Canada - Legion Memorial Park
Video features a Landscape Structures playground at the St. James Memorial Sports Park in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.
[video: park overhead sign reading: St. James Memorial Sports Park, Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 4.]
[video: slow zoom forward on a still image of the playground area with children and parents playing. Fade to slow vertical pan on a still image of children climbing on a Netplex playground.]
[video: a man’s voiceover begins.]
Alan voiceover: So, I barely got the van stopped before the kids were already ripping the door open and getting out onto the playground. And see they haven’t stopped moving since they’ve gotten here so instead of sitting there playing a video game-
[video: fade in to a girl with a long flowing ponytail as she begins to glide down the ZipKrooz in slow motion. Camera pans up as a young girl kneels at the top of the Stainless-Steel Surf slide. Camera switch to a group of children spinning on the Sol playground spinner. A girl climbs up the outer ropes to climb up the Netplex playground structure. Camera switch to Alan Sirtonski speaking to the camera. Text appears that reads: Alan Sirtonski neighborhood dad.]
Alan: they are actually being active and getting out there playing and having fun.
Alan voiceover: And I like this too, all the metal and plastic and stuff like that, you know in the middle of a park somewhere and you’re picking slivers out of the kids fingers they got ratty old wood. Winnipeg whether it’s just too rough on wood. Minus forty to plus forty, so I love the idea of this it’s going to last a long time.
[video: camera fallows as a girl climbs up the ropes on the Netplex playground structure. Camera zooms in on a rope clamp while some young girl’s feet stands on the rope the clamp is holding. Camera flows as a young girl slides down the Stainless-Steel Surf slide. Camera zooms in on a girl as she holds on to a rope on the Netplex climber. She looks up in slow motion to the top of the climber. Camera zooms in on the girl’s hands as she continues to hold onto the rope. A boy jumps to sit on the ZipKrooz disc swing. He glides past the camera and down the ZipKrooz bay. An older girl pushes two boys on the Oodle swing. Girl wearing a bright orange shirt swings towards the camera. Camera switches to a side view of Alan’s face as he continues to talk about the playground.
Alan: But it’s just great. See people all getting together and more people showing up.
Alan voiceover: A little place you know we need to get back together.
[video: a young girl walks on the ropes and support bars on the Netplex playground structure. Top down view of two boys swinging on the Oodle swing. Camera switches to a girl wearing pink sunglasses smiles. A young girl missing her front two teeth smiles at the camera. Fade in to two girls as they smile at the camera. Fade to black, Landscape Structures logo appears with text below reading: Better playground, better world.]