Centerville Center 


Area Director: Jessica M.

Director: Cassie W.

Assistant Director: Whitney B.

Phone: 651-429-4097


Address: 1980 Center Street, Centerville, MN 55038

Hours: 6:30am – 5:30pm

Just blocks from 35E and Main Street in a serene and safe surrounding. Serving Centerville, Hugo, White Bear Lake, Lino Lakes, North Oaks, and Shoreview Communities.

We accept childcare assistance and early learning scholarships.

What Families Say About Our Center:

Carissa P:

“I CANNOT RECOMMEND CKA ENOUGH! As a first time mama, I was nervous to leave our babe in a new place with people I don’t know all that well. Within the first 15 minutes after I left, I received multiple pictures of our babe showing how well he was acclimating to the...

Lisa T:

“We are beyond grateful for the care our kids have received at CKA Centerville over the years! We truly feel the awesome leaders and the amazing teachers truly care for the kids and we feel so lucky to have had our kids be taught and nurtured here. Their programming...

Heidi R:

“We could not be more pleased with the care and love our children get at Creative Kids. This past year has certainly been anything but 'normal'. The team continues to provide a safe place for kids to learn, grow and make friends and amidst all that has changed, we're...

The Comstock Family:

“The leadership team has made sending our boys to CKA so easy and comforting, as we know they are safe and loved each day. They truly care about the kids and families like their own. Through the past couple of years and all of the challenges in the world we've been...

Abby B:

“During the height of the COVID pandemic, the leadership team at CKA Centerville always met every challenge with a positive attitude and can-do spirit. I can only imagine how exhausting and frustrating the past 2 years have been with all of the constant changes:...

Kelli R:

“Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication. Thank you again for making Leighton and Gibson feel so special and welcomed every day. They truly enjoy and look forward to going to school to see their teachers and friends!”

The Almsted Family:

“Where do I even start? We are new to the center as of last July and immediately the leadership team treated our family like their own. We felt so comfortable throughout the transition and they answered all of my questions without any judgement or hesitation. Our son...

Laura H:

“As parents and with CKA staff, we often speak of CKA Centerville as a family. It's one of the greatest benefits of choosing this location. It's more than a school (and certainly not just a daycare) for our daughter, but a place where she feels safe and comfortable...

The Galvin Family:

“A big thank you to the leadership team and the amazing staff they've put together at CKA!  It's such a relief knowing our boys are cared for, safe and thoroughly enjoying themselves every day.  They enjoy it so much that they ask us not to pick them up too early in...

Sarah S:

“Our daycare situation fell through at the last minute; this left us scrambling to find another daycare provider for our baby girl. Obviously you’re not going to leave your child with the first person who says they can take her so we toured many centers and nothing...