Union County, NJ Debuts New Mattano Park Skatepark

Mattano Park Skatepark in Elizabeth, New Jersey has joined the modern era. A collection of steel ramps served the community well for many years, but new skatepark design trends and the escalating maintenance demands of steel ramps made it clear it was time to upgrade to concrete. A collaboration between Union County, the City of Elizabeth, Suburban Consulting Engineers and … FULL POST »

Hawaiian Gardens Skatepark Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

On Saturday, October 13, Spohn Ranch and the City of Hawaiian Gardens will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Clarkdale Park Skatepark. Over the past few months, Spohn Ranch’s skilled craftsmen have been transforming what was once an unremarkable collection of metal ramps into a modern concrete skatepark. Although our canvas was linear and compact, the updated space is thoughtfully … FULL POST »

New Somerville Skatepark Opens at Lincoln Park

As one of the most densely populated municipalities in the nation, the City of Somerville, Massachusetts has limited space for parks and recreation. So when Lincoln Park was up for renovation and City officials prioritized a space for skateboarders, it was clear they understood the value of skateparks. The skatepark, as well as the rest of the updated park, officially … FULL POST »

Wheaton Skatepark Upgrades From Ramps to Concrete

The Clocktower Commons Skatepark in Wheaton, Illinois has officially re-opened! The skatepark was temporarily closed while the aging wood ramps were removed and replaced with new concrete terrain. Spohn Ranch was hired by the Wheaton Park District and tasked with updating the skatepark while preserving the existing concrete slab. For a smooth transition, we cut trenches in the slab where … FULL POST »

Pro Skateboarders Open New Eagle Pass, Texas Skatepark

The Bluebonnet Skatepark in Eagle Pass, Texas is officially open! After being selected via a nationwide competition for skatepark designers and builders, Spohn Ranch transformed an under-utilized space below US Highway 277 into a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark. The 8,500 square foot skatepark is a flowing concrete masterpiece, thoughtfully blending street and transition style terrain. In addition to the skatepark, Spohn … FULL POST »

FRITZ BURNS SKATEPARK UPGRADED TO CONCRETE

After a short gap in coverage, Fritz Burns Park in La Quinta, California is once again home to a public skatepark. A collection of metal ramps served the community well for nearly 15 years, but when a renovation project for the overall park forced the skatepark to move south, we advised the City to recycle the ramps and upgrade to … 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 »

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 »

SPOHN RANCH ENDS IOWA’S SKATEPARK FAMINE

Do you think John Wayne would have enjoyed the Winterset Skatepark as a kid? We do and you will too. In 2010 Spohn Ranch began working with local non-profit “Friends of the Winterset Area Skatepark”. We helped with site analysis, design and fundraising, but also guided them through the ups and downs of nearly a decade-long effort. When the funding … 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 »