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Best Places for Birding around Regina

Did you know that the Regina area is a great region for bird watching? This is especially true during spring migration and well into the summer months. When you are out RVing, it can be fun to stop and watch the birds for a while to get some fresh air and stretch your legs. Here are some of our favourite places for bird spotting in and around Regina.   A.E. Wilson Park This park is located in north Regina. You may see: brown thrashers, flickers, orioles, mourning doves, several finch varieties, cedar waxwings, vireos, loons, Clark’s grebes, gadwalls, mallards, blue-wing teals, northern shovelers, mergansers, merlins, black bellied plovers and many more.   Wascana Park This park . . . Read more

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Treating and Conditioning Your RV Roof with UV Protectant

The sun’s UV rays are very powerful and can do damage to your RV’s roof if you don’t protect it from these harsh rays. You put sunscreen on to protect your skin, so why wouldn’t you protect your RV’s skin as well?  Many RV roofs are made of EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer). Overtime, the sun’s UV rays can cause drying, cracking, fading, and oxidizing to your RV, especially on rubber roofs, as they get the most direct sunlight.  Rubber roofs could also shrink and the caulking can pull away at the edges if you don’t protect it. Storing your RV under a cover or in a garage when not in use can help lessen the sun’s damage, but this . . . Read more

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A Look At RV Fridges (Conventional RV Fridges vs New Helium Fridges )

You’ve pulled into your campsite, the RV is finally all unpacked, you’ve got everything set up and it’s time to feed the kids. As per tradition you reach for the package of hot dogs, cold macaroni salad, condiments and juice as the rest of the family gets the fire ready and finds their favorite roasting sticks. Jump forward half an hour later and everyone’s fed “ahhhh…” camping is finally settling in. You grab a nice cold celebratory beer and set up the smores station ready for a long weekend of relaxation. But hold on, what’s keeping those hot dogs and salad from going bad? And who do we trust to keep our beers and juice cold? Edmond Carre dreamed . . . Read more

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2015 VRV University Recap

On April 8th we held our first “VRV University” here at the dealership from 7 to 9:00 PM. We presented topics such as manual slide operation, appliance trouble shooting and general maintenance in an open forum to approximately 150 new and seasoned RV enthusiasts. During the Q & A segment attendees queried our in-house experts about how to deal with a variety of issues they had experienced. The evening was well attended and had great group participation as well. The following are some examples of the feedback we received: It was very well presented and the interaction of all your departments and employees showed great teamwork. To see the employees give time from their families . . . Read more

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Village RV Light Weight Travel Trailer Month

With spring just around the corner and Saskatchewan Parks opening their online reservation website for booking sites, now is the perfect time for your family to begin your RVing adventure. Village RV has all of it’s light weight travel trailer inventory on sale now! Budget conscious families need look no further than the great light weight brands that Village RV has to offer. “Living light” in the RV world doesn’t mean you have to skip all the amenities. Leather furniture, household cabinetry, HD flat screen televisions and Bluetooth stereos are not uncommon in a Village RV light weight travel trailer. Combining a high end finish with a structurally sound and aerodynamic . . . Read more

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G-Endorsement Driver Training

Village RV offers driver training for towing trailers over 4600 kg(10,000 lbs). This class has been run for over 10 years as a non profit course here at Village RV. There are 3 tests which need to be completed prior to the class. Each test is 20 questions and is multiple choice, which must be done at the SGI Driver testing office at 1550 Sask Dr, Regina. They are also available by booking through SGI at your local Driver testing office located throughout Saskatchewan (a written test in Regina does not require prior booking Monday thru Saturday). There is a cost of $10.00 to be paid to SGI to take the test and after successful completion you would then need to purchase a $40.00 road test, also . . . Read more

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Village RV and Keystone RV: The Complete Choice Youtube Video Series

Check out these YouTube Videos put together by Keystone RV. You will soon find out why your next RV should be from Village RV. No other manufacturer is pulling back the curtain to show you how they build their RV, but Keystone RV is and that’s why 1 in every 5 RV’s on the road in North America is a Keystone RV.

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