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Sykesville community praises new Shrimptown Skatepark

With no authorized location for the skateboarders of Sykesville, MD, they took it upon themselves and built a DIY skatepark with makeshift skate obstacles built from plywood, cinderblocks and tons of hand mixed concrete. Quickly this park (coined Shrimptown), started to become a common location for the local skateboarders and drew attention from city officials. Wanting to provide a safe … FULL POST »

State-of the-art concrete skatepark in Sykesville

Historic Sykesville, Maryland, with a population of only 4,500, will soon boast a state-of-the-art concrete skatepark designed and built by Spohn Ranch. Our work, which included design, steel fabrication, drainage, earthwork and concrete, would not have been possible without the pioneering efforts of a local group of skateboarders who transformed a concrete slab at South Branch Park into a DIY … FULL POST »