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​Thornton Parks

PARK PAVILION RESERVATIONS

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If you have specific questions regarding the pavilions or rental process, please contact the Thornton Community Center at  303-255-7830 or Carpenter Recreation Center 303-255-7800 for assistance.

PAVILIONS REQUIRING RESERVATIONS:

  • CARPENTER PARK PAVILIONS
  • CHERRY PARK
  • CHERRYWOOD PARK
  • COMMUNITY PARK
  • NORTH STAR PARK
  • WOODGLEN-BROOKSHIRE PARK
  • YORKBOROUGH PARK 

 

RIVERWALK BALLFIELDS ARE NOW OPEN!

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The new Riverwalk Ballfields are now open to the public! Please come join the fun and try out the new batting cage operation! The new community level park and ballfield complex, whose primary use is for programmed, lighted baseball and softball fields, is located at 9830 Riverdale Road. The 50-acre property was purchased in 2004 for future use as ball fields based on the growing need for sports fields, per the Thornton Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The land was purchased using the city's Parks and Open Space Tax revenues. Phase 1 construction is complete and a grand opening celebration was held on May 30.

The project improvements are on approximately half the site include four (4) lighted ballfields, a park component, shade shelters, playground, flush toilets, batting cage operation, maintenance yard, trails and associated infrastructure and a non-potable irrigation source. We thank Adams County Open Space for their partnership and grant award in the amount $2,133,589 that funds a portion of the project.

For further information call 720-977-5930 or www.gocot.net/riverwalk 

 

MULCH - CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Thornton residents can pick up free mulch for their yards Monday-Friday between 6:30am and 5pm at 8651 Colorado Blvd.  The mulch bin is located inside the gate immediately to the right.  One truckload per resident, hand shoveling only. 

Contact the Parks Division to find out if there is mulch available: parks@cityofthornton.net or 303-255-7833.

 

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Thornton Park System

There are twenty-five major parks and sports facilities plus innumerable smaller parks, water detention and open space areas --  in the city of Thornton, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation for residents and visitors.

The Parks and Forestry Division is responsible for the general maintenance of all the above, and manages the City's forestry program. The Parks and Forestry Division's responsibilities also include mowing, shrub and flower bed management, playground maintenance, and park facility maintenance. This Division also provides landscape and turf care for medians, streetscapes, rights-of-way.