White Sulphur Springs, WV - June 2, 2014: 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 2014 Training Camp Presented by Verizon at the resort, from July 24-August 13, 2014.
The New Orleans Saints will open 2014 Training Camp Presented by Verizon on Thursday, July 24 when players report to The Greenbrier for physicals and meetings and hold their strength and conditioning tests. The Saints will begin on-field workouts in a non-padded practice session on Friday, July 25 from 8:50-11:40am. followed by a walkthrough from 4:30-5:30pm. While at The Greenbrier, the club will hold a total of 20 practices, including a scrimmage on Saturday, August 2. All training camp workouts at The Greenbrier will be open to fans and media.
The new training camp facilities at The Greenbrier, which were commissioned by the resort's owner Jim Justice and custom-built for the New Orleans Saints, include three practice fields (two natural turf and one synthetic grass), along with a 55,000-square foot multi-purpose building equipped with meeting rooms, weight rooms, locker rooms, training and physical therapy accommodations, and kitchen and dining facilities.
"We are so excited to welcome the New Orleans Saints to The Greenbrier this summer," says Justice. "There is no place like West Virginia in the summertime, and we look forward to introducing the Saints players, staff and fans to our extraordinary resort facilities, which include everything from world-class dining and golf to a state-of-the-art spa to hiking, biking, rafting and more on our 10,000 private acres."
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