Academy Sports + Outdoors opens new store in St. Peters, MO

The store is Academy’s 3rd location in the greater St. Louis area and brings 100 new jobs

KATY, TEXAS (October 20, 2017) – Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a premier sports, outdoor and recreation lifestyle retailer committed to offering everyday low prices, opened its first store in St. Peters, located at 5214 N. Service Road. The store is over 62,000 square feet and brings over 100 new jobs to the community.

“We are excited to continue expanding in the greater St. Louis area with the opening of a new and convenient location in St. Peters,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “The new store’s offering of top brands at everyday low prices, along with our partnerships with the St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Carpenter, Missouri Tigers, and local youth sports organizations, will further strengthen our commitment to Missouri families for years to come.”

Customers can expect to find a wide range of quality products from brands such as Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, YETI, and Columbia. No matter their skill level, Academy will help customers thrive by offering everyday low prices on hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets, barbecue grills, along with sports and recreation products. Customers will find services such as scope mounting, bore sighting, line winding/spooling, propane exchange, golf club trade-in, CO2 refills, racquet stringing, assembly and delivery, and the ability to purchase hunting and fishing licenses.

Prior to the grand opening, the store donated $100 shopping sprees to 30 children of the Disabled Athlete Sports Association to shop for anything they wanted while accompanied by Academy team members.

Beginning today, the community is invited to the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The free event includes giveaways, interactive demonstrations by brands sold at Academy Sports + Outdoors, games for the whole family, and much more. There will be Academy gift card giveaways, free Academy t-shirts, and fishing for the kids in the Shakespeare catch tank.

Individuals interested in careers at Academy Sports + Outdoors can visit to apply for open positions. In addition to visiting the new store, customers can shop, receive the digital version of the weekly ad, engage with Academy Sports + Outdoors through its social media sites, and sign up for email alerts.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we make it easier for everyone to enjoy more sports and outdoor activities. At each of our 240+ locations, we carry a wide range of hunting, fishing and camping equipment, patio sets and barbeque grills, along with sports and recreation products, at everyday low prices. For all. For less. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit,,,, and