SANTA CLARA — Opening day of the 49ers' offseason workout program will be April 15, a day before the regular-season schedule is unveiled for the reigning NFC champions.
The 49ers' lone, mandatory minicamp will be held June 11-13 to conclude the nine-week offseason program, the NFL announced Thursday. Organized team activities will take place May 21-23, May 28-30 and June 3-6.
None of the offseason workouts are expected to be open to the public at the 49ers' Santa Clara facility. The team has held a public practice at Candlestick Park each of the past two training camps, which don't start until late July.
The NFL is slated to announce the regular-season schedule on April 16. This will be the 49ers' 43rd and final season playing home games at Candlestick Park, assuming their new stadium in Santa Clara remains on track to open in 2014.
Aside from their NFC West rivals -- the Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams -- the 49ers will host the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers in the regular season. The 49ers' road schedule features trips to the Cardinals, Seahawks, Rams, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins and Jacksonville Jaguars (in London on Oct. 27.
The offseason program consists of three phases. Phase One lasts two weeks and is limited to strength and conditioning, as well as physical rehabilitation. On-field workouts begin during Phase Two's three-week session without live contact or team offense-vs.-defense drills. Phase Three covers the final four weeks, with a maximum of 10 days allotted to OTAs, again with no contact allowed.