Spohn Ranch Gears Up to Build Grinnell Skatepark

After several years of grass roots fundraising, the Grinnell, Iowa Skatepark is officially scheduled to begin construction. Located in Bailey Park, just east of Des Moines, Grinnell’s new concrete skatepark will replace a modest collection of wood ramps built by local riders as a temporary skatepark solution. When the time came to move past a temporary set-up and hire a … FULL POST »

East Anaheim’s Logan Wells Memorial Skatepark Opens

On Saturday February 23rd, Spohn Ranch joined the Logan Wells Memorial Foundation, the City of Anaheim and several hundred of Logan’s family, friends and supporters to officially cut the ribbon on the Logan Wells Memorial Skatepark.  Despite unprecedented levels of rain throughout January-February, our veteran team of skatepark builders stayed on track with the aggressive construction schedule and finished just … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Finalizes Lake Street Skatepark Design

Spohn Ranch and the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Recreation and Parks are teaming up to renovate the skatepark at the Lake Street Community Center. Located between Echo Park and DTLA, the Community Center’s existing skatepark features a modest collection of wood ramps that are reaching the end of their lifespan. Our design/build project will expand upon the current … FULL POST »

Hard Work Pays Off for Harbor City Skatepark

Spohn Ranch and our client of two decades, the City of Los Angeles, are teaming up for a new concrete skatepark at Harbor City Park in Harbor City, California. The 11,000 square foot skatepark will occupy an under-utilized space in the southwest corner of the park, at the intersection of Lomita Boulevard and Belle Porte Avenue. After several years of … FULL POST »

North Beardsley Skatepark Opens to Rave Reviews

After years of anticipation, the North Beardsley Skatepark is officially open! On Saturday, September 22, Spohn Ranch and North of the River Recreation Park District cut the ribbon for what many are calling Bakersfield’s “best skatepark yet”. Prior to Spohn Ranch’s skatepark design/build, the site was occupied by a defunct swimming pool that had been closed for decades. Other than … FULL POST »

PREMIERE SKATE PLAZA COMING TO HIGHLAND, INDIANA

The Town of Highland, Indiana, located 45 minutes southeast of Chicago, will soon be home to a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark courtesy of Los Angeles-based skatepark builder Spohn Ranch. Shaped by input from local skateboarders, the skatepark design provides 7,000 square feet of modern concrete terrain including a below-grade mini-ramp, stair sets of varying difficulty level and a variety of grind … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Builds Bowl in South Central Los Angeles

South Central Los Angeles, primarily known for the bad elements portrayed in mainstream media continues to make changes for the better with the addition of a concrete skatepark and other amenities at the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center. The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center houses the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station Youth Activity League, a venue that … FULL POST »

Groundbreaking Set For New Eagle Pass Skatepark

A once desolate space underneath US Highway 277, in the City of Eagle Pass, Texas will soon be the home to a 8,500 square foot concrete skatepark. If you’re not familiar with Eagle Pass, it sits directly on the cusp of the Texas-Mexico border, separated by the Rio Grande. After years of behind-the-scenes advocacy. the project kicked into high gear … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH BUILDS ARMADA A DREAM COME TRUE

Armada Township, an hour north of Detroit, Michigan, is now how home to a “dream come true” for local residents Jacob Gritzinger and Tyler Ross who spent nearly a decade advocating for a public skatepark. “It brings tears to eyes,” said Gritzinger. “It really does.” The Armada skate park location is 75400 North Avenue Armada, MI 48005 Spohn Ranch was … FULL POST »

NEW SKATEPARK COMING TO MICHIGAN’S ARMADA TOWNSHIP

After countless fundraisers consisting of bowling nights, spaghetti dinners and even a marathon, the community of Armada, Michigan is the definition of perseverance. This summer, the hard work of Armada Bike and Skatepark Foundation finally came to fruition as Spohn Ranch began construction of the new concrete skatepark. The Township of Armada, a small country town known as the pearl of … FULL POST »