Training Camp FAQs

NOTE: AUGUST 5 PRACTICE IS OPEN TO SEASON TICKET MEMBERS ONLY. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.

Do I need tickets to attend training camp?

Tickets are NOT required for practices at the Lions Training Facility in Allen Park, MI.

Where do I park?

There is no parking for fans on the premises at the Lions Training Facility. Free parking and shuttles will be offered from Fairlane Town Center (Dearborn, MI) – Blue Lot. Using Google Maps, the following address will take you to the Blue Lot: 410 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI 48126. The Blue Lot is located between Macy’s and P.F. Chang’s on the southeast side. Shuttles will transport fans to and from the entrance to training camp at the team’s headquarters beginning 2 hours before the start of practice. Fans are encouraged to enter the Fairlane Town Center via Burlwood Drive from Southfield Freeway service drive (M-39 south: Exit 7 Ford Road; M-39 north: Exit 6 Michigan Ave to Hubbard) and follow signage for the ‘Blue Lot.’

NOTE: MAP APPLICATIONS OTHER THAN GOOGLE MAPS MAY NOT PROVIDE ACCURATE DIRECTIONS TO THE BLUE LOT. PLEASE USE GOOGLE MAPS TO ACCESS THE BLUE LOT VIA ADDRESS SEARCH OR THE ACCURACY OF YOUR DIRECTIONS TO THE BLUE LOT IS NOT GUARANTEED.

Where is ADA Parking?

  • ADA parking is available at the Blue Lot at 410 Town Center Dr Dearborn, MI 48126. There is an ADA shuttle running from the Blue Lot throughout the event
  • Limited amount of ADA parking is available first come, first serve at the Detroit Lions Training Facility.

How does the shuttle work?

Guests may park in the Blue Lot and signage will direct them to shuttle pickup in the lot. Shuttles will drop fans off at one of two entrances at the Lions Training Facility. The drop-off location will also serve as the pickup location for the shuttles following the conclusion of practice. Both areas will be well marked for the convenience of our fans. Shuttles begin running 2 hours prior to the start of practice. After practice, shuttles will run until all fans have been shuttled back to the Blue Lot.

What happens if it rains?

Practice may take place in light rain, but is always subject to change at the discretion of the Lions Coaching staff. Fans should be advised to call the Training Camp Hotline at (313) 262-2882 if they have a question about the status of practice. It will be updated regularly with weather and practice cancellation updates.

Is food and drink available?

Yes! There will be food trucks offering a food and drink on the premises at Allen Park for a small cash charge.

Are there places with shade?

Yes! Shade areas at Allen Park are marked on the activity map at the bottom of this page.

How do I get my favorite Lions player’s autograph?

Autographs are not guaranteed. Seating is first-come first-served.

Will Lions merchandise be on-sale at Training Camp? Will I be able to use my Season Ticket Member discount on merchandise items?

Yes, The Stadium Collection merchandise trailer will be on-site for fans to purchase merchandise. Season Ticket Member discounts will not be applied to purchases during Training Camp.

Can I bring a football, jersey or other item to practice to have signed?

Yes! We encourage you to bring items you wish to have autographed.

How early can I get to the Training Facility?

Shuttles begin running 2 hours prior to the start of practice. Gates open 60 minutes prior to practice.

How many people can I bring with me to Training Camp?

There is no limit on the number of people you can bring to the practices at the Lions Training Facility in Allen Park, MI.

Can I drop people off at the Detroit Lions Training Facility then go park and shuttle?

No. For the safety of all of our guests, the shuttle dropoff must remain clear of vehicles other than the official shuttle busses. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Is there anything I can’t bring to Training Camp?

Yes. 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, selfie sticks, drones, food, beverage, coolers, lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas, purses (larger than a clutch) or backpacks.

Only bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” will be permitted on the premises. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the gate.

Small clutch bags/camera and binocular cases, not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5”, with or without a handle or strap, may also be carried into the practice facility’s perimeter.

All cell phones should be turned off or placed on silent or vibrating mode. The fan viewing area features bleacher seating areas and additional standing areas.

Will there be ADA accessible seating and a wheelchair ramp on the shuttle?

Yes, there will be plenty of ADA seating at the Detroit Lions Training Facility and an accessible restroom. An ADA shuttle will be running each day to and from the Blue Lot parking at Fairlane Town Center.

I have a question that I can’t find an answer to here. What do I do?

No problem! Send us an email at TrainingCamp@lions.nfl.net

TRAINING CAMP POLICIES

RULES & REGULATIONS:

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cell phones must be turned off or on vibrate during practice. Video recording prohibited.

ITEMS NOT PERMITTED:

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, selfie sticks, drones, food, beverage, coolers, lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas, purses (larger than a clutch) or backpacks.

Only bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” will be permitted on the premises. Exceptions will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at the gate.

Small clutch bags/camera and binocular cases, not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5”, with or without a handle or strap, may also be carried into the practice facility’s perimeter.

All cell phones should be turned off or placed on silent or vibrating mode. The fan viewing area features bleacher seating areas and additional standing areas.

No weapons allowed.