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Margaret W Carpenter Recreation Center

11151 Colorado Blvd, Thornton, CO 80233-3714
+1 303-255-7800
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Even though I am a resident of Northglenn, I prefer this facility for their exercise equipment... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Phyllis S
Denver, Colorado
via mobile
Fantastic place.

People are very friendly and always helpful. We joined for free using our Silver Sneakers benefit... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Sherry O
via mobile
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“rec center” (3 reviews)
“paddle boats” (3 reviews)
“great place” (4 reviews)
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11151 Colorado Blvd, Thornton, CO 80233-3714
+1 303-255-7800
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Even though I am a resident of Northglenn, I prefer this facility for their exercise equipment. There are so many machines and TV's with rarely a wait, unless you are like me, and need a specific machine located where I can watch CNN.

Thank Phyllis S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Sherry O
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...More

Thank Peach2014
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...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 27 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,...More

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 25 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.

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.

Thank Peter P
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...More

Thank KendraP05
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.

Thank Bruce V
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...More

Thank Glenn H
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Sherry O
is there a charge for silver sneakers programs at this facility?
23 January 2017|
Response from Kay S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know...call them.