Sports, Fitness and Parks in Morehead City, NC

Besides the nearby beaches and boating activities, Morehead City has much to offer the sports enthusiast - whether you are looking for a swimming pool, a gym for basketball, soccer fields, or more. Check out these listings of public parks, sports centers and events to get active and stay fit. 

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Bicycling

4667 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 247-4725

EJW Outdoors has been in business for more than 50 years and recently expanded its extensive inventory with a move to its new location. EJW continues to offer all types of outdoor gear — from Columbia and Carhartt clothing and accessories to fishing and hunting gear. The store also sells bikes...more about EJW Outdoors

Fitness Centers

4913 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 648-8808

There are no more excuses not to get in shape because Anytime Fitness is open 365 days a year 24 hours a day. Members have a security-access key. This conveniently located gym and co-ed fitness center has staffed hours, classes, cardio equipment, strength equipment, and affordable memberships....more about Anytime Fitness

5301 Highway 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-4653

Gold's Gym is part of a nationwide franchise and has been flexing its muscles in the fitness community for many years. The gym offers unlimited mutual use of its facilities for those with annual or bi-annual memberships and a travel exchange program for other Gold's Gyms across the country. Memberships vary...more about Gold's Gym

1600 Fisher St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-5083

This is a popular place with many city residents and guests. Members have use of the fully equipped weight room, loaded with free weights and machines, a gym with a full-size basketball court, and a game room with pool and Ping-Pong tables. The center also offers floor aerobics classes and yoga...more about Morehead City Community Center

701 N. 35th St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-7070

This large fitness center offers a holistic approach to fitness with an Olympic-sized outdoor pool, an indoor pool, stair climbers, treadmills, spinning cycles, basketball/volleyball courts, and a tanning salon. The center has a knowledgeable staff ready to assist members and guests. It offers a fully equipped weight room, Nautilus and fitness equipment, racquetball...more about Sports Center

Gymnastics

300 Greenfield Dr.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 222-4961

Crystal Coast Gymnastics is a state-of-the-art, 10,000 square foot facility, fully equipped for girls and boys gymnastics of all levels. They are home to one of the few all-around elite coaches in North Carolina, as well as many other highly qualified gymnastics professionals. They offer parent-tot and preschool gymnastics, recreational gymnastics,...more about Crystal Coast Gymnastics

Hunting

4667 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 247-4725

EJW Outdoors has been in business for more than 50 years and recently expanded its extensive inventory with a move to its new location. EJW continues to offer all types of outdoor gear — from Columbia and Carhartt clothing and accessories to fishing and hunting gear. The store also sells bikes...more about EJW Outdoors

Karate

4907-C Bridges St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 808-2400

Elite Martial Arts Academy is owned and operated by two-time World Champion Russell Lewis — a fifth-degree black belt with more than 20 years of experience and a long list of accomplishments — and his wife, Jennifer Lewis, a fourth-degree black belt. All instructors are certified black belts. The academy offers instruction for beginners through advanced for ages...more about Lewis' Taekwondo

Running and Walking

Front St., Downtown Beaufort
NC
(252) 222-6359

July 15, 2017 Sponsored by Beaufort Ole Towne Rotary Club, this is the area's most popular race and it always takes place on the third Saturday of July. Participants are promised a scenic course that is "hot, flat and fast." Hundreds turn out to tackle the 1-mile run/walk, or the certified 5K...more about Historic Beaufort Road Race

Evans Street
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-7070

Saturday, April 2018 This race kicks off the local race season and takes place on Saturday morning at 8:00 with a flat half marathon, 5K and 1-mile run/walk beginning and ending on Evans Street in Morehead City, NC. The race is sponsored by the Lookout Rotary Club of Morehead City and is...more about Lookout Rotary Port to Fort Half Marathon and 5K

Beaufort
to Atlantic Beach
Beaufort, NC
(252) 726-5083

October 7, 2017 You have two choices with the Twin Bridges Race: You either run the 8K or stay on the porch. Because there aren't any hills on the coast, the race directors throw in two high-rise bridges. Slated for the first Saturday in October, the race is the kickoff for...more about Twin Bridges 8K Road Race

Tennis

16th and Evans St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-5083

Shevans Park has lighted tennis courts, shelters with picnic tables and restroom facilities. There is also a large, impressive children's maze called Sea of Dreams. Based on kids' ideas, the playground's basic theme is a castle. Inside, kids can play on cable ladders, spring bridges, a balance beam suspended from chains,...more about Shevans Park

Volleyball

Broad Creek, Newport, Beaufort or Down East area
Emerald Isle
Morehead City, NC

The county parks in Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Carteret County, Emerald Isle, Western Carteret, and Swansboro offer a youth volleyball association for girls aged 9 to 14. The player's age is determined by age as of August 1, and the divisions are ages 9 to 10, ages 11 to 12, and...more about Crystal Coast Youth Volleyball Association

Yoga

2900 Arendell St.
#16
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-YOGA (9642)

Yoga for You is not a one-size-fits-all yoga center. The peaceful studio is dedicated solely to yoga instruction with a warm, calming atmosphere that eases the mind, spirit and body. The professional teachers are all yoga certified to make practice both safe and effective. A wide range of instruction includes gentle and...more about Momentum Yoga & Fitness

 
 
 
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