Parks & Recreation

Nathanael S. Morehead Recreation Center & Park

101 Price Street (get directions)
High Point, NC 27260
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From time to time this facility will be closed due to weather, maintenance, or private events.  Other events and programs may be changed or cancelled.  Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.

Hours of Operation:  Monday, Wednesday - 2-9pm, Tuesday, Thursday - 9am-9pm; Friday - 9am-6pm; Saturday - 9am-2pm.

Recreation Center features: Gymnasium at Morehead Recreation

Large and small activity room 

Park Features:
2 shuffleboard courts
2 multipurpose athletic fields
4 horseshoe pits

The center is available for rentals for reunions, wedding receptions, graduation parties or any type of family gathering you may have when not in use for regular operational programs and activities. Click here or call for more information. 

Healthy Places:Go Far Morehead Map
High Point Parks & Recreation has partnered with Go Far to provide a one mile and 5K walk/run route around the recreation center. You will see a sign like the one to the left at the facility outlining the routes, stretches, and healthy eating tips.

Current Programs


After School Program - K-5th Grade
2:30-6pm  Fee:$125 per person/per month
Program includes homework time, arts and crafts, field trips, guest speakers, movies, physical and educational activities. Afternoon transportation will be provided. Please supply a snack or money for your child.


Black History Speaker and Movie - ages 18+
February 18, 2016
Learn about African American contributions in the military and armed forces. Also, watch the Red Tails movie about the Tuskegee Airmen.


Boys 2 Men Mentoring - ages 10-18
1st & 3rd Monday of each month
Reach one! Teach one! We will work with area young men who need positive guidance in their lives. Program includes field trips, speakers and exciting arts and craft projects. Program runs the months of January, February and March.


Hamrick's Bus Week - ages 55+
March 8, 2016
Get out of the house for a day. Join us on our yearly trip to Hamrick's for discounted prices.


Senior Walkers Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Get fit, participate in our Walkers Club. Enjoy walking in our gym and fellowship with friends prior to our exercise class that follows.


Sunday Morning Basketball - ages 18+
1st & 3rd Sunday of each month
9:30am-12pm  Fee:$5 per person
Competitive open gym play to enjoy a friendly atmosphere and basketball. Program runs January, February and March.


Valentine's Day Dance - ages 50+
February 13, 2016
3-6pm  Fee:$5 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 2/11
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon dancing with friends and enjoying music from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's.


Zumba - ages 18+
6:30-7:30pm  Fee:$5 per class
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That is exactly what the Zumba program is all about. This is an exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning fitness class that is moving millions of people towards health.


Zumba Toning - ages 18+
6:30-7:30pm  Fee:$5 per class
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This exercise combines targeted body sculpting exercises and high energy cardio work with Latin infused Zumba moves to create calorie torching and strength training fitness. Students will use light weights to enhance rhythm and tone all of their target zones including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is a perfect way for enthusiasts to sculpt their bodies naturally while having a total blast.


High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

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