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 »

SPOHN RANCH BUILDS NEW MANHATTAN BEACH SKATEPARK

Where exactly is the Manhattan Beach Skatepark? The address is 3003 Redondo Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 and the skatepark is now officially open! We captured local skateboarders, Jared Cleland and Mason Silva, getting their first taste of the smooth new concrete. The Manhattan Beach Skatepark grand opening was a huge success with hundreds of skateboarders and community members in … FULL POST »

Bayou Building: Spohn Ranch & Golden Meadow Skatepark

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana’s first skatepark, in the Town of Golden Meadow, is officially open and has been dubbed an overwhelming success. Skateboarders from across Louisiana are flocking for a taste of the 6,000 square foot red-pigmented concrete. “It’s being used a lot. I didn’t know we had that many skateboards in the area,” Golden Meadow Mayor Joey Bouziga said. “It’s … FULL POST »

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 »

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 »