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 


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.

Moon Elementary Schools Swim Parties from 7:45p.m.-9:30p.m. at the Moon Area High School Natatorium
Elementary school students can enjoy a fun night at the high school pool!  Some refreshments available.  $2 per person.  No registration, just drop in!
March 8        – Bon Meade
TBD              - Hyde (Rescheduled from 10/19/18)

Future Stars Floor Hockey (Ages 4-6)
Dates: Saturdays, February 2 - March 23
Time:  10:00-11:00a.m.
Location:  Rhema Christian School
Fee: $40 resident; $45 non-resident (includes t-shirt)
Boys and girls age 4-6 will learn the fundamentals of hockey, develop skills and play games.  Volunteers needed.
If registering in person or by mail, please fill out the following registration form and include it with payment:  Registration Form.

 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 December 7 for the December 9 program.
Register by January 18 for the January 20 program.
Register by April 26 for the April 28 program.
Register by October 12 for October 14 program and January 18 for the January 20 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 June 10th through July 28th
Time: Noon - 5:00p.m.
Location: Moon 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:
Saturday March 30 (8 weeks)
Time: Saturdays, noon-12:30
Location: Moon High School Natatorium
Fee: $30
Infants in the water with a parent.  No disposable diapers

Summer Infant Swim Lessons (2 and Under with Parent)
Dates: Saturdays, June 8 – July 27
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Moon High School Natatorium
Fee: $30
Infants in the water with a parent.  No disposable diapers

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 High School Natatorium
Fee:  $30 per child

Zumbini® (Ages 0-4 w/caretaker)
Date: Saturdays January 26 - March 30 (10 Weeks) *Start date postponed
                            March 30 - May 28 (8 weeks, no class April 20)
Time: 10:00-10:45am
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee:    $110 per family w/caretaker - 10 Weeks Session (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!)
          $95 per family w/caretaker - 8 Weeks Session (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!)
Registration:  Online Registration - please call the parks office to register additional children. 
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!  *Limit 2 Caregivers per family.



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


International Children's Book Day! Special Election/No School (Ages 5-12)
Date: Tuesday April 2, 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
Kids will have a whole day to read, be read to, read new stories, hear about new books, talk about their favorite books, make art inspired by their favorite books and maybe even write their own book! Kids should dress for the weather and bring a lunch and two snacks.

Safe Sitter® Babysitting & Safety (Grades 6-8)
Dates: Sunday April 7
          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®!"

Wonders of Weather! In-Service Day/No School (Ages 5-12)
Date: Monday March 25, 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
Join us for a water-ful day of weather wonders! We will build some of our own weather gages, explore storm water models, create our own windchimes and lots more! Kids should dress for the weather and bring a lunch and two snacks.

May Day Tea Party (Ages 5-12 w/Adult)
Date: Wednesday May 1, 2019
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Fee: $10 Moon residents/$15 non-residents (Everyone attending must be registered, adults and children)
Location: Robin Hill Center
Join us while we rekindle some old traditions of May Day! Children all over the world celebrate with flower baskets for their friends and neighbors and beautiful May Pole dances. Come for a lovely craft and some tasty treats. Finger sandwiches, cookies and other treats will be served.

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:

A summer program to provide recreation to elementary age children ages 5 through 12.
Monday-Friday June 10-August 16, 2019 (No program July 4 or 5) 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. at Saturn Pavilion in Moon Park (Early drop off provided 7-9am, and late pick up 4-6pm) Program will provide arts & crafts, games, some lunches, field trips, special events & more. You will need to provide two snacks and lunch each day unless otherwise notified. 


Introducing a new SPORTS focused Summer Program!

A summer program to provide sports focused recreation to elementary age children ages 8 thru 12.
Monday-Friday June 10-August 16, 2019 (No program July 4 or 5) 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. at Apollo Pavilion in Moon Park (Early drop off provided 7-9am, and late pick up 4-6pm) Program will provide activities focused on multiple sports including baseball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, tennis and more!

Program Fees: One child- $175 per week (4/5 days-FT); $125 per week (2/3 days-PT)-$15 non-resident fee

2nd Child- $150 per week (4/5 days-FT); $100 per week (2/3 days-PT)

Each additional child in family $125 (4/5 days-FT); $75 (2/3 days-PT)

Registrations, first payments, and deposits must be made by May 31, 2019

Deposits are a non-refundable one-time $25 fee per family (additional to program fees)

Registration for the Moon Parks Summer Program will be open for returning campers on February 4th. Registration forms will be emailed to families who participated in the last two years of camp. Registration will then open for new campers who are Moon Residents on March 4th and the registration form will be available on this website. New campers who are non-residents will be able to register April 1st.