Programs | Athletics

Pickleball Open Play

Mornings – (Mondays – Fridays 9:00 – 11:00 a.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.

Youth Basketball – (2017-18 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, 15-16
  • 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

Girls Volleyball League

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 31st and runs through September 1st.   Practice begins September 5th and games begin September 25th. 

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; kirk.peterson@moreheadcitync.org

-Broad Creek, Newport, Beaufort, Down East: AnMarie Ivester: 252-808-3301, anmarie.ivester@carteretcountync.gov

or

-Emerald Isle, Western Carteret:  Sheila Lowe: 252-354-6350; slowe@emeraldisle-nc.org or

   Sarah McNally: 252-354-6350, scutillo@emeraldisle-nc.org