Clarkdale Park Skatepark in Hawaiian Gardens, California is getting a facelift thanks to the skatepark designers and builders at Spohn Ranch. After years of making due with aging metal ramps and a worn slab, local skateboarders are ecstatic about the upgrade to modern concrete terrain. While the space remains compact, the new skatepark design will provide good flow and a … FULL POST
With the success of recent Kern County projects, including DiGiorgio Park in Arvin and Planz Park in southern Bakersfield, Spohn Ranch has developed a strong reputation among Bakersfield-area skateboarders. So when word got around that Spohn Ranch was designing and building a new skatepark in northern Bakersfield, anticipation quickly started growing. Unexpected red tape at the State level put the … FULL POST
With a Memorial Day targeted grand opening, the crew is blazing through the skatepark build at Planz Park in Bakersfield, California. The earthwork is now substantially complete – with the cut & fill balanced, elevations shaped and the bowl excavated. After framing and rebar, our ACI-certified shotcrete nozzleman Mark Bradford placed concrete in the bowl and led the crew in … FULL POST
The final concrete pours in Bend, Oregon are going down this week as the Spohn Ranch crew races against mother nature and the cold temps that are creeping in. The crew is also hard at work installing locally-salvaged boulders that will give skaters a unique riding experience as they transition between concrete and natural stone.