Where is the Washington Redskins training camp?
The Washington Redskins train at their world-class Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va. (Behind the Science Museum of Virginia – 2401 West Leigh Street, Richmond, Va. 23220).
What is the official name of the training center?
The official name of the Redskins training facility located in Richmond is the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
What does the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center provide the surrounding community outside of the three-week training camp?
When the Washington Redskins are not conducting training camp at the site, Bon Secours Virginia Health System operates a full-service sports medicine and men’s health center on the property. SMG books and manages events and activities throughout the year. 2014 -2015 hosted 80+ additional events which included private social functions, corporate meetings and employee days, youth and professional sporting events and national tournaments. Fields and park are available for rental by reaching out to SMG Richmond.
The Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center includes a new city park with a three-tier outdoor amphitheater and walking trails to enhance the benefits for residents as well as camp attendees. This 2.5 acre space is a perfect area to host both private, corporate and community events.
Bon Secours also brings health care services and educational programs to Richmond’s underserved areas surrounding the facility, furthering the health system’s long-established Healthy Communities initiative. Healthy Communities focuses activity in Richmond’s East End and Church Hill neighborhoods and now include communities around Leigh Street.
Is there an admission fee?
Admission to training camp is free for all fans. However entry or access to the Washington Redskins Bon Secours Training Facility is not guaranteed. Entry may be restricted as necessary to ensure the safety of training camp attendees. For more information, please visit the Redskins official website in advance of your visit.
Where should fans park?
The City of Richmond offers a variety of parking options for Redskins fans during training camp. Available parking lots can be found on the Parking section of Training camp page.
Can I get player and coach autographs during camp?
Following practice, Redskins players and coaches are available to sign autographs and take pictures with fans, schedules permitting. There is no guarantee that you will have an opportunity to receive autographs during training camp. The Washington Redskins Cheerleaders also make appearances and sign autographs during training camp.
Can I take photos of the players and coaches during training camp practices?
Yes, however Redskins staff may request at any time that you cease using those devices.
Where can I buy Redskins merchandise at training camp?
The Redskins Team Store has a tent on-site and is the source for all the newest Redskins merchandise such as jerseys, hats, men’s apparel, women’s apparel, youth apparel, training camp gear, souvenirs and more.
Are food and beverages available at training camp?
Yes, there is a variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages that are available for purchase on-site. Additionally fans are able to bring in food and beverages.
Can I bring a cooler to training camp?
Outside beverages and food are allowed on the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center premises. However, a variety of snacks and beverages from vendors on-site are available for purchase. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
Can I bring my pet to training camp?
No, pets are not permitted at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center (except for certified guide dogs assisting disabled guests).
Is seating provided for fans at training camp?
There are no bleachers on-site; however, fans can watch practice from the three-tier outdoor amphitheater. Fans are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on during practice, overlooking the practice fields. Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center’s visitors can walk around designated areas outside the practice fields to watch their favorite players.
What activities are offered at training camp?
In addition to the opportunity to watch practice, the Redskins offer special events, giveaways and other unique fan experiences. Fans can also enjoy various interactive tents and purchase their favorite Redskins merchandise at the Redskins Team Store tent. Located next to the Science Museum of Virginia and the Children’s Museum of Richmond, fans can also take advantage of special exhibits that will be featured during camp.
Is there an age limit for training camp attendees?
Training camp is open to children and adults of all ages. From Play 60 youth fitness obstacle courses and various interactive tents to special events, giveaways and other unique fan experience destinations, there are exciting opportunities for Redskins fans of all ages.
Are there special activities for kids at training camp?
The Redskins Kids Club is on-site, and numerous activities and Play 60 youth fitness stations for children are available. For more information on Redskins training camp Kids Club events, please visit www.redskinskidsclub.com.
Are there any WOW (Women of the Washington Redskins – the team’s official women’s fan club) events during training camp?
WOW, the Redskins official women’s club, are on-site and will have numerous events, giveaways and activities specially geared toward female fans. For more information on Redskins training camp WOW events, please visit www.wowredskins.com.
What is security like at training camp?
For security purposes, all visitors and bags entering the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center’s grounds are subject to search by team security.
Are any items prohibited from camp?
The following items are prohibited at 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).