The Union Park neighborhood holds a special place in my heart. My Grandma lived in the neighborhood and I spent my childhood at Union Park, otherwise known as “the rocket slide park.” You definitely lived a deprived childhood if you didn’t get to experience 3rd degree burns from that slide!
Fortunately it’s been redone in recent years and is much safer now (although still just as steep!) Fun fact, my dad proposed to my mom at Union Park in 1971! So seeing this park revitalized with a splash pad &