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 »

HAWAIIAN GARDENS SKATEPARK RECEIVES CONCRETE FACELIFT

Clarkdale Park Skatepark in Hawaiian Gardens, California is getting a facelift thanks to the skatepark designers and builders at Spohn Ranch. After years of making due with aging metal ramps and a worn slab, local skateboarders are ecstatic about the upgrade to modern concrete terrain. While the space remains compact, the new skatepark design will provide good flow and a … FULL POST »

CROWLEY LAKE SKATEPARK CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

After knocking out the skatepark build’s final details when the snow cleared, the Crowley Lake Skatepark is officially open. With constant use by local skate camps and groups of skateboarders traveling up/down Highway 395, the skatepark is already proving to be a sound investment by Mono County. Spohn Ranch was hired by the County in 2017 for a comprehensive design/build … FULL POST »

PREMIERE SKATE PLAZA COMING TO HIGHLAND, INDIANA

The Town of Highland, Indiana, located 45 minutes southeast of Chicago, will soon be home to a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark courtesy of Los Angeles-based skatepark builder Spohn Ranch. Shaped by input from local skateboarders, the skatepark design provides 7,000 square feet of modern concrete terrain including a below-grade mini-ramp, stair sets of varying difficulty level and a variety of grind … FULL POST »

NORTH BEARDSLEY SKATEPARK BUILD OFFICIALLY UNDERWAY

With the success of recent Kern County projects, including DiGiorgio Park in Arvin and Planz Park in southern Bakersfield, Spohn Ranch has developed a strong reputation among Bakersfield-area skateboarders. So when word got around that Spohn Ranch was designing and building a new skatepark in northern Bakersfield, anticipation quickly started growing. Unexpected red tape at the State level put the … 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 »

Spohn Ranch Builds Bowl in South Central Los Angeles

South Central Los Angeles, primarily known for the bad elements portrayed in mainstream media continues to make changes for the better with the addition of a concrete skatepark and other amenities at the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center. The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center houses the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station Youth Activity League, a venue that … FULL POST »

Groundbreaking Set For New Eagle Pass Skatepark

A once desolate space underneath US Highway 277, in the City of Eagle Pass, Texas will soon be the home to a 8,500 square foot concrete skatepark. If you’re not familiar with Eagle Pass, it sits directly on the cusp of the Texas-Mexico border, separated by the Rio Grande. After years of behind-the-scenes advocacy. the project kicked into high gear … 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 »