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The Thompson Center on Lourdes



Join the popular game of  Pickleball

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. It was designed to be easy to learn and play whether you are 50, 85, or somewhere in between.

COST: $3.00  Punch cards available for purchase:

Buy 10 plays get 1 free:  $30.00

Buy 20 plays get 2 free   $60.00

Buy 30 plays, get 4 free  $90.00

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Earn FREE plays with Pickleball PUNCH CARDS available at the desk on 2nd floor!



We offer open billiards 2 afternoons a week

Mondays and Wednesdays 1-4


Tai Chi
- FREE class sponsored by the ADRC
Jan 7 - Mar 25
Mondays and Wednesdays 1-2 PM     
Please contact Nancy Krueger for openings at
(920) 740-9572 or nkrueger@vpind.com

Strong Bodies
Mon and  Fri     January 7 - March 25     10:30-11:30am
Please contact Nancy Krueger for
openings at (920) 740-9572 or nkrueger@vpind.com

Stepping On
FREE class sponsored by the ADRC
April 9 - May 21
Tuesdays 1PM
Please register with Nancy Krueger  -  (920) 740-9572 or nkrueger@vpind.com

Living Well
FREE class sponsored by the ADRC
April 25 - May 30
Thurs 9-11:30
Please register with Nancy Krueger  -  (920) 740-9572 or nkrueger@vpind.com


Chair Yoga

Tues and Thurs at 11:OOam
$3 per class.
Please call Jen at (920) 939-3088 for more information and to register.

Music as Medicine

Fridays 9:00am-10:30 am
(March 1st-April 5th)
$5.00 for 6-week session


YMCA CLASSES at Thompson Center on Lourdes:

Contact the YMCA directly with questions or to register at  920-954-7610  or  920-954-7609,
 or register online at www.ymcafoxcities.org

Windows 10 Basics
Mon. 10-12
iPad basics Mon 1-3
IPhone Basics Wed 10-12
Android Basics Wed 1-3

Arts and Crafts


  Tues, 9:00am-noon.
Call Carol at 920-766-0755 to register.

Open Painting

Thurs  9am - 1pm.
Cost: $2.00 Watercolors, Acrylics, Oil Paints all welcome! Come and exchange your expertise
or simply learn from one another.
Bring your own supplies.
833-8437 to register.

Quilting and Open Sew

9:00am to noon
$2.00 Activity Fee Bring your sewing machine or hand sew.

Stained Glass Class & Lab

12:30-3:30 on Thursdays, room 209

Starting January 7th,
also Mondays 9-noon, room 209

These open-lab adult 3-hour classes provide space and equipment for you to begin or expand and polish your stained glass skills along with peer networking. Come and work on your next stained glass project with other experienced glass crafters or be a beginner with one-on-one instructions.

Beginners are provided everything for the first two projects. We also do fused, slumped, lead came and mosaic glass work.

Experienced/continuing students buy and provide your own glass, foil and solder with all tools and many general supplies provided.

Classes are run weekly on Thursdays in room 209. Cost is $5.00 ($2 for TCoL & $3 for class supplies) per session. New students pay $10 each for all supplies to make new student projects.

Call Glenn Erdmann at (920) 213-3204

or contact Bob Merrill at 920-858-6423 or Email with questions

Contact the Thompson Center on Lourdes at (920) 939-3088 to register.

Private Guitar Lessons:  

If you need additional information, or to schedule lessons,
contact Jen at (920) 939-3088  or jen@thetcol.org


Wednesdays - 10: 00am beginning September 12
Cost: $2.00 weekly room fee.

CHILDREN OF THE DAY is a verse by verse, nine week study of I and II Thessalonians. This study is produced by Beth Moore founder of Living Proof Ministries. She says, "We will learn how to let go of our past mistakes and discover that our circumstances are not coincidental - God's timing is impeccable." We will be watching weekly videos, discussing them and doing an at home study book. Workbooks are about $17.00 and can be purchased the first week of study. Please call me before August 31 to sign up so that I can order enough books. You can call me for any questions and/or to sign up for class. Thank you.

Coordinator - Shirley Mader 920-739-1407

What is Healthy Living with Diabetes?

This researched and proven workshop is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes. The workshop meets for 2½ hours once a week for six weeks. Healthy Living with Diabetes does not replace existing treatments, but rather complements the treatments a participant receives. 

Who should take the workshop?

  • Adults with type 2 diabetes
  • Adults with pre-diabetes
  • Adults living with someone who has diabetes

  • What's in it for me?

    People who have taken the workshop show:
  • Better health, health behavior and a sense of confidence in managing their diabetes
  • Improvements in blood sugar levels
  • Decrease in health distress and hypo- and hyperglycemia
  • Fewer doctor and emergency room visits and fewer hospitalizations
  • Did you know?

  • One of every 12 Americans is affected by diabetes.
  • In Wisconsin, there are 475,000 adults with diabetes and 1.45 million adults with pre-diabetes
  • Diabetes is leading cause of blindness, heart disease and stroke, and amputation of lower extremities.
  • Diabetes is a very expensive disease to treat: direct hospital and other medical costs of $4.07 billion and indirect costs (e.g., lost wages) of $2.7 billion (2009 data for Wisconsin).

  • Thompson Center on Lourdes

    2331 E. Lourdes, Appleton

    TUESDAYS- September 18th-October 23rd, 2018

    Time: 1:00pm-3:30pm

    Registration and More Information: Contact Nancy Krueger at (920) 740-9572 or nkrueger@vpind.com COST: Classes are FREE. You will be issued a book for the duration of the class, if you choose to purchase the book, the cost is $20.


    at Thompson Center on Lourdes!!

    Please call (920) 939-3088 to schedule your appointment time. Each foot care session lasts 45-60 minutes
    • Care provided by a registered nurse and trained, supervised assistants
    • Consent form and health history review completed first time
    • Clean towels provided; no need to bring anything
    • Cost: $35. payable by cash, check, or credit card
    • The foot care session includes:
    • Foot & lower leg assessment
    • Relaxing foot bath with Epsom salt and essential oil
    • Toenail clipping and filing with manual instruments (no Dremel tool)
    • Minimize calluses and corns. treat fungus
    • Lower leg and foot massage with high quality moisturizer
    • Assess footwear and make recommendations as needed
    • Referral to primary care physician and/or podiatrist as needed
    • Provide written educational materials as needed

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