Academy Sports opens store in Conyers, GA


Academy Sports + Outdoors has announced the opening of its Conyers, GA store. The store, located at 1448 Old Salem Road, is 58,000 square feet and provides approximately 60 new jobs to the area. Academy now has 11 locations in the Atlanta metro area and 19 in Georgia.

The store officially opens on April 29 with a grand opening.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to serve the Conyers, GA community and provide customers with the equipment that makes having fun easy and affordable,” said Sam Johnson, Executive Vice President, Academy. , retail operations. “From Truist Park to Black Shoals Park, Conyers is a hub of outdoor living and home to sports enthusiasts and active families. We look forward to providing a convenient location that offers top brands, value, and excellent customer service. »

Academy continuously provides support in the metro Atlanta area through community donations and more than 40 local partnerships. Academy is also the Official Sporting Goods Retailer of the Atlanta Braves and Gwinnett Stripers.

The Conyers, GA store is the first of two new stores the retailer will open in the Atlanta metro area in 2022. This fall, a store will open near the Perimeter Center.

Academy has 260 stores in 16 US states


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