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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 »

Skatepark Grand Opening in Gardena, California

Gardena, California – Rowley Park Skatepark Grand Opening, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. A couple of weeks back, we celebrated the grand opening of our recently completed skatepark project at Rowley Park in Gardena, California. Helping cut the ribbon was an incredibly rewarding experience as this project had been several years in the making, with a number of hurdles along the … FULL POST »

McBride Skatepark Grand Opening in the LBC

McBride Skatepark Grand Opening – Long Beach, California, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Spohn Ranch’s fifth skatepark for the City of Long Beach celebrated its official grand opening this past weekend. It was an amazing day for Long Beach skateboarding and was summed up incredibly well by the Tony Hawk Foundation here. “Tony Hawk and a group of pro athletes joined … FULL POST »

Skatepark Building in Gardena!

Gardena, California – Johnson Park Skatepark, originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. “Los Angeles-based Spohn Ranch, a revered skatepark design/build firm, has broken ground on two new public skateboard parks in the City of Gardena, California. Several years in the making, the skateparks at Rowley and Johnson Parks are a vital element in the Recreation and Human Services Department’s plan to provide … 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 »

Santa Cruz, California – Felt Street Skate Spot

Santa Cruz, California – Felt Street Skate Spot , originally uploaded by spohnranchskateparks. Officially open! Alright folks, this is about as small as a skate spot can be while still functioning properly. A park improvement plan for Felt Street Park in Santa Cruz, California called for a small skateboarding space in a 41′ x 57′ area. With our expertise, we … 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 »