The Strand Leisure Park | Medway Council

This year is the 125th anniversary of The Strand

Send us your photos, comments, and favourite memories to

The best photos and comments will be used as part of this year’s celebratory exhibition.

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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 and opening times

The Strand Lido is now closed for the winter season.

Parklands and play areas are open for all to use all year round.


Contact us

Out of season, please contact Medway Park:

Phone: 01634 336 655
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

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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