Spohn Ranch featured in “Shotcrete Magazine”

The spring issue of Shotcrete Magazine, a quarterly publication of the American Shotcrete Association, features a guest column by VP of Construction and Spohn Ranch co-owner, Mark Bradford. Mark is also an ACI-certified shotcrete nozzleman. Shaped by Mark’s 20+ years of skatepark construction experience, the educational piece details the keys to high-quality mix designs and how to create a successful … FULL POST »

Walker Mill Skatepark Design/Build Complete

On Friday, July 10th, the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation proudly cut the ribbon at Walker Mill Regional Park’s new crown jewel – a 12,000 square foot concrete skatepark. While this celebration marked the official opening, skateboarders from throughout Maryland & Virginia had already been flocking to District Heights for months for a firsthand taste of the … FULL POST »

Ocean City, New Jersey design/build in motion

Several years after a modest collection of ramps was demolished, City leaders and local skateboarders came together in support of a modern concrete landscape that would become a source of pride.  As funding fell into place, a critical next step was hiring a skatepark designer who was respected within the New Jersey scene and who knew their way around the … FULL POST »

Skatepark Building in Lake Elsinore, California

Lake Elsinore, California has been dubbed the “Action Sports Capital of the World”. The City’s action sports culture has deep roots, fueled by an unrivaled collection of facilities for motocross, wakeboarding, skydiving and every other non-traditional sport one could think of. The City was ahead of the curve when they opened a skatepark at McVicker Park in the early 2000’s, … FULL POST »

Construction underway in Westlake Village, CA

Skatepark construction is underway in Westlake Village, California.  The City’s first concrete skatepark is one component of a 19-acre recreational site located on the north side of Thousand Oaks Boulevard, West of Lindero Canyon Road.  10+ years in the making, the project finally came to fruition through a unique collaboration between the City of Westlake and the Triunfo YMCA. Skatepark … FULL POST »

Monitor Park Skatepark Ready for Action

Our latest Los Angeles skatepark design/build project, a collaboration with EPT Design and the Trust for Public Land, officially opened at Monitor Park in Watts on January 31st. We celebrated with a demo by the Blind Skateboards professional team as well as a best trick contest and product toss for local skateboarders. The below-grade skatepark is 6,000 square feet and … FULL POST »

Uvalde Texas Skatepark Construction in full swing

The skatepark build is underway at Uvalde Municipal Park in Uvalde, Texas! Located just north of the Mexico border, the City’s first public skatepark is the result of forward-looking municipal leaders who recognized the value of providing local youth with a designated place to ride their skateboards. Per usual, the skatepark design process consisted of several charrettes where we met … FULL POST »

Aaron Spohn Talks Skateable Art with Spike TV

President & Founder Aaron Spohn talks skatepark construction, design, and community impact with Dhani Jones in this segment of Playbook 360 on Spike TV.

Sacramento, Ca gets two neighborhood skate spots!

The City of Sacramento has made a strategic initiative to supplement their large 20,000+ square foot skateparks with a network of neighborhood skate spots. With an area of 100 square miles and a population of 500,000, not all skateboarders have easy and frequent access to the City’s big facilities. So when new park and park revitalization projects come online, the … FULL POST »

Skatepark Building in Fairfield, Iowa

Our skatepark build in Fairfield, Iowa wrapped a few weeks ago. After a “quality control” session from the build crew, they packed their tools and hit the road for new projects in California and Maryland. At first glance it would appear this project wasn’t uniquely different from all of the others, but something about the way this skatepark touched the … FULL POST »