July 26, 2018

Allen Park, Mich. — Detroit Lions 2018 Training Camp presented by Rocket Mortgage will open at the Lions headquarters and training facility in Allen Park for a twelfth-straight year beginning Friday, July 27 with gates opening at 8:15 AM.

Parking is free and available at the Fairlane Town Center (Dearborn, Mich.) between Sears and Macy’s on the southeast side. Shuttles will transport fans to and from the entrance to training camp at the team’s headquarters beginning two hours before the start of practice. 

Fans are encouraged to enter the Fairlane Town Center via Burlwood Drive from the Southfield Freeway service drives (M-39 south: Exit 7 Ford Road; M-39 north: Exit 6 Michigan Ave to Hubbard) and follow signage for the ‘Blue Lot.’ A parking/shuttle map and additional information is available at Detroitlions.com/trainingcamp.

Each day of training camp will have a giveaway distributed at gates upon entry while supplies last including Thundersticks, reusable grocery bags, hand fans, paper helmets and branded eye black stickers for kids. Training camp will also feature activities for all ages including autograph opportunities with current and former Lions players, face painting, performances by the Detroit Lions Cheerleaders along with photos and meet and greet opportunities with the squad, photos with Lions mascot Roary, and much more.

2018 DETROIT LIONS TRAINING CAMP PRESENTED BY ROCKET MORTGAGE PRACTICES AT ALLEN PARK

DATE

GATES OPEN

PRACTICE BEGINS

FRIDAY, JULY 27*

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

SATURDAY, JULY 28*

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

SUNDAY, JULY 29

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

MONDAY, JULY 30

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

8:15 AM

9:15 AM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

MONDAY, AUGUST 6

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14*                JOINT PRACTICE WITH THE NEW YORK GIANTS

8:00 AM

9:00 AM TENTATIVE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15           JOINT PRACTICE WITH THE NEW YORK GIANTS

8:00 AM

9:00 AM TENTATIVE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16               JOINT PRACTICE WITH THE NEW YORK GIANTS

8:00 AM

9:00 AM TENTATIVE

PRACTICE TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

*Denotes practices open exclusively for Detroit Lions Season Ticket Members

GENERAL TRAINING CAMP INFORMATION

Fans should regularly check Detroitlions.com/trainingcamp 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).

Fan video policy

Live streaming and recording video of any segment of practice is strictly prohibited.

Viewing area policies

  • 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, 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.

The Stadium Collection

There will be official Lions merchandise for sale onsite at training camp. Items include the official 2018 Detroit Lions Training Camp hat and performance apparel.

Autographs

Though autographs are not guaranteed, it has been common in previous years for Lions’ players and coaches to meet fans following practice sessions.

Concessions

Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

 

About the Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and play their home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit. The team located to Detroit in 1934 and is the National Football League’s fifth oldest franchise. The Detroit Lions most recently made the NFL playoffs in 2016, when they finished with a 9-7 record. In addition to professional football, the Detroit Lions have a visible and active community relations role in the Detroit area. With a focus on health and wellness and community revitalization, the Lions have contributed $7.2 million through philanthropic efforts since 1991. For more information, please visit http://www.detroitlions.com.

 

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