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.

Class Cancelled

There will be no Total Body Workout on July 17th, July 19th, or July 21st.  Class will resume on July 24th. 

2017 Crystal Coast Girls Youth Volleyball League (Registration begins July 31st)

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department and Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department sponsor a Girls Youth Volleyball League for girls ages 9-14. Registration begins July 31st and runs through September 1st.   Practice begins September 5th and games begin September 25th. 

Volunteer coaches are needed.

Fees for the program are $35.00 per child.

Registration will be taken at Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department, Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, and Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department.  For more information call;

– Morehead City Parks and Recreation: Kirk Peterson: 252-726-5083 ext 3; kirk.peterson@moreheadcitync.org

-Broad Creek, Newport, Beaufort, Down East: AnMarie Ivester: 252-808-3301, anmarie.ivester@carteretcountync.gov


-Emerald Isle, Western Carteret:  Sheila Lowe: 252-354-6350; slowe@emeraldisle-nc.org or

   Sarah McNally: 252-354-6350, scutillo@emeraldisle-nc.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.

Barre Fitness (New Class Offering)

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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