Trail Winds Recreation Center building

Trail Winds Recreation Center
13495 Holly St., Thornton 80602

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.
​Saturday & Sunday
​8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Child Care Hours

Child care services are offered only for patrons who are actively using the facility. Parents must be inside the Recreation Center at all times when their children are in the child care room. 

​9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
​Monday & Wednesday
4-8 p.m.
​8 a.m.-12 p.m.


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​Pool Schedule
All aquatics activities, except for Aqua Fitness classes, are first-come, first-serve. Reservations are NOT required.
Please see our current pool schedule on this page for a breakdown of swim times.

​Aqua Fitness
Please make a reservation for
your desired class on GroupexPro.
​Select a GroupexPRO schedule
below to make your reservation:

​Swim Lessons

Swim Registration Opening Dates
Residents: Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m.
Nonresidents: Tuesday, June 25 at 7 a.m.

Gymnasium Information and Hours

There will be no Open Gym Basketball on Friday evenings due to Adult Pickleball Leagues.
This will be in effect from Friday, April 5 through Friday, May 10.

​3-8:50 p.m.
​8 a.m.-5:50 p.m.
​1-5:50 p.m.
5 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
​8 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
2 courts per night available for 16 years and older
1 court per night available for 15 years and younger
6-8:50 p.m.

Climbing Wall

Drop-in only. Reservations NOT required.
Must wear socks and closed toed shoes.
Ages 4+ (ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult)
Must sign a Climbing Wall Waiver

Spring, Fall & Winter Hours (August 2-May 31)
​5-8 p.m.
5-8 p.m.
​5-8 p.m.
​5-8 p.m.
​9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Summer Hours (June 1-August 1)
​5-8 p.m.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.  |  5-8 p.m.
​5-8 p.m.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.  |  5-8 p.m. (CLASSES ONLY)
​5-8 p.m.
​9 a.m.-12 p.m.

rivate Climbing Wall Parties

Thank you for your interest in having a climbing party at Trail Winds! To begin the reservation process please complete and submit our Climbing Wall Rental Request Form.

Walking/Running Track One lane available for walking only.

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


Resident fees below apply when a Recreation ID is presented. In the event a person does not have a Recreation ID and/or does not wish to purchase one, they will be charged the Nonresident fee, regardless of residency.

​Type of Admission ​0-2 Years
17 Years
18-61 years
Daily Admission ​ ​ ​ ​

Resident w/Recreation ID

​FREE ​$4.00 ​$5.25 ​$4.00
​Nonresident  ​FREE ​$5.50 ​$7.25 ​$5.50
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10-Visit Punch Card ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID ​N/A ​$36.00 ​$47.25 ​$36.00
​Nonresident  ​N/A ​$49.50 ​$65.25 ​$49.50
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​20 Visit Punch Card ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID ​N/A ​$68.00 ​$89.25 ​$68.00
​Nonresident  ​N/A ​$93.50 ​$123.25 ​$93.50
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Monthly Ongoing Auto Debit Pass*
​Resident w/Recreation ID ​N/A ​$24.00/mo ​$31.50/mo ​$24.00/mo
​Nonresident  ​N/A ​$33.00/mo ​$43.50/mo ​$33.00/mo
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​Annual Pass ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Resident w/Recreation ID ​N/A ​$259.00 ​$340.00 ​$259.00
​Nonresident  ​N/A ​$356.25 ​$469.75 ​$356.25
​Family Annual Pass Do you have a large household? Save with our Family Pass! Most expensive family member pays 100% of the individual pass fee; each additional family member pays 50% of the individual pass fee. Must reside at the same residence, do not need to be related. Both payment options listed below are available for the Family Pass.​ 

*Monthly Auto Debit  

For your convenience, ongoing month-to-month individual or family passes are paid through auto debit. You pay the first month up front and the additional monthly payments will be automatically deducted from your checking account or credit/debit 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 information on file. Please note, a $25 cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel before the end of the first 12 months of the agreement.. For more information please call 303-255-7800.

Military Discount

Any disabled veteran or active member of the United States military, their spouse and minor children, are eligible to receive a 25% discount on recreation center admission fees (passes, punch cards, or daily admission). Retired members of the military receive a 25% discount for themselves only.

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.


2024 Recreation Center Holiday & Event Hours & Closures


​January 1

​New Year's Day

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


​March 31




​May 27

Memorial Day


​8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

​June 1


​Regular Hours

​8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

July 4

​Independence Day


8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

​August 10-18

​TWRC Annual Maintenance


Regular Hours​

​August 24-September 2

​CRC Annual Maintenance

​Regular Hours


​​September 2

​Labor Day

​​8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


​October 31


​5 a.m. - 6 p.m.

​​5 a.m. - 6 p.m.

​​​November 28


​​​8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


​December 24

​​​Christmas Eve

​5 a.m. - 3 p.m.​

​​5 a.m. - 3 p.m.

​​​​December 25

​Christmas Day



​December 31

​​​​New Year's Eve

​5 a.m. - 3 p.m.​

​​5 a.m. - 3 p.m.

​January 1 (2025)

​​​​​New Year's Day (2025)


​8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Trail Winds Dog Park

Please feel free to contact Matt Schutter at or 303-255-7824 or Bob Kees at or 303-255-7843 for dog park information.

Dog Park Relocation Map

Pool Schedule & Rules
Fitness Class Schedule & Reservations
Important Links