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Below is a list of youth sports programs currently being offered by the city of Thornton.

Year-Round Programs

TAEKWON-DO | AGES 8+ | FEES: $60/$72 ($75R/$90NR*)
This class is a great way to instill self-confidence. Students are taught the five tenets of courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit. Instructors are class B & C certified through the International and United States Taekwon-Do Federation.

​327400-A1
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Aug 4 - Sep 29
​7-8:30 p.m.
​TCC
​327400-B2*
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Oct 1 - Dec 10
​7-8:30 p.m.
​TCC


NEW! THORNTON ESPORTS
Esports leagues, are one of the fastest-growing programs in the world. TPRCP has partnered with an outside vendor to offer a variety of online gaming leagues for participants of all ages and ability levels. Games such as Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers, Rocket League, NBA2K, FIFA, NHL, Madden Football, Fortnite and Call of Duty are available now with more options being added in the future. Registration is taken, games are scheduled, standings are posted, there is a tournament at the end and a champion is crowned. League fees start at just $5. Go to missioncontrol.gg/play, download the app and search for City of Thornton.

Please visit our eSports page for more information.

Thornton Sports Academy

SOCCER | AGES 6-9 | FEES: $70R/$84NR
Improve your shooting, dribbling and defensive skills by practicing fundamental drills designed to make you a better soccer player.

Ages 6-7
​317925-A
​Monday/Wednesday
​Sep 9 - Nov 2
​4-5 p.m.
​TW Park

Ages 8-9
​317925-B
​Monday/Wednesday
​Sep 9 - Nov 2
​5-6 p.m.
​TW Park


SPEED, AGILITY & CONDITIONING | AGES 11-18 | FEES $50R/$60NR
This class is designed to increase your overall fitness by practicing fundamental speed and agility drills. This will improve your success whether trying out for a team or individual sport or just trying to get in better shape for whatever activity you choose.

Ages 11-14
​317940-A
​Wednesday
​Sep 9 - Oct 28
​4-5 p.m.
​TWRC

Ages 15-18
​317940-B
​Wednesday
​Sep 9 - Oct 28
​3-4 p.m.
​TWRC


BASKETBALL | AGES 10-13 | $70R/$84NR
Improve your dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills by practicing fundamental drills designed to make you a better basketball player.

Ages 10-11
​317920-A
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Sep 8 - Oct 29
​4-5 p.m.
​TWRC

Ages 12-13
​317920-B
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Sep 8 - Oct 29
​5-6 p.m.
​TWRC


TENNIS | AGES 6-12 | $70R/$84NR
Sharpen your tennis skills in a fun setting by practicing backhand, forehand, serving, and other drills. You'll come out of this eight week program a much better and confident player!

Ages 6-9
​317930-A
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Sep 8 - Oct 29
​4-5 p.m.
​Eastlake Park

Ages 10-12
​317930-B
​Tuesday/Thursday
​Sep 8 - Oct 29
​5-6 p.m.
​Eastlake Park


Outdoor Adventure Series

YOUTH FISHING CLASS | AGES 6-12 | FEES: $20R/$24NR
Fishing is a sport everyone can enjoy throughout their entire life and fishing with your children is a great outdoor activity that you can enjoy as a family. This introductory fishing class will focus on the basics of fishing (knots, casting, fish handling and identification, etc.) and emphasize having fun! Parents are encouraged to stay and help with younger children. Location: Grandview Ponds, 4401 East 104th Avenue.

Ages 6-12
​307900-A1
​Saturday
​Sep 12 - Oct 3
​8-9 a.m.
​Grandview Ponds
​307900-A2
​Saturday
​Oct 10 - Nov 7
​8-9 a.m.
​Grandview Ponds


GPS TREASURE HUNT | AGES 6-18 | $8R/$10NR
This treasure hunt is similar to geocaching but adds elements of a scavenger hunt. Participants will have fun locating hidden treasures in the open space area around Grandview Ponds.

Ages 6-12
​307905-A1
​Saturday
​Sep 12
​10-11 a.m.
​Grandview Ponds
​307905-A2
​Saturday
​Oct 10
​10-11 a.m.
​Grandview Ponds

Ages 13-18
​307905-B1
Saturday
​Sep 12
​11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​Grandview Ponds
​307905-B2
​Saturday
​Oct 10
​11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​Grandview Ponds


CATEYE TOUR | AGES 6-12 | FEES: $8R/$10NR
This exploration will take place at night with participants searching for a series of cateyes (bicycle reflectors) with flashlights. Participants meet by the tennis courts at Eastlake Park. Location: Eastlake Park, 124th Avenue and Fillmore Street.

Ages 6-12
​307910-A1
​Friday
​Sep 11
​8-9 p.m.
Eastlake Park
​307900-A2
​Friday
​Oct 9
​8-9 p.m.
​Eastlake Park


DINNER NATURE HIKE | AGES 6-12 | FEES: $10R/$12NR
Join us for pizza and a hike around the Eastlake Open Space Park. Participants will meet at the tennis court pavilion for pizza and drinks and then hike around the lake exploring different animal habitats. Location: Eastlake Park, 124th Avenue and Fillmore Street.

Ages 6-12
​307915-A1
​Friday
​Sep 18
​5-7 p.m.
Eastlake Park
​307915-A2
​Friday
​Oct 23
​5-7 p.m.
​Eastlake Park


Skyhawks and SuperTots Sports
Thornton has partnered with Skyhawks and SuperTots Sports to offer two new exciting options to their great in-person camps. The Fall 2020 Class Series offers a combination of physical education, sports and playground games for children ages 6-11 and the Supertots Series uses a variety of fun and games to engage kids to ages 3-6 while teaching the sport of football and developing fundamental skills. The Skyhawks PE and Sport program is a once a week class for children ages 6-11 looking for an option to attend in-person physical education classes. To register or for more information, please go to www.skyhawks.com/colorado [skyhawks.com] and www.supertotsports.com/colorado [supertotsports.com]


SKYHAWKS PE AND SPORT PROGRAM | AGES 6-11
This once a week class is for those looking for an option to attend in-person physical education classes. Please view this flyer for more information: SkyHawks Thornton and SkyHawks Thornton en Espanol

To register or for more information, please visit skyhawks.com/Colorado.

SUPERTOTS VIRTUAL CLASS SERIES | AGES 3-12
Soccer, basketball and PhysEd Fun is available for children and youth ages 6-12 and the Supertots Series that offers basketball, soccer and baseball to children ages 3-5 all in the comfort of your own home. Please view this flyer for more information: SuperTots Thornton and SuperTots Thornton en Espanol

To register or for more information, please visit supertotsports.com/Colorado.