info Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

The Strand outdoor swimming and paddling pools will not open this year due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We understand that this will be disappointing news but the safety and wellbeing of visitors is our top priority. 

The Strand parkland is still open.

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About us

The Strand is a popular Medway destination in Gillingham. There are a range of facilities which are open to all for family fun and swimming.



Outdoor pool opening times

The Strand parkland is open but The Strand pool, paddling pool and children's play area remains closed until further notice.



Contact us

Phone: 01634 333 927
Social: For up to date information follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Icon of person in wheelchairDisabled access

The Strand Leisure Park has:

  • disabled access
  • disabled parking
  • disabled changing facilities
  • disabled toilets
  • disabled social areas

Parking icon Parking

Parking charges apply from 7am to 1am at The Strand and costs: 

  • £1 for up to 1 hour
  • £1.50 for 1 to 2 hours
  • £2.50 for 2 to 4 hours
  • £3.50 for 4 to 6 hours 
  • £5.20 for over 6 hours

Centre facilities

Lifeguards at The Strand
The Strand outdoor pool
Lifeguards at The Strand
The Strand outdoor pool