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.

The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will be open normal business hours beginning Monday; September 24th, 2018.  Please call for more information; 252-726-5083 ext 1. 

Fitness Class Calendar September 2018

Community Yoga has been cancelled for Monday 9/24/18.

Childrens Dance Classes Fall 2018

Have you considered enrolling your child in a beginning dance class?  There are hundreds of benefits to keeping kids active, especially during the school year.  Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will be offering childrens dance classes on Tuesdays 4:00-4:30pm and 4:45- 5:15 pm, from October 2nd to November 6th.  The classes will be for children ages 4-6.  Boys and girls allowed.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, 726-5083.   Dance Flyer Fall 2018

Adult Hip Hop Classes Beginning October 2018

Are you looking for a fun way to stay active and burn hundreds of calories?  Have you considered taking an adult dance class?  Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring an adult hip hop class that will be held on Tuesdays at 6:45pm-7:45pm beginning on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018. The class will be for adults 18 and older and taught by experienced teacher, Amber Spickett.  There is a $10 drop-in fee.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward at the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, 726-5083.  

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

2018 Crystal Coast Volleyball League

Crystal Coast Girls Youth Volleyball League is starting soon! The league will offer an exciting volleyball experience with an emphasis on fun, skill development, tactics and competition.   This league is sponsored by Carteret County Parks and Recreation Dept.,  Morehead City Parks and Recreation Dept., and Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Dept. When: Register July- September 1st.  Practices begin September 4th, Games begin September 24th. Where:  Morehead City Parks and Recreation Dept., Carteret County Parks and Recreation, and Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation. Girls’ ages: 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (age by August 1st) Cost: $35 Registration Deadline: September 1st For more information, please call; Morehead City: Kirk Peterson: 252-726-5083 ext 3; or email; kirk.peterson@moreheadcitync.org BroadCreek, Newport, Beaufort, DownEast: AnMarie Ivester at 252-808-3301 or anmarie.ivester@carteretcountync.gov Emerald Isle, Wester Carteret: Sheila Lowe at 252-354-6350 or slowe@emeraldisle-nc.org  

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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