Member of the Month: Taylor Haynes

Taylor Haynes is the Assistant Director at the YMCA at the Bennington Rec Center and has been working for the Y since 2019, and at the Rec since she was a high school student! Taylor is very passionate about getting children, families, and adults started on their health and wellness journey. She loves to see people try new things and step outside their comfort zone.

Why are you an ACT Member?

I am an ACT member because I believe by collaborations between community members and organizations growth and change is bound to happen!

What do you love most about living and/or working in Bennington?

What I love most about living in Bennington is seeing many changes happening since I was a child growing up in the area! It is exciting to see how many people truly are passionate about our community.

Top three songs on your current playlist:
  1. “Easy on Me” by Adele
  2. “Bulletproof” by Griffin Oskar
  3. “Butterflies” by Max and Ali Gatie
What are you reading right now?

‚ÄčEverything We Didn’t Say by Nicole Baart. A thriller for spooky season!

What are you doing to support your health and wellness lately?

To support my own health and wellness I have been making sure to actually schedule my fitness into my day. By adding it to the calendar it has made my wellness a priority. It is so easy to cancel plans with myself when things get too busy!

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