The Central Wyoming Skateboard Association is raising funds to replace the present skatepark in Riverton with a new one. A back to school Skate Jam will take place Friday night. (Ernie Over photo)

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association is hosting a Back To School Skate Jam Friday night starting at 5 p.m. at the Riverton Skatepark.

Skateboard lessons will be available from expert instructors for all ages and abilities. Skateboards, bikes and scooters are welcome.

The Association is in the midst of a fund raising drive to construct a new skatepark in Riverton. A sign at the intersection of East Main and Broadway in Riverton City Park is tracking the progress of fund raising. The new park will be built in the southwest quadrant of City Park.