Senior Programming

Senior Club 

The Senior Club meets at Ellenwood Center on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm.  To join the club you must be a Bedford resident, at least 55 years of age, and pay annual dues of $15.  At the gatherings, members share a brief business meeting, enjoy lunch with beverages and desserts, and take pleasure in plenty of social time with friends.  Following a delicious lunch folks can choose from a variety of activities including bingo, card games, or a movie.  The Senior Club also plans a variety of field trips and special outings to museums, theatres, concerts, and other great events.  

Food, friends, and fun!  Come join us today!


Craft class

Do you enjoy learning new crafts and being creative?  If so, plesae join us at Ellenwood Center the first Wednesday of each month from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Classes are free to all Bedford seniors.  To make sure we have enough materials for everyone, we ask that you call to reserve your place in class.  Please call us at 440-735-6570.  Classes are held February through November.    


Senior Line Dancing 

This lively group of seniors meets every Monday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm to get a little exercise and to socialize. This activity is free to all resident seniors. An evening class is also scheduled each Thursday from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. The cost of this evening class is $2.00 per class.


Reach With Rhythm Workout

Seniors that want to sit up, shape up and have fun while listening to great music will enjoy this gentle chair aerobics class that aims at stretching, strengthening, and toning your muscles. This class meets at the Ellenwood Center every Thursday morning from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.  The cost is only $1.00 per class so bring a friend and have some fun while getting in shape.



The Community Transportation Service is a door-to-door transportation service for Bedford Residents.  Service is available for senior citizens 60 years of age and older and disabled persons over the age of 18 and can be used for medical appointments and errands such as banking, grocery shopping, etc.  Service is not available to residents in nursing, assisted living or retirement facilities.  A wheelchair accessible van is avaialble.  Boundary lines for all trips are: north - South Pointe Hospital; south - Northfield Plaza; east - City of Solon; west - Marymount Hospital.  

Transportation service operates: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm.  A fee of $2 per roundtrip is required.  To schedule a trip please call 440-735-6570.  Advanced notice is required.