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.
Community Building Survey

We Need Your Help!

Thornton is gathering data related to community building, community engagement, and a vision of future community!
Winterfest 2022

Winterfest 2022

Join us for this year's Thornton Winterfest at Carpenter Park Fields from Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11!
Court Resurfacing

Projects & Planning

2023 Sport Court Closures: Two of Thornton's sport courts will be closed this winter due to unfinished resurfacing projects.

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!