Seniors


There are four ways to register for most of our classes:

  • You can sign up in person at the Parks and Recreation office.
  • Limited online registration is open here.
  • You can call the Parks and Recreation office at 412-262-1703 to pay with credit card.
  • You may 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 Waiver
 

ATHLETICS/FITNESS


Pound (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date:
Tuesdays   September 5 - October 17  (No Class on Tuesday, September 19)
                            October 24 - November 28
Time: 6:30-7:15pm
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 w/Linda Francis
Dates: Wednesdays September 20, 2017 to November 1, 2017  
                                    (September 20, 2017 will be located at Robin Hill Center, 949 Thorn Run Road)
                                    (No Class on October 18)
                                  November 8, 2017 to December 20, 2017
  Times: 9:30-10:30am
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.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+)
Date: Wednesdays    October 4 - November 8
                                   November 15 - December 20
Time: 8:30-9:30 am
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.

Beginner's Zumba (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates:  Mondays, September 11- October 23 (No Class on Monday, October 9)
                              October 30 - December 11 (No Class on Monday, November 27)
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
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 combinati8on of Latin based dance moves; salsa, cumbia, soca, flamenco, samba, hip-hop, and more that will really make you sweat! Dance experience not required.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays  Mondays September 11 - October 23 (No Class on Monday, October 9and Sept 11 class has been changed to Thursday, Sept 15 at the Robin Hill Center)
                                            October 30 - December 11 (No Class on Monday, November 27)
Times: 7:15-8:15pm
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 5 - September 26 (Tuesday, September 19 class will be at Robin Hill Center)
                               October 3 - October 24
                               November 7 - November 28
Time: 7:30-8:30pm
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 7 - October 19 (No Class on Thursday, September 21 and the Sept 15 class will be held at the Robin Hill Center)
                                 October 26 - December 7 (No Class on Thursday, November 23)
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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/EDUCATION/NATURE


Splash – Water/Mixed Media Art Classes (Adults 18+)
Dates:   Thursdays, September 21 - November 9
Times: 10:00am– 3:00pm
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.

Create A Canvas (Adults 18+)
Dates:  Mondays, September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11
Times: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location:  Robin Hill Center – 949 Thorn Run Rd., Moon Twp. PA
Fee: $45 Residents, $50 Non-Residents per class night
Instructor: Kristin Teeple
Need a creative outlet to spend a night out? Want to get your friends together? Looking for a fresh new way to bring everyone together? It's time to add fun to your party with Create A Canvas!

AARP Senior Driving Class - 4 Hour Refresher (Ages 50+)
Dates:   Monday Oct 23 *PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*
Times: 8:45am - 1:00pm
Location:  Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $15 AARP members, $20 non-members (check payments are due at least one week before class)
This is the 4 hour refresher course, this would be for seniors who have attended the 8 hour course previously and need to renew.
$15 AARP members, $20 non-members (check payments are due at least one week before class) Please call or email the Moon Parks office with any questions. Limit of 25 students.

Online registration is not available for this class. Please call or stop by the Moon Parks and Rec office at Moon Park (1350 Joe Denardo Way, Moon).  You are also welcome to mail in your registration and payment. Please include Name, Address, Phone, & Email address. Please specify which class you will be attending.

Please bring your Drivers License and AARP card to the class along with a snack/drink if you choose.

AARP Senior Driving Class - 8 Hour Session (Ages 50+)
Dates:   Monday, October 30 and Tuesdays, October 31
Times: 8:45am - 1:00pm
Location:  Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $15 AARP members, $20 non-members (check payments are due at least one week before class)
This 8 hour course, 4 hrs for 2 days. 8:45am-1:00pm. Monday Oct 30 and Tues Oct 31.
$15 AARP members, $20 non-members (check payments are due at least one week before class) Please call or email the Moon Parks office with any questions. Limit of 25 students.

Online registration is not available for this class. Please call or stop by the Moon Parks and Rec office at Moon Park (1350 Joe Denardo Way, Moon).  You are also welcome to mail in your registration and payment. Please include Name, Address, Phone, & Email address.

Please bring your Drivers License and AARP card to the class along with a snack/drink if you choose.

TOWNSHIP SPONSORED SENIOR ACTIVITIES 

Senior Connection Programs - The Moon Township Parks and Recreation Senior Connection is available to anyone 55+ in Moon Township as well as all surrounding communities.  Join the Senior Connection at no charge to you.  Stop at the Moon Parks office in Moon Park or at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park during a Senior Connection Social to receive your membership card.  Please call the park office at 412-262-1703 with any questions.

Senior Connection Program Guide - September 2017 thru December 2017

Senior Connection Socials (Adults 55+)
Dates:
Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
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.

Senior Connection Coffee Stop (Adults 55+)
Dates: Starts Monday, September 18th (Coffee Stop will not be held on November 13, December 25, or January 1)
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
Start your day with us an enjoy coffee and tea at no charge.  Donuts will also be available for 50 cents. 

Phipps Conservatory & Pitt's Nationality Rooms Bus Trip (55+)
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: Bus departs at 9:30AM from the Robin Hill Carriage House and returns approximately 4:00PM.
Fee: $44 per person (non-refundable)
Register:  By Monday, September 11th
Destination:  Phipps Conservatory & Pitt's Nationality Rooms
MEALS ON YOUR OWN.  REGISTER with Moon Parks and Recreation by Monday, September 11th.

Robin Hill Park Concert and Hot Dog Lunch (All Ages)
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 12pm-1pm
Fee: FREE Concert - Hot Dog Lunch Available for Purchase
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Gazebo at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township, PA
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring Frank Vieira (country music). A grilled hot dog lunch will be available for purchase. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy. Corn Hole throwing games too. This event is weather permitting.  Stop by at the social too!

Angels 101 (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 1pm-2:30pm
Fee: $5 per person - Collected on 9/26 and will be donated to the West Hills Food Pantry
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
Come on over for a one hour lecture about guardian angels and The Archangel Michael presented by Mary Celine Miller & Bob Nestler.  Following the lecture will be snacks and refreshments.  Just drop in!

Caregiver Meeting (Ages 55+)
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Fee: FREE
Register:  No Registration Required
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
Support and information for caregivers offered by Renaissance Home Care.

Autumn Brunch & Music Bingo (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 10:00am-NOON
Fee: $5 per person ($1 Discount if already a member of Senior Connection)
Register:  By Tuesday, October 3
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township

Cuyahoga Railroad Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: Depart 9:00am from the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park - Return approximately 7:30pm.
Fee: $45 per person
Register:  Register by Monday, October 9
Enjoy fall foliage as we travel via Deluxe RT bus transportation to Rockside Ohio.  RT train ride from Rockside Ohio to Peninsula Ohio for dining and shopping.  Meals on your own.

Halloweenfest (Ages 55+)
Date:
 Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fee: $7 per person ($1 Discount if already a member of Senior Connection)
Register:  Register by Monday, October 23
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
German fare buffet and live band playing your favorite songs.  Prizes for Halloween costume creativity.

Grove City Shopping & Wendell August Forge Tour Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, November 6, 2017
Time: Depart the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park at 10:00 am and return approximately 4:30pm.
Fee: $26 per person
Register:  Register by Monday, October 30
Meals on your own.

Veterans Day Luncheon (Adults 18+)
Dates:  Friday, November 10
Times:  Come anytime between 11:30am- 1:00pm
Location:  Robin Hill Center – 949 Thorn Run Rd., Moon Twp. PA
Fee: FREE - Register by November 2nd.
We invite those men and women who have served in the Armed Forces to a spaghetti luncheon consisting of pasta, sauce, salad, and dessert.

Veterans Day Observance USO Dance (Ages 55+)
Date: Friday, November 10, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Fee:  $7 per person ($2 Discount if already a member of Senior Connection)
Register:  Register by Thursday, November 2
Location: Elks Club, 1150 Stoops Ferry Road, Moon Township, PA 15108
Great food, DJ & dancing, door prizes, coffee, and soft drinks.  Cash bar available.

Luncheon at Robin Hill Center (Ages 55+)
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
Fee:  $5 per person
Register:  Register by Tuesday, November 21
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
In celebration of good nutrition month, join us for a delicious healthy lunch followed by a presentation and demonstration on stretching and massage by Massage Works. 

Hard Rock Casino in Northfield Ohio Bus Trip (Ages 55+)
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: Depart the Carriage House at Robin Hill Park at 9:30am and return approximately 6:00pm
Fee:  $30 per person
Register:  Register by Monday, November 27
Includes $25.00 slot bonus (must show valid photo ID to receive) and a discount coupon worth $9.99 for their buffet.

Highmark Holiday Pops (Ages 55+)
Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Time: Depart from Moon Park at 1:00pm.
Fee:  $55 per person
Register:  Register by Friday, December 1
It's the most wonderful time of the year - a spectacular concert of holiday music for the whole family. Take a "Sleigh Ride" with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Broadway sensation Ryan Silverman, and Santa Claus, too! It's Pittsburgh's favorite holiday tradition. 

Tree Trimming Pot Luck Luncheon (Ages 55+)
Date:
 Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Fee:  FREE
Register:  No registration required
Location: Carriage House, Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
Come and enjoy some holiday fun during the weekly social.

Christmas Gala Luncheon (Ages 55+)
Date:
 Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: Noon - 2:00pm
Fee:  $5 per person ($1 Discount if already a member of Senior Connection)
Register:  Register by Monday, December 11
Location: Robin Hill Center at Robin Hill Park, Moon Township
Join us for a holiday party that will spark your Christmas spirit.  Great food, entertainment, prizes/gifts, and holiday cheer.

More programming coming soon!