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

Printed: Sep. 27, 2022 at 7:04 AM MDT

Marks Academy’s sixth location within the Bluegrass State

KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports activities + Outside (“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 Lexington, Ky. retailer. Situated at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Procuring Middle, 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 via Sunday, Oct. 2. All through the weekend, clients can sit up for 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 Academy Sports activities + Outside retailer in Lexington, KY is situated within the South Park Procuring Middle at 3220 Nicholasville Rd.(PRNewswire)

The brand new Lexington location marks the sixth Academy Sports activities + Outside 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 ahead to persevering with its enlargement efforts past 2022, with the purpose of opening 80 to 100 new shops over the following 5 years.

“Academy Sports activities + Outside is happy to kickstart enjoyable within the Lexington group by offering clients what they should make pursuing their sports activities and outside passions straightforward and reasonably priced,” mentioned 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 out of doors journey at Daniel Boone Nationwide Forest, our nice worth and providers create new potentialities for households to get energetic.”

Clients can look forward to finding one of the best assortment and costs of athletic and informal sneakers, sports activities and outside gear and clothes from prime nationwide manufacturers corresponding to Nike, adidas, The North Face, Below Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally affords super on a regular basis worth and high quality via its unique, personal label manufacturers corresponding to Magellan Outside, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous which cowl out of doors attire and gear, girls’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing gear, out of doors furnishings and water sports activities gear, respectively.

By partnering with College of Kentucky Athletics, Academy offers a enjoyable vacation spot the place Wildcat followers can get licensed attire, novelty objects, and tailgating necessities. Moreover, clients can discover a Nike prime for an upcoming exercise class, Below 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 all the things you have to create a yard oasis with a wide array of patio units, barbecue grills, and out of doors video games. Academy additionally affords free providers corresponding to grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane alternate. Clients can even buy searching and fishing licenses within the retailer.

For extra info relating to grand opening occasions and offers go to or textual content LEXINGTON to 22369. Clients are invited to buy on-line at or via Academy’s cellular app, obtain digital advertisements and affords, 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.

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About Academy Sports activities + Outside

Academy is a number one full-line sporting items and out of doors 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 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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