Sugar Springs is located about halfway between Gladwin and West Branch, Michigan. A community of some 1400 homes set among two all-sport lakes and a championship, 18-hole golf course. With 4,000 acres located in Gladwin, Michigan, there’s ample room for growth.
Public amenities include the Jerry Matthews designed 18 hole Golf Course and Pro Shop, a restaurant, a new indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, a basketball court, a bocci ball court, and our own airport. Our 35-site campground features a chalet which is used year-round for outings. All amenities are owned by the Property Owners’ Association (P.O.A.) and managed by a Board of Directors and a General Manager.
The SSPOA is a corporation made up of all property owners in Sugar Springs. This includes homeowners as well as owners of lots used primarily for camping. Each household / lot in good standing has an equal voting right (1 per lot/home) in the affairs of Sugar Springs.
These affairs are managed by a Board of Directors. Each is a member in good standing of the association and duly elected by the membership. Terms are for (3) years and staggered so that 2 or 3 are voted on each year.
Operations of the SSPOA are handled by a General Manager and staff positions. Staff reports to the General Manager and the General Manager reports to the Board.
Specialized committees are in place made up of SSPOA members in good standing to oversee operations and recommend improvements to the Board of several individualized aspects of the Sugar Springs Community.
The City of Gladwin and surrounding areas offer pre-school through high school education, an MSU Extension Office and Mid-Michigan Community College nearby. There's a variety of churches, Mid-Michigan Hospital and several medical clinics. Senior services are available as well as a city park with amphitheater, two county parks, art and theater guilds, service clubs, a library with computer lab, an airport, Historical Society, farmers market, Amish community, shopping opportunities and more.