Sandy Pines Recreation Staff

The Sandy Pines Recreation team is here to help with all your summer fun needs. Most all our services and related information is listed below. For those that are not and any additional questions, give us a call or email and we'd be happy to help you. Please note that we are open full time for the summer season June 18th through August 10th. We are open weekends between Memorial and Labor Day weekend. When contacting us in the shoulder seasons, please give us a day or two to return your calls and emails.


Closed for the season

Contact Information

Telephone: (616) 896-8318

Recreation Director:
Nikki Hoogewind 

Aquatic Supervisor:
Kim Day

Services Provided

Recreation News

Pool Hours Sign

Off Season Pool & Ropes Course Hours

August 17, 2018

Please note the following Recreation Facility, Pool & Ropes Course hours as our the majority of our Recreation Staff heads back to school for the season. The adult pool remains open full time through September weather permitting as lifeguards and Recreation Staff are not needed to monitor the facility. 8/13 – 8/26, 2018 Monday-Saturday: Water Park…

New Water Park Pool Rules

August 16, 2018

The pools and water park are a very popular place that many would like to enjoy.  It is a huge disappointment to get to the pool and see a closed sign.  The Recreation Staff has been challenged with numerous “findings” during the pool safety checks.  During the ten minute safety check members are asked to…

August 2018 Recreation News

August 3, 2018

August is here and we sure have been having fun! Mileage Club Mondays at the Chapel parking lot, Tie-Dye Tuesdays, Water Wednesday at the Recreation Station, Kids Club, Pre-Teen, and Teen club have been very popular. We continue to enjoy having fun activities for kids and families to enjoy at the park. Sponsored Fishing with…

Recreational Employees for 2019

August 3, 2018

Our Sandy Pines Recreation Department is already getting a head start on hiring staff for next summer, 2019! They are looking for employees that are at least 16 years of age. If you are interested in being a part of all the fun at Sandy Pines, please fill out an application and return to the…

Halloween Costume Contest Winners

July 27, 2018

The Sandy Pines Public Safety Department hosted a Costume Contest on Saturday during Halloween in July. While PSO Chris Munley was out trick or treating with kids, members captured photos with their kids and Officer Munley. Photos were posted on our Sandy Pines Facebook Page, a winner was chosen and they received a big bowl…

July 2018 Recreation Department News

June 29, 2018

The Recreation Department would like to remind members of a few upcoming events: Wednesday, July 4 – Golf Cart Parade: 10 am from the Water Park to the Flea Market Saturday, July 7 – Drive-In Movie at Chapel: Open at 8 pm Movie begins at 9 pm Friday, July 13 – Registration DUE for Color…

Weather Statement

June 16, 2018

The following statement was issued by the National Weather Service. For complete details click here on the Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI 818 AM EDT SAT JUN 16 2018 MIZ056-057-064-065-161315- Allegan MI-Ottawa MI-Barry MI-Kent MI- 818 AM EDT SAT JUN 16 2018 …SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY……

June 2018 Recreation Department News

June 9, 2018

Thank you to all who participated in the events and tournaments during Memorial Weekend. We love to see so many people enjoying the recreational activities around the park. Congratulations to the tournament winners. Check out the Sandy Pines Recreational Community Facebook page to see some of the winners and participants in action! The Recreation Department…

Pre-Season Pool Hours

May 23, 2018

2018 summer season pool hours run from June 19th through August 18th as our Recreation Staff and Lifeguards are all students. The pools open on the weekends starting Memorial Weekend and revert back to weekends after the summer season through Labor Day Weekend. The Adult Pool is open full time starting Memorial Day Weekend and…

May 2018 Recreation Update

May 4, 2018

The Recreation Department would like to welcome all of our new and returning staff! We are looking forward to a fantastic season at Sandy Pines. The Rec Dept. is still looking to hire additional staff for the ropes course ages 18+, if interested email The Memorial holiday weekend will be packed with various tournaments.…

Memorial Day Flea Market
May 25, 2019

4th of July Fireworks
June 29, 2019

Vacation Bible School
July 29-Aug 2, 2019

Christmas In August
August 9-11, 2019