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Charlotte, NC Skate Spot Opens at Renaissance Park

Charlotte, North Carolina’s latest concrete skate spot is officially open at Renaissance Park. The local skateboarding community, including our friends Drew Adams who shot photos of Malik Jordan, Georgia Martin and Joey Wygand, wasted no time enjoying the smooth concrete and spreading the word. Renowned for our skatepark construction expertise, Spohn Ranch was sought out by Mecklenburg County to both … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Unveils Medina, New York’s New Skatepark Design

We’re excited to announce that next spring Spohn Ranch will break ground on the Village of Medina, New York’s new concrete skatepark honoring the life and spirit of fallen local skateboarder Luke Nelson. The 11,000 square foot skatepark will replace a modest collection of steel ramps that have served the community well for the past 20 years, but have reached … FULL POST »

New Carrollwood Village Skatepark and Pump Track Now Open

Things are heating up in Florida! After completing the Walton County Skatepark and Fishhawk Ranch Skatepark earlier this year, we are continuing the positive momentum with the opening of the Carrollwood Skatepark in Tampa, Florida. Due to Hillsborough County permitting constraints, we were required to base the design on the Fishhawk Ranch Skatepark, but thankfully a few tweaks were possible, … FULL POST »

Rockaway Beach Skatepark Opens to Delight of NYC Skateboarders

The Rockaway Beach Skatepark, Spohn Ranch’s latest collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is officially open. City officials canceled plans for a grand opening celebration due to COVID-19, opting instead for a low-key announcement that skateboarders could begin freely accessing the skatepark. Clocking in at 16,000 square feet, the Rockaway Beach Skatepark is now one … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Completes Walton County, Florida Skatepark

Spohn Ranch’s latest concrete masterpiece, in collaboration with Walton County, is officially open at Helen McCall Park in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. For the past few months, Spohn Ranch’s craftsmen have been transforming an undeveloped piece of land into a modern skatepark perfectly-suited for all skill levels and riding styles. Building the 9,000 square foot skatepark required every one of … FULL POST »

Rockaway Beach Skatepark Build Perseveres Despite Pandemic

The highly-anticipated Rockaway Beach Skatepark is finally coming to fruition via the specialized expertise of Spohn Ranch’s concrete craftsmen. We’ve been forced to take some extra precautions due to COVID-19, but are thankful to be working and excited for the NYC skateboarding community to enjoy this skatepark once normalcy returns. Clocking in at 16,000 square feet of concrete, the Rockaway … FULL POST »

Betsy Head Skatepark in Brooklyn, New York Nears Completion

Spohn Ranch’s latest NYC skatepark project, a collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and landscape architecture firm Abel Bainnson Butz, is nearing completion at Betsy Head Park in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood. The Betsy Head Skatepark is approximately 6,000 square feet of flowing fun. Quarter-pipes and other transition elements line nearly every inch of the perimeter, … FULL POST »

Construction Begins on New FishHawk Ranch Skatepark

The FishHawk Ranch Skatepark in Lithia, Florida is undergoing a major upgrade. Located just outside of Tampa, the FishHawk Ranch Skatepark will transform from a modest collection of wood ramps to a contemporary concrete skatepark and pump track. Hillsborough County took notice of our innovative skatepark design/build projects across the country and invited us back to Florida for a unique … 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 »