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The Strand open air pool is now closed for the 2021 season

The pool will reopen for the 2022 season on the late May Bank Holiday weekend.

The Strand outdoor lido is not artificially heated and is a salt water pool.

The Strand train and crazy golf

The Strand train and crazy golf are run by the Strand Cafe. Check with the cafe staff for more information. 

The Strand is a popular Medway destination for families and is open during the summer months.

The swimming facilities available include:

  • outdoor leisure pool
  • toddler paddle pool
  • six 25 metre lanes for swimming
  • 300 metre lazy river
  • children’s slides.

Other pool facilities


Other pool facilities include:

  • inflatables available to buy on site
  • poolside café
  • changing areas (these are limited)
  • toilets

Seating and sunbeds are not provided but you can bring your own.

You can bring your own food and drink.

You must not bring:

  • glass
  • alcohol
  • BBQs.

Dogs are not allowed in the swim area (except for assistance and guide dogs).