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Startup Academy

29 Years Amusement Experience 1995 - 2024

Start Your Fun Center Business with Experienced Support

Put our experience and expertise to work for you.

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  • Will my market support a fun center?
  • How do I determine revenues?
  • How much space do I need?
  • What attractions are best?

If you are asking these and other questions, book a free, no obligation chat about your project goals.

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29 Years of Amusement Business Experience...

In the fun business since 1995.

From startup, operations, management and marketing, to attraction design, facility layout and construction.

Previous to that, a long and successful career in experience design, audio video, lighting, content development, project management and group sales.

As part of the FEC Network, Fun Center Academy is dedicated to helping new  amusement developers, research, discover, plan, design and build their own community based amusement or fun center business.

Sometimes, just a little help and guidance is all that it takes…

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No obligation, no pressure, just a friendly chat about the business. Get your questions answered.

Alternatively – have us call you – Book a free market consultation on your schedule.

Startup Academy

If you are looking to open or get started with your fun center business project, put our 29 years amusement experience to work, with Startup Academy.

Children's Entertainment

Entertainment projects for children 10 years and younger. Typically indoor party centers with soft play.

Edutainment & STEM

Indoor attractions that provide great playability with a mix of age appropriate content to enhance and extend the play experience.

Family Entertainment

Entertainment projects for all age groups, offering multiple anchor attractions.

Indoor Play

Indoor play is a great, active, fun attraction for ages 4-10 years, but it can be so much more…

Laser Tag

Creating a profitable, unique laser tag experience that drives traffic everyday of the week.

Interactive Arena Games

Unique and innovative action games including escape rooms, ninja courses and more.


Perhaps your idea is a smaller, under 2,000 square foot indoor play cafe, or a 25,000 square foot multi-attraction community fun center for the entire family.


With years experience as both operator and supplier, we have the resources and experience to help guide you through the feasibility, planning and startup process.


We know the ‘American Dream’ is still alive and burning in many of us. Small business is, and will always be the backbone of any thriving economy.


We are also aware of the economic situation for many would-be entrepreneurs today, with dual income family responsibilities and restrictions on time and travel. Starting a new business can sometimes seem like a far off, never-ending dream.


That’s where we can help. We designed the Startup Academy program as an online, fun center ‘go-at-your-own-pace’ resource for amusement business start-ups.


A modular approach to getting your project concept flushed out, and your business plan completed and ready for potential funders.  To learn more, follow the link below. 

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After a lengthy shut-down pandemic, communities every where are eager to get back to face-to-face fun and social experiences. Now is the time to be preparing your business plan and project goals.