Public Safety Services

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The Public Safety Officers are made up of people with backgrounds as Police Officers, Fireman, and Paramedics who are all here to serve the Sandy Pines Community to the best of their ability. The Public Safety Patrol staff is trained in First Aid, CPR and use of an AED. We have 6 full time officers, 5 part time officers, and many seasonal officers.

If you have an emergency please call 911 first and then the Public Safety Office at 616.896.9006! Our medically trained staff is able to respond faster.

SERVICES PROVIDED

Office Hours

Main Gate
24 hours/day, 365 days/year

Phase 3 Gate
(Open between Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekend)

Contact Information

Telephone: (616) 896-9006
Fax: (616) 896-7286
security@sandypines.com

Emergency Services Director:
Steve Deyarmond

Security Services Director:
Keith Garvelink

 

Departments

Public Safety News

October Public Safety Update

In August 2019, Security Services responded to a total of 76 requests for service. The incident types and numbers appear below. Neighbor Dispute: 2; Property Damage Accident: 2; Conduct Violation: 4; Medical Emergency: 21; Illegal Entry: 3; Suspicious Incidents: 7; Boater Assist: 2; Personal Injury Accident: 3; Lost/Found Property: 1; Alcohol Violation: 1; General Assistance…

Gates Locked

Gate Closed & Boats Removed 11/1

Annually on November 1st, the Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 6, and Phase 4 gates will be closed for the winter season. The gate by the Administration and Maintenance building will be open during daylight hours.  The Main Gate and Phase 3 gate entrances will be open 24 hours a day throughout the fall and winter.…

Frost & Leaves

Preparing For Fall & Winter

Preparing For Fall & Winter Storage Secure and place outdoor items in shelter or storage. Winterize your trailer prior to freezing temps and have your holding tank pumped before freezing temps. Remove items that will freeze in cupboards Remove alcoholic beverages from the park. Defrost and clean your refrigerator. Place baking soda in the refrigerator…

Sandy Pines Handbook Rulebook 10-01-19

2019 Handbook Rulebook Revisions

At the end of each season in which Sandy Pines Handbook & Rulebook revisions are voted on and passed by the Board of Directors, we update the Handbook and pass the information on to Members. It is every Member’s responsibility to know, understand, and stay up to date with park rules and regulations. All 2019…

September Footprints

The September Issue of the Sandy Pines Footprints In The Sand is online at www.sandypines.com/footprints and available for pickup throughout the park. As we transition to fall it’s time to schedule winterizations, get ready for annual dues & electric, and stay on top of leaf cleanup. Ready, Set, Fall.

Labor Day Reminders

With the weekend upon us, please remember to have a fun and safe Labor Day Holiday. Please remind all guests of our 10 MPH park speed limit. Please park in properly designated areas. Please be mindful of others if facilities get crowded. Please remember only adults are allowed in the Adult Pool regardless of how…

Jeff Sweitzer-London Photo

Welcome Jeff

Hello Sandy Pines members.  I am Jeff Sweitzer and I am blessed to be your next Park President. I am a West Michigan resident married for 25 years to my wonderful wife, Amy. We have 3 wonderful children, Kennedy a sophomore at Aquinas College, Rece, a junior and Elly a sophomore both attend Hudsonville High…

Sandy Pines Public Safety Badge

August Public Safety Update

By: Keith Garvelink Director of Security Services Service Call Report In June of 2019 Security Services had 117 calls for service.  The call types and numbers appear below. Disorderly Person:  3 Domestic:  1 Controlled Substance Violation:  2 Motorist Assist:  1 Conduct Violation:  2 General Assistance:  14 Minor In Possession:  1 Medical:  7 Larceny:  3 Neighbor…

Golf Carts

Golf Cart License Plate Registration Delay

Sandy Pines Golf Cart License Plate registration has been delayed due to plate production. Our original timeline allowed for the registration and pick up of plates on August 1, 2019. Golf cart license plates are presently in production.  A firm date in which Sandy Pines will have these available to distribute has not been determined…

Guide to Opening Season

Happy Camping 101

Sandy Pines is our Happy Place. Without proper preparations, our Happy Place can easily become our Unhappy Place. Here are a few proactive planning tips for ensuring your home away from home remains happy all season long. Opening Season Guide Returning to your summer getaway after a long winter or hiatus can feel a lot…

WinterFest
February 8, 2020

Memorial Day Flea Market
May 23, 2020

4th Of July Fireworks
July 4, 2020

Christmas In August
August 7-9, 2020