Active Adult Center

Active Adult News & Information

Summer Guide

Be sure to check out Thornton programming, social activities & events in our 2024 Summer Activites Guide.

Let's Explore

Stay up-to-date with the latest offerings from the AAC & the Trail Winds Active Adult Wing, including our explorations!

Find Assistance

We are here to provide guidance to our 55+ community for tax preparation, public transportation & everything in between!

Make a Difference

Take a deeper dive into our organization. Participate in unique volunteer experiences & become familiar with our advisory board.

Active Adult Center Lunch Program

You can now reserve your lunch online. Just follow our link below for online lunch reservations. Need step by step instruction? See our how-to guide [PDF/534KB]

Reserve Your Lunch Online

Meals for Active Adults Monday - Friday

Lunch reservations become available two weeks in advance on Fridays. Thornton residents can begin registering over the phone through our message line or online at 8 a.m.. Non-Residents are able to begin registering at 9 a.m. via the same formats. Lunch registrations are first come-first served. Spaces available for lunch will remain open for registration until filled or until 12 p.m. the day before the meal.

Lunch service runs from 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. If you are having lunch, we suggest arriving by 12 p.m. when service starts.

Cancel by 12 p.m. the day before for a full refund. Day of cancellations are not eligible for refunds.

Daily Lunch Prices

  • Ages 62+: $4.25R/$4.75NR
  • Ages 55-61: $5.50R/$6.50NR

*Lunch passes accepted

Soup To Go Program

The Active Adult Center is selling soup as available! Soup To Go is first come first served.  Our Kitchen Team will announce each day if soup is available for purchase. Reheating instructions/dietary information provided on the container.  Soup purchases can be made in the Teaching Kitchen, across the hall from the Dining Hall.  Exact change, cash only.

  • 8oz - $1
  • 16oz - $2

Transportation

The Active Adult Center provides free transportation for Thornton residents who are no longer able to drive and do not have access to transportation from a family member.  Door to door service is provided on an accessible bus.  Reservations for transportation are made a month in advance.  If you are interested in utilizing this program, please contact the front desk at 303-255-7850 or activeadultctr@thorntonco.gov.  

About Us

Active Adult is a division of Thornton Parks, Recreation and Community Programs (TPRCP).

Our Mission

To engage and empower the community to find purpose, meaning, connection and overall wellness as they age.

Our Vision

To provide equitable and inclusive programming opportunities for the community to age well physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially.

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Meet Our Team

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Jessie Romito

Active Adult Program Manager

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs 
720-977-5851
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Jenny Ressl

Recreation & Community Program Supervisor

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5852
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Mike Coulter

Recreation Coordinator

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5914
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Jim Davis

Kitchen Manager

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5854
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Vanessa Pacheco

Guest Relations Specialist

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
303-255-7850
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Ann Marie Mares

Guest Relations Specialist

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5777
Trail Winds Active Adult Wing
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Cameron Fiorenza

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5854
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Linda Alber

Kitchen Assistant

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
303-255-7850
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Anne Motta

Massage Therapist

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
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Bruce Baker

Transportation Driver, Outdoor Recreation Leader

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
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Chad Ramirez

Transportation Driver

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
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Janice Koch

Recreation Coordinator

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5855
Trail Winds Active Adult Wing
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Marisol Cardenas

Recreation Support Specialist 

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5858
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Jeannie Troy

Guest Relations Specialist

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
303-255-7850
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JoDean Cohn

Guest Relations Clerk

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
303-255-7850
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Pam Rieger

Kitchen Assistant

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
303-255-7850
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Marisa Kouba

Recreation Coordinator, CTRS

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
720-977-5859
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Denise Pedraza

Massage Therapist

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
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Garey Inouye

Transportation Driver

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
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Michael Freyta

Transportation Driver

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs