Public Safety

Road Closure

Tree damage from the recent storm has caused Allegan County to close 28th Street from 136th Ave. to the Sandy Pines Main Gate.  This is in effect until further notice.  Approach  the Main Gate from the North: From the East, take 138th Ave. to 28th Street, then South. From the West, take 137th Ave. to…

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Cooling Centers Open

Cooling Center

The Recreation Station All Purpose Room & Library will be open from 10 am to 10 pm this weekend (Friday-Sunday) as temperatures are expected to be in the 90’s. Water fountains are available in both locations to help stay hydrated. Due to excessive heat the Ropes Course may also close and pools are sure to…

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Happy Camping 101

Guide to Opening Season

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…

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FEMA CERT Training


FEMA CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training Security Services now has a FEMA CERT Instructor on staff. The CERT Program dates back to 1985 with teams in all states presently. CERT team members provide an invaluable resource to communities in disaster preparedness, disaster response, fire safety, search and rescue and disaster medical operations. The team…

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North Shore Center Storm Shelter

North Shore Center Rendering-Exterior 01

The Park has been working with Salem Township, Allegan County Emergency Management, The Michigan State Police Hazard Mitigation Team and FEMA for several months in regards to protecting the residents of Sandy Pines in the event of severe weather.  Last fall our grant request was approved by FEMA to construct a two story storm shelter.…

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