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 Norfolk, Nebraska Skatepark Opens to Rave Reviews

On August 22nd, the City of Norfolk, Nebraska officially cut the ribbon on their new concrete skatepark designed and built by Spohn Ranch. The 10,000 square foot skatepark replaced an outdated facility with aging metal ramps and is now signature Spohn Ranch, featuring a mix of street and transition style terrain and a colorful aesthetic. Click here view the Norfolk … FULL POST »

Shoreview, Minnesota Skatepark Dubbed One of the Best in the State

Shoreview, Minnesota’s skatepark, once a modest collection of wood ramps tucked away in a corner, is now a state-of-the-art facility proudly displayed at the entrance to Shoreview Commons Park. This thoughtful change in location and a modern skatepark design has led skateboarders from across Minnesota to flock to this small Twin Cities suburb for a piece of the action. When … FULL POST »

New and Improved Deerfield, Illinois Skatepark Set to Open

The Jewett Park Skatepark’s highly-anticipated renovation is complete and will officially open to the public on July 6. While Spohn Ranch’s skatepark construction scope was completed last fall, the skatepark was just one component of a larger revitalization project for Deerfield’s Jewett Park, so local skateboarders had to wait patiently for the rest of the project to wrap up. The … FULL POST »

Rockaway Beach Skatepark Build Perseveres Despite Pandemic

The highly-anticipated Rockaway Beach Skatepark is finally coming to fruition via the specialized expertise of Spohn Ranch’s concrete craftsmen. We’ve been forced to take some extra precautions due to COVID-19, but are thankful to be working and excited for the NYC skateboarding community to enjoy this skatepark once normalcy returns. Clocking in at 16,000 square feet of concrete, the Rockaway … FULL POST »

Betsy Head Skatepark in Brooklyn, New York Nears Completion

Spohn Ranch’s latest NYC skatepark project, a collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and landscape architecture firm Abel Bainnson Butz, is nearing completion at Betsy Head Park in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. The Betsy Head Skatepark is approximately 6,000 square feet of flowing fun. Quarter-pipes and other transition elements line nearly every inch of the perimeter, … FULL POST »

Ivins, Utah Skatepark Drawing Skateboarders From Multiple States

This past November Spohn Ranch and Ivins City, Utah officially celebrated the grand opening of Ivins’ new concrete skatepark at UNITY Park. The southern end of the 8,000 square foot skatepark features an open-ended bowl with multiple waterfalls and a variety of hips. The bowl flows north into a modern street section with grind rails, manual pads and stairs. The … FULL POST »