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As the 10th largest municipality in Illinois, the Town of Cicero was due for a skatepark. More specifically, this Chicago suburb needed a concrete bowl to contrast from the street-focused skateparks in the area. In August, our skilled team of concrete craftsmen completed construction ahead of schedule and within budget. Three bowls ranging from 3’-6’ form the heart of the … FULL POST »

Spohn Ranch and Anaheim double up on greatness

What do you get when you combine firetrucks, free helmets and a massive crowd of local youth? The Schweitzer Skatepark Grand Opening in Anaheim, CA! With the incredible donation from Disneyland and the brilliance of the City of Anaheim, the second skatepark was grandly opened on 20th of September. The first park in Anaheim also designed and built by Spohn … FULL POST »

Skatepark Built in Honor of Councilman Dan Dever

The City of Othello, Washington honored the late Dan Dever in style by building the skatepark he fought for during his tenure as City Councilman. The 6,000 square foot skatepark adds recreational diversity to the existing baseball, tennis, basketball, swimming and hockey facilities that comprise Lions Park. With flowing lines, the skatepark features Spohn Ranch’s signature fusion of street and … FULL POST »

Bayonne, New Jersey turns bad luck into new skatepark

Have you heard the saying “When one door closes, another door opens”? In the case of Bayonne, NJ when one skatepark closed, another one opened. Bayonne’s indoor skatepark “The Bridge” was a second home for many local youth, so when it sadly closed its doors in 2015 it created a void in the skateboard community. Local skate shop owner Gary … FULL POST »

Tillamook Skatepark charges ahead along Oregon Coast

The City of Tillamook, Oregon, known more for dairy farms and delicious cheese than skateboarding and BMX bikes, will soon be home to a 6,000 square foot concrete skatepark at Goodspeed Park. After being selected as the City’s skatepark designer and builder via a nationwide competition, we engaged in a collaborative skatepark design process with local skateboarders and BMX bike … FULL POST »

National City Skatepark builds a strong contrast

After a flurry of grand openings in 2014, San Diego County had a quiet 2015 skatepark season. 2016, however, is starting off with a bang thanks to the dedicated Spohn Ranch field crew in National City, California.  The new Kimball Park Skatepark will replace the City’s aging collection of metal ramps which had reached the end of their lifespan. With … FULL POST »

Skatepark builders start construction in Othello, WA

The Dan Dever Memorial Skatepark is scheduled to break ground in Othello, Washington next month. The skatepark is named in honor of the City Councilman who spearheaded the project and passionately advocated for Othello’s skateboarding youth until his passing in May of 2014. Spohn Ranch was selected as the skatepark designer in late 2014, due largely in part to our reputation … FULL POST »

New Skatepark Build in Stanton, California

Our recent design/build project for the City of Stanton has put an end to Orange County’s extended skatepark drought. The skatepark is a key component of the new 11-acre Stanton Central Park, located off Western Avenue.  Skatepark design was executed in collaboration with landscape architecture firm David Volz Design and features 9,000 square feet of concrete stairs, ledges, banks, quarter-pipes … FULL POST »

Fireman’s Skatepark Design Finalized – Houma, Louisiana

A long time coming, we’re excited to announce that Spohn Ranch was on site this week in Houma, Louisiana for the Fireman’s Skatepark pre-construction kick-off meeting. The park is named in honor of a private donor who after a lifetime of serving his community as a firefighter, decided he wanted to continue serving by anonymously donating his hard-earned funds to … FULL POST »

Fairfield, Iowa Skatepark Design Finalized

Iowa is not known as a hub of quality skateparks, with only one concrete skatepark built within the past 5 years (our design/build project in Oskaloosa), but we’re excited to take a positive step towards changing that with our latest Iowa skatepark project at OB Nelson Park in the City of Fairfield. Thanks to the generous donation of a private … FULL POST »