Overview

The Strand is a popular sports centre for families with swimming, tennis and crazy golf – and in the summer months there’s even an outdoor pool.

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Opening Times

The Strand is open 11am to 5pm. Bank holidays: 11am to 4pm.

The outdoor the pool is only open weekends from 26 May to 23 July and daily from 23 July to 2 September.

In very hot weather, we will look to open the pool on additional weekends. Please follow Medway Sport for updates.

 

Location

Strand Approach Road

Gillingham

Kent

ME7 1TT

Map
Telephone

01634 333 927

Facilities
  • 18-hole crazy golf course
  • Outdoor sports pitches for tennis, netball, football and touch rugby

Other facilities 

  • Café
  • Riverside children’s play areas and sandpit
  • Miniature railway*
  • Inflatable castle and slide*

*Opening times are the same as the outdoor pool.

Swimming facilities

The swimming facilities available include:

  • Outdoor leisure pool 
  • Six 25m lanes for swimming 
  • 300m lazy river
  • Children’s slides
  • Children’s paddling pool

Outdoor pool prices

  • Adults: £5.20
  • Under 16s and over 60s: £3.20
  • Free for Medway Free Swimming Card holders

Please note that Medway City Cards are no longer valid for free swimming. Applications for the new Free Swimming Card can't be made at The Strand but you can apply for your card from any of our other sports centres.

Swimming lessons

Find out more about our swimming lessons

Centre membership

We have membership options that can get you a reduced rate on using our facilities.

View our centre membership prices

View our membership options

The Passport to Leisure application form is a discount access scheme for sports facilities.

Find out more about the Passport to Leisure scheme