Academy Sports activities + Open air continues development with the opening of two shops in Tampa Bay

Printed: Jun. 14, 2022 at 9:01 AM EDT|Up to date: 9 hours in the past

The brand new areas would be the first within the Tampa Bay space 

KATY, Texas, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities and Open air, Inc. (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer whose mission is to supply “Enjoyable for All”, introduced that it’ll open its first two areas in Tampa Bay. The shops, situated in Pinellas Park and Wesley Chapel, will mark Academy’s 14th and 15th areas in Florida because the model continues to develop inside the Sunshine State. The Pinellas Park location will open in The Shoppes at Park Place in winter of 2022, and the Wesley Chapel retailer is slated to open in Cypress Creek City Middle in 2023.

The Pinellas Park and Wesley Chapel shops will likely be Academy Sports activities + Open air’ first areas within the Tampa Bay space.

“The Tampa Bay neighborhood can anticipate finding all of the merchandise they want for his or her sports activities and outside passions once they stroll into our retailer together with high manufacturers like Nike, Adidas, Yeti, Columbia, PENN, Shimano and lots of extra,” mentioned Sam Johnson, Academy’s Govt Vice President of Retail Operations. “Tampa Bay is just not solely recognized for its enthusiastic sports activities fanbase but in addition boasts famend fishing, seashores and outside actions. Whether or not you are absorbing the solar on the seaside, hitting the bay, or heading to a Lightning sport, our workforce is raring to serve the area people and make it simpler to have enjoyable and kit up by offering nice worth and unmatched service.”

The areas will carry a large assortment of sports activities and outside merchandise for patrons to select from to kickstart their enjoyable. Academy is targeted on offering the very best service, expertise, and worth to assist prospects pursue the actions that they love and make new reminiscences. Tampa Bay prospects can anticipate finding Academy workforce members who’re keen about sports activities and outside actions, together with a novel assortment from high manufacturers like Nike, Adidas, Columbia, The North Face, Chubbies, Costa, Beneath Armour, Ugly Stik, Berkley, Garmin, Humminbird, plus Academy’s non-public label manufacturers like Magellan Open air, Freely, H2O Xpress, R.O.W., BCG, and Mosaic.

Academy goals to empower, encourage, and join our communities and faculties by way of native efforts that contain sports activities, area and stream actions, and navy and first responder organizations. By connecting with these packages, Academy motivates individuals to strive new issues, promotes security in sports activities and outside and in the end builds connections that make a optimistic impression within the space. Academy seems ahead to constructing relationships all through Tampa Bay to assist and create new alternatives for residents to have enjoyable on the market.

Academy’s new shops may also present a dynamic and enjoyable buying expertise whereas providing handy choices, akin to purchase on-line pick-up in retailer service, and free delivery on most on-line orders over $25. Prospects in these areas can even reap the benefits of a set of in-store providers that may embody free meeting on grills and bikes, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane alternate and the power to buy looking and fishing licenses.

Till the brand new shops open, prospects can store on-line at or by way of Academy’s cell app, obtain digital adverts and gives, interact with Academy’s social media accounts (@academy), join electronic mail alerts, and be careful for info on upcoming grand opening occasions.

Academy expects these areas to carry roughly 120 new jobs to the Tampa Bay neighborhood. People thinking about careers at Academy Sports activities + Open air can go to to use for open positions.

About Academy Sports activities + Open air

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer in the USA. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 260 shops throughout 16 states. Academy’s mission is to supply “Enjoyable for All” and Academy fulfills this mission with a localized merchandising technique and worth proposition that strongly connects with a broad vary of shoppers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of outside, attire, sports activities & recreation and footwear by way of each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra info, go to

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