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.

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!
Our mobile trailer visits local neighborhood area providing free recreation opportunities for children ages 5-12.

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.

Summer Swim Lessons (Ages 3-8)
Dates/Times:  Monday – Thursday, June 17-27
                        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: More sessions coming soon!
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®!"
 

Mad Science Camp: Little Green Thumbs (Ages 3-5)

Dates: Mon-Fri July 22-26
Time: 9:00am-Noon
Fee: $125 Moon residents/$140 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Investigate the science of gardening with this fun summer camp for the youngest scientists. Discover how, when and why things grow, how weather affects our gardens and the basic science of seeds. They will also get acquainted with the many creepy crawly in inhabitants of the garden and how those insects help make gardens so beautiful!

 

Mad Science Camp: Grossology (Ages 6-11)
Dates:
Mon-Fri Aug 19-23
Time: 9:00am-Noon
Fee: $125 Moon residents/$140 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Grossology: The Science of our Bodies
This camp offers a chance to explore just how gross our amazing bodies are! Discover cool chemical reactions and get right down to the microscopic level to discover the stuff we're all made of- cells! Venture inward on a journey down the "Organ Trail" and explore all our body systems. Create and organ apron and a model lung to take home. Finish the week with an introduction to some of the gross body chemistry we all need, including burping, farting, spit and why we need mucus- make your own brain good to keep.

 

Zumbini Mini-Session (Ages 0-4 w/Care Giver)
Dates:
Saturdays August 3-31
Time: 10:00-10:45am
Fee: $70 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle), $40 each additional child (one Bundle per family)- per 5 week session
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Instructor: Ms. Jen
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!

 

Bitty Ballet Summer Camps (Ages 3.5-6)
Date:
June 3-6, Monday-Thursday
           July 29-Aug 1, Monday-Thursday
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Fee: $80 Moon residents, $85 non-residents -each session
Location: Robin Hill Center
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 for these developing souls. Simple ballet positions and moves also encourage physical activity and controlled body movements in toddlers. Each 4-day camp is designed for 3-6 year olds and includes our signature ballet class, a snack/break time and a creative movement portion. Camp will conclude with a small session show for parents at the end of the last class.

 

Teen Drivers Education
Date:
Mon-Friday- SUMMER DATES COMING SOON
Time: 9:00am-Noon
Fee: $25 registration fee (Moon residents) $30 (Nonresidents) paid to Moon Parks and Recreation. Balance of the class fee, $425, is paid directly to Kennedy School of Driving.
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building

This course 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, a certificate will be given 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 registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and is payable to Moon Parks and Recreation. The fee will secure you space in the class. The balance of $425 is paid to Kennedy School of Driving at the first class.


Moon Parks and Recreation Summer Program 2019:

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