Academy Sports activities + Open air continues development with the opening of two shops in Tampa Bay


The Pinellas Park and Wesley Chapel stores will be the first Academy Sports + Outdoors locations in the Tampa Bay area.

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The locations will stock a wide range of sports and outdoor products for customers to choose from to fuel their fun. The Academy is focused on providing the best service, experience and value to help customers pursue the activities they love and create new memories. Tampa Bay customers can expect to find members of the Academy team who are passionate about sports and the outdoors, as well as a unique assortment of top brands such as Nike, Adidas, ColumbiaThe North Face, Chubbies, Costa, Under Armour, Ugly Stik, Berkley, Garmin, Humminbird as well as Academy own brands like Magellan Outdoors, Freely, H2O Xpress, ROW, BCG and Mosaic.

The Academy aims to empower, encourage, and connect our communities and schools through local efforts that include sports, field and stream activities, and military and first responder organizations. By connecting with these programs, the Academy motivates people to try new things, promotes safety in sports and the outdoors, and ultimately builds connections that make a positive impact in the area. Academy looks forward to building relationships Tampa Bay Support and create new opportunities for residents to have fun out there.

The new Academy stores also offer a dynamic and fun shopping experience, offering convenient options such as: B. Online pickup service and free shipping for most online orders $25. Customers at these locations can also take advantage of a range of in-store services including complimentary mounting on grills and bikes, mounting scopes, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane gas swapping and the ability to Obtain hunting and fishing licenses.

Until the new stores open, customers can shop online at or through the Academy mobile app, receive digital ads and offers, engage with Academy social media accounts (@academy), sign up for email Sign up for notifications and stay tuned for information on upcoming offers Grand Opening events.

Academy anticipates that these locations will add approximately 120 new jobs to the Tampa Bay community. Individuals interested in a career with Academy Sports + Outdoors may apply for open positions at

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy is a leading full-line retailer of sporting goods and outdoor recreation in The United States. Originally established in 1938 as a family business Texas, Academy has grown to 260 stores in 16 states. Academy’s mission is to provide “Fun for All,” and Academy delivers on that mission with a localized merchandising strategy and value proposition that creates a strong connection with a broad spectrum of consumers. Academy’s product range focuses on key categories in outdoor, apparel, sport & leisure and footwear, both through leading national brands and through a portfolio of private labels. Visit for more information.

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