The Indianapolis Colts will hold its 2014 Training Camp at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind., with the full squad reporting on Wednesday, July 23. The Colts will return to Anderson for the fifth consecutive year after the team originally spent their summers at the university from 1984 to 1998. Following Training Camp, the team will return to the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center to resume football operations.The 2014 Training Camp will be located at the Kardatzke Wellness Center/Macholtz Stadium complex located in the Northeast section of the university campus. The public can access the camp via University Boulevard and 5th Street. Campus signage will be present to direct the public to available parking for the duration of camp. Entire practices will be open to the public free of charge. Visitors may park for $5 (more parking information here).
Designed to provide a fun and interactive area for fans to engage with their favorite team, Colts City will be open adjacent to the practice fields beginning Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, August 10. The area includes Colts inflatables, autographs from Colts Cheerleaders, Colts Pro Shop, concessions and interactive booths.
Some special theme days to note:
Kids Day, Presented by Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health – Saturday, July 26th: On this day a special kid’s meal will be available at the concession stands for $2.50. Kids will also have the opportunity to participate in a Change the Play camp hosted by Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Keep reading to learn more about Change the Play and to register your child today!
In the morning, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health will host a free, high-energy camp enabling 200 kids to sample Change the Play—the popular health, fitness and nutrition program Colts QB Andrew Luck created with hospital experts. Unfortunately, registration for the camp is now full. Visit iuhealth.org/changetheplay to learn more about Change the Play and to register for the fall challenge.
Armed Forces Day – Sunday, July 27th: Members of the armed forces are invited out to Colts training camp for a special day dedicated to the men and women who have served and are currently serving our country. A special parking rate and concession pricing will be available for military members who present a military ID.
BBQ Bash at Training Camp – Thursday, July 31st: The Colts will host a special BBQ Bash during the evening practice at Training Camp. The evening will include special BBQ options at the concessions, a full-squad Colts Cheerleader performance, live music inside Colts City and more!
Fan Clubs Day – Saturday, August 9th: Members of the Colts Fan Clubs (Blue Ladies, Colts Fan Club and Colts Kids Club) are invited out to Colts Training Camp to receive exclusive members-only benefits. With a fan club membership ID card, fans can receive discounted parking and special concession pricing. Colts Kids Club Members will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt for the opportunity to win Colts tickets and other prizes. To sign up for one of the Colts fan clubs, visit colts.com/events
Goodwill Donation Drive
The Colts have partnered with Goodwill to offer a free pair of limited edition Colts sunglasses to every fan who makes a donation at Training Camp. The Goodwill collection will be located at the entrance of Colts City to accept gently used clothing, toys, housewares and more. Cash donations will not be accepted. In addition, fans who donate and scan their Goodwill Rewards Card will be entered to win (2) VIP sideline tickets to the Colts vs. Eagles Monday Night Football game on September 15th. For fans that do not currently have a Rewards Card, Goodwill will be signing up new members on-site at Training Camp. Limit of one pair of sunglasses per donation, per family, per day.
The NFL Stadium Security Policy will be in effect throughout the duration of Training Camp. The Colts are limiting the size and type of bags that spectators may bring into Colts Training Camp area, including Colts City. The following bags are permitted:
Parking will be open every day that Colts City is open as well as August 11th, 12th, 13th. It is scheduled (subjective to change) to open around 10:30am every day except for the following days:
*Night practice - July 31st opening at 3:00pm
August 12 – opening at 12:30pm
August 13 - opening at 9:00am
Parking is $5 dollars and $20 for buses. There will discounted parking for $2 (for Cars only) on Armed Forces Day (Sunday, July 27th) & Fan Clubs Day (Saturday, August 9th). Military ID and Fan Club membership cards MUST be presented in order to receive discounted parking on designated days.
|DAY||OPEN PRACTICE HOURS||COLTS CITY HOURS OF OPERATION|
|July 26th||1:55-4:25PM||12:30-5:00PM *Kids Day, Presented by Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health|
|July 27th||1:55-4:25PM||12:30-5:00PM *Armed Forces Day|
|July 29th||Players' Day Off||Closed|
|July 31st||6:25-8:55PM||5:00-9:30PM *Night Practice BBQ Bash|
|August 3rd||Players' Day Off||Closed|
|August 6th||No practice open to public||Closed|
|August 7th||Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets (7:00PM Kickoff)|
|August 8th||Players' Day Off||Closed|
|August 9th||1:55-4:25PM||12:30-5:00PM *Fan Clubs Day|
|August 13th||10:25AM-12:30PM - BREAK CAMP||Closed|