La Puenta Skatepark

La Puente Skatepark (aka Ian Calderon Skatepark)

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La Puente Skatepark is a 10,000-square-foot outdoor concrete skatepark in Los Angeles, California. The skatepark is a street plaza-style park with many street features and some transition features thrown in the mix. There are no bowls.

LocationLos Angeles, California
Address15600 Temple Avenue
La Puente, CA 91744
Coordinates34.069338, -118.270633
FeaturesStreet plaza, large quartepipe
Size10,000 square feet
Riding AllowedSkateboards, scooters, skates
ConstructionConcrete
HoursDawn to 10 pm
LightsYes
FenceNo
FeeNo
Phone(626) 855-1550
Opened2020
Design/BuildSpohn Ranch Skateparks

La Puenta Skatepark Overview

Officially named Ian Calderon Skatepark, in honor of the state assembly member who secured funding for the project, the La Puenta skatepark is located about 20 miles from downtown Los Angles.

La Puenta Skatepark
Photos courtesy of Spohn Ranch Skateparks

Situated in La Puente City Park, the skate park was designed by Spohn Ranch Skateparks, which is headquartered just two miles away in City of Industry. The park opened in late 2020, after the opening was initially delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The park is modelled after an urban skate plaza, with multiple tiers and arranged in a large square. The plaza has numerous ledges, stairs and manual pads, as well as banks, hand rails, quarterpipes, hips and flat rails.

La Puenta Skatepark
La Puenta Skatepark

Two stand out features are a large vert quarterpiple with a window and a elongated pyramid with a steel coping spine along the top.

La Puenta Skatepark

The park is large enough and offers enough features that beginners and advanced street skaters will find something to ride. Even transition afficianados will find the quarter pipes and hips fun — that window in the big quarterpipe sure looks like it wants someone to carve over it…

If you’re looking for a bowl to skate, however, you’ll need to check out some of LA other skateparks.

Here’s a walk through of the park with pro skater Matt Berger:

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