We Speak Your Language

As the owner of a family entertainment center, you have the satisfaction of seeing customers connect and have fun with friends and family. You also face unique issues and financing needs. Live Oak Bank understands. With a team of FEC experts and lending specialists, we are well positioned to help you reach new growth. From cinemas to roller rinks, arcades to bowling centers, laser tag to waterparks—Live Oak provides family entertainment center loans up to $5 million for expansion, remodeling, construction, acquisition, equipment and refinancing.

We're ready when you are

The Live Oak Advantage

Enjoy the confidence and peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re working with a team that “gets” your business.

At Live Oak, our relationship doesn’t end when your loan closes. We offer superior service for the life of your loan.

Our dedicated in-house construction team helps your expansions, renovations and facility upgrades stay on schedule and on budget.

Your Amusement Center Financing Partner

Whether you need to purchase new games and equipment, remodel, expand your space, refinance to improve cash flow or combinations that meet your objectives, Live Oak Bank is here to help.

  • Loan amounts up to $5 million
  • 10 to 25 year terms, depending upon loan purpose
  • Flexible prepayment options
  • Expedited and simplified loan process
  • Borrower should have 3 to 5 years of FEC or small parks industry experience

Recent Projects Financed by Live Oak Bank

  • Atomic Trampoline Fun Center
  • Hooplas
  • Paradise Park
  • Rebounderz Extreme Fun Center
  • Pheasant Lanes Family Fun Center

Express Business Loans

We’ve made the qualification process easy and will get the funds to you fast—so you can get back to business. Our online loan application simplifies the process through funding, so you know what’s happening through every step.


We love complex deals. Our industry experts are focused on helping small business owners obtain financing, no matter what challenges you may have faced in the past. This consultative role brings a value-added perspective throughout our relationship.

Our Family Entertainment Centers Team

Our FEC Industry Specialist, Ben Jones, has over 23 years of owner/operator experience in the FEC industry, while Mike Cairns has over 10 years of commercial lending experience. Together their expertise ensures that you are working with lenders who have the knowledge and skills you need to help grow your business.

  • Ben Jones
    FEC Industry Expert

    Email Ben | 910.798.1210

  • Mike Cairns
    Senior Loan Officer

    Email Mike | 910.550.2915

  • Marien Stark
    eLending Loan Officer

    Email Marien | 910.207.0264