Get ready to enjoy an Olympic summer of sport…

Summer of sport logo 2023

We'll be running lots of fun and exciting sports sessions and events this summer for all ages to get involved in. 

Take a look below at what will be running and book your place now.

Medway Big Splash 2023 logo

The Big Splash 2024

Saturday 15 June 2024, The Strand Lido Gillingham

Come along to Medway’s outdoor fun pool for holiday-camp style aqua aerobics, kayaking, inflatable races and water-safety demonstrations.

All activities are included in your entrance ticket and booking is essential.

Find out more and book a place

Plus park activities such as pop-up clubacise, Medway Watersports and basketball with Kent Crusaders.

Girl swimming with goggles


We have lots of fun water activities running throughout the summer including:

Every Saturday from 3 August 2024, there will also be aqua aerobics sessions taking place at the Strand from 11.30am to 12.15pm.

To take part, you must prebook a session online at the Strand. This session will be included with your entrance ticket.


A variety of free activity sessions are available through MedwayGo for children who receive benefit-related free school meals.

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Boy playing archery

Mini Youth Sports Camps

Keep the children entertained, active and social with our summer holiday multi-sport club for 7 to 11 year olds. Half day and full day options available.

Free spaces available for children who receive benefit-related free school meals through MedwayGo.

Find out more and book a place

Image shows Mojo the mascot at the Medway Mile.

The Medway Mile 2024

Friday 12 July 2024, Medway Park

Join thousands of other runners, joggers and walkers for this free mass participation family event.

Find out more and book a place


Girls doing yoga at Rochester Castle

It’s Time to Try – workout for summer

Children playing basketball.


Thursdays at Strood Waterfront Ball Cage, Canal Road, Strood

From Thursday 4 July 2024, basketball with Kent Crusaders Basketball Club will run from:

  • 5pm to 6pm (8 to 12 year olds)
  • 6pm to 7pm (13 to 16 year olds).

No need to book, free to attend.


Community yoga

Muslim women's yoga with female instructor

Every Monday 11.30am to 12.15pm

Willow studio, The Academy of Woodlands, Sports and Arts Centre

Free to attend and no need to book.

Summer Solstice Flow

Thursday 20 June, 8.15pm until sunset

Broomhill Park, Strood (Meet at the Stone on the hill)

Honor the sun on the longest, lightest day of the year with a spiritual flow.

Free to attend and no need to book. Please bring a mat.

Woman running aqua aerobics

Family Aqua Aerobics

Every Saturday from 3 August, 11.30am to 12.15pm

Join us at The Strand Lido for holiday-camp style aqua aerobics.

Session is included in your entrance booking.

Find out more and book online