The Detroit Lions Training Camp practice session on Monday, August 8 will begin at 9:15 a.m. at the team’s headquarters and training facility in Allen Park. Practice on Friday is open to the general public. Gates will open at 8:45 a.m.
The team’s 9:15 a.m. practice Monday morning is the only practice scheduled for today. The Detroit Lions have announced that several dates during Training Camp will be open to the public. Those dates are July 29th (9:15am), July 30th (9:15am), August 1st (9:15am), August 2nd (9:15am), August 3rd (3pm-Family Weekend), August 4th (9:15am-Family Weekend), August 6th (9:15am) and August 7th (9:15am).
Times are an approximation. Please check the schedule prior to attending practice.
Fans are encouraged to visit Detroitlions.com for daily practice information, including weather updates, practice times and any changes to the team’s training camp schedule. Practice sessions at Allen Park are open for outdoor practices only and are subject to change. In the case of inclement weather, practices will be moved indoors and therefore closed to the public. Rain Dates are available as necessary and will be announced for selected sessions that close due to inclement weather. Information on practice access will also be available through the team’s Training Camp Hotline (313.262.2882).
Parking, Entry and Fan Viewing Areas
Parking is available in designated lots on Republic Drive near the Lions Headquarters and Training Facility. Re-entry is not permitted and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Personal belongings are subject to inspection upon entry and items not permitted into open practices include: professional cameras (lenses over five inches long and/or 50mm or above), any video camera, food, beverage, coolers, lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas, backpacks or large bags. All cell phones should be turned off or placed on silent or vibrating mode. The fan viewing area features: bleacher seating areas, additional standing areas and a shaded tent area. Concessions are also available. Lions Pro Shop The Lions official team store, Lions Pro Shop, will be onsite for fans interested in purchasing Lions merchandise. Among the items include the official 2011 Detroit Lions Training Camp and Sideline apparel.
Autographs at Allen Park Though autographs are not guaranteed, it was common in previous years for Lions’ players and coaches to meet fans following practice sessions