Medway Park pool timetable | Medway Council

info Medway sports centres are open

Our sports centres have welcomed back customers in line with the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

You can attend:

  • outdoor activities including outdoor fitness classes
  • football
  • athletics
  • gym sessions
  • pool sessions
  • sports halls for pre-booked and restricted activities
  • swimming lessons.

You must pre-book all sessions.

Read full details of our sports centre guidance.

Find more information on staying safe in our pools.

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Swimming at Medway Park

Our swimming pool is available for pre-booked activities. 

Main pool

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - member lane swim
  • 9.30am to 10.30am - casual lane swim
  • 11am to 12pm - casual lane swim
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - member lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.15pm to 7.15pm - casual lane swim
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - swimming club

Diving pit

  • 7pm to 7:45pm - deep water aqua

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 9.30am to 10.30am
  • 11am to 12pm

Main pool

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming lessons
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - member lane swim
  • 2pm to 3pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm - member lane swim
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - private booking swim club

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • 2pm to 3pm

Main pool

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming lessons
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - member lane swim
  • 2pm to 3pm - private booking
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm - casual lane swim
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - member lane swim

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Main pool

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming lessons
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - member lane swim
  • 2pm to 3pm - casual lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm - member lane swim
  • 6.45pm to 7pm - aquacise
  • 7.45pm to 8.45pm - casual lane swim

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • 2pm to 3pm

Main Pool

  • 6.30am to 7.30am - member lane swim
  • 8am to 9am - casual lane swim
  • 9.30am to 12pm - school swimming lessons
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - aqua aerobics
  • 2pm to 3pm - member lane swim
  • 4pm to 6pm - swimming lessons
  • 6.15pm to 8.45pm - swimming Club

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 2pm to 3pm

Main pool

  • 8am to 9am - member lane swim
  • 9am to 1pm - swimming lessons
  • 1.15pm to 2pm - casual lane swim
  • 2.15pm to 3pm - member lane swim

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 1.15pm to 2pm

Main pool

  • 8am to 9am - member lane swim
  • 9.30am to 10.30am - casual lane swim
  • 11am to 12pm - family swim
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm - family swim
  • 1.45pm to 2.45pm - casual lane swim
  • 3pm to 5.30pm - swimming club

Teaching pool - pre-school swim sessions

  • 9.30am to 10.30 am
  • 1.45am to 2.45am

Staying safe in our pools 

  • you must book your session before you arrive 
  • member lane swim is for all monthly and annual paying members 
  • casual lane swim is open to members and non-members

Lane swimming

Lane swimming will only be allowed in the centre's main pool during member and casual swimming sessions. Numbers will be limited to enable social distancing in line with government guidance. 

Lanes will be available through hourly pre-booked slots for swimmers aged 16 and older. 

Book your swim session online

Family and pre-school swimming sessions

Family swimming sessions are available for family household bubbles of up to six people. Sessions are available in teaching pools and lane spaces within the main pools and the boom pool. 

During the second week of the Easter school holidays, we will offer more family swimming sessions at the usual school swimming session times shown in the timetable. 

We offer pre-school swimming sessions in our teaching pool. This is for up to four members of the same household, and children must be under 5. 

You must book sessions over the phone up to 7 days in advance, subject to availability. 

Families can only book 1 session per week.

Our parent to child ratios have changed to support social distancing: 

  • children under 5 will need to have 1 adult for every 2 children
  • children aged 5 to 7 will need to have 1 adult for every 3 children
  • children aged 8 to 16 will need to have 1 adult for every 5 children

Other safety measures

To keep yourself and other customers safe:

  • arrive swim ready and pre-shower at home
  • use the same cubicle pre and post swim
  • bring the correct change for lockers - £1
  • do not bring personal belonging or swim-aid equipment to the poolside including towels, floats and drinks
  • pool shoes are encouraged

There will be no spectators poolside or in the gallery. Only customers booked for specific activities will have access to the centre.

Swimming prices

Prices stated below include centre day admission fee. If customer has an annual centre admission pass the day admission fee will be deducted from this price:

  • Adult: £6.30
  • Under 16s: £4.30
  • Over 60s: £4.30
  • School: £2.90 per pupil (day admission fee does not apply)
  • Disability swim: £4.60
  • Book of 12 sessions: £63

View our membership options

Free swimming cards

Under 16s and over 60s can swim for free with the Medway free swimming card. You must present your valid card at reception when arriving for any pre-booked swim.

Private lane and pool hire

Schools, parties and clubs can hire lanes or the pool by emailing medwayparkbookings@medway.gov.uk.

Cancellation policy

If you can no longer attend your session you can cancel an online booking online. We do not give refunds.

If you have not booked online and wish to cancel a session you need to give 24 hours notice so we have the opportunity to re sell the space. On the day cancellation cannot be refunded unless we are able to resell that space.

If you do not show for a booking we will operate a policy of 3 no shows within 1 month = 1 month online booking ban.

Terms and conditions

Times and sessions are correct at the time of publication.

All sessions are subject to availability and may change at short notice.