Academy Sports and Outdoors treats kids to free shopping spree ahead of grand opening

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Academy Sports and Outdoors will soon have its grand opening in Columbus.

All this week, the store is hosting special events leading up to the big day. On Thursday, a group of children from the Boys and Girls Club of the Chattahoochee Valley were gifted a free shopping spree inside the store.

Each child received a $100 Academy gift card to shop for anything the wanted to include sports equipment, footwear, bikes, apparel, and more.

Academy Sports and Outdoors will open Saturday, June 9 at Columbus Park Crossing.

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