Welcome to MHC Parks & Recreation Department

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 the pre-school 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.

Free Summer Concert Series

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a summer concert series from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend on the beautiful Morehead City Waterfront. The concerts are scheduled each Saturday evening from 7:00-8:30 PM at Jaycee Park, 807 Shepard Street in Morehead City. (See map below) These performances are free and open to the public. For more information on the concert series, contact Kirk Peterson at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, 726-5083. 

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Recreational Cornhole

Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department is now offering recreational, open play corn-hole.  Corn-hole will take place on Wednesday evenings beginning March 28th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department (1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557). To play, you must have an Annual Pass or a Daily Pass ($5). Please Call Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083 ext. 2 for more details. Cornhole Flyer 2018

11th Street Vessel Permit 2018

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting 11th Street Vessel Parking Permit applications on March 1; permits are valid March 1 – January 15 of the pass year. MCPRD will begin accepting 2018-19 permit applications on Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 a.m. at the Morehead City Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street. Vessel permit cost is $25.  In order to be eligible for this permit, you must live within the town’s municipal limits and provide proof of residency (tax bill, utility bill, water bill, or deed).  You also must provide proof of ownership of your vessel. Please contact 253-726-5083 ext. 1 for more details.

Summer Camp 2018

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department sponsors an 8-week Summer Camp Program for children ages 3-12. Camp staff supervises daily activities such as arts and crafts classes, playground time, gymnasium games, fieldtrips and so much more.  The department promotes fun recreational and educational activities. Camp operates from 7:30am-5:30 pm Monday-Friday.  Classes are divided into age groups.  Children must be fully potty-trained.  The 8-week program costs $300 for Morehead City Residents ($250 for each additional child), and $450 for Non-City Residents ($400 for each additional child).  On a week-by week basis, the camp costs $60 for Resident individuals, and $90 for Non-Resident Individuals.  For more information, contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at 252-726-5083. Summer Camp Flyer 2018 Summer Day Camp Registration  

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