A well thought out and fun place to cool down for free the Union City Firefighter Memorial Park has something to offer everyone. For starters there is the Olympic-sized pool which is for all ages this pool offers handicap access and tops out at just over four and a half feet. There are several lifeguards on duty at all times and with such shallow waters you can rest a little easy. The park also offers a baby pool with a gradual incline that goes just over a foot so that is perfect to let the kids crawl around in the water at both you and their comfort level. In the center of the pool you will find a giant mushroom that sprays all kids who dare to come close enough to it! The park also offers a sprinkler park so that children of all ages can run through and play. The theme of firefighters surrounds you which helps enforce in your mind that it is a memorial park. From firefighter hoses to hydrants these toys let kids control who gets wet and how wet they get. From over head buckets of dumping water to the wonderful background image of the river this park is a great way to spend the day. The park offers a eating pavilion as well as several bathrooms so that every level of comfort has been thought of. A great way to visit the city.
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While in Union city stop by and see the miracle mile. This commercial strip has not only been around since the beginning of the town but is the longest and largest strip of commercial stores in the state. Originally the strip was home to the general store and local post office and the road was only the width of a horse trail. While the strip is still narrow it has been widen to have a narrow one way street. This strip of stores stretches the length of the entire city and even stretches into New York uninterrupted. Home to over 300 stores and restaurants it is quite a site to see. Union City also houses many parades such as the Memorial Day parade that draws in a crowd and the parade routes always are down this route. Offering modern conveniences such as side walk and cross walks it is a busy but safe place for visitors to take to the streets and get involved in the local flair.