Parks & Recreation

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Morehead City Parks and Recreation

The Morehead City Recreation Center is now open; Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00a.m-12:00p.m.


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 pre-school aged 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.

Upcoming 

Youth Volleyball Camp

Join the team and be part of something awesome!  Jeremy McDonald.  will lead an instructive camp to help foster energetic and skilled volleyball players.  Jeremy has been Director/Head Coach of the Barracudas for the past nine years and USAV Cap 1 certified coach. 

Ages: 8-10

When: August 4-6, 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Morehead City Parks and Recreation: 1600 Fisher St.

Cost: $65

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Ages: 11-14

When: August 11-13, 5:00-7:00pm

Where: Morehead City Parks and Recreation: 1600 Fisher St.

Cost: $65

For more information, please email Keith Bernauer at keith.bernauer@moreheadcitync.org 

Check out our athletics page for more upcoming athletic programs.


Morehead City Dog Park- Now Open

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Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department has opened a brand-new, 10,000 square foot dog park.   The park is located inside Rotary Park at 2200 Mayberry Loop Road, Morehead City, NC.  The park is divided into 2 sections; a large dog section, and a small dog section.  There are certain rules that must be followed.  Click here to view our rules.  

The Morehead City Marlins are Back! 

The Morehead City Marlins are ready for an exciting baseball season!  Home games are held at Bog Rock stadium within Rotary Park , 2200 Mayberry Loop Road, Morehead City, NC, 28557.  Opening night is May 28th!  For more information, check out their website.  


Parks and Recreation Program Guide

For more information about Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, check out our parks and recreation program guide.  *Some events and programs may be operating differently due to Covid-19.  Program Guide


Youth Summer Tennis League 

Philosophy: The league will offer an exciting tennis experience with an emphasis on fun, skill development, tactics and competition.  Concentration will be placed on establishing basic skills such as forehand, backhand, net play and building upon these skills through staff demonstration and instruction.  The league will emphasize technique tactics in an intense training environment.  The camp will be divided by age so the content of the league as well as the intensity will be structured to meet the varying needs of the different participants.  All participants should wear comfortable clothing for tennis, tennis racquet (if possible) and a water bottle. For this league, each participant must have participated in one of our former clinics or leagues. 

League Staff: Mary Marino and assistants

When: July 5th – July 28th (Monday and Wednesdays)

Where: Shevans Park Tennis Courts (1501 Evans St.)   

Ages: 9 – 16         Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm         Cost: $25.00

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 2, 2021

Please make checks payable to: Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department              

Send to: 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

For more information: Contact (252)726-5083 

Registration Form


Eastern NC Junior Golf League

Philosophy: The Junior Golf League is aimed to provide quality education, skill development and great fun at age appropriate competition for boys and girls ages 10-18. 

Age Groups: Boys 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-18 Girls 10-13, 14-18 

Player’s age on June 1st determines which age group he/she competes in for the year. 

Cost: $60 covers all green fees for practice and matches plus team golf shirt.

Season: The regular season begins in mid-June and runs through July, with the league finals being played in the first or second week of August.

Registration is currently open!  You may register your child in person at the Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, or online at moreheadcity.recdesk.com/Community/Program.

All in person registrations will require either cash or check to cover the registration fee.

Contact Garrett Carpenter for more information:

garrett.carpenter@moreheadcitync.org | (252) 726-5083 ext. 2


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Open Play Basketball 

Basketball is offered on Monday and Friday evenings from 5:30-7:30PM.  Rules are established and there is a disciplinary system in place.  Players must have an annual pass to participate.  For more information contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083 ext. 1.   


Morehead City Transient Docks Awarded

Elite Fleet 2020

Morehead City Transient Docks was named one of the Marinas.com Boaters' Choice Elite Fleet recipients for 2020! Check out our page on Marinas.com to see what other boaters have to say about us.


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