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 »

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 »

ERIC BROWN SKATEPARK OPENS IN LEESBURG, VIRGNIA

At the tender age of 15, Eric Brown mustered the courage to speak to the Leesburg Town Council about his desire for a public skatepark. After years of fundraising and community advocacy, a wooden skatepark was built. That skatepark served its purpose for several years, but eventually became outdated and required replacement with a modern concrete facility. In 2017, Spohn Ranch … FULL POST »

RIVERDALE, GA MAYOR THANKFUL FOR DREAM SKATEPARK

Come one, come all. A brand new 7,000 square foot skatepark in Riverdale, Georgia is ready to enjoy. Only 30 minutes south of Atlanta, the Riverdale Skatepark is quickly becoming a skate mecca for the south. The skatepark officially opened on May 16th, but it has already had waves of skateboarders from across the Atlanta-area flooding the new concrete paradise. Riverdale City Manager … FULL POST »

NEW SKATEPARK COMING TO MICHIGAN’S ARMADA TOWNSHIP

After countless fundraisers consisting of bowling nights, spaghetti dinners and even a marathon, the community of Armada, Michigan is the definition of perseverance. This summer, the hard work of Armada Bike and Skatepark Foundation finally came to fruition as Spohn Ranch began construction of the new concrete skatepark. The Township of Armada, a small country town known as the pearl of … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH DESIGNS ARVIN’S SKATEBOARDING PARADISE

The City of Arvin’s previous skatepark was collection of wooden ramps, many considered too worn and weathered to use. The replacement? A modern concrete masterpiece dubbed the DiGiorgio Action Park. As of March 22, the DiGiorgio Action Park (also known as the Arvin Skatepark) is now open! The Arvin Skatepark address is: 699 Haven Dr Arvin, CA 93203 The skatepark was made possible by … FULL POST »

RANCHO CUCAMONGA SKATE SPOT CELEBRATES OPENING

In 2011 the City of Rancho Cucamonga was awarded a grant to build a recreational park on a vacant plot of land parallel to Madrone Avenue. Shaped by input from the local community, “Los Amigos Park” was born. The City’s landscape architect, RJM Design Group, presented Spohn Ranch with a design challenge – create a skatepark within a circular footprint while maintaining good … 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 »