Adults to preschoolers will feel fees

In an effort to reduce Arroyo Grande’s subsidy of several city-operated recreation programs, fees will increase for adult softball and basketball leagues, playground programs and a preschool program.

The new fees are estimated to raise an additional $10,000, said Doug Perrin, director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities.

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the new fees, which will go into effect in June for the playground and pre-school programs, and in September for the adult sports programs. Councilman Ed Arnold was absent.

The increase will affect programs including:

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