City of Thornton News Release Logo For Immediate Release:   8/12/2019
Contact: Aquatic Program & Facility Supervisor
Renee Dodson, 720-977-5917

It's time to ‘Paws for a Dip’
Thornton’s City Pool 'goes to the dogs' on Saturday, August 17

THORNTON, CO…While the dog days of summer are coming to a close, Saturday, August 17 will be a day just for dogs at Thornton’s City Pool, 2141 E. 95th Ave. On that day, the pool, already officially closed to humans, opens its doors to dogs and their owners.

Paws for a Dip allows friendly dogs to get in the water and swim to their hearts content. The fee is $5 per dog and one adult human companion, with $1 for each additional human. (Children ages 12 and under are free.)  Proof of current pet vaccinations is required upon entry. No human swimming or unsupervised children allowed. 

For more information and ‘Rules of the Pool’ visit

Dog swimming in pool