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: 
Evaluations will be held on November 10 and 17.  Practices begin the week of Monday, November 26 - Days and Times 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:  Please register online, in the office, or via mail by Friday, November 9.
                  Registrations will also be taken at the clinic on November 3 and on evaluations days. 
                  Late fees apply after November 17th.
                  Registration Form  (Not needed for online registrations)
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 Men's Basketball Team on Saturday, November 3 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Moon Area Middle School gym.  Volunteer coaches needed.

Saturday, November 10 - Skill Developement with Drills Evaluation
The Recreation Basketball program will meet this Saturday, November 10 at the Moon Area Middle School gym. The program will continue to offer skill development with drills. Coaches who are planning to assist with their child’s team are encouraged to attend to help with the age group they will be coaching. The schedule is as follows:
8:30 a.m. - Boys Grade 3 & 4
9:30 a.m. - Girls Grade 3 & 4
10:30 a.m. - Boys Grade 5 & 6...
11:30 a.m. - Girls Grade 5 through 8
12:30 p.m. - Boys Grade 7 & 8

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 - Draft
Report times for the following age groups:
8:30 a.m. - Boys Grade 3 & 4
9:30 a.m. - Girls Grade 3 & 4
10:30 a.m. - Boys Grade 5 & 6...
11:30 a.m. - Girls Grade 5 through 8
12:30 p.m. - Boys Grade 7 & 8
Drafts are for parity among the teams only; everyone will make a team & play an equal amount of time.

Bitty Ballet (Ages 2.5-5)
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.

 PADI Discover Scuba Program (Ages 11+)
Dates: Sunday, January 20
Time: 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Location: Moon Area High Natatorium
Fees:  $50 per person
Registration:  Registration at the Park office only.  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) professional.  Two sessions to choose from.  Must be over 10 years old.

Zumbini®  (Ages 0-4 w/parent for each child attending) - Wednesday Sessions
Dates:  Wednesdays,  November 21 – December 26 (6 weeks)
                                    January 16 - March 20 (10 weeks)
                                    March 27 - May 29 (10 weeks)
                                     See entry below for Saturday Session Dates.
Time:  11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Location:  Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee:  Free demo on Wednesday, November 14 at 11:00am! Please register by November 13 for the demo.
          Free demo on Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00am!  Please register by January 8 for the demo.
          Free demo on Saturday, January 12 at 10:00am! Please register by January 11 for the demo.

        $110 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!); $75 each additional child (one Bundle per family), per 10-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 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!

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)
                            January 19 - March 23 (10 Weeks)
                            March 30 - May 28 (8 weeks, no class April 20)
Time: 10:00-10:45am
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Fee:  Free demo on Wednesday, November 14 at 11:00am! Please register by November 13 for the demo.
           Free demo on Wednesday, January 9 at 11:00am!  Please register by January 8 for the demo.
           Free demo on Saturday, January 12 at 10:00am! Please register by January 11 for the demo.

          $110 per child w/parent (includes Zumbini Bundle - continue the fun at home!); $75 each additional child (one Bundle per family), per 10-week session
          $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!



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.  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


Holiday Tea Party (Ages 5-12 w/adult)
Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Fee:  $10 residents; $15 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
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.

Art All Day! Teacher Clerical Day/No School (Ages 5-12)
Date: Monday January 21, 2019
Time: Program 9am-4pm, early drop off at 7am, late pick up by 6pm (included)
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $35 Moon residents, $45 non-residents
Kids will have a whole day to explore their creativity through painting, drawing, collage and sculpture. They will be coming home with a whole portfolio full of art work! Please bring a lunch and two snacks. A smock or old shirt would be good to bring to protect clothes.

Mad Hatter Tea Party (Ages 5-12 w/adult)
Date: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Fee:  $10 residents; $15 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Don't be late for this very important date!  Hop on down the rabbit hole to our lovely Mad Tea Party.  Enjoy some treats and solve some riddles between sips of tea.  We wish you all a very merry un-birthday!  Everyone attending, adults and children, must be registered.

History’s Mysteries- In-Service Day/No School (Ages 5-12)
Date: Monday February 18, 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 spend the day searching for clues, decoding messages, and solving puzzles! From the Egyptian pyramids and hieroglyphs to Leonardo da Vinci’s coded notebooks, history holds many mysteries for us to rediscover. Please bring a lunch and two snacks.

Safe Sitter® Babysitting & Safety (Grades 6-8)
Dates:    Sunday, December 9, Saturday, January 12, or Sunday, February 3
Time: 10:00am-4:30pm
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $55 non-residents
Location: Moon Township Municipal Building
Grades: 6th-8th
Registration:  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®!"