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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 »

NEW NORTH ADAMS SKATEPARK SHINES AS A WORK OF ART

The North Adams Skatepark with an address of 310 State Street North Adams, MA 01247 is officially open and drawing skateboarders from throughout northwest Massachusetts. This destination skate plaza wasn’t built overnight. The City of North Adams began the process back in 2000, but things really picked up steam when Spohn Ranch was officially hired as skatepark designer in 2015. As … 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 »

SOCIAL MEDIA TIDAL-WAVE VOTES LEHI SKATEPARK AS #1

Located about 30 minutes south of Salt Lake City and quaintly wedged between Lake Utah and the Timpanogos Mountains is the booming community of Lehi, Utah. In March of 2017, Spohn Ranch completed construction of the Lehi Skatepark, adding 12,000 square feet of concrete to Lehi’s picturesque landscape. The skatepark is now officially open and located at the address below. Lehi Skatepark address: … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH DESIGNS ARVIN’S SKATEBOARDING PARADISE

The City of Arvin’s previous skatepark was collection of wooden ramps, many considered too worn and weathered to use. The replacement? A modern concrete masterpiece dubbed the DiGiorgio Action Park. As of March 22, the DiGiorgio Action Park (also known as the Arvin Skatepark) is now open! The Arvin Skatepark address is: 699 Haven Dr Arvin, CA 93203 The skatepark was made possible by … FULL POST »

RANCHO CUCAMONGA SKATE SPOT CELEBRATES OPENING

In 2011 the City of Rancho Cucamonga was awarded a grant to build a recreational park on a vacant plot of land parallel to Madrone Avenue. Shaped by input from the local community, “Los Amigos Park” was born. The City’s landscape architect, RJM Design Group, presented Spohn Ranch with a design challenge – create a skatepark within a circular footprint while maintaining good … FULL POST »

New Neighborhood Skate Spot in Rancho Cucamonga

170,000 residents. 1 outdated skatepark. The numbers spoke for themselves and the City of Rancho Cucamonga listened – including a new skatepark in their 2011 Proposition 84 grant application. When the grant for their 3.4 acre park (eventually named Los Amigos Park) was awarded, it was time to get to work. The landscape architects at RJM Design Group planned the … FULL POST »

Mission Accomplished: Ocean City Skatepark Build

Even before a single ounce of concrete had been poured, many proclaimed the Cape May County Skatepark in Ocean City would become the best skatepark in the State of New Jersey. When the construction dust settled and local skateboarders got their first taste of flowing lines and smooth concrete, those early proclamations rang true. The Spohn Ranch field crew matched … FULL POST »

A fresh start for the Dublin, Ohio Skatepark

The City of Dublin, Ohio’s skatepark was a well-used facility since day one, so when the City’s plans to expand Coffman Park ran right through the skatepark footprint, two priorities became clear. First, was finding a new location. Second, was learning from the original skatepark design’s mistakes and capitalizing on the opportunity for a fresh start. While the original skatepark … FULL POST »