Every skatepark we build is special, but some projects mean just a little bit more. The Logan Wells Memorial Skatepark in Anaheim, California is one of those projects.
After beloved Orange County skateboarder, Logan Wells’ life was tragically cut short in 2014 due to an automobile accident, his family created the Logan Wells Memorial Foundation and set the goal of building a permanent public skatepark in his honor. They found their municipal partner in the City of Anaheim, who then turned to us after the resounding success of our skatepark design/build projects at Palm Lane Park and Schweitzer Park in 2016.
The City of Anaheim presented us with a challenging design canvas adjacent to the East Anaheim Gymnasium. The site was narrow, sloped, overgrown with trees and bisected by utilities/easements, but our skatepark design expertise prevailed and we arrived at a design that the Foundation loved and that maximized the site’s potential.
Clocking in at just over 4,000 square feet, the skatepark design features a healthy mix of street and transition style terrain and includes skatepark staples such as grind rails, grind ledges and quarter-pipes. We are also fabricating a custom memorial archway at the skatepark’s entrance to create a lasting tribute to Logan’s legacy.
After a rigorous permitting process, construction officially begin in December and is currently scheduled to be complete in February.
Thank you again to the Logan Wells Memorial Foundation and the City of Anaheim for such a rewarding project. Up next, we move 10 miles to the west to build a 10,000 square foot skatepark at Anaheim’s Manzanita Park. Stay tuned for updates on both projects!