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Spohn Ranch Unveils Medina, New York’s New Skatepark Design

We’re excited to announce that next spring Spohn Ranch will break ground on the Village of Medina, New York’s new concrete skatepark honoring the life and spirit of fallen local skateboarder Luke Nelson. The 11,000 square foot skatepark will replace a modest collection of steel ramps that have served the community well for the past 20 years, but have reached … FULL POST »

Enid, Oklahoma Skatepark To Receive Concrete Facelift

Enid, Oklahoma’s skatepark will soon be landing this small Oklahoma community on the skateboarding map with a modern skatepark design from Spohn Ranch. Facilities adjacent to the existing skatepark are scheduled to expand, which tasked City of Enid officials with finding a new home for the community’s skateboarders and wheel sports athletes. Rather than just relocate the modest collection of … FULL POST »

Gibson City, Illinois Skatepark’s Final Design Revealed

Gibson City, Illinois’ skatepark will break ground in September and become a permanent tribute to the life and spirit of former alderman Ed Day who tragically passed away in 2017. After noticing a group of skateboarders frequently gather outside one of his properties, Ed’s goal was to create a safe place for Gibson City’s youth to ride and enjoy the … FULL POST »

Final Design Revealed for West Des Moines Skatepark

West Des Moines’, Iowa first concrete skatepark breaks ground later this month at American Legion Park. The 5,000 square foot skatepark will transform a linear footprint formerly occupied by a wooden half-pipe that was removed in 2019 due to maintenance issues. Recognizing Spohn Ranch’s highly-regarded skatepark design-build portfolio across Iowa, including Young’s Park Skatepark and Bailey Park Skatepark, the City … FULL POST »

Milford, Michigan Skatepark Reaches Fundraising Goal

After years of tenacious fundraising by local non-profit, Project S-Park, we are gearing up to begin building the Village of Milford, Michigan’s new skatepark. Milford’s skateboarders were tired of the grey blobs of concrete typical across the Detroit suburbs and sought out Spohn Ranch for our modern skatepark design approach. We understood their vision and despite some challenging site topography, … FULL POST »

Victorville Skatepark Under Construction at Doris Davies Park

The long overdue Victorville Skatepark is officially under construction at Doris Davies Park. Spohn Ranch’s years of hard work began with a feasibility study and site selection process in 2015. After evaluating several potential sites, Doris Davies Park was recommended as the best location for Victorville’s first skatepark due to its visibility, existing infrastructure and wide-open design canvas. A comprehensive … FULL POST »

Waterloo, Iowa Skatepark Upgrades to Modern Concrete Design

After years of fighting a losing battle against the flooding Cedar River, the wood ramps at Exchange Park have been recycled and the City of Waterloo has teamed up with Spohn Ranch to upgrade to a modern concrete skatepark. The new Waterloo Skatepark will be moving roughly ½ mile down Park Road to a triangular lot just south of Joe … FULL POST »

Norfolk, Nebraska Skatepark Prepares to Break Ground

Construction documents are complete, steel fabrication is wrapping up and Spohn Ranch is gearing up to break ground on our first Nebraska skatepark for the City of Norfolk. After a decade of critically-acclaimed skatepark design-build in neighboring Iowa, we’re excited to continue extending our network of high-quality skatepark construction across the Midwest. The Norfolk Skatepark, otherwise known as Miracle Skatepark, … FULL POST »

New El Monte Skatepark is a Work of Art

The new El Monte skatepark is more than a skatepark. It’s a work of art. Tapping into El Monte’s Art in Public Places fund, the skatepark continues Gibson Mariposa Park’s butterfly theme with sculpted concrete curving and winding in the shape of a butterfly. The artistic “butterfly bowl” is the focal point of the design, but colored concrete “stripes” flow … FULL POST »

Final Design Revealed for Manzanita Skatepark

With the Logan Wells Skatepark in the books, Spohn Ranch and the City of Anaheim are now gearing up for the Manzanita Skatepark. The skatepark design/build project is our 4th for the City of Anaheim and will be located in north-central Anaheim, an area currently underserved by public skateparks. Our canvas at Manzanita Park was challenging and tested our skatepark … FULL POST »