The Greenbrier, the classic American destination resort in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, has announced the schedule for the New Orleans Saints 2015 Training Camp at the resort, from July 30th through August 20th, 2015.
The New Orleans Saints will begin training camp on July 29th with players reporting for physicals, meetings, and strength and conditioning tests. The Saints will hold their first non-padded on-field practice, open to the public on July 30th from 8:50am-11:50am, followed by a walk-through from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Throughout their time at The Greenbrier, the New Orleans Saints will hold 29 practices, including a Black and Gold Scrimmage and joint practice sessions against the Super Bowl Champions, the New England Patriots. All practices and scrimmages will be open to the public and media.
Picnic with the Saints: Fans are invited to join in celebration of the players and coaches for a Picnic with the Saints on August 9th, from 6pm-7:30pm immediately following the team’s practice. Tickets to this event will include “Meet & Greets” with the players and coaches, along with autograph and photograph opportunities! Limited tickets are available for a purchase price of $10, and are available now for pre-order online at www.greenbrier.com/picnic. Guests who purchase in advance online should bring their checkout receipt and the credit card that was used to place the order to Will Call (located at the White Sulphur Springs Water Plant parking lot at 1266 Big Draft Road, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986) to receive their tickets.
Scrimmage: Come out and support the Saints for their Black and Gold Scrimmage, August 7th. This event is open to the public from 8:50am-11:40am.
Practice with the New England Patriots: On Wednesday, August 19th and Thursday, August 20th, the New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots will have joint practices. Times will be available in the near future. There will be additional parking provided at the State Fair of West Virginia Fairgrounds off of AEI Drive on August 19th and 20th only. Please go towww.greenbrier.com/patriots to pre-order your transportation ticket. Parking is limited and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The transportation fee is $5 per adult and $2 per child 12 and under.
Practice updates and special events: Media and fan alerts, updates and schedule changes will be made daily on www.neworleanssaints.com (once training camp starts), and on the team’s Twitter (@Saints) and Facebook pages (facebook.com/neworleanssaints). Please note that practices at The Greenbrier may be cancelled or closed to the public in the event of inclement weather. Practice times and field locations are subject to change with little or no advance warning at the discretion of the Football Operations Staff. Updates are promptly available on the club’s digital media platforms.
Parking and Admission Information: For fans wishing to attend workouts, admission is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited bleacher seating is available; please note: there is no reserved seating. Additional seating on the berm is available. There is no admission charge for watching training camp practice. Parking for spectators will be located ¬¬¬¬¬at the White Sulphur Springs water plant (Address: 1266 Big Draft Road, WSS, WV 24986). Parking is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Spectators will pass a security check and then board on-site charter buses for the short ride to the practice facility. This is the only form of transportation that is allowed to enter the training camp facility. Personal vehicles, walk-ins, and private buses/motor coaches are not permitted.
Please go to www.greenbrier.com/saints to pre-order your transportation ticket. The transportation fee is $5 per adult and $2 per child 12 and under. The ticket will also enable you access to all Greenbrier property activities and include a voucher for a discounted retail item. Transportation will run continuously throughout the day taking spectators between the parking lots, football facility and the resort.