Running back Giovani Bernard carries the ball during the first day of Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp Friday, July 28, 2017, at the practice fields beside Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Bengals announce training camp schedule: What fans need to know

In addition to the first practice of camp at Welcome Stadium in Dayton on Saturday, July 27, the Bengals will hold 10 sessions open to fans in Cincinnati from July 28 to Aug. 12.

The schedule is highlighted by the Family Dey practice is set for Saturday, Aug. 3, inside Paul Brown Stadium and will feature several activities for kids, including inflatables, face painting, balloon artists, pictures with team mascot Who Dey and an NFL Play 60 Activity Zone.

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The duration of practices will be a hour, 45 minutes, except for the Dayton session, which will last for one hour. Fans can bring small soft-sided coolers, unopened bottles of water and food into practices. There will be concessions available to purchase as well.

Other than the Family Dey practice, all other sessions in Cincinnati will take place on the grass fields across the street from PBS. The sessions are free and parking is available in nearby lots at established prices.

Below are the public practice dates:

SATURDAY, JULY 27 (Welcome Stadium, Dayton)

•Gates open at 1:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 29

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 3 (Family Dey, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati)

•Gates open at 2 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

•Gates open at 2:30 p.m.

•Practice begins at 3 p.m.

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