Teen Programs

Moon Youth Leadership Program 2021

Program Categories:

Athletics/Fitness    Art/Education/Nature   


  • 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. NEW!  RecDesk Registration System - Moon Parks and Recreation is now using RecDesk recreation management software (effective November 1, 2022) for program registrations. Please call the park office with any questions: 412-262-1703.  
  • 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

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For all classes: 

  • Space is limited to 9 students for classes, 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.

Youth CO-ED Basketball Clinic
(Ages 8-14)
Join our CO-ED basketball clinic led by volunteer coaches! Develop your skills in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Thursdays at Moon Park basketball courts at assigned time. Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your game - sign up now!

Dates: Thursdays, June 8th-June 22nd
Times:    Ages 8-9 (5:30-6 PM)
               Ages 10-11 (6:15-6:45 PM)
               Ages 12-14 (7-7:30 PM)
Fee: $10 Moon Resident/ $15 Non-Resident
Location: Moon Park- Basketball Courts

Youth Tennis Lessons
Dates: June 3-June 24 (Saturdays)
          July 8-July 29 (Saturdays)
Fee: $50 (Resident)/session
       $60 (Non-resident)/session
Location: Moon Park Tennis Courts (court 1 & 2)
Timeslots/Age groups: 9-10am (Red Ball, Ages 5-7)
                                  10-11am (Orange Ball, Ages 8-10)
                                  11am-Noon (Green Ball, Ages 11-14)

Our tennis lessons are in full swing! Whether your child is picking up a racquet for the first time or just looking to further develop their racket skills, our classes are perfect for you! 

We have sized the game for kids. Smaller rackets, smaller courts, slower-moving & lower bouncing balls allow kids to learn the game correctly and with the most fun.

We show the kids the basics and get them rallying back & forth in the quickest & most fun format possible.

Barre (Adults & Teens 15+) 
Dates: Wednesday, April 26th-May 31st (No class May 10th)
                            June 7th-July 12th
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 am
Fee: $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. 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 barre work. The class ends with core work and a series of deep stretches. Bring a mat and a pair of 1-3lb dumbbells. For all fitness levels.

NEW HIIT(Ages 15+)
An intense and dynamic outdoor fitness class that incorporates a variety of exercises to challenge your strength, stamina, and agility. Led by Melitta Szymanski, this class is designed to push you to your limits and improve your overall fitness levels. Bring light hand weights and water.

Instructor: Melitta Szymanski
Dates: Saturdays, June 10th-July 22nd (No class June 24th)
Times: 8:30-9:30 AM
Fee: $45 Moon Resident/ $50 Non-Resident
Location: Moon Park (meet at Amphitheater)

Hip Hop Cardio (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: March 30th-May 25th (No class April 20th, May 4th & May 18th)
          June 1st-July 6th (No class June 15th)- 5 week session
          July 27th-September 7th (No class August 24th)

Days/Times: Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $37.50 Resident/ $42 Non-Resident (per 5 week session)
       $45 Resident/ $50 Non-Resident (per 6 week session)
Instructor: Amy Humberston

Join Amy for some cardio dance exercise! You can take the moves up to make them harder or modify for any fitness level. Amy will help everyone with fun fitness through dance where everyone can leave feeling like they had a great workout and had fun! Class will include warm up and cool down also.

Pilates (Adults and Teens 15+) 
Tuesday Morning Offerings
   Dates: April 18th-May 23rd (No class May 9th)
   Time: 8:30-9:30am
   Location: Robin Hill Center
   Fee: $45 (Resident)/$50 (Non-Resident) per 6 week session

Wednesday Evening Offerings
   Dates: March 29th-May 3rd
             May 17th-June 14th
             June 21st-July 26th
             August 2nd-September 6th
   Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
   Location: Robin Hill Center
   Fee: $37.50 (Resident)/ $42 (Non-Resident) per 5 week session
          $45 (Resident)/ $50 (Non-Resident) 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.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates:  Mondays, April 17th-May 22nd
                          June 5th-July 10th
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Fee: $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.

Yoga Beginners and Beyond (Adults & Teens 15+)
Wednesday Offerings
Dates: April 5th-26th
          May 3rd-24th
          June 7th-28th
          August 9th-23rd
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Fee: $30 (Resident)/ $35 (Non-Resident)-per 3 week session
       $40(Resident)/$45(Non-Resident)-per 4 week session

Thursday Offerings
Dates: April 6th-27th
          May 4th- 25th   
          June 8th-29th
          August 10th-24th     
Location: Robin Hill Center
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Fee: $30 (Resident)/$35 (Non-Resident)-per 3 week session
       $40(Resident)/$45(Non-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.  


Safe@Home by Safe Sitter (Grades 4-6)
Date options: Friday March 18 10:30am-12:00pm
                     Monday April 11 3:00-4:30pm
                     Tuesday May 17 3:00-4:30pm
Fee: $25 Moon residents, $35 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a program designed for students in grades 4-6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. Safe@Home is a 90-minute program that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students are also introduced to the Safe Sitter® First Aid Chart and learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Safe Sitter Essentials (Grades 6-8)
Date options: Monday March 25 12:00-4:30 pm
                     Wednesday April 13 2:00-6:30 pm
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $50 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Safe Sitter® Essentials is a 1 day program designed for students in grades 6-8 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. In addition, Safe Sitter® teaches young teens life and business skills, so that they know how to be prepared, be responsible, and be considerate whether they are babysitting or doing odd jobs for family, friends, or neighbors.  The majority of this instructor led class will be hands free with numerous skill demonstrations and videos to compliment the class curriculum. This class will not include CPR skills.

Youth Leadership Program (Ages 13-15)
Dates: June 13th-July 25th
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Robin Hill- Carriage House (949 Thorn Run Rd)
Fee: $50 (Residents)/ $55 (Non-Residents)

Youth leadership program (13-15) focuses on character development, life skills, workplace readiness, and community advocacy. Provides confidence, job skills, connections with community leaders, CPR/First Aid certification, self-purpose, resilience, emotional maturity, and Certificate of Recognition. Inspiring active, engaged, and thriving community members.

Guest Speakers include:
   Joe Denardo, Certified Financial Planner, leading a session on Money Management
   Valley Ambulance, leading CPR & F/A training
   Denise Brzezinski, Owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes, Robinson-North Fayette
   Kyle Thauvett, Assistant Township Manager, Peters Township
   Express Employment Professions, leading multiple sessions on workplace readiness





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