The Washington Redskins might not suit up for their first regular-season game for another six weeks, but with training camp set to start Thursday, football fever is here. This year is the first time the Redskins will conduct training camp in Richmond, putting Hampton Roads fans closer to their favorite players. The $10 million facility is open to the public. Here is everything Redskins fans will need to know in preparation for training camp.
The Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center is located behind the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond.
GPS Address: 2401 West Leigh Street, Richmond.
Parking: The City of Richmond will offer various parking locations during training camp. Parking at City Stadium in Carytown is $7, and will include shuttle service. All other locations are $5 and are within walking distance of the facility.
Concessions: Food and drinks will be for sale at the facility.
Schedule: Training camp runs Thursday-Aug. 16. The schedule is subject to change, particularly if there is inclement weather. See specifics below.
Autographs: Players and coaches will be available after practice to sign autographs.
Do: Bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch practice. Outside food and beverages are allowed.
Don't: No alcohol and illegal drugs, weapons, firearms, glass bottles, video cameras and animals (except for certified guide dogs assisting disabled guests) are allowed.
More information: redskins.com/trainingcamp
Tentative training champ schedule:
Thursday: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice
Friday: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice
July 27: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice
July 28: No practice; players off
July 29: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice
July 30: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice
July 31: 10 a.m. walk through; 3:20 p.m. practice