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


Swim Clinics

Summer Concert Series

Join the City of Thornton, Brothers Plumbing, Heating & Electric and Raising Cane's for amazing, music-filled evenings this summer.

Portable Playground

For children to color, craft, play with sports equipment, puzzles, board games and more, while enjoying a healthy snack.
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

Summer Programming

Activities guides are here! Check out the 2022 summer programming we have to offer in our online 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!