Programs | Athletics

Pickleball Open Play

Mornings – (Mondays – Fridays 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. and Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m.)

Pickleball, a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong, is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. MCPRD offers open play at the Morehead City Recreation Center gymnasium. All Pickleball players must have an annual usage pass or pay a $5.oo daily pass fee.

2019 NC Junior Golf League

Philosophy:  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 and Girls: 10-11, 12-13, 14-18 Cost: $60 covers all green fees for practice and matches plus team golf shirt. Practice Schedule: See information flyer below.  All practices will be from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Brandywine Bay Golf Club. Please make check payable to MCPRD and mail to MCPRD, 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557. Credit Card registration is available online.  For more information call Kirk Peterson at  252-726-5083 ext. 3 or email  Athletics Registration Form

2019 JR Golf Information Sheet

Girls Volleyball League 2019

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 and runs through September 1st.  Tentative practice begins September 9th and games begin September 23th. 

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;

-Broad Creek, Newport, Beaufort, Down East: AnMarie Ivester: 252-808-3301 ext. 3,


-Emerald Isle, Western Carteret:  Sheila Lowe: 252-354-6350; or

   Sarah Cutillo: 252-354-6350,

Volleyball league Flyer 2019


Youth Basketball – (2018-19 Program Dates)

This youth league is co-sponsored by the Carteret County and Morehead City Parks and Recreation Departments. Teams will practice at the Morehead City Recreation Center or Morehead City Middle School. Games will be played at these gyms and other county gym facilities.

  • Registration: September 1 – November 3 M-F, 8AM-8PM
  • Registration fee: $40.00
  • Age Divisions: girls 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14; boys 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
  • Cut-off for age groups — January 1
  • Practices Begin —  December
  • Games — January and February
  • Team basketball jerseys are included in the registration fee.
  • Volunteer coaches are needed for the program.
  • For more information, contact Kirk Peterson at 252-726-5083 ext. 3
  • Skills Assessment Schedule