Where is the Washington Redskins training camp?
The Washington Redskins will kick off the 2013 Training Camp at their new 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 new training facility located in Richmond is the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
What will 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 will operate a full-service sports medicine and men’s health center on the property. The City of Richmond is developing field utilization plans to ensure the facility will also be available for a variety of sporting events and other activities throughout the year. The fields will be available for youth programming, tournaments and other uses that generate revenue and positive exposure for the City of Richmond when camp is not in session.
The Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center will also include a new city park with a three-tier outdoor amphitheater and walking trails to enhance the benefits for residents as well as camp attendees.
Bon Secours will also bring 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 will now include communities around Leigh Street.
Is there an admission fee?
Admission to training camp is free for all fans. Redskins fans are encouraged to fill out their free Washington Redskins Training Camp Fan Invitation, which will be available on www.redskins.com/trainingcamp. Fans should print out the invitation and bring it with them when they visit the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
Where should fans park?
The City of Richmond will offer a variety of parking options for Redskins fans during training camp. Available parking lots provided by the City of Richmond will be announced closer to camp.
Can I get player and coach autographs during camp?
Following practice, Redskins players and coaches will be made 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 will also be making appearances and signing 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 will have a tent onsite and will be 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 will be available for purchase on site.
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 will be 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 will be no bleachers on-site; however, fans can watch practice from the three-tier outdoor amphitheater which is one of the numerous amenities fans can enjoy. 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 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. 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 will be on site and will have numerous activities and Play 60 youth fitness stations for children. 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, will be 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.
Where are the restrooms located at training camp?
Restrooms are located outside the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center facility at various locations surrounding the complex.
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).