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Strood Sports Centre

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Strood Sports Centre has undergone a major refurbishment worth £1.9 million, transforming it into a more modern, spacious and inviting facility for all of Medway to enjoy.  

The state-of-the-art fitness suite is double the size of the previous one, and there are new fitness studios preparing to host an exciting new programme of classes.

General improvements to the reception, changing areas and more mean Medway’s second busiest sports centre is more bustling than ever before.Functional equipment at Strood Sports Centre


Echoes Gym and Fitness Classes

  • More than 100 cardiovascular equipment, free weights and abdominal strengthening stations
  • New equipment including a Functional training zone, Trixter indoor cycling and a power plate
  • Fully qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers
  • Sauna, steam and relaxation zone
  • Dedicated indoor group cycle studio
  • Dance studios themed to offer environments suitable for large, high-energy and relaxation classes

Echoes membership covers the use of the gyms at all four of Medway Council's sports centres, with packages ranging from just gym and swim through to the use of all facilities, including golf at Deangate. Senior packages and day rates are also available.

Find out more about Echoes Gym Membership Options.Strood kettlebell class

All classes are free to Echoes members. Centre members and non-members can also pay to attend individual classes.

Download our fitness timetable (pdf 316kb).

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  • 25-metre, eight-lane pool
  • warm water teaching pool
  • hydrotherapy pool
  • comprehensive swimming lessons programme Mum and daughter swimming at Strood Sports Centre Freeweights at Strood Sports Centre
  • Swimfit resources available poolside
  • family splash inflatable sessions held weekly.

Download the swimming timetable (pdf 1MB).

Hydrotherapy pool sessions

  • Parent and toddler course: 12-week course. Ask at reception for latest availability
  • Aqua tots open sessions: Pre-schoolers and babies session combining singing and gentle exercise for you and your child. Thursdays 9am-9.30am and 9.30m-10am. £4.60
  • Aqua Bumps: Water-based aerobics class for pregnant women. Mondays at 7pm. £7.10 per session
  • Open physical therapy swimming for those with disabilities or recovering from injuries: Monday and Friday 8.30am to 11am.

Find out more about swimming in Medway, including free swimming for under 16s and over 60s and our child ratio policies.

Indoor and outdoor sports facilities

  • 3G all weather Astroturf multi-sport pitches used for five-a-side Photo of Kicks Soccer Centrefootball, walking football, bubble football, leagues, archery tag, multi-sports sessions, coaching, parties and more. Find out more.
  • Six-court multi use sports hall for badminton, trampolining, gymnastics, martial arts, and more 
  • Squash court Conference room strood  
  • Cafe
  • Regular Family Sports Days
  • Active Senior Sport programme

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Strood Sports Centre hosts the annual Kent and Medway Business Games, where activities include bubble football, badminton, sitting volleyball and more. See the action and facilities on offer.

Conference and meeting room

Conference room (up to 30 people) and meeting room (up to 15 people) for hire. Equipment: TV screen with laptop connections, Apple TV to enable mac users to Airplay, air conditioning, flip chartmeeting room 2 and tables and chairs set out to your specification.

for more information and to book email Kathryn shields

Opening Times and Prices

  • Monday to Thursday – 6.30am to 10pm
  • Friday – 6.30am to 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – 7.30am to 6pm

See Strood Sports Centre's current fees and charges.

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Strood Sports Centre, Watling Street, Strood, ME2 3JQ

Tel: 01634 333933

Email leisure@medway.gov.uk

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