Chargers’ practice open to public on Saturday

Press Release

The Chargers will open training camp to the public on Saturday with a full-pads practice from 4-6 p.m. at Chargers Park, 4020 Murphy Canyon Road. Gates open at 3 p.m.

Head Coach Norv Turner and the Chargers will have a 10 practices open to the public, including a night practice at Qualcomm Stadium on Aug. 3 and FanFest 2011, presented by Bud Light, at the stadium Aug. 6.

For all open weekend practices, fan parking will be available on Murphy Canyon Road and in the Kearny Mesa Business Center, just south of Chargers Park. During weekday practices, parking is available ONLY on Murphy Canyon Road. Gates will open one hour before the start of practice.

Bleacher seating will be available at Chargers Park, however fans are welcome to bring folding chairs to sit on the pavement surrounding the practice fields. Coolers with food, water and soft drinks also are permitted, however cigarettes and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. Fans may also bring their own cameras, however video cameras and long-lens cameras are not allowed.

The team store and ticket sales booth at Chargers Park will be open during all public practices, and there will be a concession stand selling hot and cold food, water and soft drinks, and special visits from the Chargers Girls.

The Chargers will play their first preseason home game against the Seattle Seahawks at 5 p.m. Aug11 at Qualcomm Stadium.

Practice sessions open to the public (at Chargers Park unless otherwise noted) include:

July 30 — 4-6 p.m

July 31 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 1 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 2 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 3 — 6:30-9:25 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium

Aug. 5 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 6 — 10 a.m. to noon FanFest 2011 at Qualcomm Stadium

Aug. 8 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 9 — 4-6 p.m.

Aug. 13 — 4-6 p.m.

Game tickets are also available by calling (877) Chargers or visiting

— Source: San Diego Chargers