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.

Barre Fitness (New Class Offering)

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will now be offering a fitness class called Barre Fit. This program will be offered beginning Tuesday February, 7th at 5:30 PM as well as Thursday, January 9th at 10:30AM and 5:30 PM. The program will cost $40 for 8 classes (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.
 

Free Fitness Orientation

Free Fitness Orientations are offered on the first Tuesday of the month from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The orientation will be held at the Morehead City Parks & Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street.  This orientation is for those who are new to working out, or those who would like to know more about the fitness machines and programs offered.  Upcoming dates include February 7th, March 7th, and April 4th.  Orientation will be led by Victoria Ward.  See Flyer for more details. Questions: Please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation; 252-726-5083, ext 1 or email Victoria.Ward@moreheadcitync.org

Zumba (New Class Offering)

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.

Children’s Dance Classes

Children’s dance classes are offered on Tuesdays from 4:00-4:30 pm for ages 3-5 and 4:45-5:15 for ages 6-7.  The cost is $30 for a 6-week session.  The session will last March 7th through April 11th.  The classes will be a mixture of ballet and freestyle dancing geared towards young children.  This is a beginner class.  All classes are held at the Morehead City Recreation Center, 1600 Fisher Street. The class will be taught by Victoria Ward.  Ballet shoes are optional.  For more information on this program, please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation at (252)726-5083 ext. 1. Or at Victoria.Ward@moreheadcitync.org   Dance Flyer Spring 2017

Easter Egg Hunt 2017 (9:30  am)

Celebrate the Easter holiday weekend with the Morehead City’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department.  Thousands of candy/toy-filled eggs will be spread throughout three egg hunt activity areas.  Don’t be late!!!!   Areas are divided by the following age groups: 4 & under, 5-8, and 9-12.  NO PETS PLEASE!!! The event will be held Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at Rotary Park which is located at 2200 Mayberry Loop Road in Morehead City, NC. Easter flyer 2017

Easter Family Fun Run/Walk 2017 (10:00  am)

Following the Egg Hunt, bring the whole family to walk and/or run on the Rotary Park-O’Neal Field exercise trail. The 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run will begin at 10:00 a.m. and MCPRD staff will direct participants on the 1 mile course. This non-competitive event promotes family wellness and pre-registration is not required for this event.  NO PETS or BIKES PLEASE!!!  This event will be held on Saturday, April 15th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  The fun run/walk will be held at Rotary Park-O’Neal Field Exercise Trail.  This is located at 2200 Mayberry Loop Road, Morehead City, NC. Hope to see you there! Easter flyer 2017

11th Street Vessel Permits

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department accepts 11th Street Vessel Parking Permit applications annually on March 1; permits are valid March 1 – January 15 of the pass year. MCPRD will begin accepting 2017-18 permit applications on Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 a.m. at the Morehead City Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street. Vessel permit cost is $25.

Click the link to view/print  11th Street Rules & Regulations and 11th Street Vessel Permit Application or get a copy at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street).

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