Trail Winds Recreation Center
Trail Winds Recreation Center
Carpenter Park Playground
Carpenter Park Playground
Carpenter Park Lake
Carpenter Park Lake
WinterFest
WinterFest
Carpenter Park Complex Xeriscape Garden
Carpenter Park Complex Xeriscape Garden
Preschool
Preschool


Thornton Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
News & Events


Community Walks

Take A Walk!

Join Thornton staff members and get outside, get healthy, socialize and make new friends, all while discovering our beautiful trails.
Trunks Wanted

A Spooktacular Event!

Kids spend their evening going from trunk to trunk collecting candy from our amazingly creative volunteers and more!
Job Openings

Job Openings

Are you currently looking for employment? Thornton may have just the right job for you!
Take a look and apply today.
Activites Guide

Guides Are Back!

Take a look at the 
2021 Fall-Winter Activities Guide and the TPRCP Magazine for
department offerings.

OZ Gallery

Summer Exhibition

Thornton authors, Caleb and Nathan Harms, invite you into their creative process - from idea, to script, to finished art!
Naturally Thornton

Naturally Thornton

Through this initiative we are leading by example and joining our community partners to create more waterwise landscapes!
Strategic Plan

TPRCP Strategic Plan

Keeping us on the path toward greater innovation and putting into practice the best of the best of ideas, programs and plans.
Join Our Team

Looking for Lifeguards 

Would you like to join our amazing team of lifeguards? Apply today and begin your journey as a protector of our Thornton pools!