About our Brooklyn Park Community

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota is a leading Montessori school offering childcare and Montessori education programs for infants from 6 weeks old to children up to the age of 6. Step By Step offers before-school and after-school care, as well as summer programs for children up to age 8 in the Brooklyn Park community. Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, Brooklyn Park is easily accessible (about 10 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis) via I-694, Highway 10, County Road 81, Highway 169 and Highway 252.

Brooklyn Park, MN

Brooklyn Park is the second largest suburb of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolis, the fourth-largest city in the Metropolitan area, and the sixth-largest in the state. With a growing population and convenient access to the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Brooklyn Park is a great community for businesses and families.

Part of Hennepin County, Brooklyn Park is home to North Hennepin Community College and a campus of Hennepin Technical College. In addition to the excellent educational opportunities, the city offers a variety of family-friendly activities and events. Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, which hugs the Mississippi River, is a popular destination for Brooklyn Park families. The park is open year-round and is a very popular area for skiing, fishing, hiking, and picnicking. Another popular place for families to visit is Eidem Homestead, a historical farm located in Brooklyn Park that offers tours and events that highlight local history.

Avid golfers will love Brooklyn Park and Edinburgh USA, a Scottish-inspired course by Robert Trent Jones II, the famous golf-course designer. This is a great golf course for everyone, as “Golf Digest” named it one of “America’s Top 75 Affordable Courses.” Whether working, attending school, exploring the parks, or golfing, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Brooklyn Park community.

Nearby Minneapolis, MN and Saint Paul, MN

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park is close to Downtown Minneapolis and Downtown Saint Paul.  Bisected by the Mississippi River, Minneapolis and Saint Paul are known as “Twin Cities” because they neighbor each other. Minneapolis is the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The “Twin Cities” offer numerous sights to see and destinations to visit.

Minneapolis is known for its parks and lakes, but is also rich in culture and family-friendly attractions. The Minneapolis Institute of Art is one of the most popular places to visit. This spacious art museum, located on 8 acres, has almost 80,000 objects on display, making it one of the largest museums in the United States. The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is another popular landmark. This Garden has more than 40 pieces of work, including the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture.

Saint Paul, the state capital of Minnesota, is also home to many family attractions and historical destinations including The Science Museum of Minnesota, an interactive science museum. This museum has dinosaur specimens, a live theater, and an experiment gallery, ensuring that children will remain entertained throughout their entire visit.  Another popular destination for both Saint Paul residents and visitors is the Cathedral of Saint Paul is a famous Roman Catholic cathedral located in the city. It is one of the largest and tallest completed churches in the United States.

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park

Step By Step Montessori Schools is proud to serve the Brooklyn Park community, offering high quality Montessori programs and carefully planned environments to allow children to reach their full potential. At Step By Step Montessori of Brooklyn Park, our dedicated, Montessori-certified teachers are specially-trained to help each child channel their strengths and discover their passions. We offer enrichment opportunities including music, foreign language, dance, and swimming lessons.

Directions from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park

Directions to Downtown Minneapolis from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park:

Downtown Minneapolis is only a 20-minute drive from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park. To get to Downtown Minneapolis, hop on I-694 E and head east until you reach the exit for the I-94, then head south following the Mississippi River. Take exit 231 to get onto Hennepin Avenue and after you pass the Minneapolis Community and Technical College and the University of St. Thomas, you will be in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis,

Directions to Downtown Saint Paul from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park:

Downtown Saint Paul is just under a 30-minute drive from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park. To get to Downtown Saint Paul, hope on I-694 E and head east, passing the Mississippi River and Bethel University. Then take exit 46 for I-35 and head south, passing through Little Canada and Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary. Take exit 10A for Saint Paul and after you pass Regions Hospital and see the Embassy Suites by Hilton on 10th Street you will be in the heart of Downtown Saint Paul! It will be marked by the Urban Flower Field at Pedro Park.

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