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Enrichment & Lectures

The City of Thornton offers a wide variety of programming for adults ages 18+ including: arts and crafts, fitness, dance, financial planning, culinary and so much more. Eash season we offer fun new programs and opportunities to engage. Research and register for classes here!

RECREATION FACILITIES
​Thornton Active Adult Center
11181 Colorado Blvd., 80233
AAC
​Trail Winds Recreation Center
13495 Holly St., 80602
TWRC
​Carpenter Recreation Center
11151 Colorado Blvd., 80233
CRC
Thornton Community Building "The Spot"
2141 E. 95th Ave., 80229TCB
Thornton Arts & Culture Center
9209 Dorothy Blvd., 80229​TACC
Registration for adult program classes held at the Thornton Active Adult Center (AAC), Trail Winds Receation Center Active Adult Wing, Thornton Community Building (TCB) and Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC) are ongoing unless otherwise noted.


Lectures

TED Talks  |  55+

Played online, these free 20-minute or less videos offer thought provoking and interesting viewpoints. Listen, learn, and discuss! - FREE
Friday, December 16
1-2 p.m.
​AAC
How To Humor Your Stress
303-255-7850


Scheduled Lectures & Educational Programs  |  55+

For more information on these lectures & educational programs, please take a look at the Activities Guide!

AARP Safe Driving Course (Ages 55+)
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will assist you in refreshing your driving skills and knowledge in this four hour program.  Once completed, you can even receive a discount on your auto insurance.  Fee: $20 for AARP members/$25 for non-members.  Cash of check payable to instructor on the day of class
Saturday, January 14, 2023
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
AAC
Fee: $20 for AARP members/$25 for non-members.  Cash of check payable to instructor on the day of class303-255-7850
Saturday, February 11, 2023
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TWRC
Fee: $20 for AARP members/$25 for non-members.  Cash of check payable to instructor on the day of class
720-977-5777
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
​AAC
Fee: $20 for AARP members/$25 for non-members.  Cash of check payable to instructor on the day of class303-255-7850
Orthopedic Seminar with Dr. Cain (Ages 55+)
Dr. Cain from North Suburban Medical Center will be here to present new information on orthopedics, arthritis and joint pain.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
10-11 a.m.TWRC
FREE
720-977-5777
​Active Minds - Thanksgiving
As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, join Active Minds for a program on the histroy and origins of the holiday and it's associated traditions.  We will also examine the ways in which the celebration of the holiday has changed and continues to change.
Friday, November 18
1-2 p.m.​AAC
$5 R / $7 NR
303-255-7850
​Learn the Truth About Reverse Mortgage (Ages 62+)
If you are over the age of 62, and own a home, find out about all of the many variations and options within reverse mortgages.
Monday, December 5, 2022
5:30-6:30 p.m.TWRC
$5 R / $6 NR
720-977-5777
Thursday, January 19, 2023
10-11 a.m.​TWRC$5 R / $6 NR720-977-5777
Thursday, February 9, 2023
10-11 a.m.AAC$5 R / $6 NR303-255-7850
Thursday, March 9, 2023
5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
TWRC
$5 R / $6 NR
720-977-5777
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
10-11 a.m.
AAC
$5 R / $6 NR
303-255-7850
You Can Exercise With Arthritis (Ages 55+)
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
1-2 p.m.​AAC
$5R / $7 NR
303-255-7850
Low Vision Support 101 (Ages 18+)
Wednesday, February 1, 20231-2:30 p.m​AAC
FREE
303-255-7850
Wellness Classes - FREE
Tuesday, September 6
1:00p.m.​AAC
Digestive Health
303-255-7850
Tuesday, October 18
1:00p.m.​AACMaintaining Muscle Mass While Aging303-255-7850
Tuesday, November 15
1:00p.m.AACBrain Health & Memory303-255-7850


Classes

Computer Class Information: The Active Adult Center offers a variety of computer and technology classes as well as one on one classes tailored to your needs/interests. Join our Android Smartphone Lab to get all your questions on your Android phone answered!