OTHER SPORTS OPPORTUNITIES
The non-profit groups listed below contract with Thornton to use fields and facilities for a variety of youth sports programs. Thornton is not affiliated with these groups and usage of city facilities does not imply endorsement of these organizations.
ADAMS COUNTY YMCA | AGES 3-14
1500 East 128th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
The YMCA offers inclusive year-round youth sports for kids at all skill levels in a safe and nurturing environment. In addition to promoting health and well-being for youth, the Y's Youth Sports program teaches kids how to build character, leadership skills and a sense of community. We offer five seasons a year, each season offers a variety of sports for your player to experience. Our coaches are background checked and trained to provide a rewarding experience for your child. Sports offered include basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, flag football, lacrosse and homeschool P.E.
COLORADO RAPIDS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB NORTH | AGES 3+
1070 West 124th Avenue, Suite 100
Westminster, CO 80234
(303) 399-5858 x243
Rapids Youth Soccer is Colorado's premier youth soccer experience and the only club in Colorado to offer opportunities from three-years-old to professional, from beginner to Major League Soccer.
CRYSC offers youth soccer programs to thousands of children every season in and around the Front Range. With satellite leagues across Colorado, we are confident we can provide your child a fun place to play.
NORTH DENVER RUSH SOCCER CLUB | AGES 5+
North Denver Rush Soccer is committed to providing an unparalleled soccer experience for all who have an interest in the game of soccer. North Denver Rush promotes the development of character, the electricity of competition and the importance of pure enjoyment. We accept the responsibility of teaching life lessons to our athletes to further their growth inside the game and out. We believe that all players should be afforded an equal opportunity to explore their potential and participate in challenging circumstances that will yield positive outcomes. We are committed to making soccer a pleasant, safe and rewarding experience for everyone involved, regardless of age or ability. Through quality coaching, sound leadership and absolute sincerity, North Denver Rush will work to be the best soccer club in the world.
NORTHERN LIGHTS LITTLE LEAGUE | AGES 4-16
13950 York Street
Thornton, CO 80602
Little League® International believes in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger communities and individuals. Through our divisions of Little League Baseball®, Little League Softball® and the Little League Challenger Division®, Little League provides opportunities for all children, ages 4 to 16, to have a meaningful experience in approximately 6,500 leagues throughout the United States and in more than 80 countries.
THORNTON BASEBALL ASSOCIATION | AGES 4-14
P.O. Box 29585
Thornton, CO 80229
Our mission is to enrich the youth of Thornton and its surrounding areas. Effectively teach the fundamentals of baseball. Create a fun, safe and competitive family environment. Where winning is the result, not the emphasis. With an ultimate goal of instilling the values of sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and integrity. To gain the result of productive well-rounded citizens and future leaders of the community.
THORNTON YOUTH BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION | AGES 8-13
Recreational youth basketball league with games and practices at local schools and season running January-March.
THORNTON JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE | AGES 4-14
The Thornton Junior Football League was founded in 1962 when a group of men got together and started a league whose sole function was the love of the game and the opportunity for all children to participate. One of these men even mortgaged his own home to cover the start-up costs. Through the years, the league has seen a lot of changes, but one thing remains the same, the goal of TJFL is the positive growth of the youth of our community.
THORNTON BOXING CLUB | AGES 8+
9499 Washington St. #200A
Thornton, CO 80229
The Thornton Boxing Club has a rich history of training champions for the last 30 years. Our trainers all have extensive amateur backgrounds as well as professional experience. Gym is open 3:00-7:00 p.m., Monday-Friday to young athletes and adults looking to compete or just to train to get into better shape.
THORNTON TENNIS ASSOCIATION | ADULTS
P.O. Box 378
Eastlake, CO 80614
Thornton Tennis Association is a public tennis club dedicated to providing its members with good tennis and a social environment. Our members play in the various USTA leagues and TTA sponsored events such as summer and winter socials and tournaments. In addition to the programs listed, we offer additional opportunities for drills and play. The club operates out of Eastlake in Thornton, Colorado and through the years has contributed time, money and equipment to maintain the courts and the surrounding areas. Currently, membership fluctuates between 180 to 225 members.