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


The Spot

NEW! The Spot

We welcome Thornton youth, age 17 and under, to join us at the Thornton Community Building M-F, from 3:30-8 p.m.
Paws for a Dip

Paws for a Dip

Join us for our annual Paws for a Dip on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at City Pool & treat your furry friend to a spa day!
Thorntonfest

2022 Season is Here

Join us throughout the summer where family, friends and neighbors gather to enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment.
Pool Schedules

Time for a Pool Day

Our pools are now 100% open! See the full schedule in an easy to follow chart. Check it out and get your pool days planned!

Activites Guide

Fall-Winter Guides

Be sure to check out Thornton programming, social activities & events in our 2022 Fall-Winter Activities Guide!
Naturally Thornton

Naturally Thornton

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