Child Care

Apple Lane (Austin Campus Child Care)

Apple Lane Childcare Center knows that affordable quality child care is of great importance to parents. The Riverland Apple Lane site, located in the West building of the Austin campus, offers children the experience of learning in a growth-fostering environment under the guidance of trained personnel. Curriculum is based on every child's needs.....creative, educational, emotional, physical and social growth. Your child will be learning while YOU are learning!

Ages served:  6 weeks through preschool

Infants (6 weeks - 16 months old)
Toddler I (16 months - 3 years old)
Preschool (3 years - 5 years old)


Apple Lane uses contract rates ranging from "drop in" to "full day" (30+ hours per week).
The following rates are based on half days (20-30 hours per week):

6 weeks - 16 months old: $3.30 hour
16 months - 36 months old: $3.00 hour
3 years - kindergarten start: $2.70 hour
Call for full-time rates & availability


Monday through Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Year-Round Schedule

School year programs: September through May

Summer child care: June, July, August

General Information

For registration and general information, call 433-0684 or visit

Apple Lane is licensed by the State of MN Department of Human Services and is a non-denominational, non-profit child care center.


Registration & General Information