Teens


Teen Programming Categories:

Athletics/Fitness
P.A.L.S.
Art/Education/Nature


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.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities: Teen Volunteer Opportunities!

Program Policy: Program Policy

Program Waiver: Program Waiver


ATHLETICS / FITNESS 


Beginner's Zumba® (Adults & Teens 13+)
Dates: 
Mondays      September 10 - October 22 (No Class 10/8)
                                October 29 - December 10 (No Class 11/26)
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. Beginner's Zumba® 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.

Pilates (Adults & Teens 15+)
Date:
Wednesdays     July 25-August 29 
                                   September 5 - October 10
                                   October 17 - November 21                      
Time: 8:30a.m.-9:30a.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
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+)
Date:
Tuesdays  July 3-Aug 7
Time: 6:30p.m.-7:15p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $45 Moon residents/$50 non-residents ($10 Drop In)
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!

Public Swimming (All Ages - Moon Township Residents Only)
Dates:
Starts Monday - Friday, September 10 throughout the school year
Time: 7:45p.m.-9:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High Natatorium
Fees:  $3 Adults 18+; $2 Children 3-17; Children under 2 free
Registration: Just drop in and swim! 
Enjoy an evening at the pool.  Children under10 must be accompanied by an adult.  Lap swimming available.

Summer Pool Parties (Moon Residents Only)
Dates: June 11 – July 27
Times: Parties may be scheduled during open public swims from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
             Private parties may be scheduled after 7:00 p.m.
Fees: $100, for a 2-hour party; $125 for 3-hours;
          $50 security deposit
Location: Moon Area High School Pool
Enjoy a birthday swim party with friends and family at the Moon Area High School pool. Pool rental is available to Moon residents only. Call
412.262.1703 for more information or to book your time slot.

Totally Toned (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Mondays  July 2-Aug 6
                            September 10 - October 22 (No Class 10/8)
                            October 29 - December 10 (No Class 11/26)
Times: 7:15p.m.-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 (Adults & Teens 15+)
Dates: Tuesdays   September 4-25 (9/18 Class at Robin Hill Center)
                               October 2 - 23
                               November 6 - 27 (11/6 & 11/13 classes at Robin Hill Center)
Time: 7:30p.m.-8:30pm
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee: $40 Moon residents/$45 Non-residents -per 4 week session ($12 Drop In)
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!
          
Youth Flag Football  (Ages 4-14)
Dates:
Saturdays, August 18, 25 & September 9 (skills and drills)
            Sundays, September 16 - October 28 (games)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fee:  $45 per player (t-shirt included)
Location:  Hyde Elementary
Registration:  Register by August 17
Kids will learn football fundamentals such as running, catching and throwing.  We’ll form teams and play some games.  Upper levels compete against other local programs.  Age groups as follows:  4-6, 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13-14.  Accepting registrations for girls-only teams (16 players needed).  Volunteer coaches needed.

Youth Flag Rugby - Boys and Girls Ages 6-11 and Ages 12-15
Dates:  Mondays and Thursdays, June 11 – August 2
Times:  U11 Non-Contact Co-ed: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
              U15 Non-Contact Co-ed: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Discovery Field at Moon Park
Fee:  $40 per person, (t-shirt included)
Boys and girls ages 6-11 will learn the fundamental rugby skills and play games. Coached by USA Rugby Level 300 coaches.

West Pittsburgh Youth Co-Ed Touch and Flag Rugby - Ages 6-14
Dates: Mondays and Thursdays, June 11 - August 2
            Missing session for vacation is ok!
Time:  U-11 Non-Contact Coed: 6-7p.m.
            U15 Non-Contact Coed: 6-7:30p.m.
Fee: $40 includes T-Shirt and all of the trainings.
Location: Discovery field at Moon Park
Coaching Staff:  Head Coach U15s - Todd Fabec - USA Rugby Level 300 Coach and Head Coach Moon Area Boys Rugby
Head Coach U11s and HS/MS - Rocky Nurss, USA Rugby Level 300 Coach and Head Coach Moon Area Girls Rugby
No Experience required!

West Pittsburgh Youth Tackle Rugby - Girls completing grades 6-12
Dates: Mondays and Thursdays, June 11 - August 2
            Missing session for vacation is ok!
Time:  7-8:30p.m.
Fee: $40 includes T-Shirt and all of the trainings.
Location: Discovery field at Moon Park
Coaching Staff:  Head Coach U15s - Todd Fabec - USA Rugby Level 300 Coach and Head Coach Moon Area Boys Rugby
Head Coach U11s and HS/MS - Rocky Nurss, USA Rugby Level 300 Coach and Head Coach Moon Area Girls Rugby
No Experience required!

Zumba® Fitness (Ages 13+ and Adults)
Dates: Thursdays    September 6 - October 11 (9/13 & 9/20 classes at Robin Hill Center)
                                October 18 - November 29 (No Class 11/22)
Time: 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building -Auditorium
Instructor: Paola Sanchez
Fee: $45 Residents/$50 Non-Residents ($10 Drop In)
Zumba® classes 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.




P.A.L.S. PROGRAM 

P.A.L.S. is a program Providing Assistance, Love and Support for children with special needs and their families.

P.A.L.S. Program (Ages 4-17)
Date:
Fridays
Time: 6:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
Fee: FREE
Location & Registration: Please contact the Moon Parks and Recreation Office for more information.
We invite kids with special needs as well as their family and friends to join us for movies, games, special events, and more!

P.A.L.S. Picnic (Ages 4-17)
Date: Saturday, September 29
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fee: FREE
Location: Moon Park Falconi Pavilion
Register: By Friday, September 8
Kids and families are invited to enjoy food, games, giveaways and more.  
 
P.A.L.S.  Halloween Party (Ages 4-17)
Date: Saturday, October 28
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fee: FREE
Location: Robin Hill Center
Registration:  No Registration Required
Kids and families are welcome to have fun with music, crafts, food, drinks and more!  
 
P.A.L.S.  Friday Movie (Ages 4-17)

Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: FREE
Location: Robin Hill Center
Registration:  No Registration Required
Kids 13 and older and their families will enjoy a free movie (to be determined) at Robin Hill.  Crafts, snacks and drinks will be available.  
 
P.A.L.S.  Christmas Party (Ages 4-17)
Date: Friday, December 14
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: FREE
Register: By Monday, December 10
Lcoation: Robin Hill Center
Kids and their families will enjoy games, food and a visit from Santa! 


ART/EDUCATION/NATURE


Safe Sitter Babysitting & Safety (Grades 6-8)
Dates: More Dates Coming Soon for the Fall!
Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Grades: 6th-8th
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $55 non-residents
Registration:  Register by 
Do you feel ready to stay home alone, watch your brothers and sisters while your parents are gone, or babysit for younger children? Then maybe it's time for Safe Sitter®. Safe Sitter® is for young teens in grades 6-8 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children.  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.
You'll have fun. You'll learn a lot. And at the end of the day, you can proudly say, "I am a Safe Sitter®!"

Driver's Education: Kennedy School of Driving (Ages 15-18)
Date/Time:   Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 25 - November 1
Time: 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
Fee: $25 Moon Residents / $30 Non-residents paid to Moon Parks and Recreation plus $400 course fee paid to Kennedy School of Driving
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
The Teen Drivers Education courses will be instructed by the Kennedy School of Driving.  Upon successful completion of the 30 hours of theory and 6 hours of in-car training, students will earn a certificate that is accepted by most insurance companies.  Participants must be 16 and have a learner’s permit for the on-the-road portion of the program.  The balance of $400 is paid to Kennedy School of Driving at the first class.
 

MORE CLASSES COMING SOON!

 

 

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