Academy Sports + Outdoors continues to grow with the opening of two stores in Tampa Bay


The locations will feature a wide assortment of sports and outdoor products for customers to choose from to kick-start their fun. 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 Academy team members with a passion for sports and outdoor activities, as well as a unique assortment of top brands such as Nike, Adidas, ColombiaThe North Face, Chubbies, Costa, Under Armour, Ugly Stik, Berkley, Garmin, Humminbird, plus Academy private brands such as 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 involve sports, field and water activities, as well as military and first responder organizations. By connecting with these programs, the Academy motivates people to try new things, promotes safety in and out of sports, and ultimately makes connections that have a positive impact in the region. The Academy looks forward to building relationships throughout Tampa Bay to support and create new opportunities for residents to have fun there.

The new Academy stores will also provide a dynamic and fun shopping experience while offering convenient options, such as online shopping for in-store pickup and free shipping on most online orders at $25. Customers at these locations can also take advantage of a suite of in-store services that will include free assembly on grills and bikes, scope mounting, bore sighting, winding/rewinding of line, propane exchange and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

Until the new stores open, customers can shop online at or through the Academy mobile app, receive advertisements and digital offers, interact with Academy’s social media accounts (@academy), sign up for email alerts and stay tuned for information on upcoming events. grand opening events.

Academy expects these locations to bring approximately 120 new jobs to the Tampa Bay community. Those interested in careers at Academy Sports + Outdoors can visit to apply for open positions.

About the Sports + Outdoors Academy

Academy is one of the leading sporting goods and outdoor leisure retailers in United States. Originally founded in 1938 as a family business in Texas, Academy now has 260 stores in 16 states. Academy’s mission is to provide “Fun for All” and Academy fulfills this mission with a localized merchandising strategy and a value proposition that connects strongly with a wide range of consumers. Academy’s product assortment focuses on the key outdoor, apparel, sports and recreation, and footwear categories through leading national brands and a portfolio of private labels. For more information, visit

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