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


Healthy Heart Challenge

Heart Health Month

January is the month for fitness resolutions, but February is the month to keep those resolutions going in honor of your heart!
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.
Thornton Community Walks

Take A Walk

Get outside, get healthy, socialize and make new friends, all while discovering our beautiful trails - led by our Thornton Fitness staff!
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

Winter-Spring Guides

Be sure to check out Thornton programming, social activities & events in our 2023 Winter-Spring 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!