New Orleans Saints Return to The Greenbrier July 27


White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. -- (June 21, 2016): For the third straight year, the New Orleans Saints will spend a portion of their summer training session at The Greenbrier Sports Performance Center in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

The New Orleans Saints 2016 Training Camp Presented by Verizon will feature a total of 22 practices, starting at The Greenbrier and ending at the team's Metairie, La.,  practice facility.

The Saints will open 2016 Training Camp Presented by Verizon on Wednesday, July 27, when all players report to The Greenbrier for physicals, meetings and their strength and conditioning tests. The Saints will begin on-field workouts in a non-padded practice session on Thursday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. The team will hold their first padded practice on Saturday, July 30, from 9:30-12:20.

On Monday, Aug. 8, the team will travel to New England for two days of joint practices with the Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., on Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by the preseason opener for both clubs on Thursday. The team will return to practice at The Greenbrier from Saturday, Aug. 13 through Tuesday, Aug. 16, before departing the following day for Houston, where they will hold joint practices with the Texans.

"We're thrilled to have the Saints coming back to The Greenbrier once again," said Jim Justice, Owner and CEO, The Greenbrier. "We have developed a special relationship with their staff and players, and we look forward to their return each year."


Practice Updates and Special Events: Media and fan alerts, updates and schedule changes will be made daily on once training camp starts or by clicking on to Twitter (@Saints) or Facebook ( 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 at The Greenbrier, admission is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited bleacher seating is available at The Greenbrier; please note---there is no reserved seating. Additional seating on the berm is also available. There is no admission charge for watching training camp practice. An admission ticket will be issued to each person upon entrance to the football facility at practices at The Greenbrier. The ticket will also enable you access to The Greenbrier property activities and include assorted special discounts. Parking for spectators will be located just east of the Greenbrier at the White Sulphur Springs Water Plant (1266 Big Draft Road, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., 24986). Spectators will then board on-site transportation for the short 3-5 minute 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. Transportation will run continuously during the scheduled times listed, taking spectators between the parking lots, football facility and The Greenbrier. The transportation fee is $5 per adult and $2 for children 12 and under.

Lodging: The Greenbrier has availability throughout the Saints training camp so please call their reservations team for rates and availability at (855) 851-9901 followed by selecting option 4.

Player Autographs: Following each practice, Saints players will sign autographs for fans. Available players will sign autographs if weather, time and other circumstances permit. Please note, however, that autographs are not guaranteed.

Still Photos and Video: Fans are welcome to take photos of the players during training camp. However, video is prohibited. Saints staff may request at any time that you cease using those devices.

Hand-Wanding/Prohibited Items: Fans are advised to arrive early as they will be checked via hand-wanding and all bags will be checked by security. Backpacks, video cameras, oversized handbags, outside food and beverage, pets and any other items deemed unacceptable by the New Orleans Saints are prohibited. At The Greenbrier practices, fans are hand-wanded at the parking site.

Concessions: Food beverages and merchandise are available for purchase. Drink and food from the outside are not allowed on the premises.

Restrooms: Restrooms are available at all training camp locations.

Special Needs: Visitors with special needs should see a Saints or Greenbrier representative for appropriate assistance. The Greenbrier ADA parking/dropoff site will be located at the White Sulphur Springs Water Plant with transportation provided to the practice site. A viewing area is available for our disabled fans.