More Academy Sports stores to open in Enid, Midwest City, bringing hundreds of jobs
OKLAHOMA CITY — Academy Sports + Outdoors will open its first stores in Enid at Oakwood and W. Owen K. Garriott and in the Midwest City area at Sooner Road and SE 15 later this year, NewsOK reports.
The company also recently announced a new location in the Yukon/Mustang area, bringing the total number of Academy stores to 12 in the state of Oklahoma.
“We’re excited to offer active-minded families in Enid and the Midwest City area their own Academy Sports + Outdoors to shop for all their sports, outdoor and lifestyle needs at everyday low prices,” says Ken Attaway, Academy Sports + Outdoors executive vice president. “We’re looking forward to opening later this year and being an active member of the Enid and Midwest City communities for years to come.”
The new locations will be nearly 63,000 square feet and create about 100 new jobs in each city. Check for Academy Sports + Outdoors jobs here.
Katy, Texas-based Academy operates more than 210 stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Source: NewsOK. Photo courtesy of Academy Sports + Outdoors.