Bernard Brown Park in Uniondale, New York is a location that has been enshrined in history. It is the meeting place for many events and activities to take place. It’s also a great way for people to spend their time if they are looking for something fun to do while visiting this town. It’s also the meeting place for many local organizations that host charity events and programs serving the community.
It’s located near many historic sites and other local attractions. The park is named after a former mayor of Uniondale who served from 1966-1973 before becoming the town supervisor until his retirement in 1983. He was also president of the New York State Municipal Officials Association, as well as chairman for Nassau County Board of Supervisors several times throughout the 1970s.
Many locals have frequented Bernard Brown Park throughout their childhood most of which now are parents and have kids themselves that love the park as much, if not more. It’s a great place to bring your children for a day out and about to play and explore while reminiscing old memories. There are plenty of things for kids to do here and there are picnic areas that make it perfect for a family outing or gathering with friends.
The park has a playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and an open green space perfect for picnics or just relaxing in the sun. It’s also home to several memorials honoring those who have served our country including the Korean War Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. A plaque near the entrances lists all of the names of people who gave their lives in service.
People can also enjoy events taking place throughout the year at Bernard Brown Park, including tournaments for baseball and basketball as well as musical performances. There are even some special days that attract other communities to this park like Family Fun Day where Uniondale High School students perform skits or dances for the community.
It has the usual play area for young children. There is a knee-deep pool where water sprays out of the wall into it. There is a field and benches for spectators. A basketball court is also there. During the summer several events for children take place here.
One potential renovation that could be made would be adding more benches so people could sit down and take a break while they’re enjoying the activities available. Another suggestion would be installing new playground equipment that is more age-appropriate since the current equipment is starting to show signs of wear and tear.
The park is a great place to enjoy some fresh air, relax and have fun with family or friends. It’s located at the corner of Smith Street and New Street. Visitors can get there by taking the LIRR from Penn Station directly to Uniondale station which is just steps away from all that this beautiful park has to offer its visitors.
What makes Bernard Brown Park so special is that it’s a place where the community can come together and celebrate.
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