Academy Sports + Outdoors opened the company’s new store in Columbus, GA, located at 6700 Whittlesey Boulevard. The store is approximately 63,000 square feet and brings approximately 100 new jobs to the community.

“At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we strive to make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoors, and Columbus is home to so many athletes and outdoor enthusiasts,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “We are excited to be an active member of the Columbus community and help customers up their game, or start a new one, with the best gear at the best prices.”

Academy Sports + Outdoors has more than 245 locations.