Teach a Class or an Activity!

Welcome to the Recreation Program

Proposal Page!

Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreation classes and activities year round. There are six Recreation Department Divisions:  Adult & Youth Cultural, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Tennis, Special Events and Luscher Farm with Organic Education, and Golf. Many of the classes and workshops currently offered through the Divisions exist because an enthusiast has the desire to teach a program. If you have an idea for a program or are interested in presenting an activity, the following information is provided for your assistance.

As an instructor/presenter, are you a City employee or contractor?

Hourly City Employee

Contracted Service Provider


  1. Eligible to work in the United States and provide identification
  2. Pass a Criminal Background Check
  3. Hourly wage is negotiable according to experience, knowledge, background regarding the subject, and the current market rate/demand
  4. Employment is classified as on-call/less than 20 hrs weekly with ongoing employment not to include employment benefits
  5. Employee must enroll in paperless payment - Wells Fargo paycard or direct deposit


  1. Pass a Criminal Background Check
  2. A sole proprietor using a d/b/a, or a business/corporate entity; a current business license status with the State of Oregon Corporation Division is required.
  3. The City requires proof of insurance in the form of a Certificate of Insurance and Endorsement page naming the City as an additionally insured. The insurance requirement of $2M per occurrence and $3M in aggregate.

Payment is done on a per participant basis.

For more information please call Dina Balogh 503-534-5420 or email dbalogh@ci.oswego.or.us

 To submit a Recreation Program Proposal Form, please fill out this form.

All Youth & Adult Cultural, Fitness and/or Outdoor Classes and Camps:

Cydny Fletcher (503) 697-6589  cfletcher@ci.oswego.or.us

All Sports & Tennis Classes and Camps:

Carol Hartley (503) 675-2547  chartley@ci.oswego.or.us 

All Organic Education/Gardening Classes and Camps:

Jamie Inglis (503) 675-3985 jinglis@ci.oswego.or.us 

All Older Adult Enrichment Classes:

Maria Bigelow (503) 534-5748   mbigelow@ci.oswego.or.us


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