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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170,000 residents. 1 outdated skatepark.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 »

Walker Mill Skatepark Opens to Rave Reviews

On Friday, July 10th, the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation proudly cut the ribbon at Walker Mill Regional Park’s new crown jewel – a 12,000 square foot concrete skatepark. While this celebration marked the official opening, skateboarders from throughout Maryland & Virginia had already been flocking to District Heights for months for a firsthand taste of the … FULL POST »

Skatepark Building in Lake Elsinore, California

Lake Elsinore, California has been dubbed the “Action Sports Capital of the World”. The City’s action sports culture has deep roots, fueled by an unrivaled collection of facilities for motocross, wakeboarding, skydiving and every other non-traditional sport one could think of. The City was ahead of the curve when they opened a skatepark at McVicker Park in the early 2000’s, … FULL POST »

Construction underway in Westlake Village, CA

Skatepark construction is underway in Westlake Village, California.  The City’s first concrete skatepark is one component of a 19-acre recreational site located on the north side of Thousand Oaks Boulevard, West of Lindero Canyon Road.  10+ years in the making, the project finally came to fruition through a unique collaboration between the City of Westlake and the Triunfo YMCA. Skatepark … FULL POST »

Monitor Park Skatepark Ready for Action

Our latest Los Angeles skatepark design/build project, a collaboration with EPT Design and the Trust for Public Land, officially opened at Monitor Park in Watts on January 31st. We celebrated with a demo by the Blind Skateboards professional team as well as a best trick contest and product toss for local skateboarders. The below-grade skatepark is 6,000 square feet and … FULL POST »

Uvalde Texas Skatepark Construction in full swing

The skatepark build is underway at Uvalde Municipal Park in Uvalde, Texas! Located just north of the Mexico border, the City’s first public skatepark is the result of forward-looking municipal leaders who recognized the value of providing local youth with a designated place to ride their skateboards. Per usual, the skatepark design process consisted of several charrettes where we met … FULL POST »

Sacramento, Ca gets two neighborhood skate spots!

The City of Sacramento has made a strategic initiative to supplement their large 20,000+ square foot skateparks with a network of neighborhood skate spots. With an area of 100 square miles and a population of 500,000, not all skateboarders have easy and frequent access to the City’s big facilities. So when new park and park revitalization projects come online, the … FULL POST »

Skatepark in Niles, Illinois officially open!

We’re excited to announce that as of Friday 10/24, the skatepark at Washington Terrace Park in Niles, Illinois is officially open! The skatepark project began four years ago when a group of Niles high school students launched a Facebook petition urging Village officials to consider building a public skatepark. It took some serious convincing, but all concerns about the skatepark … FULL POST »