Academy Sports + Outdoors will officially open a new store in Jeffersonville, IN, located at 1600 Veterans Pkwy, in the Jeffersonville Town Center, on October 7.

The store’s footprint is approximately 63,000 square feet and is the sixth of nine new stores Academy said it expects to open in 2022, with the goal of opening 80-to-100 new stores over the next five years.

“Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to serve the Jeffersonville and Clarksville communities and provide customers the gear that makes having fun easy and affordable,” said Sam Johnson, Academy’s executive vice president, Retail Operations. “We look forward to helping the customers explore their sports and outdoor passions, whether that is biking across Big Four Bridge, taking a hike in Clark State Forest or gearing up for the next hunting season. Academy provides a convenient location that offers top brands, outstanding value, and excellent customer service.”

Academy Sports + Outdoors has 265 stores in 17 U.S. states.