Fitness Classes

 Fitness Class Calendar

To Take Classes at Morehead City Recreation Center, you must have an annual fitness pass or a $5 annual Class-Only pass.

*Flexibility Mobility Flow

Flexibility Mobility Flow is a class to help stretch your body and improve flexibility and stretch quality.  This class is taught by Athletic Trainer Certified, Physical Therapist Assistant, Functional Movement Specialist; Sarah Chewning.  Consult With Your Physician Before Enrolling and Participating In F.M.F. The class will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30AM in classroom 2.  The class fee is $10/class.

Where: Morehead City Recreation Center, 1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

Other: For Additional Information Contact Sarah Chewning at sunsetfitnessllc@gmail.com or Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083.

Kids Dance/Hip Hop

Kids ages 6 and up are welcome to join Ms. Amber in moving and grooving to the beat.  Hip-hop is a fun way for kids to get their energy out while learning some fun, cool dance moves.  The class is on Wednesdays from 4:45-5:15PM and will take place at Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center in the exercise classroom.  There is a fee of $30/ month.  For more information, please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083 ext. 1 

*Kids Dance/Wiggles

This is a high-energy class aimed to help little ones get their wiggles out! Kids will learn the basics of rhythm and dance while having fun and being creative. This class is geared toward children aged 2-4 years old.  This class will be offered in classroom 2 at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) on Tuesdays 4-4:30 PM from February 25th -March 31st.  The 6-week class registration costs $40.  Please register by February 15th.  For more information, please contact Bowe Painter at 252-726-5083 ext. 1. See Flyer

*Kids Dance/Ballet

This class serves as an introduction to ballet. Your child will dance and have fun with an emphasis on the foundations of ballet and body control. This class is for children aged 3-5 years old on Tuesdays 4:30-5:00 PM.  This class will be offered in classroom 2 at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) from February 25th -March 31st.  The 6-week class registration costs $40.  Please register by February 15th.  For more information,  contact Bowe Painter at 252-726-5083 ext. 1. See Flyer

*Kids Dance/Combo Class

This class will be a combination ballet and jazz. Kids will continue to work on their ballet skills while also exploring the creativity and style of jazz dance.  This class is for kids aged 5-7 years old on Thursdays from 4:00-4:45PM.  This class will be offered in classroom 2 at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street) from February 27th –April 2nd.  The 6-week class registration costs $40.  Please register by February 15th.  For more information, please contact Bowe Painter at 252-726-5083 ext. 1. See Flyer

*Kids Fit & Fun 2020

Fit & Fun Youth will focus on educating kids about healthy eating, making healthy choices, and becoming more active in order to improve overall health and body confidence.  Each week participants will engage in a short educational lecture and activity, such as learning to cook a healthy recipe, followed by a physical activity such as a fitness obstacle course or active game. This program is a fun way for kids to socially interact with others their age, learn healthy alternatives, and become more active in the process. The program will be instructed by Victoria Ward who is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, Barre Fitness Instructor and Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist.  This class is for kids aged 8-12 years old on Tues from 4:00-5:00 PM in the kitchen of the WS King Room at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street).  Dates: March 10th-April 7th. Please register by March 6th, 2020.  The 5-week class registration costs $50.  For more information, contact Victoria Ward at 252-726-5083 ext. 1. See Flyer.

*Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga will now be offered on Thursdays from 5:00-5:45PM.  Geared towards kids elementary through middle school aged, this class will be offered in classroom 2 at Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street).  The cost is a $5 drop-in.  Mats are recommended but not required.  The class will be taught by Ashley Dickson.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward at 252-726-5083 ext. 6.  See Flyer.

Adult Dance Fitness

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department sponsors an adult dance fitness class that is held on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. The class is be a fun dance workout great for all ages and levels. No experience is required. Bring a bottle of water. There is a $5 drop-in fee. This class will be held at the Recreation Center in the exercise classroom.  Please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for more information at Victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org or 252-726-5083 ext. 1

*Retro Yoga 

Retro Yoga Classes are offered at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesdays 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at a cost of $5.00 per class. Yoga for all ages and all bodies!  Focus on learning how your body works for you as you experience the benefits of yoga.  Classes are held in classroom #2 at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street). The class is taught by Jean Sarnacki.  For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083.

*Barre Fitness 

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department offers a fitness class called Barre Fitness. This program is offered Tuesdays at 7:45 AM (NEW) and 5:30 PM as well as Thursdays at 9:00AM (NEW) and 5:30 PM. The program costs $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.  This class is held in the exercise classroom at the Recreation Center.  For more information contact Victoria Ward at victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org or call 252-726-5083. See Flyer.

Senior Tap Dance Class

Adult/Senior Tap Dance Classes are offered at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at a cost of $10.00 per class. All classes are held at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street). The class is taught by distinguished dancer/choreographer Hazel Collins. For more info on this program, please contact Hazel at 252-728-5514 or Maureen Kilgallen at 222-3088.

*Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga Classes are offered at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department on Friday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. with no fee. Donations will be accepted. The class is taught by Jake Lilly in the classroom 2 at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street). For more info on this program, please contact Jake Lilly at Middleway Massage:  252-671-4731 or Morehead City Parks and Recreation office at 252-726-5083.

*SHiNE   Free for the month of January!!!

Join us for a SHiNE Workout, now happening on Saturday mornings at 9AM!  A typical SHiNE™ class is approximately 55-minutes long and incorporates 16 routines. We start class with our signature SHiNE™ warm-up and then increase intensity as the class progresses. Our Instructors love to incorporate routines that bring out different emotions and movement. You will find that we alternate the complexity and intensity of the routines to ensure our students’ safety and success during a SHiNE™ class. The choreography is rooted in traditional jazz, ballet and hip-hop and is designed for all dance abilities. The SHiNE™ dance floor is open to EVERY BODY. No dance experience necessary…. come as you are! The class is $5!  The classes are held at Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, NC.  For more information, contact Kathy Johnson 772-538-8892.

Line Dancing

Line Dance Classes are offered on Mondays at 5 PM; True Beginners, 6PM; Beginner, and 7Pm; Improver/Intermediate at a cost of $5.00 per class. All classes are held at the Morehead City Recreation Center, 1600 Fisher Street. Line dance lessons are choreographed dance to all types of music – having fun and dancing is good for the brain because it is social, mental, and physical. Whether new or familiar with dance, you will find “line dance” fun and challenging, maybe even addictive. Come move and laugh with us! The class is taught by Kathy Johnson, who can be reached at 772-538-8892.  For more information, please contact our office at 252-726-5083.

Total Body Workout

Total Body Workout Classes are offered at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at a cost of $6.00 per class. The class is taught by Alexandra Cole in the exercise classroom at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street). For more info on this program, please contact our office at 252-726-5083.

*Zumba

Zumba will be offered at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department beginning in January 2020.  The class will be held on Friday nights from 6:00-7:00 PM at a cost of $5 per class. The class is taught by Jonathan in classroom #9 at the Morehead City Recreation Center (1600 Fisher Street). For more info on this program, please contact our office at 252-726-5083.

* = New/Altered Class