Youth



There are four ways to register for most of our classes:

  • You can call the Parks and Recreation office at 412-262-1703 to pay with credit card.
  • You may 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 Waiver

 

Fitness/ Athletics

Bitty Ballet (Ages 2 ½ -5)
Date:
Wednesdays April 19-May 24
Time: 6:00-6:45pm
Location: Robin Hill Center
Fee: $80 Moon 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.

Bitty Ballet Camps (Ages 3-6)
Date:
Mon-Thurs June 26-29
                         July 24-27
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Fee: $80 Moon residents, $85 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Each 4-day camp is designed for 3-6 year olds and includes our standard ballet class, snack/play time and creative movement activities. 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.

Spring Tennis (Ages 5 and up)
Date: Saturdays April 15-June 3
Pee Wee (Ages 5-6)
Time: 12:30-1:00pm
Fee: $80 Moon residents, $96 non-residents
Junior Beginner (Ages 7-14)
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Fee: $120 Moon residents, $144 non-residents
Junior Advanced (Ages 7-14)
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Fee: $120 Moon residents, $144 non-residents
Private Lessons (Ages 5 to Adult)
Fee: Half hour and full hour rates available
Contact Kent Johnson for more information and to schedule private lessons.
412-200-0144, kentjohnson412@gmail.com
Kent Johnson is a USPTA P1/PTR Tennis Professional, a distinction in which only 3% of tennis professionals worldwide can claim. Kent has trained and developed some of the top tennis players in the US with many of his former students accepting full tennis scholarships to college. The Kent Johnson Tennis Academy is dedicated to training players of all ages and abilities and employs the latest training methods for maximum results in both group and private tennis lessons. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, our top notch instruction will help you play better tennis and have more fun on the court, all while increasing confidence, health and enjoyment of the game.

Youth Flag Football (Ages 4-14)
Date: Saturdays, August 19, 26 & September 9 (Evaluations and Teaching)
               Sundays, September 17 thru November 5 (Skill Development / Scrimmages)
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Fee: $45 Moon Residents, $55 Non-Residents(T-Shirt Included)
Location: TBD
Learning football fundamentals such as running, catching & throwing. Teams will be formed and some games will be played. Upper levels compete against other local programs.  Volunteer coaches needed - must submit all PA required clearances.

ART/EDUCATION/NATURE


Bricks for Kids (Ages 5-10)
“Bat League: Heroes and Villains”
Date: Mon-Fri June 12-16
Time: 9am-Noon
Fee: $125 Moon Residents, $135 Non-Residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Enter the dark city were a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc. Thankfully there is a bat hero who comes out each night to fight against these evil-doers! The good guys will ride into action as camper build motorized models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek motorcycle. But keep the bat light searching for the evil jokester’s motorized low rider vehicle cruising through the city streets as well. Send the bat hero swinging on this grappling hook technic model from one skyscraper to the next as he fights crime with his trusty super sidekick. Campers will use their imagination, building skills and crime fighting passion win this thrilling camp of bat heroes and villains.

Western PA Baseball Camp (Ages 6-12)
Date: June 26-29
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Fee: $125 Moon Residents, $130 Non-Residents
Location: Discovery Fields at Moon Park (1350 Joe Denardo Way-off Ewing Road)
Online registration at: http://joemav.tripod.com/westpabaseballcamp.html#w
Ray Bosetti, Camp Director: 412-264-4721, raybosetti@verizon.net
Have fun while learning and playing baseball! Each camper will be working on an individual basis to improve his/her skill in the following areas: hitting, bunting, pitching, catching, fielding, throwing and base running. Campers will be grouped by age.

Papier-Mache Animal Summer Art Camp (Ages 6-11)
Date: July 10, 11, 12, 14 (No camp on Thursday, July 13)
Time: 9:30am-Noon
Fee: $125/Week
Location: Apollo Pavilion
Art teacher, Ms. Kristin Teeple, is offering this colorful, fun and (of course) ...messy art camp! Build a papier-mâché animal with newspaper and tape while learning about the folk-art history of Mexican Oaxacan Animals. Camp will end by painting our animals to a colorful completion! Make a Mexican masterpiece for your room at home! Campers should bring their own snacks and water.  Paint shirts will be provided.

Mad Science (Ages 5-10)
“Eureka! The Inventors Camp”
Date: July 31-Aug 4
Time: 9am-Noon
Fee: $125 Moon Residents, $135 Non-Residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Overcome a series of challenges using basic materials, simple machines, tips from Famous inventors and most important of all- your mind! Create catapults and forts, build shelters, bridges, and learn about density. While Thomas Edison said “invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration,” this camp is 100% FUN!

Moon Parks and Recreation Summer Playground Program (Ages 5-12)
Registration Form

Introducing a new summer program that will provide recreation and fun to elementary age children at Moon Park!
Program runs from Monday June 12th- Friday August 18th. 7am-6pm at the Saturn Pavilion at Moon Park (1350 Joe Denardo Way).
Program runs 9am-4pm, early drop off provided from 7-9am and late pick up 4-6pm.
Program will provide arts & crafts, music, exercise, games, some lunches, field trips, special events and more! All campers will need to bring snacks and lunches unless otherwise notified. Each week will have a fun theme and programming.

Dates: Mon-Friday June 12- Aug 18 (No program July 3 & 4)
Time: 7-9am early drop off, 9-4 playground program, 4-6pm late pick up
Location: Saturn Pavilion at Moon Park
Instructors: Program Director-Ms. Lisa with Moon Parks staff and volunteers
Fees: One child $150 per week (4-5 days); $100 per week (2-3 days)- $15 non-resident fee
          Two children-$250 per week (4-5 days); $175 per week (2-3 days)
          Each additional child in family $75 week
          Registrations must be made by Friday June 2nd
          with non-refundable one-time $25 registration fee (additional to program fees)

Themes: June 12-16 Wizarding Wonders
Join us for a magical week of potions, charms, and flying lessons! Get your wands ready for a week of wizarding wonders and enchanted fun that includes mystical art making, skillful herbology, and learning the mysterious secrets of the creatures around us.
                June 19-23 Back to Nature
Get a good dose of “Vitamin N(ature)” making natural crafts, hiking the Moon Park trails, and learning about the natural world with games, stories and so much more! Explore the environment using a stick as a paint brush, learn about where water goes when it rains, and even find out how a pile of rocks can be used for giving directions on a hike.
                June 26-30 Dino-mite Dinosaurs
Come have a week of dinosaur sized fun at Moon Park with dino themed games, pre-historic arts and crafts, and fossil filled fun. In the mood for some hot lava tug of war, or maybe a dinosaur egg and spoon race? Well you won’t want to miss this primeval party week!
                July 5-7 Christmas in July (mini session)
Have three festive days filled with holiday fun. Who would think you could enjoy snowflakes and snow balls in the sun, or how about decorating holiday cookies and making ornaments just after celebrating the 4th of July? Join us at the park while we count down the days till Santa comes back to town!
                July 10-14 Out of this World
S is for star finder, P is for planet bingo, A is for astronaut training, C is for comet clay, E is for eating Oreo phases of the moon. What’s that spell? A week of out of this world excitement full of galaxy games and possibly the most fun to be had in the whole universe!
                July 17-21 Get in the Game!
Find the fun in fitness and sports with a week of basketball, soccer, and much more! With four days of trying out different types of games and traditional sports, we will finish off the week with a bike day on Friday. Bring your bike to the park on Friday and learn about bike safety before getting chance to decorate your bike and helmet and then testing your skills in an obstacle course.
                July 24-28 Under the Sea
Float on in for a water-ful time in the deep blue sea! We will have a week full of fishy crafts, whale sized fun, and games that are off the hook. Friday is going to be a splash when we fill the day with water activities and sun soaked play.
                July 31-Aug 4 Aloha Luau
Aloha means hello and goodbye but you won’t want to ever say goodbye after all the tropical fun you will have this week! Show off your limbo skills, paint a Tiki mask, and learn some new games you can play with hula hoops and pool noodles. Friday finishes our week with water games and a frozen t-shirt race!
                Aug 7-11 Superhero Academy
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a week of hero training and super-sized fun! Learn how to leap tall buildings with a marvel-ous morning workout and create your own metropolis with a city-scape painting. Don’t worry, we won’t share your secret identity but you won’t be able to wait to tell your family and friends about the uncanny time you had.
                Aug 14-18 Fairytale Fun
Once upon a time, in park not far away, knights and princesses gathered for a week of fantastical fun! Discover the wonders of unicorn freeze tag, how to grow magical bean stalks, and a chance to create your own wands, staffs, crowns and shields; everything brave and daring knights and princesses need.

There will be a parent’s meeting on Saturday, June 3rd at 10am at the Moon Township Municipal Building.
Register in-person at the Moon Parks office at Robin Hill, by mail with registration form, or by phone.
No online registration available for this program.
Registration Form