Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store

The new location marks Academy's 20th store in Georgia
Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Atlanta, GA
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Academy Sports + Outdoors announced the opening of its newest Atlanta, GA store. Located at 130 Perimeter Center West, in Perimeter Square Shopping Center, the 50,200 square-foot store brings an assortment of sports and outdoors merchandise to Perimeter. Academy will kick off the grand opening festivities with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 26. Customers can look forward to exclusive deals, giveaways, a meet and greet with former professional baseball player Peter Moylan and former collegiate and professional football player Aaron Murray, current professional basketball player Monique Billings and other fun activities.

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The new store marks the 12th location across metro Atlanta and 20th throughout Georgia. Academy looks forward to continuing its expansion efforts beyond 2022, with the goal of opening 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to continue to serve the Atlanta, GA community and provide customers the gear that makes having fun easy and affordable,” said Sam Johnson, Academy’s Executive Vice President of Retail Operations in a statement. “From Truist Park to Murphey Candler Park, Atlanta is a hub for outdoor life, active families, and home to passionate sports fans. We look forward to providing convenient locations that offers top brands, value, and excellent customer service.”

Customers can expect to find top brands such as Nike, adidas, Under Armour, Columbia, Coleman, The North Face and more. Academy also offers through its private label brands like Magellan Outdoors, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Game Winner, O’Rageous and others.

Lisa Hay

Lisa is a staff reporter for What Now Media Group. She covers new restaurant, retail, and real estate openings across all of our markets. A true foodie, this Air Force veteran has lived all over the world — from Aviano, Italy to Nairobi, Kenya — but her favorite spot is NOLA for its rich history, architecture, culture, and of course, its good eats.

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