Create Your Own Class at LA County Parks

Create Your Own Class at LA County Parks

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Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is looking for highly talented independent instructors interested in teaching their skills to others through our Contract Class Program.

Why You Should Teach Your Class at LA County Parks

  • You can set the fees, dates, and times of your activity.
  • Activities can be offered on a weekly basis or as 1-2 day workshops.
  • We’ll provide one of our fantastic recreation facilities for your use as well as marketing for your class or workshop.
  • We’re interested in a variety of different classes for all ages – from infants and school-aged children to adults and seniors.

Classes We’re Looking For

  • Fine arts
  • Urban dance and music
  • Photography
  • Musical instrument instruction
  • STEAM Classes
  • Zumba
  • Ballet
  • Folklorico
  • fun and unique sessions you might propose

How We’re Helping Our Communities 

LA County Parks is dedicated to building strong and resilient communities and individuals through high quality recreational and enrichment opportunities while also making workforce investments in individuals and businesses local to our parks. As a Contract Instructor, you’ll bring valuable skills and expertise to provide the individuals and families  with the opportunity to learn new skills, stay active and healthy, and have a great time. Recreation and enrichment classes promote personal well-being among our communities and improve the lives of LA County residents.

Contact Information

Please review the resources and apply by submitting the application and proposal forms. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at

Please note that Contract Instructors are not considered employees of the Department and therefore are not eligible to receive County employee benefits.

Application Process

The instructor recruitment for the Fall 2020 season has closed. Any applications and proposals submitted after June 26, 2020, will be considered for the winter 2020/21 season. Please ensure to submit both the application and proposal if you are a new applicant.

Information Session

View the webinar from the Fall 2020 application and proposal process for our Contract Class Program.

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Presentation Video

Instructor Resources

Our Mission

Serve as stewards of parklands, build healthy and resilient communities, and advance social equity and cohesion

Our Vision
To be a world-class parks and recreation organization

Our Values
Integrity and Dedication, Inclusion, Health and Wellness, Compassion, Stewardship and Sustainability, and Innovation