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

Revealed: Sep. 27, 2022 at 8:04 AM CDT

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 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 Purchasing Middle, the roughly 80,000 square-foot retailer brings a fantastic assortment of sports activities and outside merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 by way of Sunday, Oct. 2. All through the weekend, clients 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 Academy Sports activities + Open air retailer in Lexington, KY is situated within the South Park Purchasing Middle 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 12 months. Academy seems to be 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 happy 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 sport, slightly leaguer trying to find the proper pair of cleats, or getting ready on your subsequent out of doors journey at Daniel Boone Nationwide Forest, our nice worth and companies create new prospects for households to get lively.”

Prospects can anticipate finding the most effective assortment and costs of athletic and informal footwear, sports activities and outside tools and clothes from high nationwide manufacturers resembling Nike, adidas, The North Face, Underneath Armour, Columbia, YETI, Traeger, Carhartt, Drake Waterfowl, Timberland, Coleman and extra. Academy additionally gives super on a regular basis worth and high quality by way of 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 tools, girls’s and males’s attire, exercise apparel, fishing tools, 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 gadgets, 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 the whole lot you must create a yard oasis with a big selection of patio units, barbecue grills, and out of doors video games. Academy additionally gives free companies resembling grill and bike meeting, scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, and propane trade. Prospects may also buy searching and fishing licenses within the retailer.

For extra data relating to grand opening occasions and offers go to or textual content LEXINGTON to 22369. Prospects are invited to buy on-line at or by way of Academy’s cellular app, obtain digital advertisements and gives, 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 serious 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 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 out of doors, attire, sports activities & recreation and footwear by way of each main nationwide manufacturers and a portfolio of personal label manufacturers. For extra data, go to

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This press launch accommodates forward-looking statements throughout the which means of Part 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Part 21E of the Securities Change Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are based mostly on Academy’s present expectations and aren’t ensures of future efficiency. Ahead-looking statements are normally recognized by or are related to such phrases as “intends,” “will,” “plan,” “imagine,” “anticipate,” “might,” and/or the negatives or variations of those phrases or comparable terminology. Precise outcomes might differ materially from these expectations resulting from adjustments in international, regional, or native financial, enterprise, aggressive, market, regulatory and different components, a lot of that are past Academy’s management. Vital components 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 Change Fee (the “SEC”), together with Academy’s Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay below 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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