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Final Design Revealed for West Des Moines Skatepark

West Des Moines’, Iowa first concrete skatepark breaks ground later this month at American Legion Park. The 5,000 square foot skatepark will transform a linear footprint formerly occupied by a wooden half-pipe that was removed in 2019 due to maintenance issues. Recognizing Spohn Ranch’s highly-regarded skatepark design-build portfolio across Iowa, including Young’s Park Skatepark and Bailey Park Skatepark, the City … FULL POST »

Waterloo, Iowa Skatepark Upgrades to Modern Concrete Design

After years of fighting a losing battle against the flooding Cedar River, the wood ramps at Exchange Park have been recycled and the City of Waterloo has teamed up with Spohn Ranch to upgrade to a modern concrete skatepark. The new Waterloo Skatepark will be moving roughly ½ mile down Park Road to a triangular lot just south of Joe … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH ENDS IOWA’S SKATEPARK FAMINE

Do you think John Wayne would have enjoyed the Winterset Skatepark as a kid? We do and you will too. In 2010 Spohn Ranch began working with local non-profit “Friends of the Winterset Area Skatepark”. We helped with site analysis, design and fundraising, but also guided them through the ups and downs of nearly a decade-long effort. When the funding … FULL POST »