MI - Bay City State Park
Video features a Landscape Structures nature themed playground at Bay City State Park in Bay City Michigan.
[video: scene fades into a full elevated view of a city park surrounded by trees a beach and a large lake in the background. Scene switches to a ground view across the playground of three children swinging together is age and ability appropriate swing seats. Two boys swing side by side smile at each other. Scene switches to a fish shaped play structure. Two girls play inside the belly of the fish structure on vertical ropes with foot disks and knot hand hold balls. The camera moves closer to the girls as they balance on the foot discs on the ropes hanging from the fish structure. Scene switches to children climbing and playing on a manufactured hillside with climbers, slides and bridges. The camera focuses on the tops of playground post designed with panels to look like pine treetops. Scene switches a slightly elevated panning view around the outer perimeter of the play area. Children walk and play at the different activities all around. Two children sit together on a large round swing seat. They relax in the shade of a large tree as they swing. Scene switches to two girls holding hands facing each other as they jump up and down on a wobble springboard. The camera focuses on the girl’s feet as they continue to jump and wiggle on the springboard. As the camera pans up from the girl’s feet as they giggle and jump. Scene switches to three young girls playing at a fun mirror spinning panel. There girls peak around the panel at each other. One of the girl’s spin the panel of the central mirror drum. Scene switches to a full elevated view of the entire play area fill with playing children. Two girls sit side by side as they talk about the playground.]
Girl 1: My favorite thing about the playground is the swings and going on top of the fish.
[video: view of girl from the back as she swings in slow motion. A girl climbs up the framework or the bones of the fish shaped structure. Camera switches to a bird’s eye view of the fish structure with the two girls sitting on top. Scene switches to a young boy as he speaks to the camera.]
Boy: I’m four, I like the rock-climbing wall. Because it has a lot of rocks on it.
[video: focused view of a replicated mountain rock climber. Scene switches back to the two girls as the second girl talks about the playground.]
Girl 2: I really like the spinny chairs.
Boy: I like the spinny chair too.
[video: a girl sits in a chair with her arms reached out like wings as she spins in slow motion. She spins with her eyes close and a smile on her face. Two girls spin in the spinner chairs. Camera switches to a ground view across the playground panning left to right. Families play all around the playground. Scene switches to a manufacture hill side with board walk climbers, slides and playground post designed with cattail tops. Scene switches to a boy as he points to different fish on a playground panel.]
Boy: What’s this one?
Boy: What’s this one?
[video: a boy sits on an elevated boardwalk playing at a xylophone panel. Scene switches to a girl as she carefully walks down a waved boardwalk climber. Scene switches to a view down a belted bridge with tall, curved arch supports with climbing ropes on either side. A girl leans over on of the arches looking down. Scene switches to an elevated view of children playing on the fish structure. Scene fades to black and back into a young girl as she smiles for the camera. Scene fades to black and back into a view across the playground of children playing at the different nature themed activities. Scene fades to black and back into a little girl as she sits on a log crawl tunnel. Scene fades to black and back into an elevated view of the play area filled with playing children. The camera slowly pans left to right showing more structures and activities full of children. Scene jumps to white. A black vertical line appears in the center of the screen. Penchura logo slides out to the right of the line. Then the Landscape Structures logo slides out to the left of the line. Text fades in below both logos reading: For a better tomorrow we play today. Screen fades to black and video ends.]