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Vancouver RV Site Filling for Olympics, Another Sits Empty

Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

The Vancouver, British Columbia, park board says bookings for the RV sites at Jericho Beach
are now close to 70% – but the Spanish Banks site is still sitting empty, according to News
1130, Vancouver. Both parks are being made available for temporary RV use during the Winter
Olympics, which begin Feb. 12 in Vancouver. Commissioner Aaron Jasper says even though they
haven’t been able to fill both locations with RVs, staff is still confident they will break
even. But he says making money wasn’t the main goal. “The motivation was for us to do our
part to help out with the logistics of the Olympics,” Jasper said. “I think it will still
be a success, I think the folks that come down with their RVs will still find an enjoyable
way to stay in Vancouver and have some of the infrastructure such as transportation that
will take them in towards the city.” Jasper says a large chunk of the reservations have
come from Seattle. By RV

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