New skatepark destination opens in City of Rosemead

A stone’s throw east of Los Angeles lies the City of Rosemead – home to over 50,000 residents, but up until 3/25/17, no skatepark. As one of the last Los Angeles-area cities without a public skatepark, city officials knew if they were going to wait this long, they had to do it right. First step was contacting the professional skatepark builders … FULL POST »

Skatepark Build Wrapping Up at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg, NC, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. We’ve been battling the snow since the year began, but Fort Bragg, North Carolina’s new concrete skatepark is nearing completion. From the looks of the wheel marks and wax, some local rippers are already getting a taste!

New Skatepark in Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida – North Trail Park, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. The crew is just wrapping up our fourth concrete skatepark in Miami Dade County. Tight little rectangular space, nestled in-between walking paths and basketball courts, but will definitely be a fun one! The park features a hipped mini-ramp, multiple stair-sets, an a-frame combo and some sculptural manual pads – should … FULL POST »

Sandwich, Illinois Skatepark Officially Open

Sandwich, Illinois Skatepark Officially Open, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Driving through the small Midwest community of Sandwich, Illinois – population 7,000 – you would probably never imagine that the town’s central park would feature an architecturally-striking skatepark on par with some of nation’s most innovative skateboarding spaces. For the skateboarders of Sandwich though, dreams came true when Spohn Ranch was … FULL POST »

Bellevue, Pennsylvania – Phase-2 Addition

Bellevue, Pennsylvania – Phase-2 Addition, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Hard work pays off. In September of 2012, years of advocacy and fundraising by Bellevue, Pennsylvania skateboarders culminated in the grand opening of the Bellevue Skate Plaza. Since then, skateboarders from throughout the Pittsburgh area have been enjoying the 4,000 square feet of fresh concrete in Bayne Park. Last month we … FULL POST »

Skatepark Grand Opening in Gardena, California

Gardena, California – Rowley Park Skatepark Grand Opening, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. A couple of weeks back, we celebrated the grand opening of our recently completed skatepark project at Rowley Park in Gardena, California. Helping cut the ribbon was an incredibly rewarding experience as this project had been several years in the making, with a number of hurdles along the … FULL POST »

Final Design Rendering for Rowley Park Skatepark

Final Design Rendering for Rowley Park Skatepark – Gardena, California, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. The final design for Rowley Park Skatepark in Gardena, California. A Spohn Ranch design/build currently under construction.

“Heart of the Sun” Art Installation – Queens, NY

“Heart of the Sun” Art Installation – Queens, New York, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. The project we first shared in July of 2011 is officially complete.  Well, it’s not really skateable, but this unique project uses skatepark elements to create an interactive art installation. Conceived and designed by local artist Chris Green, this permanent outdoor art installation was commissioned by … FULL POST »

Skateparks of 2011: Year in Review

As 2011 winds to a close, we wanted to share a few of our favorite municipal projects from the past year. While the special event work we do is insanely fun, there is literally no better feeling than watching a community and a brotherhood form around a permanent structure that you created. Many of our projects that came to fruition … FULL POST »