Thornton Community Center
2211 Eppinger Blvd., Thornton 80229

Free Youth & Teen Meal Program

The free daily meal program consists of morning breakfast and an afternoon snack. Both of these will be handed out from the front desk. 

  • Afternoon Snack: 3-7 p.m.

Admission Fees

Admission fees include use of the weight room and gymnasium. Some age limitations apply in various areas of the facility. See below for information on using the Thornton Teen Center. A current recreation center photo ID is required to qualify for resident or nonresident daily admission. The IDs are valid for two years and cost $5 (resident) or $7 (nonresident).

​Senior Drop-In​$ .50​$ .75​$2.50
​Adult Drop-In​$ .50​$ 2.50​$4.00
​Youth Drop-In​$ .25​$ .75​$1.50
​Discount Punch Card (18 years+)

Proof of Residency

  1. Your current valid Colorado driver's license or Colorado ID with a current address; OR
  2. A photo ID and two of the following documents showing correct name, current date and current Thornton address.
    • Utility bill or phone bill
    • Car registration
    • Voter registration card
    • Statement from major creditor
    • Recent Adams County tax notice
    • Rental contract/mortgage statement.

Gymnasium Information and Hours

​Open Gym
(All Ages)
​8 a.m.-8 p.m.
​8 a.m.-6 p.m.
One court available
Normal drop-in fees / pre-paid pass required.
Masks must be worn. Social distancing required.
5v5 games allowed
​Tuesday (Seniors)
​9 a.m.-12 p.m.
​Thursday & Friday
(All Ages)
​9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Drop-in Monday and Wednesday.
First come, first serve.
​Monday & Wednesday
​9 a.m.-12 p.m.


2022 Community Center Holiday Hours & Closures

​January 1

​New Year's Day


​May 30

​Memorial Day


​July 4

​Independence Day


September 5

​Labor Day


​October 31


8 a.m. - 6 p.m.​

​November 24



​December 24

​Christmas Eve


​December 25

​Christmas Day


​December 31

​New Year's Eve


We will also be closed on New Year's Day 2023.