Trail Winds Recreation Center building

Trail Winds Recreation Center
13495 Holly St., Thornton 80602


Reservations are required to use the strength and cardio equipment as well as to participate in any of the following: group fitness classes, pickleball, badminton, basketball, volleyball, and weekend open swim.

Time blocks, visitation limits, capacity limits and physical distancing rules will still apply for use of the recreation center.
There is a limited capacity for each time block and is on a first come, first served basis. 

Facility Hours 

The facility amenities are available seven days a week during the hours listed below. It would be appreciated if all guests complete their recreation activities with ample time to shower, change and check-out prior to the closing hour.

​5 a.m.-9 p.m.
Closed 2-3 p.m. for additional cleaning.
​Saturday & Sunday
​8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed 12:15-1:15 p.m. for additional cleaning.

Child Care Hours (Currently Unavailable)

​8:45 a.m.-1:10 p.m.
4-8 p.m.
​8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Gymnasium Information and Hours
To make a reservation, please select Reservation System in menu at top right. 

​6:30-9 p.m.
​2-5:50 p.m.
Two people per court.
Masks must be worn and it is recommended
that you bring your own ball.​
Reservations are for one hour - Only one reservation can be made per day, per household.
​3-8:50 p.m.
​8 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1:30-5:30 p.m.

​7 a.m.-1 p.m.
​8 a.m.-12 p.m.
3v3 Games (Maximum 6 per court)
Normal drop-in fees / pre-paid pass required.
Reservations will be held for 15 minutes after the scheduled start time.
All reservations may be made starting the day before at 5 a.m.
Masks must be worn. Social distancing required.
Two Time Blocks Available:
6-7:30 p.m. or 7:30-8:50 p.m.

Climbing Wall 

The Indoor Climbing Wall is now open.

Please take note of our COVID-19 precautions:
  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • All climbers must sanitize their hands before and after climbing (alcohol-based sanitizer provided)
  • Social distancing will be maximized
Operating hours are as followed:
  • Mondays: Drop-in available from 5-8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Drop-in available from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • You will need to use your daily admission and any additional equipment can be rented for $3. Only 3 people are allowed to climb at a time. A waiting area will be provided if more people are present. No reservation necessary.

Walking/Running Track (Currently Unavailable)

The track has a soft, synthetic surface for running or walking. 10 laps = 1 mile


​Type of Admission​0-2 Years
3-8 years
9-17 years
18-61 years
Daily Drop in Rates ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

Resident W/Recreation ID

​Nonresident W/Recreation ID​FREE​$3.25​$4.00​$5.75​$3.25
​NO Recreation ID​FREE​$4.00​$5.00​$6.50​$4.50
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10-Visit Punch Card ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$21.00​$25.00​$36.00​$21.00
​Nonresident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$28.00​$34.00​$47.00​$28.00
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​20 Visit Punch Card ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$40.00​$48.00​$68.00​$40.00
​Nonresident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$52.00​$64.00​$88.00​$52.00
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Individual 6-month Pass ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$98.00​$120.00​$175.00​$109.00
​Nonresident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$131.00​$164.00​$241.00​$143.00
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​Individual Annual Pass ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID​N/A$169.00​$207.00​$300.00​$188.00
​Nonresident w/Recreation ID​N/A​$225.00​$282.00​$413.00​$244.00
​Family Annual Pass Cost of the pass is computed as follows: the most expensive family member pays 100 percent of the Individual Annual Pass fee; each additional family member pays 50 percent of the Individual Annual Pass fee. Must reside at the same residence, do not need to be related.​ 

Ongoing Monthly Auto Debit  

For your convenience, ongoing monthly passes may be paid by "auto debit." You only pay the first month up front and additional monthly payments will be automatically deducted from your checking account or credit card. If the deduction is from a checking account, please provide a voided check. If the deduction is from a credit/debit card, please make sure that we have your up-to-date credit/debit card information on file. If you cancel before the end of the first 12 months of the contract, there will be a cancellation fee. For more information please call 303-255-7800.

Military Discount

Effective May 1, 2019 any active member of the United States military, their spouse and minor children will receive a 25% discount on recreation center admission fees. You must present current military ID to receive this discount.

Reduced Rate

The Recreation Division offers a Reduced Rate Assistance plan for Thornton residents who qualify. Qualifiers receive a 50 percent discount on recreation programs, photo IDs and daily admission. Follow the link to find out more.

2020 Recreation Center Holiday Hours & Closures


​January 1

​New Years Day

​8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

​8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

​April 12




​May 2

​9Health Fair

​8 a.m. - 6 p.m

​1 - 7 p.m.

​May 25

​Memorial Day

​8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


​June 6


​8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

​7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

​July 4

​Independence Day

​8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


September 7

​Labor Day

​8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


​November 26

​Thanksgiving Day

​8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


​December 24

​Christmas Eve

​5 a.m. - 12 p.m.

5 a.m. - 12 p.m.

​December 25

​Christmas Day



​December 31

​New Years Eve

​5 a.m. - 12 p.m.

​5 a.m. - 12 p.m.

*Hours for New Years Day 2021 will be the same at TWRC (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) but Carpenter will be CLOSED*

NEW! Trail Winds Dog Park is Now Open

Please feel free to contact Suzann Cox at or 303-255-7834 for dog park information.

Dog Park Relocation Map