Soprema Senior Center

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Welcome to the Soprema Senior Center!  

A Senior Center Without Walls

The Soprema Senior Center takes great pride in offering traditional senior programming paired with a wide array of new and innovative opportunities. We serve the 55+ plus population of Wadsworth and surrounding communities. We reopened our doors on July 1, 2021, after a temporary shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and continue to operate as a “Senior Center without Walls” by providing many opportunities that allow members (membership is free!) to participate in a variety of traditional and contemporary programs and activities in a number of different ways. These include:

  • In-person 
  • Virtual (Zoom)
  • Remote (phone, drive-by, etc.)

Have you heard of the new term “hybrid” yet? While some of our programs are offered only in person or only on Zoom, we now have new technology that lets seniors choose how they would like to participate in certain programs: 

  • In-person at the Center 
  • On Zoom from anywhere

With a hybrid program, no matter which way you choose to participate, everyone has fun together! Be sure to check out our current newsletter for program descriptions by pressing the link on the left of this page! To RSVP for programs, feel free to stop by in person, emails us at ssc@wadsworthcity.org, or give us a call at 330-335-1513. Not a member yet? Stop in to fill out a new member form and receive your member keytag and welcome pouch! You can also sign up to become a new member online by clicking on the “new member” link on the left of this page. 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Soprema Café will re-open on Monday, November 15!

The City of Wadsworth has partnered with Medina Creative Housing (MCH) as the new food service operator for the Soprema Café. The folks at MCH currently own and operate the successful Grande Café & Roastery in Medina and are noted for their homemade pastries, breakfast, and lunch offerings that feature fresh produce from their own hydroponic greenhouse. They will be featuring the freshest coffee with specialty beans sourced directly from the growers and roasted locally at the Grande Café & Roastery! 

As a local nonprofit organization, Medina Creative Housing and its affiliate Medina Creative Accessibility provide a rewarding, paid work program for individuals with developmental disabilities. Please join us in welcoming MCH to the Soprema Café.

Café patrons will also be able to enjoy their meals in our newly remodeled dining areas, thanks to the generosity of the Wadsworth Older Adult Foundation, Improvements to the café include fresh paint, new flooring and seating, the addition of a cozy fireplace, and installation of a beautiful pavilion on the patio adjacent to the dining area. The Soprema Café will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm, beginning November 15.

Safety Continues to be a Priority

Safety continues to be a top priority at the Soprema Senior Center during this ongoing pandemic. The Center continues to adhere to all guidance from the City of Wadsworth administration and the Medina County Health Department. Contactless hand sanitizing stations can be found throughout the Center as well as sanitizing wipe stations. In the restrooms, multiple paper towels and soap dispensers have been installed. Signs are at the doors suggesting that masks are strongly recommended for anyone not vaccinated. Disposable masks are also available for anyone who asks for one at the front desk. Masks are welcome to be worn by anyone, regardless of vaccination status. Tables are regularly sanitized. Accommodations can be made in any program for solo seating as requested. Everyone’s comfort level is very important to us!

Videos courtesy of SHE Did It Videography made with our seniors during the pandemic.

About Us

The Soprema Senior Center offers older adults (55+) a variety of traditional and contemporary senior programs and events through a combination of in-person, virtual, and remote opportunities. We are deeply committed to assisting our senior members to engage in a wide array of recreational, educational, and social programs both at the Soprema Senior from the comfort and safety of their own homes. 

Program descriptions are located in our current newsletter, which can be found here: October/November/December 2021 Newsletter. (Older newsletter editions can be found on the Center Newsletter page.) 

Visit our SSC Programming page to view our SSC Google Calendar and program flyers, or go to our Center Calendar page to view and download PDF versions of our October 2021November 2021, and December 2021 calendars. 

Please be sure to contact the SSC at 330-335-1513 or ssc@wadsworthcity.org to register for in-person, virtual, or remote programs.

Not yet a member? The Soprema Senior Center is accepting member registrations remotely! Membership is free and open to residents age 55+ in Wadsworth and surrounding communities. Please complete our online member form located here: http://ssc.wadsworthcity.com/sign-up/ or stop in to fill out a form in person.


We're Still Here Wadsworth!

National award-winning videographer (and Wadsworth Older Adults Foundation Board member) Jenny Young of SHE Did It Videography recently led one of our innovative Zoom programs called "Video Fun with SHE Did It Videography." SSC members learned how to take a video of themselves and email it as part of a collaborative community message. Check it out below!

You can also view recordings of some Soprema Senior Center virtual programs on WCTV's website: www.watchwctv.com.

Supporting Successful Aging

The Soprema Senior Center is supported by the City of Wadsworth, the Wadsworth Older Adults Foundation and our Professional Friends. We accept donations from the community through the WOAF, which is a 501(c)(3) organization that has served the Wadsworth senior community for more than 30 years. 

For more information about the Wadsworth Older Adults Foundation, please visit their website here: www.wadswortholderadultsfoundation.org. Check out our Foundation News page to learn how the WOAF has continued to generously support the SSC during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about our Professional Friends, please visit our Professional Friends page. If you would like to become a Professional Friend of the Soprema Senior Center, please complete the Professional Friend application (here) and submit it with your $40 membership dues to the WOAF at The Wadsworth Older Adults Foundation, PO Box 874, Wadsworth, OH 44282.  

If you are on Facebook, be sure to follow the City of Wadsworth - City Hall, Wadsworth Older Adults Foundation  and WCTV pages for Soprema Senior Center social media content!