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.
Trunks Wanted

We're Need Your Trunk

Volunteers are needed to decorate their trunk or tailgates as stopping points for candy distribution for this year's Trunk or Treat!
Harvest Fest

Harvest Fest

Bring the family and join us at our 2022 Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to enjoy all of the festivities!
Court Resurfacing

Projects & Planning

Sport court resurfacing will be occuring around Thornton during the month of September at three different locations.

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!