Park & Garden Rental Office

Golf Cart 4 pass
Golf Cart 6 pass
Adult Paddleboard
Adult Kayak
Bike picture

***The online portal for reservations is currently being updated and won't be available until after the 1st of the year in 2018.***

If you would like to reserve a golf cart before the 1st of the year, please email with the dates of your reservation, the type of cart (4 or 6 person), your name and your daytime phone number.

Seasonal Hours

May 22, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Mon -Thur         9:00 AM to   5:00 PM

Friday                  9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday             9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday              11:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Pre/Post Season Hours

April 17 – May 21 & Oct 1 – Oct 12

  • Online reservation:
  • Email reservation:
  • Phone reservation:   616-896-9888

All reservations will be confirmed by phone call or email.

Rental Office is closed from October 13, 2017 until April 16, 2018.


(located just past the Chapel at the beach – white building)

Seasonal Hours

May 22, 2017 – September 5, 2017

Wednesday         5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday                  5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Saturday             1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday                1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

September 9, 16, 23, 30

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (weather permitting)

Fuel can be purchased by Membership Charge only. We need registration ID number, site number, and a membership ID or Associate ID.



The Park and Garden Rental Office is located in the Park and Garden Store. All golf cart and watercraft rentals are handled through the store office. Rentals for all items can be made online, by phone call, or walk in. During Marina hours the watercraft can be made on a first come first serve basis at the Boat Marina. Bicycle rentals are made by setting up an account with the office and then you rent using a Bluetooth device at the Bike Rental station located by the Propane area at the Park and Garden.

Contact Information


Phone:                   616-896-9888          April 13 through October 16   2017

Online Reservations:                          February 1 2017 through October 15, 2017


Call Park and Garden Rental Office during hours   616-896-9334

Contact Rangers After Hours            616-896-9006

Services Provided

The following items can be rented through the Park and Garden Rental Office:

  • Four (4) Passenger Electric Golf Carts (rented in 24 hour periods)
  • Six (6) Passenger Gas Golf Carts   (rented in 24 hour periods)
  • Rowboats (rented ½ or full day)
  • Kayaks, Paddleboards, Youth Kayaks, Youth Paddleboards (Hourly rental)
  • Bicycles (NEW SERVICE) more info to come

How To Make A Rental

You can make rentals by using our online program, call the rental office, email, or stop by the office in person.  Learn More........

Rules and Insurance Regulations for Renting equipment

The person renting the equipment must be 18yrs or older.  To see the full list of requirements Learn More........

Rental Fees

For further information about the cost of renting a Golf Cart or watercraft   Learn More.......

Golf Cart (4 passenger)

The 4 passenger Electric Golf Carts come with a windshield and most of them have flip back seats.  Learn More.....

Golf Cart (6 Passenger)

The 6 passenger Gas Golf Carts come with a windshield.  You will receive them with a full tank of gas and they will need to be returned with a full tank.  Learn More......


  • Ethanol Free fuel for the boats
  • Fuel is only paid for through membership charge
  • Open weather permitting


Watercraft pickup and rental

  • Rowboat, Kayak, and Paddleboards available
  • Rental fees can be paid with cash, check, membership charge and credit card
  • Open Marina hours and by reservations made in advance
  • Reservation can be made online, phone call or stop by the rental office


Paddleboards  (Adult and Youth)



Paddleboards come in two sizes - a youth size and adult size.  We have found most riders prefer the adult boards.  We have 4 Youth Paddleboards and 8 Adult Paddleboards.   Learn More......


Kayaks  (Adult and Youth)


Kayaks come in two sizes - Adult and Youth.  We have 4 of each size Kayak.    Learn More......



We have 4 rowboats available for rent.  Two are located at the Boat Marina and 2 are at the Phase 1 Beach next to the Pavillion.  Learn More......


NEW       NEW          Bicycles         NEW        NEW

New this year we will have 10 Bicycles that can be rented.  They will be located by the Propane tank area near the retail center and Park and Garden Store.   Learn More.......



Rental Office News

Maintenance Update

The Off-Season is a very busy time for our Maintenance Department. Here is a list of some of the things that they’ve been working on. This list is not all-inclusive…but it gives you an idea of what they’ve been up to. They’ve winterized 443 sites; working on updating the camp sites in Phase 3; updating…

Kiddie Fire Extinguisher Recall

40 Million Kiddie Fire extinguishers with plastic handles have been recalled.  The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire emergency. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. Some of these extinguishers were sold in Recreational Vehicles and on…

12-01-17 Member E-News

We’re working diligently to wrap up the 2017 season and get ready for 2018. Park offices will be closed between Christmas & New Years. Phase 3 storm shelters are taking shape and our Maintenance Team is making some great improvements for next season. Keep an eye our for January Electric Assessments and 2018 renewals. Read…

CC Construction Update 11-30-17

Phase 3 CC 5 & 6 construction is underway. Demo and construction on FEMA approved storm structure standards began in September. Estimated occupancy is expected in April 2018 with construction completion in May 2018. To date footings have been secured, foundation walls have been poured, underground plumbing and electric are complete, walls are going up and the facilities are…

Dues Payment Final Notice

As we approach December, we want to be proactive in helping our Member’s accounts remain in good standing. As outlined in the 6 Month Payment Plan terms and conditions; missed payments and/or balances 60 days past due result in the deactivation of membership cards and possible termination or suspension of membership.  This will result in…

Leaf Cleanup

Due to unseasonably warm temperatures we had trees dropping their leaves on varied time frames this fall. At this point most of the leaves are down although some are clinging on for old man winter. Now is a good time to cleanup so you have less to deal with in the spring. If you’re doing…

11-17-17 Member E-News

Park Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend so please plan accordingly especially if you’re making dues payments by 11/25. We welcome Mel Brummel to our staff, walls are going up on Phase 3 CCs, 2018 Flea Market dates are set and it’s time for leaf clean up. Get all the details in…

CC Construction Update 11-17-17

Phase 3 CC 5 & 6 construction is underway. Demo and construction on FEMA approved storm structure standards began in September. Estimated occupancy is expected in April 2018 with construction completion in May 2018. This week walls are going up and underground electric is being installed at CC 6. Visit our Construction Timeline for additional information and updates.

Dues Payment Reminder

If you are making monthly dues payments, we want to be proactive in helping our Member’s accounts remain in good standing. In order to remain on the plan, your balance must be at or below $1,236.03 by Saturday, November 25, 2017.  You can access your account information through logging into your Member Web Access Account and…

Phase 1 CC 2 Women’s Room Closure

Sandy Pines Maintenance Alert: The Phase 1 CC 2 Women’s room will be closed until further notice for painting. The project is expected to last the next couple weeks. The Men’s room that was previously closed for painting is now open. For more details and a list of all convenience centers open this off season,…

Quarterly Electric & Tax
January 1, 2018

Annual Renewal Deadline
March 15, 2017

Mayfest Flea Market
May 5, 2018

4th of July Fireworks
June 30, 2018