Welcome to MHC Parks & Recreation Department

Municipal recreation and educational classes for Morehead City are provided and give a comprehensive and varied program of activities, services, and resources for its citizens at all levels, from the pre-school to senior citizens. It is our department’s desire to provide a recreation experience designed to meet constructive and worthwhile goals of the individual participant, groups, and the community at large.

2017 Twin Bridges 8K Run

Join us for the 31st annual Seafood Festival Twin Bridges 8k Run.  The Twin Bridges 8K will begin at 8:00 a.m. just west of the Beaufort Drawbridge, on the Morehead- Beaufort Causeway.  The race will finish in front of the Bella Pizza & Subs on the Atlantic Beach Causeway.  This is a running event; no walkers are allowed for this event. 

The entry fee is $20 before 9/22/17 and $30 after 9/22/17. Registration opens July 1st. 

To register with cash or Check payments, please submit registration at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department office located at 1600 Fisher Street in Morehead City, or mail to: MCPRD, 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557.

To register online, please click here

For more information call 252-726-5083.


2017 NCSF 8K Run Race Registration Form new

Youth Basketball 2017-2018

This youth league is co-sponsored by the Carteret County and Morehead City Parks and Recreation Departments. Teams will practice at the Morehead City Recreation Center or Morehead City Middle School. Games will be played at these gyms and other county gym facilities.

  • Registration: September 1 – November 3 M-F, 8AM-8PM
  • Registration fee: $40.00
  • Age Divisions: girls 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14; boys 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16
  • Cut-off for age groups — January 1
  • Practices Begin —  December
  • Games — January and February
  • Team basketball jerseys are included in the registration fee.
  • Volunteer coaches are needed for the program.
  • To register online, click here.
  • For more information, contact Kirk Peterson at 252-726-5083 ext. 3

Zumba with Laura

Zumba classes are offered on Mondays 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.at a cost of $4.00 per class. All classes will be held at the Morehead City Parks & Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street.  This class is for those who want to have fun dancing while burning calories.  Laura Bryson is the instructor.  Questions: Please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation; 252-726-5083.

Barre Fitness

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department is now be offering a fitness class called Barre Fit. This program will be offered on Tuesdays  at 5:30 PM as well as on Thursdays at 10:00AM and 5:30 PM. The program will cost $20 for 4 classes a month (one class per week).  If you don’t wish to sign up for the program, you can pay a $10 daily drop-in fee. Class-goers need to bring water, yoga mat or towel is optional. This class is a hybrid of Yoga, Pilates, and Ballet Flexibility and will consist of stretching/strengthening of all major muscle groups, creating lean and long muscles without bulk, and strengthening abdominal and back muscles improving balance and back pain. Barre is a healthy challenge for all ages. For more information contact Victoria Ward at victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org or call 252-726-5083 ext. 1.

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