Desert Oasis: Victorville Skatepark Opens at Doris Davies Park

It’s not a mirage, after two decades of contemplation, the Victorville Skatepark is officially open. The 15,000 square foot skatepark blends into the site’s challenging topography via a series of flowing elevation changes, a variety of street elements, and an 8’ deep bowl with Tedder Stone pool coping. Often overlooked site amenities like lights and spectator seating were an important … FULL POST »

New La Puente Skatepark Prepares to Open to the Public

Although construction of La Puente’s new skatepark is complete, due to COVID-19, the official grand opening has been delayed until early January. In the meantime, we’ve snuck in a few final quality control sessions with professional skateboarders including Matt Berger and Vincent Luevanos to make sure everything is perfect. The 10,000 square foot space is located at La Puente City … FULL POST »

Phase 1 of Milford Skatepark Opens In The Nick Of Time

After receiving word that the Village of Milford had reached their Phase 1 fundraising goal, our specialty craftsmen mobilized to the site, adjacent to Village offices, and began racing the clock to complete skatepark construction before the snow and cold temperatures crept in. Thanks to decades of experience, our veteran crew was able to execute construction ahead of schedule and … FULL POST »

Gibson City Skatepark and Pump Track Opens

Spohn Ranch’s concrete craftsmen have wrapped up construction of the Ed Day Memorial Skatepark in Gibson City, Illinois, just in time before winter weather sets in. The 4,000 square foot concrete skatepark pays tribute to former alderman Ed Day who passed in 2017 and whose surviving family has been fundraising and advocating ever since. Gibson City’s new skatepark flows freely … FULL POST »

West Des Moines Skatepark Opens at American Legion Park

Our 9th Iowa skatepark project is officially complete at American Legion Park and has put the City of West Des Moines on the Iowa skateboarding map. The skatepark design was heavily shaped by a narrow and linear footprint, but our process, including an “open house” input session with the local skateboarding community, generated a modern layout with a healthy mix … FULL POST »

Butterfly Theme Sets El Monte Skatepark Apart

On October 24th Spohn Ranch and the City of El Monte celebrated the official grand opening of El Monte’s new 7,000 square foot concrete skatepark at Gibson Mariposa Park. Our design-build project was funded in part by the City of El Monte’s Art in Public Places program, meaning we would have to elevate beyond the grey blob of concrete typical … FULL POST »

New Carrollwood Village Skatepark and Pump Track Now Open

Things are heating up in Florida! After completing the Walton County Skatepark and Fishhawk Ranch Skatepark earlier this year, we are continuing the positive momentum with the opening of the Carrollwood Skatepark in Tampa, Florida. Due to Hillsborough County permitting constraints, we were required to base the design on the Fishhawk Ranch Skatepark, but thankfully a few tweaks were possible, … FULL POST »

Ribbon Cut for New Waterloo, Iowa Skatepark

On October 1st the City of Waterloo and its skateboarding community celebrated the official opening of the new Riverside Skatepark designed and built by Spohn Ranch. Located between Joe Straub Memorial Field and the Cedar River, Waterloo’s new 8,000 square foot concrete skatepark replaced flood-battered wood ramps and is already drawing skateboarders and other wheel sports athletes from across Iowa. … FULL POST »

New Perris Skatepark Opens at Goetz Park

Perris, California’s new concrete skatepark is officially open at Goetz Park. Although skatepark construction by Spohn Ranch’s specialty craftsmen was completed several months back, the City of Perris held off on allowing skateboarders to access the skatepark until the rest of the park improvement project was complete. The 5,000 square foot Goetz Park Skatepark features a good balance of street … FULL POST »

Rockaway Beach Skatepark Opens to Delight of NYC Skateboarders

The Rockaway Beach Skatepark, Spohn Ranch’s latest collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is officially open. City officials canceled plans for a grand opening celebration due to COVID-19, opting instead for a low-key announcement that skateboarders could begin freely accessing the skatepark. Clocking in at 16,000 square feet, the Rockaway Beach Skatepark is now one … FULL POST »