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PAGE, ARIZONA ADDS SKATEPARK TO ICONIC LANDSCAPE

The City of Page, Arizona’s 3 million annual visitors can soon add state-of-the-art concrete skatepark to their vacation itineraries. After being selected via a nationwide search for skatepark design/build firms, then executing a comprehensive design process, Spohn Ranch has officially begun construction on the Page Skatepark. Located in the northwest corner of John C. Page Memorial Park, the skatepark design … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Breaks Ground On New Castaic Skatepark

After several months of permitting and paperwork with the County of Los Angeles, Spohn Ranch’s design/build project at the Castaic Sports Complex is off to the races, with a target completion of December. The Castaic Skatepark will occupy a horseshoe pit area just north of the Sports Complex, right off Interstate 5 and about 10 miles north of Santa Clarita. … FULL POST »

Union County, NJ Debuts New Mattano Park Skatepark

Mattano Park Skatepark in Elizabeth, New Jersey has joined the modern era. A collection of steel ramps served the community well for many years, but new skatepark design trends and the escalating maintenance demands of steel ramps made it clear it was time to upgrade to concrete. A collaboration between Union County, the City of Elizabeth, Suburban Consulting Engineers and … FULL POST »

Wheaton Skatepark Upgrades From Ramps to Concrete

The Clocktower Commons Skatepark in Wheaton, Illinois has officially re-opened! The skatepark was temporarily closed while the aging wood ramps were removed and replaced with new concrete terrain. Spohn Ranch was hired by the Wheaton Park District and tasked with updating the skatepark while preserving the existing concrete slab. For a smooth transition, we cut trenches in the slab where … FULL POST »

HAWAIIAN GARDENS SKATEPARK RECEIVES CONCRETE FACELIFT

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 »

PREMIERE SKATE PLAZA COMING TO HIGHLAND, INDIANA

The Town of Highland, Indiana, located 45 minutes southeast of Chicago, will soon be home to a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark courtesy of Los Angeles-based skatepark builder Spohn Ranch. Shaped by input from local skateboarders, the skatepark design provides 7,000 square feet of modern concrete terrain including a below-grade mini-ramp, stair sets of varying difficulty level and a variety of grind … FULL POST »

FRITZ BURNS SKATEPARK UPGRADED TO CONCRETE

After a short gap in coverage, Fritz Burns Park in La Quinta, California is once again home to a public skatepark. A collection of metal ramps served the community well for nearly 15 years, but when a renovation project for the overall park forced the skatepark to move south, we advised the City to recycle the ramps and upgrade to … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch Builds Bowl in South Central Los Angeles

South Central Los Angeles, primarily known for the bad elements portrayed in mainstream media continues to make changes for the better with the addition of a concrete skatepark and other amenities at the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center. The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Youth Activity Center houses the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station Youth Activity League, a venue that … FULL POST »

Groundbreaking Set For New Eagle Pass Skatepark

A once desolate space underneath US Highway 277, in the City of Eagle Pass, Texas will soon be the home to a 8,500 square foot concrete skatepark. If you’re not familiar with Eagle Pass, it sits directly on the cusp of the Texas-Mexico border, separated by the Rio Grande. After years of behind-the-scenes advocacy. the project kicked into high gear … FULL POST »

JOIN THE WASATCH ACADEMY SKATEPARK HONOR ROLL

The Wasatch Academy, a private boarding school a few hours south of Salt Lake City, is now home to a signature Spohn Ranch skatepark. Located in the small community of Mt. Pleasant, the Academy is internationally known, with an annual enrollment of 300+ young adults from over 40 countries. While the Wasatch Academy was in the process of updating amenities … FULL POST »