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Margaret W Carpenter Recreation Center

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Address: 11151 Colorado Blvd, Thornton, CO 80233-3714
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+1 303-255-7800
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05:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 05:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 19:00

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Fantastic place.

People are very friendly and always helpful. We joined for free using our Silver Sneakers benefit. Love it!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sherry O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People are very friendly and always helpful. We joined for free using our Silver Sneakers benefit. Love it!!

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Thank Sherry O
Atlanta, Georgia
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144 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Every town needs a place like this. Such a wonderful way to encourage family time. Lots to do. Something for everyone. *Playground (with shade covers) and splash pad are FREE. * There is a small charge for the paddle boats (less than $15 for 2 boats / 30 min.) and the carousel. * Covered picnic areas are available. I'm not... More 

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Thank Peach2014
Thornton, Colorado
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

they have a kid pool that you have to hold your child the whole time. If you put them in the larger pool where they can touch the waves knock them over. Not a good place for smaller kids or if you have a child that is handicap

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Thank Kim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

So, you can join as a Thornton citizen, BUT, even if you don't live in Thornton, you can pay a visitor fee and use the facilities. The indoor pool is a site to behold and your family will love you for taking them there! Also, out behind the Rec Center is the most outrageously fantastic FREE SPLASH PARK and PLAYGROUND... More 

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Thornton, Colorado, USA
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I do Silver Sneakers classes here and they are great. Suzi and Tracy make your efforts pay off. They also have a good selection of machines and pool. The hot tub after really hits the spot.

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Thank GILRIDER
Thornton, Colorado, United States
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118 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Our baseball league does meetings at this facility and I have done some birthday parties, some days are good, some days are not. Some of staff helpful, some don't give a dam.

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Thank Peter P
Denver, Colorado
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Wow! What a beautiful park. This is a great location for families. During the summer, they have paddle boats, a fountain for kids to run through, a carousel, a big playground with swings and slides, a lake to walk around, tennis courts, basketball courts, nice picnic tables, plenty of grass, etc. We will be going back. We loved it!

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Thank KendraP05
Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is also the Thornton recreational center. There are basketball courts,Boccie ball courts,Tennis courts,and many other things to do. They have painting classes there.There are rooms for parties and a pool to swim in.

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Thank Bruce V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is a great, safe, and friendly place to take kids and dogs. There is a nice long path to walk or run around the soccer fields and lake. There is also an excellent playground for kids of all ages with some water fountains to play in. There is also some paddle boats and an old-fashioned carousel.

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Thank Glenn H
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

The swimming pool is large and very well designed. There are areas for small children as well as for more experienced swimmers. There is a pool with strong currents that allows you to pursue resistance swimming as if swimming against a strong tide. If you want a fun work out in Thornton, the rec. center is a must.

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Thank John W

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