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New Instructors

The Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Senior Center partners with independent contract instructors for classes held at our Senior Center location. Carlsbad Senior Center programs provide diversified programming that develop new interests or fosters further development of a specific skill or training. Our quality programs provide a variety of benefits and encourage lifelong learning.

Senior Center programs

Class sessions are offered in two, four or six-week formats. Programs are reviewed and evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • community interest
  • current trends
  • facility availability
  • departmental goals
  • quality
  • instructor experience
  • Submit a new proposal

    The Carlsbad Senior Center accepts new class/camp proposals on an ongoing basis.  To submit a new class for consideration, you will be required to provide the following:

  • Course outline
  • Sample Proposal form (including fees, descriptions, min/max student requirements)
  • List of preferred days and times
  • Resume, including at least three references
  • Proposal packets can be requested by contacting the Senior Center at 760-602-4654, by emailing requests to, or you may download a copy of the sample proposal form here

    The Parks & Recreation Department accepts new proposals on an ongoing basis. Proposals are reviewed in the order they are received. Proposals are retained on file for a period of 12 months from the date received.


    New instructor requirements

    Contracted instructors are required to provide a current resume and references, a Carlsbad business license and appropriate liability insurance. Contracts are valid for one calendar year.

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    Contact Information

    Valerie Fisher

    Activities Coordinator



    Carlsbad Senior Center

    799 Pine Avenue

    Carlsbad, CA 92008