Parks & Recreation

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Morehead City Parks and Recreation

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

The Shevans Park Splash pad is now closed for the season.

The Recreation Center will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday November 25th for Thanksgiving. We will be open on Saturday, November 26th.


Check out our Programs page for more athletic programs, fitness classes, and special events:

Click here for all upcoming programs, athletics and events.

Click here for Online Registration

Grand Opening

Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to the ribbon cutting of our newest pickleball court, located within Rotary Park (2200 Mayberry Loop Road).  The ribbon cutting will take place at 2:00pm tomorrow, Thursday, November 17th 2022.  We hope you will join us for this celebration.  Pickleball open play is welcome after ceremony.  

Ribbon cutting

Recreation Advisory Board Members:

  • Dana Starling
  • Waylon Bell
  • Gloria McCarther
  • Sidney Hargrove
  • Ray Tillery
  • Robert Tyndall
  • Jan Willis
  • Tim Wilson
  • Michael Turner

Please consider joining our Parks & Recreation Advisory Board.

The seats held by Jan Willis and Tim Wilson, as well as the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) seat held by Michael Turner will expire December 31, 2022.  We are looking for three residents who want to provide input and help improve programs, parks, community access and facilities. Anyone interested in being considered for one of these three-year term seats should submit a Citizen Participation Application to City Clerk Cathy Campbell.   Applications must be submitted by Monday, November 28, 2022, to or by mail to 1100 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC  28557.

If you have any questions contact Victoria Ward, Interim Parks and Recreation Director, at: 252.726.5083 ext. 706 or

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