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Pitch up and Play - Drop in, have fun and try lots of different sports in a park near you.

Parksport is back for 2017, bringing fun, informal sports to parks and open spaces across Medway.

No booking, no commitment, no pressure and no equipment needed. Just pitch up to play and let our parksport coaches look after the rest. Bubble football image ParkSport

The parksport programme includes weekly multi-sport sessions throughout the summer as well as weekend ParkSport Festival days.

Sports on offer will vary week to week but include archery tag, NFL American football, pop-up tennis, parkour, softball, soccer and Frisbee.

Free Festival Saturdays 12pm-3pm

  • Palmerston Road, Chatham: 29 April parksport tennis
  • Luton Millennium Green: 13 May, 8 July
  • Gillingham Park: 27 May, 24 June
  • Broomhill Park, Strood: 10 June, 15 July
  • Rochester Castle Gardens: 29 July
  • Woodlands Youth Centre, Gillingham: 11 August (Friday)


Weekly parksport sessions

Archery tag parksportFree weekly sessions will be running at the following sites this summer. Timings and details to be announced shortly. To register your interest email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk

  • Queen Elizabeth Fields, Gillingham
  • Hillyfields Community Park, Gillingham
  • Great Lines Heritage Park, Gillingham
  • Rochester Castle Gardensparksport branding
  • Strood Sports Centre
  • Broomhill Park, Strood
  • Northcote Recreation Ground, Strood
  • Palmerstone Road/Maidstone Road Recreation Ground, Chatham


The parksport programme is supported and subsidised by Sport England's Community Sport Activation Fund.

The programme works in partnership with StreetGames and doorstep clubs are run within Medway to encourage young people to get involved in sport. It also features sessions liked to Medway's Youth Centres and FE colleges.

For more information or to discuss bringing a session to your local park or community group email mark.roughsedge@medway.gov.uk or call 01634 336673.