The time that fans have been waiting all year for is finally right around the corner. The Miami Dolphins have released the dates that the team's training camps are open to the public to watch and begin getting their football fix. Unfortunately, the corner itself is still a ways away.
Camp officially opens on Thursday, July 30th, at 8:00 A.M. at Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. It's going to be hot, it's going to be early in the morning, and I am absolutely sure the stands will be packed in order to finally watch the new-look Dolphins in action.
During training camp, practice will begin inside the practice bubble, which will not be visible to the fans attending, however the team will begin drills on the two outside fields approximately 30 minutes after the announced scheduled start time. Fans planning to attend any open training camp practices can reserve their free tickets and 2015 training camp information here at www.dolphins.com/trainingcamp.
The team will host a special training camp practice for Finatics Season Ticket Members at 1:15 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 and the final scheduled open practice will take place at 8 a.m., Monday, Aug. 17. Seating at the team’s facility will be limited to the first 2,000 fans in the bleachers, located on the west side of the practice facility.
Parking is available at the Nova Southeastern University LRITC garage, located near the intersection of University Drive and S.W. 30th Street, between Griffin Road and I-595. Access to this garage is off University Drive and S.W. 30th Street.
In 2015, the Miami Dolphins will continue to implement the NFL Bag Policy at all training camp practices. Fans may carry only the following style and size bag, package or container at training facility gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the facility:
The schedule for training camp is as follows:
TIME DATE LOCATION
*Finatic Only Member Day
Also, for the first time in team history, the Miami Dolphins will host an evening scrimmage at 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 7 at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Parking lots will open at 4 p.m. for a special tailgate and fan festival, and stadium gates will at 6 p.m. The “Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford” practice is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. and will feature an intrasquad scrimmage, current player and alumni autographs followed by a fireworks show.
Tickets for the scrimmage can be purchased for the low price of $5 at dolphins.com with free parking. Seating will be limited to the first 15,000 fans that reserve tickets. As an added benefit, Dolphins Season Ticket Members will be able to purchase tickets in special reserved sections via their online Account Manager.
Training camp is almost here Dolphins fans, and make sure to stay tuned to PhinManiacs.com for daily camp reports on how the new-look Miami Dolphins are doing. With the steady growth of Ryan Tannehill and Jarvis Landry, and the additions of Ndamukong Suh, Jordan Cameron and Greg Jennings, it's sure to be an exciting camp.
Click here to get your tickets for camp now!
This story was written by Luis Sung. Follow him on Twitter: @FLSportDebater
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