Academy Sports + Outdoors, a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, is excited to announce the opening of its first store in Brenham, TX. The approximately 63,000-square-foot store brings a wide assortment of sports and outdoors merchandise to the area. This marks the fourth store Academy has opened in 2023. Academy plans to continue its expansion efforts with the goal of opening a total of 120 to 140 new stores by the end of 2027.
Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. Throughout the weekend, customers can look forward to special appearances by Food Network star and former pro football player Eddie Jackson, the Brenham High School cheer team, drumline, and mascot, as well as exclusive deals, giveaways, and more.
"Academy Sports + Outdoors is thrilled to provide the Brenham community with new ways to enjoy their sports and outdoors passions," said Sam Johnson, Academy's Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. "Whether you're gearing up for a Texas A&M football game, getting dove hunting essentials, or hosting a backyard barbecue, we have something for every member of the family. We look forward to providing the best sports and outdoors equipment, at a great value, to enhance your family fun."
Customers can also expect to find the best assortment of athletic and casual shoes, sports and outdoors equipment, and clothing from top, national brands such as Nike, adidas, Marucci, Stanley, Carhartt, Titleist, Shimano, YETI, Brooks, The North Face and more. Academy also offers tremendous everyday value and quality through its exclusive, private label brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2OX, Redfield, and Mosaic, which cover outdoor apparel and equipment, women's and men's apparel, workout attire, fishing equipment, hunting optics and accessories, and outdoor furniture, respectively.
The new Brenham location is a fun destination customers can find equipment for a variety of sports from football to volleyball, lifejackets and fishing equipment to have fun on Lake Somerville, a tent for a camping trip, and everything from grills to games to create a backyard oasis. Academy offers free services such as grill and bike assembly, scope mounting, bore sighting, and line winding/spooling. Customers can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses in the store.