Interested in Teaching

The City of Tustin Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for new classes taught by qualified instructors. If you have a special skill or are knowledgeable about a subject and would like to share it with others, you can submit a proposal to teach a class, clinic, or workshop. 

Please take the time to review the latest Tustin Today to make sure we are not already offering the same or similar class. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis; however, anticipate a start date of six months ahead.

Indoor Facility Space

Be aware that indoor facility space is limited and reserved for current classes. If you have your own facility, it must be in Tustin or within 5 miles of the City.

Currently Seeking

  • Adaptive and ASD fitness, tennis, and pickleball group lessons
  • Cooking
  • Karate
  • Nature-based outdoor learning for kids
  • Tot gym playtime
  • Tot musical playtime

Not Accepting or Seeking at This Time

  • Ballet
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Investment classes or businesses
  • Jewelry making
  • Parenting Classes
  • Retirement Solutions
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Soccer
  • Technology
  • Tennis
  • Yoga
  • Zumba


  • Please review current classes before submitting an application
    • If we decide to select your proposal, we will notify you. Please see the important deadlines (PDF). Class proposals submitted after the due date will be considered for the next session.
  • Make sure to include a resume detailing class experience, a sample class outline, and three references.
  • Download the Instructor Application (Fillable PDF)
  • Additional requirements if selected:
    • Insurance/Endorsement naming the City of Tustin as additional insured
    • W9 Form
    • Contact Recreation Coordinator for information on fingerprinting


Submit your application in person, by email, or by mailing it to:
City of Tustin Parks and Recreation Department
Attention: Stephanie Finn, Recreation Coordinator
300 Centennial Way
Tustin, CA 92780

Thank you for your interest in becoming a contracted instructor with the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department.