Athletic Programs

Pickleball Open Play

  • Mornings: Monday through Friday 9 to 11 am 
  • Evenings: Monday and Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7 pm

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

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 to 14. Registration begins July and runs through September 1. Tentative practice begins September 9th and games begin September 23. View the flyer (PDF).

  • Volunteer coaches are needed.
  • Fees for the program are $35 per child.

Registration

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:

Fall Youth Tennis League 2019

Philosophy

The league will offer an exciting tennis experience with an emphasis on fun, skill development, tactics and competition. Concentration will be placed on establishing basic skills such as forehand, backhand, net play and building upon these skills through staff demonstration and instruction. The league will emphasize technique tactics in an intense training environment.

The camp will be divided by age so the content of the league as well as the intensity will be structured to meet the varying needs of the different participants.

Camp Staff

  • Kirk Peterson and Garrett Carpenter with the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department

Equipment

All participants should wear comfortable clothing for tennis, tennis racquet (if possible) and a water bottle.

When

  • September 17 through October 31 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Where

Shevans Park Tennis Courts (1501 Evans Street)

  • Ages: 9 - 14 Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost

  • $25 Registration

Please make checks payable to the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department and send to:
706 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Deadline

  • Friday, September 13, 2019

For More Information

Email Garrett Carpenter or Kirk Peterson, or call at 252-726-5083.

Youth Basketball (2019 Through 2020 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.

Practices begin December. Games run through January and February. Team basketball jerseys are included in the registration fee.

Volunteer coaches are needed for the program. For more information, contact Garrett Carpenter at 252-726-5083

Registration

  • September 1 through November 3, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 8 pm.

Fee

  • $40

Age Divisions

  • Girls:
    • 7 to 8
    • 9 to 10
    • 11 to 12
    • 13 to 14
  • Boys:
    • 7 to 8
    • 9 to 10
    • 11 to 12
    • 13 to 14

Cut-off for age groups is January 1. 

2019 North Carolina 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 to 18.

Age Groups

  • Boys:
    • 10 to 11
    • 12 to 13
    • 14 to 15
    • 16 to 18
  • Girls:
    • 10 to 11
    • 12 to 13
    • 14 to 18

Cost

$60 covers all green fees for practice and matches plus team golf shirt. Please make check payable to Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department and mail to:
Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department
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.

Practice Schedule

See information flyer (PDF). All practices will be from 5:30 to 7 pm at Brandywine Bay Golf Club.