Where Learning and Fun Go Hand-in-Hand

Playworks in Prior Lake, Minnesota, provides child care and early childhood education to SMSC Members, employees, and the public every day of the week.

Playworks is a contract and hourly childcare facility which serves children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Playworks strives to provide high-quality education and care to children, build cooperative partnerships with parents, and provide wholesome entertainment for families.

Adventure-Filled Play

Playworks delivers more than exceptional day care in Minneapolis. For those looking for family fun near the Twin Cities, the facility features a large indoor play area perfect for family outings, birthday parties, and group trips. Visitors will find a fun and safe toddler area and an interactive dance floor, as well as arcade and computer games. A multi-story play structure offers slides, climbs, tunnels, twists, and turns for kids to explore and conquer.

Birthday Party Package

Celebrate your child's birthday at Playworks! The party package includes:

  • Admission to Playworks for up to five children
  • One cupcake for each child
  • Five arcade tokens for each child
  • Two-hour birthday table reservations
  • Free admission for adults

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2200 Trail of Dreams
Prior Lake, MN 55372
952.445.PLAY (7529)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

Saturday – Sunday

The health and safety of our employees, guests, Community Members, neighbors and the public is our top concern. We are monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and Minnesota Department of Health about COVID-19 (coronavirus), and we will continue to base our decisions on protecting the well-being of the greater community. We are diligently monitoring the situation as it develops and will reassess matters as more information becomes available from public health authorities. In the meantime, stay up-to-date with the latest from the SMSC as it relates to coronavirus >>