO HAVE SOME FUN!  Teams of 16, with 11 on the field.  A maximum of six men on the field at one time.  Teams are responsible for their own team t-shirts.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays,   April 18 - May 23
                                  May 30 - July 11 (No Class July 4)      
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,  April 10 - May 15
                               May 22 - June 26
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!

Senior Workout w/Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays  April 4 - May 9
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  March 19 - April 30 (No Class on 4/2)
                             May 14 - June 25 (No class on 5/28)
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   April 3 - 24
                               May 1 - 22
                               June 5 - 26
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    March 15 - April 19
                                 April 26 - May 31
                                 June 7- July 12
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)
Moon Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Zumba class. They are 6-week sessions that are designed to have fun while you burn calories. 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 


Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:  
Thursdays, April 5 - May 24
                                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.    

Ongoing Programming:

Senior Connection Socials (Adults 55+)
Dates: Wednesdays (Senior Connection Social will not be held on 7/4/18)
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. Join us for coffee, conversation, snacks, and many activities to suite many interests. Drop in or stay all day. Come enjoy fun and friendships. Monthly schedules available at the socials.  On the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-Noon, we will be available on-site for registrations.

FUNCO (Ages 55+)
Date: Mondays, May 7 thru August 27 (No FUNCO on 5/28)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30p.m.
Fee: $2 per person registration fee and $2.00 per week to play.
Register: Register before Saturday, April 28
Location: Carriage House @ Robin Hill Center
If you like playing Bingo or the lottery, try FUNCO! Very similar to the popular dice game that begins with the letter "B". No skill needed, just luck of the dice roll. Easy, fun and a chance to win cash prizes. Give it a roll and register today. Free refreshments available.

Beginner Painting Class with Heidi Lee (Ages 55+)
Dates: Tuesdays, May 1, June 5, July 24, and August 7
Time: 9:30a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Fee: $10 per class, checks made payable to Heidi Lee or CASH when registering at the Parks and Recreation office.
Register: Class dates (Register Before) May 1st (April 24th), June 5th (May 29th), July 24th (July 17th) and August 7th (July 31st).
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
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:

55+ Senior Prom and Casino Night (55+)
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35 per person
Register:  Please register by Thursday, April 19
Location: Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport Hotel
Enjoy and evening that includes dinner and gaming tables of blackjack, craps, and roulette.

Cinco De Mayo Party (Ages 55+)
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Fee: $8 per person ($2 discount for members who are already members of the Senior Connection - Discount is not available for online registrations.)
Register: Register before Wednesday, April 25
Location: Robin Hill Center
A fun "South of the Border" evening with Mariachi Music, Mock-a Rita's & a buffet featuring Mexican fare. Dust off your sombrero and join the fun. Ole?!

Senior Polka Festival Trip (55+)
Date: Saturday, May 19 2018
Departure time: 11:00am from the Robin Hill Carriage House, returning approximately 5 p.m.
Destination: Monroeville Convention Center
Fee: $18 per person
Register: Register before Friday, May 11, 2018
Bus trip to the Monroeville Convention Center to attend the Annual Polka Festival. Lots of food booths, craft vendors, live bands & dancing. Admission included with price. Bus will depart Carriage House at 11 a.m., returning approximately 5 p.m.

Mini Golf Outing (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 11:00a.m. (tee off) - 2:30p.m.
Fee: $18 per person
Register: Register before Tuesday, May 15
Location: RMU Island Rapids Outdoor Mini Golf, Neville Island
RMU Island Rapids Outdoor Mini Golf, Neville Island. Register your foursome today! Enjoy a casual, fun, game of mini golf with friends. No skill needed. A delicious lunch following at the Hat Trick Club Room & prize raffle. Maximum enrollment is 40 (10 foursomes).


More programming coming soon!