Academy Sports + Outdoors has opened its first store in the Kyle, TX area, marking the fifth store Academy has opened in 2023. The approximately 56,000-square-foot store brings a wide assortment of sports and outdoor merchandise to the area. 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 22 through Sunday, September 24.

“As Academy Sports + Outdoors expands in our home state, we are thrilled to bring more sports and outdoor fun to the Kyle community,” said Sam Johnson, Academy’s EVP of retail operations, Academy Sports + Outdoors. “Whether you’re gearing up for a Friday night high school football game, preparing for deer season, or hosting a backyard barbecue, we have something for every member of the family. We look forward to providing a new convenient location for the best sports and outdoor equipment, at a great value, so that families can get to the fun faster.”