Youth


Youth Programming Categories:

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

Register:

  • 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


FITNESS / ATHLETICS 

Bicycle Riding Training (Ages 4-8)
Dates:  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, April 2 - August 3
Times:  Hourly, 12:00p.m.-6:00p.m.
Location:  Moon Park Amphitheater Parking Lot
Fee:  $80 for 3 hours of training - (three separate 1-hour sessions by appointment)
           $40 per hour for Private Lessons
Classes combine kids ages 4-5 and 6-7; kids 8 years are not combined.  Learn biking fundamentals and build confidence.  Bicycles are provided for training.  Participant must provide a helmet.  Most children are proficient in 3 hours.

Bitty Ballet (Ages 2.5-5)
Dates:  Wednesdays, April 3 - May 8
Times:  5:15 – 5:55 p.m. (Level 1 / 2.5 – 3.5 years old)
             6:00 – 6:45 p.m. (Level 2 / 3.5 – 5 years old)
Location:  Robin Hill Center
Fee:  $80 residents; $85 non-residents
Bitty Ballet is a program designed for preschool age children as an introduction to dance.  Ballet is a wonderful stepping stone to encourage group participation, listening to an instructor and a true love of dance and movement.  Simple ballet positions and moves also encourage physical activity and controlled body movements in toddlers. 

PADI Discover Scuba Program (Ages 10+)
Dates: Sundays, April 28
Time: 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High Natatorium
Fees:  $50 per person per day
Registration:  Registration at the Park office only. 
Register by April 26 for the April 28 program.
Learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)

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.  Must be over 10 years old.

Public Summer Swimming (All Ages - Moon Township Residents Only)
Dates: 
Monday- Thursday June 10th through July 11th  (No Swim on 7/3 or 7/4)
Time: Noon - 5:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High School Natatorium
Fees:  Adults, 18 and over- $3
           Children ages 3-17- $2
           Children under 2 free
Registration:  Just drop in and swim!
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult

Spring Infant Swim Lessons (2 and Under with Parent)
Dates:
Saturdays, April 6 - June 1 (No Class 4/20)
Time: Saturdays, noon-12:30
Location: Moon Area High School Natatorium
Fee: $30
Infants in the water with a parent.  No disposable diapers.

Moon Rec on the Go (Ages 5-12)
Location/Dates: June 10 thru August 16 - Amherst (Monday), Broad Hill Courts (Tuesday), Bon Meade (Wednesday) and Mooncrest (Thursday)
Time:  9 a.m. till noon
Fee: Program is FREE!
A mobile trailer that will visit local neighborhood areas for recreation

Summer Swim Lessons (Ages 3-8)
Dates/Times:  Session 1:  Monday – Thursday, June 17-27
                        Session 2:  Monday – Thursday, July 8-18
                        11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - 3 & 4 years old
                        12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. - beginners and intermediate 5 - 8
Location: Moon Area High School Natatorium
Fee:  $30 per child

Summer Tennis Lessons (Ages 5-11)
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Sessions: 
              Multiple Week Sessions:
                Session 1: June 10 – July 6 (4 Weeks) - $144
                Session 2: July 8 - August 3 (4 Weeks) - $144
                Session 3: August 5 - August 24 (3 Weeks) - $108
              1 Week Sessions:
               
$45 per Week
                June 10 - 15
                June 17 - 22
                June 24 - 29
                July 1 - 6
                July 8 - 13 
                July 15 - 20 
                July 22 - 27
                July 29 - Aug 3 
                August 5 - 10
                August 12 - 17
                August 19 - 24
Times: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. - Red Ball Lessons (ages 5-7)
           10:00 – 11:00 a.m. - Orange Ball Lessons (ages 8-9)
           11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Junior Green Ball Lessons (ages 10-11)
Location: Moon Park Tennis Courts

Youth Flag CoEd Rugby (Grades 1 - 6)
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11 – August 8
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Discovery Field @ Moon Park
Fee: $100, fee includes shirt and jersey
Kids in 1st through 6th grades will learn the game of rugby by developing skills and playing games.

Youth Flag Football (Ages 4-14)
Dates: Sat. Aug. 17, 24 & Sept. 7 (Skills and drills)
             Sun. Sept. 15 thru Nov. 3
Time: 10:30 am-Noon
Location: Hyde Elementary
Fee: $45 (t-shirt included)
Boys & Girls ages 4 thru 14 (age groups 4-6, 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13-14).  Learning football fundamentals such as running, catching & throwing. Ages 4 thru 14 Teams will be formed.  Volunteer Coaches needed



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!



ART/EDUCATION/NATURE


Safe Sitter® Babysitting & Safety (Grades 6-8)
Dates: Saturday May 11
Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $55 non-residents
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Grades: 6th-8th
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®!"

Garden Magic! In-Service Day/No School (Ages 5-12)
Date: Tuesday May 21, 2019
Time: Program 9am-4pm, early drop off at 7am, late pick up by 6pm (included)
Fee: $35 Moon residents, $45 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Come on out for our green-thumb get together! Kids will enjoy their day off school painting rocks, planting seeds, giving the Fairy Garden a spring cleaning, and exploring the new Fleur de Lune Garden and Native Species nursery at Robin Hill. Kids should dress for the weather and bring a lunch and two snacks.


Moon Parks and Recreation Summer Program 2019:

REGISTRATION IS FULL FOR ALL WEEKS. Registration is now closed. Thank you!