Physical, Mental, and Emotional Well Being

The Thompson Center on Lourdes... where you have the freedom to express your ideas, share your stories, and explore your creativity.  Only you can choose how to treat yourself, lift your spirits, and enjoy life to its fullest.  We're just here to help.

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*  Spanish 1 and 2

*   Apple iPad Basics

*  Apple iPad Step 2

*  Windows 10

*** Must register for the above classes at the YMCA or online at  www.ymcafoxcities.org

Inspire Me:

Our Mission


Whether you enjoy keeping active with line dancing or pickleball, trying your hand at cards, expressing your creativity, or simply sharing stories about

life, love, and laughter...  

The Thompson Center on Lourdes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mental, physical, and emotional well being of older adults by providing a comfortable, educational, social, and recreational environment for our community.  We strive to empower adults, to enrich their lives and enhance their personal growth.  We welcome participants by offering no residency restrictions or membership fees.

           Thank you to:

No you are not too late nor are you too old.  This morning make up your mind to live anew.  Life is not in the mundane boring things but in being alive and doing exciting things.                                                                                                  -  Mira Banquet

The Thompson Center on Lourdes is also home to:

Come and enrich your mind with these YMCA computer or language classes:

If you have a loved one who struggles with cognitive impairment, it's time to provide them an experience that brings happiness and improves quality of life. Active Minds is a personal learning experience designed to fit the needs of those with early stage dementia , or mild memory loss . Through the use of multiple hands-on activities combined with stimulating conversations in a group setting, Active Minds creates a unique atmophere that promotes social communication, healthy living styles, and lasting friendships.  The Active Minds team understands how to accommodate a variety of learning needs, creating connections and a sense of community through the use of humor, spontaneity, and love.  Beginning Monday, January 9th, Active Minds Community will meet Mondays and Tuesdays 9am-noon.  Cost:

$30.00 per day

$50.00 for two days

$200.00 per month

Come join your friends!

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

What makes you smile?

* Stepping On - FREE class sponsored by the ADRC

   Mondays, starting October 9th-November 20th from 9am-11am.  Space is      limited.  Please register with Nancy Krueger by calling (920) 740-9572 or        email:  nkrueger@vpind.com

  

The Appleton Historical Society meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 7pm-9pm to discuss, share, and promote Appleton's history.  AHS meetings are free and open to the public, anyone can attend!  Each meeting includes announcements of historical interest and a featured speaker. Meetings are located in the cafeteria on lower level of St. Bernadette School.  

   Next meeting on Wednesday,                   October 11th

          "Lawrence University"

         with Archivist Erin Dix

               

    

       

    

Thank you to Bruce at Hietpas Welding for his donation of skilled, professional repair of our pickleball net post!

for their generous donation of pickleball paddles and pickleballs this month.  Their kindness is helping to keep our older adults fit, active, and happy!

                Thank you to:

for their generous dontation of pickleball paddles and pickleballs.

* Healthy Living with Diabetes - FREE class               sponsored by the ADRC

   Thursdays 9am-11am beginning September 7th-October 12th.          Please call Nancy Krueger for openings at (920) 740-9572 or            email: nkrueger@vpind.com

* Tai Chi - FREE class sponsored by the ADRC
   Mondays and Wednesdays 1pm-2pm beginning September 6th.  
   Please call Nancy Krueger for openings at (920) 740-9572 or
   email: nkrueger@vpind.com
*   Strong Bones  - Suggested donation:  $20.00
    Mondays and Fridays beginning September 11th from 10:30am-11:00am.
   Please call Nancy Krueger for openings at (920) 740-9572 or

   email: nkrueger@vpind.com

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

   CREATE A LOGIN ON SIGNUP GENIUS BELOW AND VIEW THE PICKLEBALL SCHEDULE.