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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 »

Full-Pipe Dreams Come True at Newark, Ohio Skatepark

The title of “best skatepark in Ohio” will soon be bestowed upon Newark, Ohio, thanks to a state-of-the-art skatepark design/build by Spohn Ranch. The skatepark is one component of a larger improvement project at Everett Park and would not be possible without an amazing collaboration between Spohn Ranch, the Thomas J. Evans Foundation, the City of Newark and a team … FULL POST »

Pro Skateboarders Open New Eagle Pass, Texas Skatepark

The Bluebonnet Skatepark in Eagle Pass, Texas is officially open! After being selected via a nationwide competition for skatepark designers and builders, Spohn Ranch transformed an under-utilized space below US Highway 277 into a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark. The 8,500 square foot skatepark is a flowing concrete masterpiece, thoughtfully blending street and transition style terrain. In addition to the skatepark, Spohn … 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 »

NORTH BEARDSLEY SKATEPARK BUILD OFFICIALLY UNDERWAY

With the success of recent Kern County projects, including DiGiorgio Park in Arvin and Planz Park in southern Bakersfield, Spohn Ranch has developed a strong reputation among Bakersfield-area skateboarders. So when word got around that Spohn Ranch was designing and building a new skatepark in northern Bakersfield, anticipation quickly started growing. Unexpected red tape at the State level put the … 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 »

Crowley Lake Skatepark Charges Ahead

About 30 minutes south of the legendary winter tourist destination Mammoth Mountain and on the eastern side of Sierra Nevada mountain range lies the close-knit community of Crowley Lake, California. In recent years, a public skatepark became a top priority for the community. The importance of a skatepark was noticeably relevant in a place where during the dry months, fishing, … FULL POST »

SPOHN RANCH BUILDS ARMADA A DREAM COME TRUE

Armada Township, an hour north of Detroit, Michigan, is now how home to a “dream come true” for local residents Jacob Gritzinger and Tyler Ross who spent nearly a decade advocating for a public skatepark. “It brings tears to eyes,” said Gritzinger. “It really does.” The Armada skate park location is 75400 North Avenue Armada, MI 48005 Spohn Ranch was … FULL POST »