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By Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation, 06/30/23, 1:30PM PDT


Don’t miss out! Applications for the Fall 2023 season are OPEN!

Don’t miss out! Applications for the Fall 2023 season are Open. Hurry, Don't wait, Applications are reviewed on a first come basis and parks fill up Fast. Click the link to Apply  

Showcase your talents this Fall! The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is recruiting instructors for the Fall 2023 season! We’re looking for highly talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise to the community and provide an opportunity for others to learn new skills, stay active and have fun! 

To learn more about the program, visit our Become An Instructor page, and when your ready, APPLY HERE.

To see our current class selection, click the link, SUMMER CLASSES to become an instructor!



As an independent instructor, you set the fees, dates, and times of your class – teaching on a monthly, weekly or as a 1–3-day workshop. You’ll have access to teaching at one of our fantastic recreation facilities at locations throughout Los Angeles County. Plus, we’ll help with marketing and promoting your class or workshop!

Recreation and enrichment classes promote personal well-being among our communities and improve the lives of LA County residents. Classes can be taught virtually or in-person, so don’t miss out!

We’re looking for a variety of classes for all ages including:

  • Arts & Crafts, Jewelry
  • Baseball Clinic
  • Basketball
  • Caribbean Aerobics
  • Chinese, Tagalog, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese interactive language class
  • Country Line Dancing
  • Creative Chefs cooking for children
  • Dog Obedience Training
  • Dog Obstacle Course Training
  • Dog Training Intermediate
  • Exploring Art and Nature Workshop
  • Expressive Art- Social Justice Lens
  • Family/Daddy/Mommy and Me classes
  • Guatemalan Mayan Dance
  • Guitar or Drums
  • Gymnastics
  • Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Board
  • Knitting & Crocheting
  • LGBTQIA+ Crafts
  • LGBTQIA+ Nature Walks
  • LGBTQIA+ Virtual Art Class
  • Line Dance
  • Martial Arts
  • Mexican Folklorico
  • Planting Herbs in Pots
  • Poetry and Acting
  • Samba
  • Senior Yoga
  • Soccer All Ages
  • Step Hip Hop Aerobics
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis (all ages)
  • Traditional Salvadorian Dance




The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation manages 181 parks. It also operates a network of 9 regional parks, 40 neighborhood parks, 20 community parks, 14 wildlife sanctuaries, 11 nature centers, 43 public swimming pools, more than 200 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, and the largest municipal golf system in the nation, consisting of 20 golf courses. The department also maintains four botanical centers: The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, the South Coast Botanic Garden, Descanso Gardens, and Virginia Robinson Gardens. The department also owns the iconic Hollywood Bowl, and the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, providing County residents with valuable entertainment and cultural resources.