Elk River Center


Area Director: Amber R.

Director: Noelle L.

Assistant Director: Molly B.

Email: elkriver@ckakids.com

Phone: 763-441-5550

Address: 19277 Vernon St. NW, Elk River, MN 55330

Hours: 6:30am – 5:30pm 

 Center Highlights

  • 6 weeks through Elementary School
  • Infant Program
  • Toddler Program
  • Preschool Programs
  • Before & After School Program
  • Kids Yoga Enrichment Program
  • Karate Kids Enrichment Program
  • Dancercise Enrichment Program
  • Spacious Playground
  • School-like Setting
  • Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks daily
  • Great Summer Program

What Families Say About Our Center:

Tess A:

Creative Kids Academy has been our home away from home for 4+ years! The teachers and staff have laid a solid foundation for my daughter that I am forever grateful for - whether it be social, emotional, or educational - they have been an integral part of shaping who...

Mr. Hudson:

“We couldn't be happier. The staff and teachers are AMAZING. The facility is fun, engaging and well kept. Corporate has been good too. They have an absolutely insane amount of resources for the children. To name a few our son has participated in Karate, Yoga, Music...

Maggie S:

“Both our kids go to CKA Orono, one in Toddlers and one about to start Pre-K. They’ve been there since they were each about 4 months old, and we are so happy to have found a place we can trust with the care of our children. Parent Aware ratings and NAEYC accreditation...

Zachary K:

“Our daughter started at CKA Orono as a 4 month old (now 10 mo.) - and as a first time parent, we've been nothing but impressed with the experience so far. Everything from the COVID policies, sanitizing - to the genuine interest the staff shows in our daughter's...

Jessica R:

“We are newer to CKA and could not recommend them enough. Our daughter is currently enrolled in their infant program at their Orono location. All of the teachers and staff are amazing! The center itself is very warm and inviting. It gives me such peace of mind knowing...

The Griffin Family:

“It takes a special kind of person with a very big heart to work in early education. Very few of us could do what you do so well. And we were so lucky to have these awesome people leading the way at CKA Orono! It's never easy, but these last few years especially have...

Ariel O:

“They have created a great experience for parents. I always feel informed, appreciate all the work that goes into finding a great staff, the summer events are so exciting and add such a special touch to childhood in the summer. Not to mention the ever changing world...

Danielle L:

“Friendly staff. My child has been going here for over a year and she loves it. She adores her teachers and all the fun things they do inside of the classroom as well as in the community with special events. She can write her first and last name and I have loved...

Alicia T:

“Our family has been very pleased with the curriculum and extra events/activities that are offered thru the year at CKA. Our oldest daughter began kindergarten this year and we felt that CKA prepared her well for a successful start and transition to school age. Our...

Sysko B:

“I have my 3 kids in this child care, and I feel like it is a great place for anyone. I have a 5 month old infant, a 3 year old pre-schooler and a school ager. They all love it and I feel like it is a great place for us being a latin family. They treat everyone...
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