3D Design Workshop Shapes New Arvin Skatepark

Development of the new Arvin Skatepark has been an ongoing project since 2013, but in October of 2015, the Arvin City Council voted to allocate funding for skatepark construction. Over 40 youth advocates tipped the scale for something they believe will benefit the entire community. “It got to the point where [the old skatepark] was becoming dangerous to use,” said Arvin … FULL POST »

Persistence & Innovation build new Catoctin Skatepark

In the coming months, the new Catoctin Skatepark in Leesburg, Virginia will replace the Town’s aging wooden ramps with a new state-of-the-art concrete skatepark.  To turn this idea into a reality, the Town of Leesburg sought out the nation’s premiere skatepark designer and builder for their new skateboarding and BMX landmark. Spohn Ranch was the clear all-in-one skatepark development choice. Having designed and built … FULL POST »

WORTH THE WAIT: NEW MANHATTAN BEACH SKATEPARK

Manhattan Beach skateboarders have long sought a place to call their own. For years, they’ve had to make due with skateparks in El Segundo, Venice, Gardena and Hermosa Beach – a long journey for a young skateboarder.   “The city is behind the times by about two decades.  Every other city around us has a skate park. Every few years, a new group … FULL POST »

New Skatepark Revitalizes Niagara Falls Economy

Without a doubt, the beauty of 600,000 gallons of water per second at the Niagara Falls is a natural wonder of North America. Sadly, for the City of Niagara Falls, New York, this tourist attraction and source of hydroelectric power wasn’t enough to sustain prosperity. Since the 1960’s, the City experienced consistent economic and population decline as manufacturing industries dried … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH DESIGNS & BUILDS WELL-BALANCED SKATEPARK

Located in the heart of cheese country, the 6,000 square foot Tillamook Skatepark is officially the hot new destination for Oregon skateboarders. Spohn Ranch, a Los Angeles-based skatepark designer and builder, earned the contract via a nationwide competition, and finished skatepark construction in July of 2016, just in time for summer. The skatepark at Goodspeed Park features Spohn Ranch’s signature … FULL POST »

UTAH’S TECH BOOM FUELS LEHI’S STATE-OF-THE-ART SKATEPARK

Over the past decade, Central Utah’s Lehi City has experienced unprecedented growth, fueled by an influx of tech companies. City officials have been smart to not solely prioritize economic development however. An effort to provide more family-friendly recreational facilities revealed Lehi was missing an important modern amenity – a skatepark. With both land and funds available, a professional skatepark designer … FULL POST »

CICERO’S FLOWY SKATEPARK OPENS TO RAVE REVIEWS

As the 10th largest municipality in Illinois, the Town of Cicero was due for a skatepark. More specifically, this Chicago suburb needed a concrete bowl to contrast from the street-focused skateparks in the area. In August, our skilled team of concrete craftsmen completed construction ahead of schedule and within budget. Three bowls ranging from 3’-6’ form the heart of the … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch and Anaheim double up on greatness

What do you get when you combine firetrucks, free helmets and a massive crowd of local youth? The Schweitzer Skatepark Grand Opening in Anaheim, CA! With the incredible donation from Disneyland and the brilliance of the City of Anaheim, the second skatepark was grandly opened on 20th of September. The first park in Anaheim also designed and built by Spohn … FULL POST »

When a skatepark gives you oranges, you skate them!

On Thursday, August 11, we had the pleasure of celebrating the grand opening of Palm Lane Skatepark – the first of our two collaborations with the City of Anaheim and Disneyland Resort. We arrived early Thursday morning to the Spohn Ranch build crew performing a meticulous cleaning and final inspection, prior to the park’s public unveiling.  An excited crowd of local youth was … FULL POST »

Out With the Old, In With New – Dublin, Ohio Skatepark

The new Coffman Park Skatepark in Dublin, Ohio is now open! Although Spohn Ranch’s construction scope wrapped in March, the City asked local skateboarders to remain patient while adjacent facilities remained unfinished. As evidenced in Nick Adams’ photos below, the new skatepark’s smooth finish and unique terrain is already generating significant buzz across Ohio. To view more photos, visit the Dublin Skatepark page in our … FULL POST »