Thornton Community Center
2211 Eppinger Blvd., Thornton 80229

Help us help you! Take our brief surveys.

In the near future, the Thornton Community Center will be updated to better serve our Thornton residents and we would love to hear from you. Please take a moment to fill out the two surveys below (English or Spanish) to share what you currently like and use at the Community Center, as well as what type of update is important to you.

We appreciate you taking time out of your day to help us serve you better!

Our surveys in English…

Thornton Community Center Survey: To Have or Have Not?

Thornton Community Center Poll

Our surveys in Spanish…

Thornton Community Center Survey: To Have or Have Not? (ES)
Encuesta del Centro Comunitario de Thornton: ¿Tener o No Tener?

Thornton Community Center Poll (ES)
Encuesta del Centro Comunitario de Thornton

Capacity limits and physical distancing rules will apply for use of the Community Center.

There is limited capacity for each public area. 

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we all continue to work through this difficult period together.

The health & safety of our patrons and staff is our top priority. Please be aware of the following modifications which are all based off guidance provided by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment which can be found here

Please note that this information is subject to change as necessary.  

  • Temperature Checks
    Temperatures will be taken as you enter the facility. Individuals with a 100.5 degree temperature or higher will not be permitted to use the facility and will be asked to leave.
  • PPE & Physical Distancing
    Masks must be worn at all times in our facility. Please continue to practice physical distancing.
  • Other Considerations
    • If you or anyone in your household is showing symptoms of Covid-19 or is feeling ill, please do not visit the Community Center.  

    • Locker room usage will be limited to lavatories and hand washing only. Showers and storage lockers will not be available. 
      Please come dressed prepared for your activity and plan on leaving dressed as you came. 

    • Water fountains will be inactive. We will have a water jug and disposable cups available outside of the facitlity for your use.

COVID-19 Capacities

In an effort to maintain proper physical distancing, the following capacities will be in place: 

  • Weight Room = 4 participants
  • Single shoot basketball = 10 participants
  • Youth & Teen Center = 10 participants

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.

Closures and Holiday Hours:

​​Days Closed:Days with Holiday Hours:
​Memorial Day​Christmas Eve, December 24​8 a.m - 3 p.m.
​Independence Day​New Year's Ever, December 31​8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
​​Labor Day
​Thanksgiving Day
​Christmas Day
​​New Years Day