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

Marks Academy’s sixth location within the Bluegrass State

KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities + Outdoor (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer, is happy to announce the opening of its first Lexington, Ky. retailer. Situated at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Buying Middle, the roughly 80,000 square-foot retailer brings a terrific assortment of sports activities and outside merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 via Sunday, Oct. 2. All through the weekend, prospects can look ahead to unique offers, giveaways, activations by manufacturers bought 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 Lexington location marks the sixth Academy Sports activities + Outdoor 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 12 months. Academy seems to be ahead to persevering with its enlargement efforts past 2022, with the purpose of opening 80 to 100 new shops over the subsequent 5 years.

“Academy Sports activities + Outdoor is happy to kickstart enjoyable within the Lexington group by offering prospects what they should make pursuing their sports activities and outside passions simple 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, a bit leaguer trying to find the proper pair of cleats, or getting ready to your subsequent outside journey at Daniel Boone Nationwide Forest, our nice worth and providers create new prospects for households to get lively.”

Prospects can look forward to finding one of the best assortment and costs of athletic and informal footwear, sports activities and outside gear and clothes from prime nationwide manufacturers akin to Nike, adidas, The North Face, Underneath Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally provides large on a regular basis worth and high quality via its unique, personal label manufacturers akin to Magellan Outdoor, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous which cowl outside attire and gear, ladies’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing gear, 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, prospects can discover a Nike prime for an upcoming exercise class, Underneath Armour gloves to catch the sport profitable landing, or a sleeve of Titleist Professional V1 balls for a spherical of 18 at their favourite golf course. The shop additionally has every little thing 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 akin to grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane change. Prospects can even buy looking and fishing licenses within the retailer.

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

People keen on careers at Academy can go to to use for open positions.

About Academy Sports activities + Outdoor

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and outside recreation retailer in the US. 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 customers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on key classes of out of doors, attire, sports activities & recreation and footwear via each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra info, go to

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