Academy Sports activities + Outside Opens New Retailer in Panama Metropolis, Fla.


The new Panama City location is the second of nine new stores Academy will open this year and one of three stores currently planned Florida. Academy looks forward to continuing its expansion efforts beyond 2022 with a goal of opening 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors looks forward to igniting fun in the Panama City community by providing customers with what they need to easily and affordably pursue their sports and outdoor passions,” he said Sam Johnson, Academy Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. “Whether you’re an angler looking to reel in your next big catch, a small league player looking for the perfect pair of cleats, or a runner preparing for a jog around the Conservation Park, we offer great value and our services create new opportunities for families to get active.”

Customers can expect to find the finest range of athletic and casual footwear, athletic and outdoor gear and clothing from top brands such as Nike, adidas, The North Face, Under Armour, Columbia, YETI, Ugly Stik, KastKing, Garmin, Humminbird and more. Academy also offers tremendous everyday value through its exclusive brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, ROW, BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O’Rageous, covering outdoor clothing and gear, women’s and men’s clothing, workout wear, fishing gear and water quality gear or

The new location is a fun destination where families can find a YETI cooler for a day at the beach, a Rawlings glove for next season’s sport, or a cover of Titleist Pro V1 balls for a round of 18 on their favorite golf course. In addition, the store offers everything you need to create a garden oasis with a wide range of patio sets, grills and outdoor games. Academy also offers complimentary services such as grill and bike assembly, scope assembly, bore sighting, line winding/spools and propane replacement. Customers can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses from the shop.

Visit for more information on opening offers and events. Customers are invited to shop online at or via the Academy mobile app, receive digital ads and offers, interact with Academy social media accounts (@academy), sign up for email alerts, and to look out for information on upcoming grand opening events.

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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 261 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 the key categories Outdoor, Apparel, Sports & Leisure and Footwear, both through leading national brands and through a portfolio of private labels. Visit for more information.

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SOURCE Academy Sport + Outdoor

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