• Welcome

    At Crème de la Crème of Lincoln Park in Chicago, we understand the importance of early childhood development. For more than 10 years, our team has remained dedicated to providing your child with a positive learning environment where they can grow beyond measure.

    Variety of Classes and Programs

    We offer a diverse curriculum that caters to your child’s unique needs and age. We have classes for the following age groups*:

    *Programs vary by location

    Enrichment Areas

    Here at Crème de la Crème, we emphasize the importance of learning outside the basic subject areas. When your student attends our daycare center, they have the opportunity to learn two foreign languages: Spanish and Mandarin.

    Quality Amenities

    Along with our classroom facilities, we also have state-of-the-art amenities for your child to enjoy including a peaceful koi pond and a private, fenced-in playground.

    Available Ancillaries

    Children are welcome to take advantage of our various ancillaries that can help them get exercise each day. Our ancillaries include:

    • Jump Bunch (ages 2 and up): Classes are Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Jump Bunch is offered in 6-week sessions for $90.
    • Yoga (ages 2 and up): Classes are Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for 2-year-olds and 10:30 a.m. for Gard 3. Yoga is offered in 6-week sessions for $50.
    • Karate (ages 3 and up): Classes are on Tuesdays. Karate is offered in 6-week sessions for $102. You can also purchase the optional uniform, known as a “gi.”

    Advanced Safety Features

    We provide a safe environment for our staff members and your children. Not only do we have picture- and sound-recording cameras throughout our facility, but we also have non-recording bathroom cameras. In addition, we have a security guard stationed at our front entrance to ensure only authorized personnel, parents, and students can gain entry.

    Transportation-Friendly Location

    We are located right across from the Webster Theater, between Clybourn and Ashland. We also have a private parking lot where parents are welcome to park for the day and use public transportation to get to work. Take the train from the nearby Metra-Clybourn station and the EL-Red and Brown Line on Fullerton.

    Every one of our staff members is committed to helping your child grow and develop both socially and emotionally. Our wide variety of programs allow your child to use their imagination and learn to love their academic studies.

  • Our Team

    Our Team

    LeDe Allen Executive Director


    My name is LeDe Allen and I am the Executive Director of Crème de la Crème of Lincoln Park (Chicago), IL. Our curriculum, facilities, and team are focused on making the most of your child’s developmental years. Crème de la Crème has been preparing the world’s future leaders since 1982. As a leader in early education we have consistently challenged ourselves to be the best of the best. The Lincoln Park (Chicago), IL location opened its doors to the community in 2009. We are across from Webster Theater and off of Webster in between Clybourn and Ashland. At Crème de la Crème, our Team Members encourage your child to succeed and discover a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.  The Lincoln Park (Chicago) team and I are excited to meet you and introduce you to the Crème family!

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