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Classes & Events

Browse health-related classes, events and support groups offered by Gundersen Health System.

Childbirth & parenthood

Before Baby Wellness Program

Are you pregnant? Join our Before Baby Wellness Program. Embrace the journey of pregnancy alongside other expecting mothers.

Boscobel Area Car Seat Check-Ups

Third Thursday of the month through September
Learn how to keep your child safe in the car by having your car seat checked by a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) at an upcoming car seat

Car Seat Check-Ups

First and third Thursday of the month through September
Learn how to keep your child safe in the car by having your car seat checked by a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST).

Let’s Talk Puberty, Girls!

Mon, Oct 28 2024
Mon, Oct 28 2024
Session with Gundersen pediatric nurse-practitioners and nurse-midwives for girls and their support person to learn about puberty, the changes in their bodies, in a safe and supported environment.

Online Course Bundle: Labor and Birth and Essentials of Breastfeeding

Prepare for labor, birth and breastfeeding with this helpful course combo, developed and approved by Gundersen experts. Only one registration is needed.

Restore Your Core

Wednesdays at 11am-12pm, see session dates below
Restore your core after birth in this class for individuals 6 weeks or more postpartum, led by Kelly Diehl, PT.

Community events

Learn & Connect: Memory Loss Education

Fall session begins Sept. 4, 2024
Designed for those with young onset memory loss or newly diagnosed in the early stages, Gundersen offers classes to help connect you to resources and help navigate daily living.

St. Joseph's Memorial Foundation Golf Outing

Thu, Aug 1 2024
Join us on August 1st at Reedsburg Country Club in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, for the 2024 St. Joseph's Memorial Foundation Golf Outing!

Teen Car Control Clinic

Clinics offered Oct. 5 and Oct. 6 from 7:45 am to 4:30 pm
The Teen Car Control Clinic hosted by Gundersen Health System teaches fundamentals of vehicle control during classroom sessions and behind the wheel exercises.

Walk to Remember

Sat, Oct 12 2024
Walk to Remember is a way for parents, family members and others to honor and celebrate babies who have died and promote public awareness about perinatal death.

Support groups

Bariatric Support Group

Ongoing event offered the second Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Weight-loss surgery is a life-changing event. Stay connected with the bariatric team and fellow bariatric surgery patients who have gone through similar challenges and victories. Register today.

Greater La Crosse Area Stroke Club

Please check the description for dates and locations.
The Greater La Crosse Area Stroke Club is open to stroke survivors, their families and caregivers. The group helps those with stroke-related issues lead more meaningful and productive lives.

Diabetes Support Group of the Coulee Region

Free quarterly support group to improve or maintain your quality of life
This quarterly support group will arm you with the knowledge, support and motivation to prevent diabetes and effectively manage it. Join us to improve or maintain your quality of life

Cancer Center Support Group

Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month (February - December)
This monthly support group gives adult cancer patients and their caregivers a safe, confidential place to share feelings and experiences with others whose lives are affected by cancer.

Brain Injury Support Group

Meetings in February, April, June, August, October and December
Gundersen Brain Injury Support Group is open to anyone affected by a brain injury, including caregivers, family and friends. Opportunities to share concerns, socialize, access resources and more.

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

Gundersen Spinal Cord Injury Support Group is for people of all ages and abilities whose lives have been impacted by a spinal cord injury, including family members, caregivers and friends.

Aphasia Support Group

Held the last Saturday of each month on the Gundersen La Crosse Campus
The Aphasia Support Group provides a supportive space to learn ways to improve communication skills alongside others who may have challenges with speaking, understanding speech, reading and writing.

Grief Education Support Group

Five-week sessions held in the spring and fall
The five-week Grief Education Support Group will teach you about the grief process and provide an opportunity to talk with others who are grieving. There's no charge to attend.

Drop-in Grief Support Groups

Free sessions held the first and third Saturdays of every month
The Drop-in Grief Support Groups provide information, comfort and hope for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Held the first and third Saturdays of every month

Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Grief Support Group

Free eight-week support group offered in the spring and fall in West Union, Iowa
Free 8-week grief support group held at Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Hospital. Brings individuals together to share thoughts, experiences and feelings regarding their loss. Offered in spring and fall.

Healthy living

Family LEAP Program

Held Thursdays, Sept. 12 - Dec. 12
Family LEAP Program (Learn, Eat, Active Play) Program is a 12-week wellness program for children ages 7-16 and their families. To learn more, contact your child's primary care provider or

Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Senior Life Solutions

Ongoing group counseling program offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
This intensive outpatient group counseling program is designed to meet the unique needs of older adults over the age of 65 struggling with depression and anxiety often related to aging.

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain

Join us virtually Wednesdays, Aug. 7 - Sept. 11 or in person Tuesdays, Sept. 3 - Oct. 8
Healthy Living with Chronic Pain focuses on helping you feel better, take control of the pain and get back to your favorite activities. Trained facilitators lead the workshops.

Healthy Living with Diabetes

New session runs July 22 - Aug. 26
The Healthy Living with Diabetes workshop is geared for adults with type 2 diabetes; adults with pre-diabetes; or adults living with or caring for someone who has diabetes.

Life After Bariatric Surgery: Learn from Those Who've Been There

Thu, Jul 18 2024
Come talk to people who have experienced the benefits of bariatric surgery directly and ask questions to those who have been there before.

Injury prevention

Advanced Trauma Life Support | Provider Course

Two-day courses offered in 2024 and 2025
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) program teaches medical providers a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient in a two-day course format.

Advanced Trauma Life Support | Renewal Course

Renewal courses offered in 2024 and 2025
The Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) Renewal Course offers healthcare providers the opportunity to maintain a current status. This is a one-day course format.

Stepping On - A Falls Prevention Program

Mondays, new series start Oct. 7 and Oct. 14
The Stepping On program is a 7-week program designed for people over 60 who are living at home and have experienced a fall or are concerned about falling.

1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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