The much-anticipated Washington Redskins Training Camp is finally here! Skins fans can head out to the brand new Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Camp Facility to watch the team prepare for the upcoming season and to get autographs and pictures at select times after practice. Practices generally range from 1-2 hours, and admission is free. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. Official practice times are listed below, although the practice schedule is subject to change without notice, especially in the case of inclement weather:
Thursday, July 25-Saturday, July 27 10:00 a.m. Walkthrough/3:20 p.m. Practice
Monday, July 29-Friday, August 2 10:00 a.m. Walkthrough/3:20 p.m. Practice
**Saturday, August 3 Fan Appreciation Day at noon
Monday, August 5- Tuesday, August 6 10:00 a.m. Walkthrough/3:20 p.m. Practice
Saturday, August 10 1:00 p.m. Practice
Monday, August 12 10:00 a.m. Walkthrough/3:20 p.m. Practice
Tuesday, August 13-Thursday, August 15 12:40 p.m. Practice
Friday, August 16 9:45 a.m. Last Practice
There are no bleachers available, so fans are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, but no alcohol is permitted. All bags and fans are subject to security checks. The City of Richmond will offer parking for $5 in a variety of locations, and parking at City Stadium will be $7 and includes a shuttle.
What can I expect to see at training camp?
Training camp will be a time for the Redskins to prepare for the upcoming season with two practices per day, each lasting between one and two hours. While there is a tentative practice schedule, practice dates are subject to change and not all practices are open to the public.
Do not expect to see full contact play. Many of the practices will be dedicated to drills and scrimmages without full physical contact to prevent preseason injuries and familiarize players with the lineup and plays.
How much does it cost to attend the Redskins Training Camp?
Admission is free for all spectators.
What should I bring to Training Camp?
No pets (except for guide dogs for disabled guests), firearms, alcohol, glass battles, or video cameras are allowed on the premises. All fans and bags are subject to security searches. However, cameras are allowed for photographs and you may pack a cooler with food and non-alcoholic beverages. There are no bleachers available, but fans may walk around the designated spectator areas to watch camp or may bring lawn chairs and blankets. Make sure to bring something to be signed by your favorite players, coaches, and Redskin cheerleaders during autograph sessions as well as some money to buy Skins gear at the Redskins Team Store tent.
Where can I park?
The Bon Secours Redskins Training Center is located in downtown Richmond on West Leigh Street behind the Science Museum of Virginia. The city has made several parking and shuttle arrangements for fans.
What amenities are included at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center?
There is a city park with a three-tier amphitheater and walking trails on-site at the Training Center that are available for fans. There will also be a Redskins Team Store tent with team merchandise as well as food and drinks available for purchase at the facilities.
Will I be able to meet the players?
Players and coaches will be available for pictures and autographs following practices. The Redskins Cheerleaders will also make appearances and sign autographs on certain dates.
What should I wear to Training Camp?
Richmond can be hot, humid, and sunny during late-July and August. Dress in light clothing and stay hydrated. Don't forget to pack your sunglasses, hats, and umbrellas, as summer storms often appear during the hot summer months. Check out NBC12's First Warning Weather for today's forecast and breaking weather alerts: http://nbc12.com/weather.
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