Bennington Community Center (Recreation Center)
The recreation center includes an indoor pool, fitness room, locker rooms, showers, and saunas. There are also outdoor tennis courts, a handball court, and a small playground suitable for k-5 ages. Showers are available at a cost of $2 for hikers and travelers. Membership or a day use fee is required for use of the other facilities. Numerous programs for all ages are offered year round including during many school vacations and during the summer. Pool and Fitness schedules are below.
Administrative Hours (Facility Hours, see sidebar):
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
* Registration Required
Group Fitness Schedules
- $10.00 – 1 adult & up to 2 kids
- $20.00 – 2 adults & up to 4 kids
- $2.00 – for shower only
Bennington Resident Rates (updated 9/22/21)
To get Bennington Resident Rates you must purchase your membership at the Recreation Center and have proof of residency.
- 10% off membership rate
Non-Bennington Resident Rates (updated 9/22/21)
Download the Membership Information Brochure (NOTE: the Berkshire YMCA is who Bennington contracts with for our Bennington facility)
Non-Bennington residents may purchase membership at the Recreation Center, or online through the Berkshire Y website. Make sure to select “Bennington” as your location.
Management Agreement between the Town of Bennington and the Berkshire YMCA.
Outdoor Recreational Opportunities
Bennington and the surrounding area offer a plethora of opportunities for outdoor adventures. State parks, mountain lakes, swimming holes, and hikes for all ages and abilities abound. Bennington is nestled into the southwest corner of the Green Mountains and is a favorite stopping point along the Appalachian and Long Trails. For the casual walker there is no shortage of beautiful scenic walks with pastoral views and historic sites.
Whatever your passion, Bennington’s numerous outdoor opportunities will not disappoint you!