Youth Programs

Flag Football Program 2021
 


Program Categories:


Fitness/Athletics    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.
  • If interested in teaching a class with Moon Parks and Recreation, please fill out a proposal and submit to info@moonparks.org
Program Policy:  Program Policy

Program Waiver:  Program Waiver

 

Per national, state and county health departments, masks recommended but are optional at all indoor youth programs, classes, and events.


 

FITNESS/ATHLETICS  

Youth Flag Football (Co-Ed, Ages 4-14)
Dates: September 11th-October 23rd
Day/Time: Sundays, 9:30am-11am
Ages: 4-14
Location: Moon Park- Discovery Field
Fee: $35 (Resident)/ $40 (Non-Resident)

Our Youth Flag Football program is a Co-Ed program that teaches your child the fundamentals of the sport. The program will consist of 4 weeks of skills and drills clinics, followed by 3 weeks of scrimmages. The program will be led by volunteer coaches.

Volunteers needed! If interested, contact Tre Fowler at 412-262-1703 x406 or tfowler@moontwp.us. All volunteers must provide state clearances prior to the start of the program.




All Star Tots (Ages 4-7)
Dates:
September 28th-October 12th
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 5:00-5:30pm
Ages: 4-7 (Co-Ed)
Cost: $20 (Resident)/ $25 (Non-Resident)
Location: Moon Park Basketball Court & Miracle Field

Children will learn the basic skills of t-ball/wiffle ball, basketball and soccer while developing balance, agility, and hand-eye coordination. Each week we will focus on a different sport.






 

ART/EDUCATION/NATURE  
  

 

Art in the Park (Ages 5-12)
Date: Wednesdays October 5-26 (No class Oct 19) *adjusted fee-$38/$43
November 2-30 (No class 9/23)
December 7 (One day Holiday session!)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Fee: $50 Moon residents, $55 non-residents (per 4 week session) December One Day Holiday session $13/$15
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy and Moon Park Staff
Join Ms. Lisa for some adventures into art! We will explore many different mediums from drawing to painting, from collage to sculpture. We will be learning about artists from the past and letting them inspire us while creating original works of our own. Fee includes all materials.

Crafter-noons! (Ages 5-12)
Date: October 22 (Halloween)
November 19 (Harvest)
December 10 (Holiday)- At Robin Hill! Time: 1:30-3:30pm
Fee: $20 Moon Residents/$25 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)- December session will be held at Robin Hill Center (949 Thorn Run Road)
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy and Moon Park Staff
Let’s get crafty with a few friends! Join Ms. Lisa for some seasonal craft projects. Each workshop will feature at least 3 crafts that kids will take home. Our Holiday session, we will be building Gingerbread Houses!

Nature Explorers (Ages 5-12)
Date: Mondays 
November 7-21
December 5 (One day holiday session!)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm Fee: $30 Moon residents/$35 non-residents (per 3 week session) December One Day Holiday session $10/$12
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Instructor: Lisa Shaughnessy and Moon Park Staff
Spend some time in the park and explore all that nature has to offer. Educationally enriching activities focusing on science and nature will be combined with trail hikes, visits to Nelson Pond and so much more.

Safe@Home by Safe Sitter (Grades 4-6)
Date options: Monday October 10 4:00-5:30pm
Tuesday November 8 9:00-10:30am
Wednesday December 14 4:30-6:00
Fee: $25 Moon residents, $30 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a program designed for students in grades 4-6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. Safe@Home is a 90-minute program that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students are also introduced to the Safe Sitter® First Aid Chart and learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Safe Sitter Essentials (Grades 6-8)
Date options: Monday October 10 9:00am-3:30pm
Tuesday November 8 11:00am-5:30pm
Fee: $45 Moon residents, $50 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Classroom (downstairs)
Safe Sitter® Essentials is a 1 day program designed for students in grades 6-8 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. 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.

Little Witch Tea Party (Ages 5-12 w/ adult) *SOLD OUT & DATE CHANGE*
Date: Tuesday October 25, 2022 Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Fee: $12 Moon resident, $17 non-residents
Location: Robin Hill Center
Join us for some tasty potions and scrumptious treats! We will have a wickedly good time with stories, games, crafts and more. So, grab your brooms and fly on over but we do ask that you leave your black cats, bats and rats at home. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please make sure that everyone attending is registered, adults and children.

Holiday Tea Party (Ages 5-12 w/ adult)
Date: Friday December 9, 2022
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Fee: $12 Moon resident, $17 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! Children should be accompanied by at least one adult. Please make sure that everyone attending is registered, adults and children.

Mad Science: Winter Wonderlab (Ages 5-10)
Date: Thursday December 15
Time: 4:30-6:30pm
Fee: $25 Moon residents/$30 non-residents
Location: Moon Park Office Downstairs Classroom
This festive program will have your kids gasping and laughing at our Mad Scientist’s exciting and merry science experiments. The Mad Scientist will introduce the audience to a mysterious North Pole rick that turns out to be dry ice. Kids make bubbling potions, experiment with popping corks, and shivering quarters and clouds of fog. Create slimy sludge to keep!

2023 Moon Wizarding Festival
Tenative Date: September 9, 2023
Tenative Time: 2 pm-7:30pm
Location: Moon Park
Witches, Wizards and Muggles - Please join us for the Fifth Annual Moon Wizarding Festival. This amazing event is brought to you by Moon Parks and Recreation and will feature artisans, crafters, music, games, crafts, food, drink, and costume contest. This event is free and open to all ages! Event will feature 30+ artist and craft vendors, exciting non-profit organizations, and food vendors to bring you all the treats off the trolly. Entertainment acts to be announced. Dress in your wizarding finest for a chance to win a prize in our costume contest.