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Believe The Hype – Goleta Skatepark Coming to Life

Construction of Goleta, California’s first public skatepark is officially underway. Spohn Ranch was commissioned as skatepark designer by the City of Goleta in 2013, but after a successful design process, the larger park project was put on hold due to a property ownership issue. Thankfully the issue was eventually resolved and the project resumed in early 2018. The 4,500 square … FULL POST »

CROWLEY LAKE SKATEPARK CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

After knocking out the skatepark build’s final details when the snow cleared, the Crowley Lake Skatepark is officially open. With constant use by local skate camps and groups of skateboarders traveling up/down Highway 395, the skatepark is already proving to be a sound investment by Mono County. Spohn Ranch was hired by the County in 2017 for a comprehensive design/build … 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 »

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 »

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 »