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Strood Sports Centre

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Strood Sports Centre's recent refurbishment has transformed it into a more modern, spacious, fully inclusive 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 our fitness studios host an exciting 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

Free and easy parking

One of the great advantages of coming to Strood Sports Centre is our hassle-free and free on-site parking.

Echoes Gym and Fitness Classes

Echos gym and fitness membership provides excellent value for money. In addition to free and easy parking, you will benefit from:

  • More than 100 cardiovascular equipment, free weights and abdominal strengthening stations
  • 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, and there are additional packages available 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.

Book online


Training Pathways

Training Pathways are a series of training programmes which are designed to help you along the route to achieving your personal fitness goals. Pathways are included in all Medway Sport memberships, at no additional charge – so giving you even better value for money.

All of our pathways are tailored to you achieving your personal goals with specific measures to monitor and guide your progress.


There are four pathways to choose from:

Prepare to Exercise
This pathway has been specially devised for those who are new or returning to exercise.

Weight loss
This pathway has been specially devised to ensure that you achieve your weight loss goals.

Muscle gain and tone
This pathway has been specially devised to ensure that you achieve your muscle gain goals.

Physical Performance
This pathway has been specially devised to ensure that you achieve your general fitness or specific physical/sporting performance goals.


Each pathway is devised following a consultation with your fitness specialist and will include regular monitoring and review. The team are on hand to give advice on technique, diet and to support you along the way.

Pathways are available at no additional cost to your current membership package, giving you another reason to join.


  • 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.

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

Opening hours

  • 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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