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.  Click here for full concert flyer. 

Free Soccer Clinic July 28th!

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a free soccer clinic led by Global Premier Soccer.  Pre-Registration is required.  The clinic will be held on Saturday July 28th from 10:30am-11:45am at The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center located at 1600 Fisher Street in Morehead City. For more information, contact Pierce Robinson at probinson@globalpremiersoccer.com . Click here for more information.

Twin Bridges 8K Run (10/6/18)

  Join us for the 32nd annual Seafood Festival Twin Bridges 8k Run.  The Twin Bridges 8K will begin at 8:00 a.m. just west of the Beaufort Drawbridge, on the Morehead- Beaufort Causeway.  The race will finish in front of the Bella Pizza & Subs on the Atlantic Beach Causeway.  This is a running event; no walkers are allowed for this event.  The entry fee is $20 before 9/25/18 and $30 after 9/25/18. Registration is now open. To register with cash or Check payments, please submit registration at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department office located at 1600 Fisher Street in Morehead City, or mail to: MCPRD, 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557. To register online, please visit moreheadcitync.org and select credit card registration.  For more information call 252-726-5083. 2017 Race Results 2018 Twin Bridges 8K Run Registration

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.

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