Academy Sports activities + Open air Opens First Retailer in Virginia

The state’s first location will likely be within the Richmond space

KATY, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities + Open air (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer, is happy to announce the opening of its first Richmond, Va. retailer. Positioned at 11861 W. Broad St., in The Nook at Quick Pump, the 58,075 square-foot retailer brings a terrific assortment of sports activities and outside merchandise to Richmond. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, August 19th by Sunday, August 21st. All through the weekend, prospects can look ahead to unique offers, giveaways, an look by the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ Mascots, the Richmond Raceway Tempo Automobile on show, activations by manufacturers offered at Academy, and meals truck samples.

The Richmond location marks the third of 9 new shops Academy will open this 12 months and the primary retailer in Virginia.

The Richmond location marks the third of 9 new shops Academy will open this 12 months and the primary retailer in Virginia. Academy appears to be like ahead to persevering with its enlargement efforts past 2022, with the objective of opening 80 to 100 new shops over the subsequent 5 years.

“Academy Sports activities + Open air is happy to kickstart enjoyable within the Richmond neighborhood by offering prospects what they should make pursuing their sports activities and outside passions simple and reasonably priced,” stated Sam Johnson, Academy’s Government Vice President of Retail Operations. “Whether or not you are an angler trying to reel in your subsequent massive catch on the James River, a little bit leaguer looking for the right pair of cleats, or a watersport fanatic on the lookout for your subsequent kayaking journey, our nice worth and providers create new prospects for households to get lively.”

Prospects can anticipate finding the very best assortment of athletic and informal sneakers, sports activities and outside gear and clothes from prime manufacturers resembling Nike, adidas, The North Face, Underneath Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Costa, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally presents super on a regular basis worth and high quality by its unique, non-public label manufacturers resembling Magellan Open air, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous which cowl out of doors attire and gear, ladies’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing gear, out of doors furnishings and water gear, respectively.

The brand new location is a enjoyable vacation spot the place households can discover a Nike prime for an upcoming exercise class, a Rawlings glove for the subsequent sports activities season, or a sleeve of Titleist Professional V1 balls for a spherical of 18 at their favourite golf course. Moreover, the shop has every little thing it’s essential to create a yard oasis with a big selection of patio units, barbecue grills, and out of doors video games. Academy additionally presents free providers resembling grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane trade. Prospects may also buy looking and fishing licenses within the retailer.

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

People inquisitive about careers at Academy can go to to use for open positions.

About Academy Sports activities + Open air

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors recreation retailer in the US. Initially based in 1938 as a household enterprise in Texas, Academy has grown to 262 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 customers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of out of doors, attire, sports activities & recreation and footwear by each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra data, go to

Ahead Wanting Statements

This press launch incorporates forward-looking statements throughout 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,” “consider,” “count on,” “could,” and/or the negatives or variations of those phrases or related terminology.  Precise outcomes could differ materially from these expectations because of modifications in international, regional, or native financial, enterprise, aggressive, market, regulatory and different elements, lots of that are past Academy’s management. Necessary elements that would 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 Kind 10-Ok beneath the caption “Danger Components,” as could also be up to date on occasion 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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