Parks & Recreation
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.
Christmas in Downtown and Downtown Countdown:
Join the Town of Morehead City and Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association for Christmas in Downtown Morehead City and the Christmas Tree Lighting at Katherine Davis Park.
- 12/7/19 @ 5:00 PM; Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with the children and Salvation Army will be selling hot chocolate. There will even be a face painter for the kids! Happening @ Jaycee Park (807 Shepard Street, Morehead City).
- 12/7/19 @ 5:30 PM; Flotilla of decorated boats @ Jaycee Park (807 Shepard Street, Morehead City).
- 12/7/19 @ 6:00 PM; Christmas Tree Lighting @ Katherine Davis Park (601 Arendell St, Morehead City).
- 12/14/19 @ 11:00 AM; Morehead City Christmas Parade (beginning at 17th Street, and ending at 4th Street).
- 12/31/19 @ 5:00 (6:00 PM Kids Crab Pot Drop with family activities) and 12AM fireworks.
Resolution Fitness Fiesta!
Our first annual Resolution Fitness Fiesta is nearly here! On Saturday, January 4th, from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a fitness event just for you. Try a free 30-minute sample classes so you can decide what class suits you. We offer a wide array of classes such as Zumba, Barre Fitness (Ballet/Pilates/Yoga), Yoga, Dance Fitness, SHiNE (Dance Fitness), Kids Hip-Hop, and Flexibility Flow. All classes are taught by qualified professionals. This is a free event. There will be prizes, and annual pass sign-up opportunities. For more information, please contact Victoria Ward at 252-726-5083 ext. 6.
MCPD Coat Drive:
Morehead City Police Department sponsors a Christmas Coat Drive. Coats and blankets are gathered from different places throughout the Town of Morehead City and given out on December 7th from 9-11 AM at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City). If you need a coat or blanket or know of someone who does, please pass along this information.
Contact the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for further information (252) 726-5083 ext. 1 for more information.
Shevans Park Picket Pick-up:
If you have not yet retrieved your fence picket from Shevans Park playground, we have done the hard work for you! The fence pickets will be held for a limited time at the Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City. Pickets are available for pick-up during business hours (M-F; 7:00 AM-8:00 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM.) Call Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department with questions, or to let us know you are coming! 252-726-5083 ext 1.