Sandy Pines Recreation Staff

The Sandy Pines Recreation Team operates our Recreation Station, Happy Shack Snack Stand, Game Room, Pools, Ropes Course, and our all big summer activities, holiday tournaments, events. Most of our Recreation Staff are high school and college students. This is why we typically open for Memorial Weekend, then close the Pools and Ropes Course until school is out and then reopen for the summer season. This is also why we close the Pools and Ropes Course near the end of August when schools starts again but then open for the last hurrah on Labor Day Weekend.

Recreation Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 11am-9pm*
Sunday: 11am-6pm*

*Rentals are due back 1 hour before closing to avoid further fines.

Happy Shack

Monday - Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am-8pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

Water Park/Adult Pool

Monday - Saturday: 11am-9pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

Phase 3 Pool

Monday - Saturday: 1pm-8pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

Ropes Course

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday: 1-3pm & 6:30-8:30pm
Friday: 1-4pm & 6-9pm
Saturday: 10-2pm & 6-9pm
Sunday: 1-4pm

Contact Information

Telephone: (616) 896-8318 

Recreation Director:
Nikki Hoogewind


The new Recreation Events Calendar is now available! The current Featured Events and 50th Anniversary schedule is now available.

Recreation News

Recreation Schedule 2021

June 15, 2021

Recreation News May 2021

April 30, 2021

By Nikki Hoogewind 50th Anniversary Celebration May is here and Memorial Weekend will kick off a 50th celebration season of with lots of activities. Check out the weekend flyers and online calendar to stay up to date on all the action and events. We are planning to host tournaments Memorial weekend with action starting…

Sandy Pines Memorial-Soldier

Memorial Day Service 2021

April 30, 2021

We will once again be commemorating those who gave all in service to our country on May 31, 2021, at 9:30 am, at the Veteran’s Memorial. Memorial Weekend is always an exciting time of welcome and homecoming for park members. Every year on Memorial Day, we offer a beautiful Memorial Service, dedicated to all who…

COVID Update 4/27/21

April 27, 2021

To our valued Sandy Pines Members and Community: As you are aware, the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout the State of Michigan as well as Allegan County.  With our official opening of the park taking place on April 15, 2021, we have seen much activity within the park by members returning from…

Recreation November News

November 1, 2020

November As we enter the month of November, the park is much quieter. The members have packed up and headed to different locations until we can again return to our Happy Place. It is during this time away from Sandy Pines that we can appreciate all the things that we enjoy most. “It is not…

2021 Calendars

October 16, 2020

Get your 2020 Sandy Pines Wall Calendar and start planning for the new year and summer season. The calendars feature 12 months of  Sandy Pines signature events, seasonal openings & closings, Board of Directors Meetings, US holidays, moon phases, and more alongside park photos displaying year-round beauty of our park. The calendars also include a…

Recreation October News

September 29, 2020

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall”- Oscar Wilde. This quote seems very fitting as the summer seems to have quickly faded into fall. The attire needs too have changed from beachwear to comfy sweatshirts or jackets as you travel around the park or enjoy a cozy campfire. Soon the season will come to…

Recreation September News

August 31, 2020

As we head into September, much of the Rec Dept staff will be heading back to school.  This season has been very different, and we appreciate all the members and guests who were kind and supportive at the events that we were able to offer this season. We have big things planned for next season…

Line Dancing Lessons

August 18, 2020

Line Dancing Lessons will begin tonight 8/18, outdoors at the Phase 3 Picnic Shelter. Beginner lessons 6-6:45pm. Improver 6:45-7:30pm. All are welcome!

Recreation Rave Update

August 4, 2020

Adult tennis lessons are on for 8/5 thru 9/2. Correction: no adult golf lessons tomorrow, 8/5.

Memorial Flea Market
May 29, 2021

4th of July Fireworks
July 3, 2021

50th Family Fun Day
July 17, 2021

Christmas In August
August 6-8, 2021