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Carpenter Park

Carpenter Park is a public tennis establishment situated at 3498 E 112th Ave, Thornton, CO 80233 and is open to the public daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Like many other towns and villages, Thornton is adored by tourists for its tranquil parks.

The grand opening of Carpenter Park Saturday marked the completion of decades-long plans for the 150-acre site at Colorado Boulevard and 112th Avenue. Park improvements were funded through Thornton’s park and open space tax revenues along with two Adams County Open Space Grant awards and a Great Outdoors Colorado Local Government Grant award.

The new amenities include an amphitheater, which can seat between 300-500; an 18,000-square-foot playground and splash pad; a boathouse for the new paddleboats; concession and bathroom facilities; shade shelters, and the indoor carousel the city acquired from the biggs store that used to be at Thornton Town Center.

With play structures designed for kids of all ages, Carpenter Park is a popular destination for outdoor fun. The park features an amphitheater, a carousel, a boathouse, a playground, a skate park & sports, slides, bridges, swings, and rocks to climb. For a fee, there is a carousel little ones can ride and a boathouse where you can rent paddle boats which costs varies based on boat size and residency. Furthermore, there is a spray ground and a skate park that are adjacent to the park as well as courts for tennis, bocce ball, and basketball. The trails around the lake and park are perfectly designed for family bike rides or scoots. There are also restrooms and water fountains at the park, and plenty of places to spread out a blanket and relax.

There are also 4 public tennis courts at this tennis facility. The tennis courts are lit. We have 5 active tennis partners presently listed at Carpenter Park. You can also check out the Automatic Player Matching Service. Tennis Round will connect you with other tennis players automatically based on your skill level and match history. Receive points for playing and move up in the rankings.

As well, adjacent to the courts is the multipurpose area where people can fly kites and throw Frisbees and a 14,529-square-foot skate park featuring a street course and bowl. This is located near the corner of the 112th and Colorado area of the park. There are also multiple canopies over the play structure and covered tables, however, most of the play area is shade-less. Also, a variety of swing options are available. You’ll find 4 baby swings, 4 traditional swings, and 2 accessible chair swings. The fountain area is also pretty big so make sure to get there early to get a spot in the shade.

Carpenter Park is very inviting with its bright primary colors and open layout and it has many features making it a great inclusive park for all ages and abilities, such as the rubber surface, ramps through the play structure, musical features, and sensory panels. This place provides a means to take a break for a while and get in touch with nature. Feel free to participate in celebrations, read a book, have a picnic, sunbathe or do exercises in your free time here in Carpenter Park near Thornton.

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