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.


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

Emergency Services Director:
Steve Deyarmond

Security Services Director:
Keith Garvelink



Public Safety News

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COVID-19 Closure Reminders

The Park Is Closed We’ve been receiving many questions regarding our Park Closure based off the update we posted earlier this week at Based on Federal social distancing restrictions, State stay at home orders, and travel restrictions Sandy Pines and Lake Monterey Golf Course is closed. We are monitoring all entries and only allowing…

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COVID-19 Park Closure

The health and safety of our staff, members, and community is our top priority.  We appreciate your patience, cooperation and flexibility as we all work through these trying times together. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the entire staff, families, membership, state, and nation while we continue to evolve through these changes to combat COVID-19.…

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Stay Home Stay Safe

From Governor Whitmer On Monday, March 23, Governor Whitmer instituted Executive Order No. 2020-21, which states that to suppress the spread of COVID-19, to prevent the state’s health care system from being overwhelmed, to allow time for the production of critical test kits, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, and to avoid needless deaths, it is…

COVID19 Closures

COVID-19 Office Appointments

With the COVID-19 situation changing quickly in Michigan and based on the latest Executive Order issued by the State of Michigan and the Office of the Governor, Sandy Pines and Lake Monterey Golf Course will be implementing the following through April 1, 2020. Sandy Pines Administration Office open by appointment only starting March 18, 2020.…

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Coronavirus Update

The safety, health and well-being of our employees and members are a top priority. Without all of you, Sandy Pines and Lake Monterey Golf Course cannot truly be Our Happy Place! With the rising concern of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the rapid changes that are taking place due to this illness, Sandy Pines Recreational Community and…

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Membership Card Renewals

By: Steve Deyarmond In January all members were sent annual renewal forms indicating the membership cards that were associated with your membership which includes member, associate, recreation, and youth membership cards. If you do not need to remove any cards, please note that on your annual renewal form and all cards will remain on…

Community CPR Training

By: Steve Deyarmond Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillator (AED) classes will be provided at the Pavilion for members of the Park.  All classes will start at 10:00 am and last up to four hours.  The CPR classes will be for adult, child and infant.  The CPR classes are free as a…

John Lievense New Public Safety Officer

March Security News

By: Keith Garvelink January Call Statistics In  January, 2020 our Public Safety Staff responded to a total of 70 calls which include the following: Building Alarm:                             11 Animal Complaint:                       1 Disorderly Conduct:                     1 Fraud:                                            1 General Assistance:                      3 Health and Safety:                        1 Misc. Call for Service:                   1…

February Security News

By: Keith Garvelink November 2019 Call Statistics In November 2019 Security Services responded to a total of 55 incidents which include the following: Building Alarm:                                           2 Damage to Property:                                 6 General Assistance:                                   14 Health and Safety:                                     1 Lost/Found Property:                                1 Malicious Destruction of Property:          2 Medical:                                                      1…

Golf Cart License Plate Registration

By: Steve Deyarmond Plates & Registration Beginning in April 1, 2020 members may register their golf carts on line or in person by paper form at the Public Safety Office and pick up their site specific license plates.  Golf carts will be required to have the license plates installed by April 1, 2021.  This…

Campground Opens
April 15, 2020

Memorial Day Flea Market
May 23, 2020

4th Of July Fireworks
July 4, 2020

Christmas In August
August 7-9, 2020