Academy Sports activities + Open air Opens First Retailer in Lexington, Ky.

Revealed: Sep. 27, 2022 at 9:04 AM EDT

Marks Academy’s sixth location within the Bluegrass State

KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities + Open air (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer, is worked up to announce the opening of its first Lexington, Ky. retailer. Positioned at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Procuring Heart, the roughly 80,000 square-foot retailer brings an important assortment of sports activities and outside merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 by means of Sunday, Oct. 2. All through the weekend, clients can stay up for unique offers, giveaways, activations by manufacturers offered at Academy, meals truck samples, and appearances by College of Kentucky basketball alumnus Kyle Macy, males’s basketball participant Casson Wallace and extra.

The brand new Academy Sports activities + Open air retailer in Lexington, KY is positioned within the South Park Procuring Heart at 3220 Nicholasville Rd.(PRNewswire)

The brand new Lexington location marks the sixth Academy Sports activities + Open air retailer in Kentucky. 

The Lexington location marks the sixth Academy retailer in Kentucky and the opening of the fifth of 9 new shops Academy expects to open this yr. Academy appears to be like ahead to persevering with its enlargement efforts past 2022, with the aim of opening 80 to 100 new shops over the subsequent 5 years.

“Academy Sports activities + Open air is worked up to kickstart enjoyable within the Lexington neighborhood by offering clients what they should make pursuing their sports activities and outside passions straightforward and reasonably priced,” stated Sam Johnson, Academy’s Govt Vice President of Retail Operations. “Whether or not you are gearing up for an enormous Kentucky recreation, somewhat leaguer trying to find the proper pair of cleats, or making ready to your subsequent outside journey at Daniel Boone Nationwide Forest, our nice worth and providers create new potentialities for households to get energetic.”

Prospects can look forward to finding one of the best assortment and costs of athletic and informal footwear, sports activities and outside tools and clothes from high nationwide manufacturers equivalent to Nike, adidas, The North Face, Underneath Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally provides great on a regular basis worth and high quality by means of its unique, personal label manufacturers equivalent to Magellan Open air, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous which cowl outside attire and tools, ladies’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing tools, outside furnishings and water sports activities gear, respectively.

By partnering with College of Kentucky Athletics, Academy gives a enjoyable vacation spot the place Wildcat followers can get licensed attire, novelty objects, and tailgating necessities. Moreover, clients can discover a Nike high for an upcoming exercise class, Underneath Armour gloves to catch the sport successful landing, or a sleeve of Titleist Professional V1 balls for a spherical of 18 at their favourite golf course. The shop additionally has all the pieces you might want to create a yard oasis with a big selection of patio units, barbecue grills, and outside video games. Academy additionally provides free providers equivalent to grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane alternate. Prospects may also buy searching and fishing licenses within the retailer.

For extra data concerning grand opening occasions and offers go to or textual content LEXINGTON to 22369. Prospects are invited to buy on-line at or by means of Academy’s cell app, obtain digital advertisements and provides, have interaction with Academy’s social media accounts (@academy), join electronic mail/textual content alerts, and be careful for data on upcoming grand opening occasions.

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About Academy Sports activities + Open air

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer in america. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 264 shops throughout 17 states. Academy’s mission is to offer “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 means of each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra data, go to

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This press launch comprises forward-looking statements inside the that means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Trade Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are primarily based on Academy’s present expectations and should not ensures of future efficiency. Ahead-looking statements are normally recognized by or are related to such phrases as “intends,” “will,” “plan,” “imagine,” “anticipate,” “could,” and/or the negatives or variations of those phrases or comparable terminology. Precise outcomes could differ materially from these expectations because of adjustments in international, regional, or native financial, enterprise, aggressive, market, regulatory and different elements, a lot of that are past Academy’s management. Vital elements that might trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from these within the forward-looking statements are set forth in Academy’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee (the “SEC”), together with Academy’s Annual Report on Type 10-Okay underneath the caption “Danger Components,” as could also be up to date infrequently in our periodic filings with the SEC. Any forward-looking assertion on this press launch speaks solely as of the date launched. Academy undertakes no obligation to publicly replace or revise any forward-looking assertion, besides as could also be required by any relevant securities legal guidelines.

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