Academy Sports + Outdoors opens the doors to its newly-relocated San Antonio store

The new store is located at 7903 S. IH 35 San Antonio, TX 78224

KATY, TX (June 10, 2016) – Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy) today opened its newest store in San Antonio, which was previously relocated from SW Military Drive. The new store is approximately 62,000 square feet and is located at 7903 S. IH 35.

“We’re excited to offer a new and larger store that will offer the same convenience and unique product assortment residents of San Antonio expect from us,” said Gabe Thornton, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ senior vice president of store operations. “Whether it’s an angler preparing for a trip to Calaveras Lake or an athlete gearing up for Friday night lights, customers will have a new and improved shopping destination for all their sports, outdoor and lifestyle needs at everyday low prices.”

The new location will continue to provide services including scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane exchange, racquet stringing and sell hunting and fishing licenses.

On Friday, June 17, the San Antonio community is invited to a two day grand opening celebration. The free event includes giveaways, the Kids’ Catfish Tank courtesy of Shakespeare, the Daisy Kids’ Shooting Booth, games for the whole family, and more. Amongst the numerous events are line up and wins for Academy mystery gift cards and free apparel items from Academy’s exclusive brands including Magellan Outdoors, BCG and Game Winner.

Academy Sports + Outdoors currently operates nine stores in the San Antonio area and is known for its commitment to being the low price leader on its wide selection of casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products, patio sets, barbecue grills, along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

A cornerstone of the Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is active community support and grassroots involvement throughout its footprint through partnerships with sports teams, youth organizations, and outdoor conservation programs. Academy Sports + Outdoors is a proud partner of the San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio Rampage, San Antonio Pop Warner, CCA Texas, Ducks Unlimited and National Wild Turkey Federation.

Individuals interested in careers can apply in-store or visit for more information.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors
Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a unique assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, patio sets, barbecue grills and much more. The $4.6 billion company operates over 200 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, where the company is based. The Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at everyday low prices. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit,,,, and