Blog Archives

Skatepark Design Workshop in Bakersfield, CA

The City of Bakersfield, CA recently selected Spohn Ranch via an RFP process among the nation’s top six design/build teams for a new, state-of-the-art skatepark at Planz Park. The first design workshop is next week! We’ll be meeting with local skateboarders to solicit their input on the style of park that best suits their needs. Construction is scheduled to begin … FULL POST »

Final Design – Happy Valley, Oregon Skate Spot

Final Design for Happy Valley, Oregon Skate Spot, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks While our state-of-the-art skatepark in Bend, Oregon continues to move through the design process, another Spohn Ranch skatepark has just broken ground a few hours up the road in Happy Valley. More of a skate spot, than a full-fledged park, this 4,000 square foot space will become a … FULL POST »

Skateboarding in Native America

Ft. Duchesne, Utah Skatepark Construction Progress, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. With two Native American-related projects starting up this month, the Spohn Ranch family has had great reason to celebrate the rich culture and history of Native Americans. In early May we broke ground on a concrete skatepark at the Utero Indian tribal headquarters in Fort Duchesne, Utah. Brought to fruition … FULL POST »

New Lenox, IL Skatepark Construction Progress

New Lenox, Illinois Skatepark Construction Progress, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Our latest Illinois design/build skatepark project is nearing completion in the Village of New Lenox. In order to meet the recreational demands of their rapidly growing population, this suburban community enlisted our help to design and construct a quality skatepark that would provide a safe, designated space for local youth, … FULL POST »

Canarsie Park Skatepark – New York City, NY

  Canarsie Park Skatepark – New York City, NY, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Spohn Ranch’s final design for an innovative plaza-style skatepark in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Working with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation for 3+ years, Spohn Ranch borrowed inspiration from urban architecture to create a one-of-a-kind space true to the street skating roots … FULL POST »

Los Angeles’ Hansen Dam Skatepark Now Open!

The Spohn Ranch family is proud to announce that our latest Los Angeles design/build project, Hansen Dam Skatepark, is officially open as of last week. Several long months in the making, the joyous experience of taking down the construction fencing was only surpassed by our predictable next step…riding the park! Working with our 10+ year client, Los Angeles Recreation and … FULL POST »

Orizaba Park Skate Spot – Official Grand Opening!

Orizaba Park Skate Spot – Official Grand Opening!, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Our latest skatepark design/build project for the City of Long Beach, California is officially open as of this past Saturday’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Although the skateboarding area at Orizaba Park is quite small at only 3,600 square feet (45’ x 80’) it was definitely the highlight of the … FULL POST »

Riverside, California – Temescal Valley Skate Spot

Riverside County, California – Temescal Valley Skate Spot, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Construction of the skate spot that is part of the new Temescal Valley Sports Complex is coming along swiftly, with only flatwork remaining as January comes to a close. A welcome addition to Riverside County, California’s diverse collection of skateparks, this 4,000 square foot skate spot takes an … FULL POST »

Holland, Michigan – Smallenburg Skatepark Open!

Holland, Michigan – Smallenburg Skatepark Open!, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Thank goodness for the uncharacteristically warm weather the Midwest has been experiencing as of late, because the skateboarders of Holland, Michigan are getting some unexpected quality time at the new concrete skatepark. In 2011, Spohn Ranch was chosen as the skatepark designer and builder for the 10,000 square foot concrete … FULL POST »

Rialto, CA Skatepark Construction Progressing

  Rialto, California – Skatepark Construction Progress, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. As anticipation from the local skate (and bike!) community continues to mount, Rialto, California’s new skatepark is in the final stages of construction. A Spohn Ranch design/build project, this 16,000 square foot park is currently awaiting some final perimeter landscaping and detail work. A cornerstone of the Fergusson Park … FULL POST »