Drop-In Activities 

The Thornton Active Adult Center (AAC) offers a wide variety of special interest activities throughout the week on a drop-in basis. Feel free to stop in and check them out, there's sure to be something that interests you.

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​The fun starts at 10 a.m. every Friday (ongoing) and the 1st and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Prizes will depend on the number of players. 25 cents a card, or five for $1.


Gather to play a variety of games Tuesdays at 1p.m at The Active Adult Center or Thursdays at 1p.m at the Trail Winds Active Adult Wing.  Have a game you want to share? Bring it along and introduce others to the fun!

Thursdays from 12:30-3:30pm at the Active Adult Center.
Learn to play this inclusive and competitive game indoors!  Last Friday of the month (No session in November 2022) at 1pm in the Fitness Studios.  
Join us for this dice game on the 4th Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Active Adult Center or the 2nd Monday at 1:00 p.m at the Trail Winds Active Adult Wing.

Drop-in Tuesday mornings at the Trail Winds Recreation Center for open volleyball from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. There is no cost for seniors 55 and over during this time, however, anyone under 55 will need to pay the daily drop-in fee of 50 cents.
Come and join the "Thornton Wood Chippers" every Monday morning. Bring your wood and trusty knife. We've got friendly folks with whitlin' wisdom who will show you how to create a masterpiece. Mondays from 9-11 a.m.
Mixed use space. You must be enrolled in a current pottery class or ceramics class to use the open lab days.

Wood Shop: Tools are available for use when classroom is not in use, a release form must be completed prior to use. Users must also have valid city of Thornton ID card.

Do you play a musical instrument or sing?  Want to dust off the old guitar and play a few chords?  Join us for our weekly musician meet-up group. Bring your instrument and learn some new songs. Fridays at 1pm at the Active Adult Center.

This talented music group performs around the community in nursing homes, other senior centers and such. Most of their songs are from the 1920s, 30s and 40s, hence the name "Yesteryears Singers." Practices are held on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. except summer months. Call Pat McIntyre at 303-427-4134 if you are interested in singing, or for booking information.

​Do you like playing a variety of games? Contact the Active Adult Center at 303-255-7850 to be put in contact with a Club Leader for more information.

  • Hand & Foot Card Game: 2nd Monday at 12:30pm

  • Mahjong: 3rd Monday at 12:30pm

  • Pinochle: 3rd Thursday at 12:30pm

  • Euchre: 4th Wednesday at 12:30pm

  • Canasta: 1st Thursday at 12:30pm