Seniors


Senior Programming Categories:


Athletics/Fitness
Art/Education/Nature
Senior Connection


Register:

  • Programs with a drop-in option do not require pre-registration.
  • 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 made out to "Moon Parks and Recreation" to our mailing address with the participants name, date of birth, address, phone and e-mail.  Please also include a note with registartion details. 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: 

  • Please register online or call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 ext 403. 
  • 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.



Hip Hop Cardio 
Dates:  Thursday October 14 & 28, November 4 & 11, December 2 & 9 
Location:  Robin Hill Center  
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)
Join Amy for some cardio dance exercise! You can take the moves up to make them harder or modify for any fitness level.  Our new instructor wants to help every with fun fitness through dance where they can leave feeling like they had a great workout and had fun!  Class will include warm up and cool down also.  Amy has been teaching Zumba, Insanity and more since 2009.

Barre
Dates: Session 2: Wednesday Oct 6 - November 10
Location: Robin Hill Center 
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 am
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)

This class has a max participation number of 18 people. Please register online. For more information about space availability for drop-ins, please email pilatesbodyj@gmail.com.  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. Restrooms are available at the entrance of the park.  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.

Yoga Beginners and Beyond
Dates: Session 1: Sept 23 - October 14 (4 Weeks)
           Session 2: Oct 28 - Nov 11 (3 Weeks)
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: Thursday 5:30-6:30
Cost: $40 – Moon Resident  $45 Non Moon Resident (Per 4 week session)

This class has a max participation number of 16 people. Please register online. There are no drop-ins for this class.
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.  


Pound® Fitness 
Dates: Session 2: Tuesday October 26 - November 30 (6 Weeks) 
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 7:00 – 7:45pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)

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!  Please bring a mat and water.


Totally Toned
Dates: Session 1: Monday Sept 13 - Oct 18 (6 Weeks)
           Session 2: Monday October 25 - November 29 (6 Weeks) 
Location: Robin Hill Center         
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Cost: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)

This class has a max participation number of 15 people. Please register online. There are no drop-ins for this class.
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 and a mat.

Club Pilates Mat Class  
 
Dates: FREE INTRO CLASS - Wednesday, November 3rd
            Session 1: Weds Nov 17 - Dec 22 (6 Weeks) 
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Cost for Session: $45 – Moon Resident $50 Non Moon Resident (Per 6 week session)

This class has a max participation number of 12 people. Please register online.
Club Pilates Mat class will incorporate all the key principles of Pilates such as postural alignment, breathing, core stability, controlled movement and flexibility. They are low-impact. Class format may also be combined with other Club Pilates props such as weights, balls, therabands, rings.  Bring your mat and water for this fun-lengthening-amazing workout.


ART/EDUCATION/NATURE 


AARP SmartDriver- To Register call 661-330-6182
VIRTUAL COURSE-ZOOM
4 HOUR REFRESHER CLASS- MARCH 1 & 8
FULL CLASS- MARCH 22 & 29, APRIL 5 & 12
$20 AARP MEMBERS/$25 NON-MEMBERS (AGE 50+)
For more information and to register,please contact Bob Richard at
661-330-6182


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 ($10). 


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 the time of registration. A full listing of current information, program guides, and monthly newsletters are always available at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park in our Senior Connection Information Box. The box is located just outside the Carriage House entrance. Information is also available at moonparks.org.

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
This location is offering a variety of programs and events. Please see below for more information.


Tapestry Senior Living
Tapestry Senior Living, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Moon Township, PA 15108. 
This location is temporarily closed and will reopen once the COVID-19 guidelines allow.

Presenting Sponsors:
UPMC for Life and Encompass Health Rehabilition Hospital of Sewickley



Daily Drop-In Programming at the Carriage House – Social and Activity Time (Senior Connection Members Only)
Date: September/October/November 2021 on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays
Time: 10am-3pm (Please see below for specific activity times).
Fee: Free, just drop-in!
Register: No Registration
Location:  The Carriage House in Robin Hill Park, 949 Thorn Run Rd. Moon Township 

Stop In or Stay All Day!
Beginning Thursday, September 16, the Carriage House will be open for use by all members from 10am until 3pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Feel free to stop in or stay all day. Meet friends to socialize and have some fun. Cards, books, puzzles, games, laptop computers, crafts/coloring… always available. Please bring your own beverage and or your own snacks/lunch. 


FREE Organized drop-in daily activities for the Carriage House are as follows:

Tuesdays (Closed 12/21)
    10:00am - Pokeno 
    11:30am - Robin Hill Walking Group (September and October)

    Noon      - Brown Bag Lunch Bunch - Bring your lunch and dine with friends
    1:00pm   - Tuesday Tea Parties

Wednesdays
    11:00am - LCR Game (Left, Center, Right dice game)

    Noon      - Brown Bag Lunch Bunch - Bring your lunch and dine with friends
    2:00pm   - Creativity Time (small crafts, painting…) - Beginning October 6th

Thursdays (Closed 11/11, 11/23 and 12/2)
    11:00am - Bingo

    Noon      - Brown Bag Lunch Bunch - Free Soup for Lunch November 18 and December 16
    1:00pm   - Group Trivia Game

Fridays
    10:00am          - Senior Chair Yoga
    Noon               - Brown Bag Lunch Bunch - Bring your lunch and dine with friends
    Noon-3:00pm  - Peace and Quilt Club




SENIOR CONNECTION EVENTS
                                           
  

Robin Hill Walking Group (Avid walkers or Casual strollers)
Date: Every Monday 
Time: 11:30am
Fee: FREE
Register By:  No Registration Required – Just Drop In!
Location: Meet at the Carriage House Sunroom at Robin Hill Park
Put some Spring in your step! ALL are encouraged to come out and walk. You choose the distance and your speed. There are many lovely spots and walking trails to explore. There are also lots of benches to rest awhile too. Attend every week or just when your schedule allows. 


Halloween Costume Party
Date: Wednesday, October 27
Time: 12:00 Noon until 2:30pm
Fee: $8.00 per person
Register: By Thursday, October 21
Location: Robin Hill Center, 949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, Pa.
This is your chance to get creative, have some spooky fun and enjoy a pizza lunch. We will also have games and prizes. Something extra too… a dance demo by Arena’s Dance offering a variety of music and dances for you to try. 

Autumn Dance
Date: Saturday, November 6
Time: 6:30pm-10:00pm
Fee: $15.00 per person
Register: By Tuesday, October 26
Location: Coraopolis Elk’s Lodge, 1150 Stoops Ferry Rd., Moon Township.

Calling all dancers and music lovers... Enjoy live musical entertainment from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s provided by “The Eclectics”, a professional 6-piece band. Coffee, soft drinks and a cash bar will be available. There will be snacks to munch on too! This will be a fun evening for all. Couples and singles are encouraged to attend.  Senior Connection members may also register a guest that is not a Senior Connection member.  SOOO register and bring a friend.
 

T-Mobile Smartphone Class
Date: Wednesday, November 10
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm
Fee: $8.00 per person
Location: Carriage House at Robin Hill Park, 949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, Pa.
Drop in for information and get your questions answered about how to get the most out of your cellular phone.

Music Bingo
Date: Monday, November 15
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Fee: $8.00 per person
Register: By Tuesday, November 9
Location: Robin Hill Center, 949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, Pa.
This is a fun favorite of the Senior Connection. Enjoy an afternoon of oldies music combined with Bingo. If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out. Prizes, beverages, and a snack bag will be provided. 
Sponsored by “Insert UPMC for Life logo”  

Hartville Ohio Shoppers Delight Bus Trip (Back by popular demand)
Date: Thursday, December 2
Time: Departing: 10:00am at the Carriage House in Robin Hill Park
          Returning:  Approximately 6:30pm to the Carriage House 
Fee: $25.00 per person
Register: By Tuesday, November 23
Includes round trip Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation (50 Pax). Upon arrival at the Hartville Kitchen, we will be greeted and given a free gift and coupons for various shops & food purchases. Lunch will be on your own at the Hartville Kitchen or indulge at the wonderful bakery. The bus will then take us to the Hartville Marketplace for shopping or visiting their eateries. Join us for a full day of fun, bargain hunting and getting some of your Christmas gift list taken care of. 
** Please bring a mask in case the COVID restrictions require one at that time. **

Christmas Lasagna Lunch Luncheon
Date: Tuesday, December 21
Time: Choose your time slot - 11:30am or 1:30pm when registering
Fee: $ 15.00 per person
Register: Register by Tuesday, December 9
Location: Robin Hill Center, 949 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, Pa.
Let’s take a break during the bustling Holiday season and get together to celebrate Christmas.   Wear your favorite festive fashions and enjoy a delicious lunch, dessert, and beverages. Listen to the music of the season with fun & friendship abound. There will also be a sweet gift for all who attend too!