FL - Tom Sawyer Island at Amelia Earhart Park
Video features a Tom Sawyer themed playground at the Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah Florida.
[video: two large wood park entrances signs sit with a stone pillar at the entrance to the park. The left sign reads: Amelia Earhart Park. The sign on the right reads: Miami-Dade Parks. Fade out, fade in to overlooking a park pond with surrounding walking path with wood fence barriers, fade out. Fade in to a rooster picking through the grass, fade out. Fade in to looking out at the park pond from the surrounding walking path, fade out. Fade in to a Muscovy duck preening his feathers underneath a picnic table, fade out. Fade into two White Ibis feeding in the shallows of the pond, fade out. Fade in, as a squirrel run down a large rock wall, fade out. Fade into to a panning view of the large oak tree branches intertwined overhead, fade out. Fade in to camera coming into focus on plants leaves, fade out. Fade in to the wood bridge over the park pond. A lizard walks towards the camera on the bridge. Close-up of the lizard as it walks down the bridge.]
[video: panning left to right across the nature-inspired playground area as children play all around. A girl sits on the Corkscrew climber and spins herself down to the ground. Right to left pan of children playing all over the playground structure. Cassandra Weston-Hainsworth a University of Florida/Miami Dade County Extension 4-H Agent speaks to the camera.]
Cassandra: Having this park here and having this addition to the park has been great just overall for the look of the park-
Cassandra voiceover: as well as for the people that are coming in and just to give them something to do in a fun way to interact with their kids and of course I’m all for healthy lifestyles.
[video: a young boy sits on a Saddle seat spinner kicking his feet as he spins around. A group of children climb at the top of a Disc Net rope climber. Camera pulls back for a full view of the play area where children play on the large PlayBooster playground while younger children and their parents play on the Smart Play Motion playground structure. Camera switch back to Cassandra speaking to the camera.]
Cassandra: but all of this is really really getting them gung-ho about being active and taking care of themselves.
[video: a young boy sits on a Saddle seat spinner kicking his feet as he spins around. A group of children climb at the top of a Disc Net rope climber. Camera pulls back for a full view of the play area where children play on the large PlayBooster playground while younger children and their parents play on the Smart Play Motion playground structure.]
[video: a young girl spirals down the Corkscrew climber towards the camera. At the top of a Disc Net climber a boy pops up through the belated port hole to the top climbing tear. Jeramy Smith a University of Florida/Miami Dade County Extension 4-H Agent speaks to the camera.]
Jeramy: So 4H there’s four things that we working on and we can use this park in so many ways to talk about one of our focus.
Jeramy voiceover: Which is mastery, which on the kids can take music as you can see right there. [A child can be heard clanking chimes in the background] And then we have belongingness for kids who work together and be a part of each other. Independence they learn how to you know go from a little boy “Oh mama I’m scared of the swings” to hey, I can swing confidently. And then lastly kindness. We love it when kids just absolutely share their love and warmth and kindness with one another.
[video: a young boy quickly spins on the Saddle seat spinner. A boy exits the Motion play structure climbing down the belted number counting stepper. Camera briefly switches back to Jeramy as he continues to speak about the playground. A toddler sits on an acorn seat. Camera comes into focus on two girls swing on the swing set as a 4H volunteer pushes one of the girls. A girl climbs up the ropes on the main playground structure. Camera pans across a group of kids as they sit and stand on the ropes of the Disc Net climber for a group photo. Camera comes into focus on a girl’s face as she smiles and spins around on a playground spinner. Camera pans up form a girl’s feet to her face as she wiggles back and forth on a leaf shaped wobble pod.]
[video: camera focuses on the roof top of the Smart Play motion playground structure while children climb and jump on the Disc Net climber of the main play structure. A young girl at the top of the Disc Net climber sits down on the belted platform. A young girl sits at the top of an AdventureScapes rock climber while she looks around the playground. Camera pulls back to show the natural surrounding trees and rocks around the playground area.]
[video: Close-up of the Smart Play Motion Race Car/Roller Track. A boy pushes a line of toy cars down the track. The camera goes in and out of focus as the cars race to the end of the track. Camera peaks over the side of a large rock to children climbing on the Disc Net rope climber. Close-up of a girl’s legs as she hangs from the monkey bars on the playground. A boy climbs up the outside of the playground rope climber. Camera comes into focus on the Ring-a-Bell and marble panel on the Smart Play Motion play structure. A boy walks up to the panel and plays the Bongo drum panel below.]
[video: Close-up of the music not lever as a boy rings the bell on the Ring-a-Bell panel. Close-up of a boy’s fingers as he spins and pushes on the Marble panel. Camera zooms in as a young girl jumps up to the and swings from one of the bars on the playground monkey bars. Side view of the girl as she makes her way across the monkey bars. Camera pans up the Disc Net climber as children climb up all the ropes.]
[video: a young girl smiles at the camera as she swings on the swing set. Top down view of a boy as he quickly spins on the Saddle seat spinner. Camera follows as a toddler walks around the Saddle seat spinner play area. A young girl makes her way towards the camera on the LolliLadder monkey bars, fade out.]
[video: fade in to Jeramy as he leans against the playground shouting and smiling to someone off camera, fade out. Fade in to children and adults as they gather and climb up on the Disc Net climber for a group photo, fade out. Fade in to a slow zoom into a still image of the Disc Net climber rope clamping system, fade out. Fade in to a slow zoom into a still image of a boy smiling while a girl pushes him on a swing, fade out. Fade in to a slow zoom into a still image of a boy playing on the Corkscrew climber, fade out. Fade in to a slow zoom into a still image of a girl smiling at the camera while sitting on a playground acorn seat, fade out. Fade in to a slow zoom out from a still image of a full elevated view of children playing on the Disc Net rope climber, wobble pods, and LolliLadder monkey bars, fade out. Fade in to panning down a group photo on the Disc Net climber, fade out.]
[video: text appears on screen reading: Better playgrounds. Better world. Landscape Structures logo slides up from the bottom of the screen replacing the text.]