Lions Training Camp Practice on Monday, August 22, Closed to the Public

Posted Aug 19, 2011

Allen Park, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions Training Camp practice scheduled for Monday, August 22 at the team’s headquarters and training facility will be closed to the general public. Monday’s practice, set to begin at 9:15 a.m., is open to Lions Suiteholders and Sponsors (invitation-only).

The team’s 9:15 a.m. practice is the only practice scheduled on Monday.

Upcoming Lions Training Camp Practice Schedule:

Friday, August 19
Detroit Lions at Cleveland Browns; 7:30 p.m.; live on WXYZ-TV ABC 7

Saturday, August 20
No Practice Scheduled

Sunday, August 21
2:30 p.m. (open to general public)

Monday, August 22
9:15 a.m. (Invitation-Only; closed to general public)

Fans are encouraged to visit 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.