Academy Sports activities expands to Panama Metropolis, its thirteenth retailer in Florida

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PANAMA CITY – Nationwide sporting items chain Academy Sports activities + Outdoor is on monitor to open its first Panama Metropolis retailer subsequent week, and retailer managers plan for a weekend full of celebration.

Academy Sports activities is internet hosting a three-day grand opening filled with limited-time offers July 29-31 on the new retailer at 820 W twenty third St., the previous Interest Foyer website.

Scheduled hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday by Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, and eight a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday.

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Fred Foster, Director of the Panama Metropolis Retailer, stated Academy Sports activities + Outdoor is devoted to empowering, encouraging and connecting our communities by native efforts, which embrace sports activities, discipline and stream, army and first response organizations. “We sit up for constructing relationships within the Panama Metropolis space to create new alternatives for residents to have enjoyable there.”

Throughout the grand opening, clients can count on occasions for the entire household, together with particular performances by skilled saltwater angler Captain Sharkey, interactive reveals by manufacturers offered at Academy Sports activities, video games, in-store scavenger hunts, and free meals. samples are included.

Along with actions, there shall be particular offers and gives for the Panama Metropolis location, together with reductions on fishing gear, choose attire and headwear, pit boss grills, and bikes.

“Our assortment of merchandise is tailor-made to satisfy the wants of the Panama Metropolis neighborhood and gives nationwide manufacturers reminiscent of Nike, Yeti, Adidas, The North Face, Underneath Armour, Columbia Sportswear,” Foster stated. “It would additionally carry a curated assortment of merchandise specifically chosen for enjoyable sports activities and outside actions that our Panama Metropolis clients get pleasure from.”

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Foster stated Academy Sports activities is participating the neighborhood by supporting organizations reminiscent of Southport Youth Sports activities, Bay United Soccer Membership, Bay County Youth Soccer, Panama Metropolis Seaside Marlins and Panama Metropolis Fishing Rodeo.

Moreover, the Panama Metropolis retailer will have fun its grand opening unexpectedly opening outside training courses at 4 space colleges with a donation of $6,000. Twenty college students within the packages will obtain a $100 Academy Sports activities Reward Card for in-store purchases previous to the grand opening for objects reminiscent of fishing tools and outside gear. Academy Sports activities may even donate a $1,000 present card to every of the faculties’ packages to buy extra objects.

The Panama Metropolis retailer marks the model’s third retailer within the panhandle — together with different places in Tallahassee and Pensacola — and its thirteenth retailer in Florida. Firm officers stated they count on to open 80 to 100 shops over the subsequent 5 years.

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