Transit fares and recreation costs on the rise in Calgary

WATCH ABOVE: Calgary transit and recreation costs to increase in 2015

CALGARY-  Riding the bus or the CTrain in Calgary is now a little more expensive.

Starting Jan. 1 a single-ride adult ticket will now cost $3.15.

A youth ticket is $2.10.

Adult and youth day passes have also increased by $0.50.

Transit users who would like to purchase an adult monthly pass will have to pay $3 more, while youth riders will pay another $5.

Low income Calgarians and seniors won’t see any change.

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To reserve a park-and-ride space at an LRT lot will cost $10 more a month.

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Calgary Transit warns fares will continue to rise in the years to come.

User fees and rentals are also on the rise at city golf courses, recreation centres, swimming pools and hockey rinks.

18 holes of golf will cost another $1 or $2 dollars on weekdays and another $4 or $5 dollars on weekends, depending on the course.

It’s another $0.50 for admission to leisure centres.

A yearly swimming pass is up $20.

Ice rental has risen another $10 an hour.

The monthly rental for blue cart recycling is now $7.90 – $0.10 more a month

Lastly, monthly water and sewer rates for the average house will go up about $7 to $90.

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