MI - Lower Huron Metropark
Video features a Landscape Structures space themed playground at Lower Huron Metro Park in Belleville Michigan.
[video: light guitar picking music plays as the scene fades into a view across tall natural grasses of a park. A tall pillar is surrounded by a pyramid weaved rope climber leading up to a hexagonal pod at the top of the post. A long tubular stainless steel slide curves down off the hexagonal pod. Scene fades to a panel of a carousel with the layout of the solar system. Scene fades to a view up to a playground roof shaped like a flying saucer. Scene fades to a cluster of two hexagonal play pods with slides and climbers leading into different entrances of the pods. Scene fades to a view again across a grassy field to a large spaceship themed play structure equipped with many slides, climbers, and play panels. Scene fades to an elevated view of the large open grassy space before the play area. The camera quickly flies towards the playground where children play all over the many structures. The view switches to a different elevated view of the entire play area. The safety surfacing of the play area is designs like planets with surrounding stars and flying meteors. Scene switches to a ground view of a sidewalk leading up to the play area where children play on a man propelled carousel.]
[video: a group of children work together to spin the playground carousel. The camera switches to a view from the inside of the carousel out to two boys and the run to spin the carousel. One of the boys heavily breathes as he pushes. The scene fades as the music intensifies; the scene focuses on a play panel designed like a spaceships control panel. A child’s hand spins a part of the panel that looks like a layout of the solar system. Camera switches to a top-down view of a child’s hands as they play at a play panel designed like a communications panel of a spaceship. The child spins, rotates, and shifts knobs on the panel. Scene switches back to an elevated circular panning view of the entire play area filled with children. The camera slowly pans around the tall pillar with the play pod and large stainless-steel slide.]
[video: the scene focuses on a girl’s legs as she steps across pod stepper bridge. Scene switches to a young girl climbing up horizontal ropes up into a hexagonal play pod. Scene switches as the camera pans from the ground up to the large pillar with the hexagonal play pod on top. Climbing ropes weaved in a pyramid shape lead up to the play pod and stainless-steel slide. The camera switches to a direct view up to a boy as he climbs up the ropes into the hexagonal play pod. The camera zoom sin as the boy steps up into the pod where other children are already playing.]
[video: the scene focuses on a large play structure designed like a large spaceship. Children climb and play on the many different play activities of the structure. A boy slides down a tall dual laned slide. Scene switches to a view across the grassy field with the play area in the background. Scene switches to a boy in a large blue tunnel. He looks through a star shaped cut out with a lime green Plexiglass lens. Scene switches to a view of a swing set with two mothers push their children in different sized swings. The camera focuses on a young girl as she swings in a toddler swing. Scene switches to a grey dome shaped play structure that looks like a fallen meteor. Children can bee seen playing inside the domed structure through large and small peak holes as wheel as the arched entrance on the side. The camera switches to a view inside the meteor dome where two girl’s sit cross legged. Their voices echo as they speak.]
Girl: I love that bumpy slide!
[video: the girl moves towards one of the peak holes of the dome as she leans her hands and chin to look out towards the playground. Scene switches to a boy wearing a face mask with raised hands he rides down a slide made of rollers. The boys voice vibrates as he goes down the slide.]
[video: camera switches to a full bird’s eye view of the entire space themed playground. The camera switches to an elevated view of a playground roof designed like a flying saucer. A green alien with a raised hand looks to be waving from the clear dome of the spaceship. Scene switches as the camera peers through the ropes of the outside climber of a play structure following a young girl as she climbers a wood plank inclined rope ladder. A boy in a bright yellow vest jogs over to the camera and says hello excitedly.]
[video: camera pans up to a boy as he climbs up a flat faced climber with rock climber hand and foot holds. Scene switches to a full bird’s eye view of a dome shaped play structure made up of netted climbing ropes and belt bridges. A boy standing in the center of the structure looks up to the camera. Scene switches to a view down a belted ramp inside the large dome shape structure made of ropes. Two boys sit and stand on the belted ramp as another climbs on the top ropes above them. Camera switches to a view of the top of the domed rope structure, children climb on top and inside the structure.]
[video: a boy climbs up an orange semitransparent panel connected to interweaving climbing ropes. The camera switches to a side view of a girl climbing up the climbing ropes leading up a large pillar. The camera follows as a girl climbs up into the hexagonal play pod at the top of the pillar. Scene switches to a circular pan around the outside of the hexagonal play pod at the top of the pillar. A boy looks through the perforated panel of the hexagonal play pod. Camera switches to an internal view of the hexagonal play pod. A girl sits on a perforated belt set inside the pod while a boy climbs up through the floor entrance. The camera focuses on the perforated siding of the pod as sunshine beams in the hexagonal holes. The camera pans down from a netted sitting area down to the center of the pod. A girl looks out a clear window of the pod where rock climbing foot and hand holds are even spaced throughout. She holds onto the hand holds and makes a realization.]
Girl: Oh, its like a rock wall!
Girl 2: I know.
[video: a boy holds a camera facing himself as he rides down the long tubular stainless-steel slide. He glances forward and back to the camera several times as he rides down the slide. As he reaches the bottom of the slide a bright blue sky with fluffy clouds fills the background. The boy stands up and looks to the next activity to enjoy. Scene fades to a young girl as she rides down a curved orange slide in slow motion. Scene fades to a full ground view of the domed structure made up of climbing ropes and other climbers. To boys climb in the inside of the structure. Scene fades to a girl as she pushes her friend in a seat spinner. Scene fades to two girls sitting inside a play pod. As the camera comes into focus one of the girls leans over and turns to smile at the camera.]
[video: screen fades to white. A black line appears in the center of the screen. The Penchura logo slides out to the right of the black line as the Landscape Structures logo slides out to the left. Text appears below both logos reading: For a better tomorrow we play today. Screen fades to black and video ends.]