McDonald Park is a Community park located adjacent to the township hall at 2010 S Lincoln Road. McDonald Park is the largest Union Township Park. This facility includes 6 ball fields and supports several leagues and programs including youth baseball and softball and adult softball. Other recreation opportunities in the park include playground equipment, a paved accessible walking trail, modern restrooms, fitness equipment, and a 1200 SF pavilion on 15 acres.
Jameson Park is located north of Pickard Road (M-20) and east of Isabella Road on Bud Street. Jameson Park includes one adult softball field, a community meeting room/hall, an outdoor picnic pavilion, playground equipment, horseshoes, and modern restroom facilities. Jameson Park best fits the classification of a Neighborhood Park/Playground based on its size.
Isabella County operates a number of parks and recreation areas that are within easy access of all Union Township residents. County parks are classified as regional parks and serve an area of up to two hours drive time. In Union Township the closest county park is Meridian Park which is located in Union Township along the Chippewa River. Meridian Park provides access to the Chippewa River which is highly used by canoeists and tubers.