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 


2018-2019 Basketball League (Grades 3-8)
Dates/Times: 
Practices begin Tuesday, November 20 Days, times and locations vary.
Location: Practices at various elementary schools during the week;  Games at Moon Area Middle School gym on Saturdays
Fee:  $50 for 1st child; $40 for 2nd child; $30 for 3rd child $10 service fee for non-Moon Area School District participants
Register:  COMING SOON! - Please register by Friday, November 2.
Boys and girls grades 3 through 8 will learn skills and play games.  The program kicks off with a free clinic by the Robert Morris University Women’s Basketball Team on Saturday, November 3 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Moon Area Middle School gym.  Volunteer coaches needed.

Bitty Ballet (Ages 2.5-5)
Dates:
Wednesdays, September 12 – October 17
Time:   5:15p.m.-6:00p.m. (all ages)
Dates:  Wednesdays, November 7 – December 19; no class 11/21
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.

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.

Fall Infant Swim Lessons (Infants 2 and under with parent)
Dates: Saturdays, September 15 - November 3 - An updated schedule will be provided at the swim lessons as needed.
Time: Noon - 1:00p.m.
Fee:  $30 for the Session
Registration:  Register by Friday, September 14
Location:  Moon Area High School Natatorium
This program is designed to introduce children 2 and under to water, build water confidence, and teach water safety to parents and guardians.

Fall Swim Lessons - Adaptive
Location: 
Moon Area High School Natatorium
For more information, please contact Moon Parks and Recreation at 412-262-1703.

Future Stars Basketball (Ages 4-6 Co-ed  and 1st and 2nd grade girls)
Dates:  Saturdays, November 3 – January 26
Time:  9:00 a.m. (4-6 years); 10:00 a.m. (1st & 2nd grade girls)
Location: Rhema Christian School
Fee:  $40 resident; $45 non-resident (includes t-shirt)
Registration:  Register by November 2
Children will learn the fundamentals of basketball, develop skills and play games. Volunteer coaches needed.

Youth Flag Football  (Ages 4-14)
Dates: Saturdays, August 18, 25 & September 8 (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.


Zumbini®  (Ages 0-4 w/parent for each child attending) - Wednesday Sessions
Dates:  Wednesdays,  September 26 – November 14 (8 weeks)
                                     November 21 – December 26 (6 weeks)
                                     See entry below for Saturday Session Dates.
Time:  11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Location:  Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee:  Free demo on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00am! 
        $95 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!); $60 each additional child (one Bundle per family), per 8-week session
        $80 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!); $45 each additional child (one Bundle per family), per 6-week session
Register:  By September 12 for demo.
                  By September 24 for 8 week session.
                  By November 19 for 6 week session.
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning and fun!  There must be an adult for each child attending.

Zumbini® (Ages 0-4 w/parent for each child attending) - Saturday Sessions
Date: Saturdays October 6 - December 1 (No Class October 20) (8 week session)
Time: Choose a class ---> Session 1 @ 10:00-10:45am or Session 2 @ 11:15am-Noon
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee:  Free demo on Saturday, September 29th at 9:00am! 
          
$95 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!); $60 each additional child (one Bundle per family), per 8-week session
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can?t-stop, won?t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! There must be an adult for each child attending.



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: Sunday, 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


Teacher In-Service Day: A Day at the Carnival (Ages 5-12)
Date: Monday, October 8
Time: Program 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; early drop off at 7:00 a.m.; late pick up by 6:00 p.m. (included)
Location: Robin Hill
Fee:  $35 residents; $45 non-residents
STEP RIGHT UP!  Come one, come all to a spectacular day at the carnival on your day off school!  Try out some traditional carnival games, maybe learn how to juggle, enjoy some yummy treats and much more!

Parent Conference/Election Day:  Double Feature Movie Day (Ages 5-12)
Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: Program 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; early drop off at 7:00 a.m.; late pick up by 6:00 p.m. (included)
Location:  Robin Hill Center
Fee: $35 residents; $45 non-residents
Come on out for a matinee double feature at our “Robin Hill Cinema”!  Movie titles are to be determined.  In between movies, try your hand at some trivia, play a game of Bingo and visit the concession stand.  We will also have a program visit from the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens.  Come on down to the lobby and get yourself a treat!

Holiday Tea Party (Ages 5-12)
Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee:  $10 residents; $15 non-residents
Enjoy holiday cookies, cocoa and crafts at our cozy holiday tea at Robin Hill Park.  Carols and candy are just a few of the fun things you can look forward to as we deck the halls with comfort and joy!  Everyone attending, adults and children, must be registered.

Safe Sitter® Babysitting & Safety (Grades 6-8)
Dates: Saturday, September 29
              Sunday, October 21
              Saturday, November 3
              Sunday, December 9
Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $55 non-residents
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Grades: 6th-8th
Registration:  By September 28 for Saturday, September 29
              By October 19 for Sunday, October 21
              By November 2 for Saturday, November 3
              By December 17 for Sunday, December 9
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®!"