NORTH BEARDSLEY SKATEPARK BUILD OFFICIALLY UNDERWAY

With the success of recent Kern County projects, including DiGiorgio Park in Arvin and Planz Park in southern Bakersfield, Spohn Ranch has developed a strong reputation among Bakersfield-area skateboarders. So when word got around that Spohn Ranch was designing and building a new skatepark in northern Bakersfield, anticipation quickly started growing. Unexpected red tape at the State level put the … FULL POST »

JOIN THE WASATCH ACADEMY SKATEPARK HONOR ROLL

The Wasatch Academy, a private boarding school a few hours south of Salt Lake City, is now home to a signature Spohn Ranch skatepark. Located in the small community of Mt. Pleasant, the Academy is internationally known, with an annual enrollment of 300+ young adults from over 40 countries. While the Wasatch Academy was in the process of updating amenities … FULL POST »

THIS SANTE FE SKATEPARK RULES THE SOUTHWEST

The City of Santa Fe’s new skatepark is now open! After a several-year journey, on July 29, 2017, Santa Fe’s skateboarding community celebrated the official opening of the Genoveva Chavez Skatepark – located just north of the Genoveva Chavez Community Center with an official address of 3221 Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87507. At the beginning of the project, Spohn Ranch hosted … FULL POST »

NEW NORTH ADAMS SKATEPARK SHINES AS A WORK OF ART

The North Adams Skatepark with an address of 310 State Street North Adams, MA 01247 is officially open and drawing skateboarders from throughout northwest Massachusetts. This destination skate plaza wasn’t built overnight. The City of North Adams began the process back in 2000, but things really picked up steam when Spohn Ranch was officially hired as skatepark designer in 2015. As … FULL POST »

SOCIAL MEDIA TIDAL-WAVE VOTES LEHI SKATEPARK AS #1

Located about 30 minutes south of Salt Lake City and quaintly wedged between Lake Utah and the Timpanogos Mountains is the booming community of Lehi, Utah. In March of 2017, Spohn Ranch completed construction of the Lehi Skatepark, adding 12,000 square feet of concrete to Lehi’s picturesque landscape. The skatepark is now officially open and located at the address below. Lehi Skatepark address: … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH BREAKS GROUND ON NEW RIVERDALE SKATEPARK

Skateboarders in Riverdale, Georgia have been seeking a place to call home for several years. After City staff conducted a nationwide search for skatepark designers and builders, Spohn Ranch was selected and we began the process of building that home. Our first step was hosting a design workshop where local skateboarders provided input on the types of elements and style … FULL POST »

3D Design Workshop Shapes New Arvin Skatepark

Development of the new Arvin Skatepark has been an ongoing project since 2013, but in October of 2015, the Arvin City Council voted to allocate funding for skatepark construction. Over 40 youth advocates tipped the scale for something they believe will benefit the entire community. “It got to the point where [the old skatepark] was becoming dangerous to use,” said Arvin … FULL POST »

Persistence & Innovation build new Catoctin Skatepark

In the coming months, the new Catoctin Skatepark in Leesburg, Virginia will replace the Town’s aging wooden ramps with a new state-of-the-art concrete skatepark.  To turn this idea into a reality, the Town of Leesburg sought out the nation’s premiere skatepark designer and builder for their new skateboarding and BMX landmark. Spohn Ranch was the clear all-in-one skatepark development choice. Having designed and built … FULL POST »

New Skatepark Revitalizes Niagara Falls Economy

Without a doubt, the beauty of 600,000 gallons of water per second at the Niagara Falls is a natural wonder of North America. Sadly, for the City of Niagara Falls, New York, this tourist attraction and source of hydroelectric power wasn’t enough to sustain prosperity. Since the 1960’s, the City experienced consistent economic and population decline as manufacturing industries dried … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH DESIGNS & BUILDS WELL-BALANCED SKATEPARK

Located in the heart of cheese country, the 6,000 square foot Tillamook Skatepark is officially the hot new destination for Oregon skateboarders. Spohn Ranch, a Los Angeles-based skatepark designer and builder, earned the contract via a nationwide competition, and finished skatepark construction in July of 2016, just in time for summer. The skatepark at Goodspeed Park features Spohn Ranch’s signature … FULL POST »