Center Locations

Find a Playhouse Child Care Center Near You

At Playhouse Child Care, we are passionate about making each day count in children’s lives. We do this by providing quality care and learning opportunities and by making it as reliable and accessible for parents as possible. We have four convenient locations around central Minnesota, including Monticello, Sartell, and two St. Cloud locations.


St. Cloud South



Meet Heather Freese

Director at St. Cloud SCTCC

  • Degree in Early Childhood
  • Started working for Playhouse in 1997

Heather started as an Aide/Kitchen Staff at the Campus location, then moved on to an Assistant Teacher and then Lead Teacher position in the Young Preschool room at our old Sauk Rapids location. She’s been the Health/Safety Administrator, Food Program Administrator, Main Office Assistant, and the Director at our Baxter and Sartell location. She’s helped out wherever needed throughout all of our locations, and finally settled at the SCTCC Campus location in 2013.

1701 9th Ave. N.
St. Cloud, Mn 56303
(320) 534-0174

Meet Jenny Johnson

Director at St. Cloud South

  • Degree from SMSU in Early Childhood Education
  • Started working for Playhouse in May 2010

Jenny started as a float teacher at our Monticello location then transitioned to Lead Toddler Teacher and held that position for nearly 6 years before becoming the Director of the St. Cloud South Location.

2901 Clearwater Road
St. Cloud, Mn 56301
(320) 258-3060

Meet Heidi Clipperton

Director at Sartell

  • Associate’s Degree with an emphasis in Management for Early Childhood Centers
  • Worked in Early Childhood field for 30 years

Before becoming the Director in Sartell, Heidi was an Assistant Director for 11 years.  She has worked with all ages but has mainly worked with Infants and Pre K children.

209 2nd St. S
Sartell, MN 56377
(320) 253-8480

Meet Kristin Lord

Director at Monticello

  • Degree in Elementary Education
  • Started working for Playhouse in September 1994

During her first 6 months at Playhouse, Kristin worked as an Infant Teacher, she was then promoted to Director. Her favorite thing about working at Playhouse is the opportunity to work with others including children, parents, staff, and administration. Kristin describes herself as organized, dedicated to her family, her work, and is passionate about children.

109 Sandberg Rd
Monticello, MN 55362
(763) 295-6668


209 2nd St. S.

Sartell, MN 56377


St. Cloud SCTCC

1701 9th Ave. N.

St. Cloud, MN 56303



109 Sandberg Rd

Monticello, MN 55362


South St. Cloud

2901 Clearwater Road

St. Cloud, MN 56301