It's year 2 for the Redskins here in Richmond. The pracitces begin today and run well into August. Farther down you can see the pracitce schedule and parking info, but first here are 7 things the team wants you to be aware of.
Admission is free for all fans. Two practice sessions are tentatively scheduled for each day of training camp. Practice times range between 60 to 120 minutes.
Following practice, Redskins players and coaches will be made available to sign autographs and take pictures with fans, schedules permitting.
The Redskins will offer special events, giveaways and other unique fan experience destinations. Fans can also enjoy various interactive tents and purchase their favorite Redskins merchandise at the Redskins Team Store tent.
Fans are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. No bleachers are available on-site. Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center visitors can walk around designated areas outside the practice fields to watch their favorite players.
For security purposes, all visitors and bags entering the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center grounds are subject to search by team security.
The following items are prohibited at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center: alcohol and illegal drugs, weapons, firearms, glass bottles, video cameras and animals (except for certified guide dogs assisting disabled guests).
Food and beverages, including options from six local food trucks, will be available for fans to purchase on-site.
Here is the training camp schedule...remember this is always subject to change.
July 24: 8:35 a.m. Practice. 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
July 25: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
July 26: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
July 27: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
July 28: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
No Practice, camp closed
July 30: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
July 31: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
Aug. 1: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
Aug. 2: 10:35 A.M. Fan Appreciation Day
No Practice, camp closed
Aug. 4: *** 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
Aug. 5: *** 1:35 p.m. Practice
Aug. 6: *** 8:35 a.m. Practice
No practice, gameday
No practice, camp closed
Aug. 9: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
Aug. 10: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
Aug. 11: 8:35 a.m. Practice 4:10 p.m. Walk-through
***team schedule to practice jointly with the New England Patriots. You will be a ticket for those days and for Fan Appreciation Day.
Tickets are free. If more apply then the facility can hold there will be a lottery. You can enter the lottery at redskins.com/trainingcamp and the deadline is Friday, July 25th at Noon.
There are parking spots located around the Training Center but in addition the city offering trolley service to take you to camp.
Parking lots ($7 per vehicle)
Handicapped Parking: 2300 West Broad St. (35 spaces)
2200 West Broad St. (220 spaces)
928 North Meadow St. (500 spaces)
Trolley shuttle loop ($2 per person)
Pick-up/Drop-off on Leigh Street, eastbound lane, just after the traffic light at DMV Drive
Continue up Leigh St, take right onto Boulevard
Take right onto Avenue of Champions (just before the Diamond)
Stop #1 on Avenue of Champions near the Boulevard
Continue around Avenue of Champions to Stop #2 just before Hermitage Road
Right onto Hermitage Road
Straight through light at Leigh Street to make loop into/around Parking Lot #3 for Stop #3
Turn left on Marshall Street, then left on Meadow St., and left on Clay St.
Back to Hermitage Road to make a right turn, then left onto Leigh St
Continue east on Leigh St. to just after the light at DMV Drive for drop-off/pick-up at the facility