Welcome to Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center! We have recently had a building update including a fresh, new paint job, remodeled bathrooms (west end), bright new carpet, new televisions in the cardio room, a custom-built front desk, as well as three enticing murals painted by local Morehead City artist and small business owner, Chrissy Suralik. Come check it out! We would be happy to provide a guided tour of our facilities. There is something for the whole family at Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center. We are located at 1600 Fisher Street, Morehead City, 28557. Please call 252-726-5083 ext 1 for more information.
Recreation Center Hours
The Morehead City Recreation Center is open daily, Monday-Friday from 8:00am-8:00pm and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm.
The annual facility usage fees pass is approved by the Morehead City Council and is valid for the 2022
calendar year (January 1 – December 31). A valid ID must be presented during the facility pass purchase.
Youth (under 16): City Resident - $15 Non-Resident - $75 *gymnasium only usage*
Young Adult (ages 16-17): City Resident - $25 Non-Resident - $100
Adult (18 & older): City Resident - $75 Non-Resident - $150
Senior Citizen (62 & older): City Resident - $50 Non-Resident - $100
Family: City Resident - $125 Non-Resident - $250
* A family facility usage fees pass is limited to related family members living in a household (single residence).
* The Daily use fee is $7.00. Daily fees do not accumulate toward the annual facility usage fees pass.
* If you only wish to take classes, you must purchase a $10 annual class pass.
Click here to print off a registration form.
The cardio room is comprised of treadmills, ellipticals, arc trainers, recumbent bikes, upright cycling bikes, rowing machine, a rowing machine and an Airdyne bike. Recently, all TVs have been upgraded. We offer daily use lockers, just bring your own lock.
Our weight rooms have a variety of equipment from a leg press machine, smith machine, squat rack, free weights, several types of benches, as well as many different selectorized machines. Passholders must be 16 years old to use the weight room.
Behind the Morehead City Recreation Center, there is a picnic shelter, outdoor restrooms, basketball court, brand new playground, multipurpose field, as well as a walking loop and fishing pier.
Our gymnasium is home to pickleball, open-play basketball, adult volleyball, volleyball camps, girls youth volleyball league, youth basketball, summer camp programs, and more. We provide all pickleball equipment, as well as basketballs and volleyballs. Brand new maple floor was installed in October 2021.