Trail Winds Recreation Center
Trail Winds Recreation Center
Carpenter Park Playground
Carpenter Park Playground
Carpenter Park Lake
Carpenter Park Lake
Carpenter Park Complex Xeriscape Garden
Carpenter Park Complex Xeriscape Garden

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
News & Events

Facility passes will be extended for any facility closure time based upon the COVID-19 virus.
We will reassess the situation once our facilities reopen. Thornton will be doing everything possible to take care of our pass holders/users.

Gold Medal

Gold Medal Finalist

Thornton Parks is a finalist for the 2020 National Gold Medal Awards for the Excellence in Park & Recreation Management.
Virtual Classes

Classes Now Available!

Looking for fun, educational or active programs for you or your children to take part in from home? We are here to help!
activity registration

Online Registration

Our online registration is the most convenient way to securely
sign-up and pay for classes,
 activites & rentals!

COVID-19 Updates

Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs available, postponed, and cancelled program & facility updates.


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Active Adult Center

We look forward to seeing all of our patrons again when we open the new Active Adult Center facility!
Virtual Art Club

Unleash Your Creativity

Open to all ages! Invite the whole family to join us every other Thursday at 2 p.m. beginning June 4.
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