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The Strand Lido and Leisure Park is a popular destination for visitors, full of great things to do including:
- summer outdoor pool
- river walks
- play park areas.
The Strand lido pool is not artificially heated and is a saltwater pool.
It was opened in 1896 and is the only remaining riverside tidal saltwater pool in
Outdoor lido pool dates and opening times
The Strand lido pool is now open every weekend for the summer season until 1 September 2022.
From Monday 25 July 2022 both the lido pool and outside paddling pool will be open daily for the summer holidays.
- session 1: 10.30am to 1.30pm
- session 2: 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
You must prebook a session online before you arrive.
Please see prices and terms and conditions here.
Outdoor pool swimming
Park information and facilities
Sports and activities
The Strand Leisure Park has:
- disabled access
- disabled parking
- disabled changing facilities
- disabled toilets
- disabled social areas.
For The Strand lido pool, you may bring one carer free to support your swim. Please provide evidence on entry if you are registered disabled.
If you have mobility issues, there are gradual stepped entrances with hand
Parking charges apply from 7am to 1am at The Strand and costs:
- £1.20 for up to 1 hour
- £1.70 for 1 to 2 hours
- £2.70 for 2 to 4 hours
- £3.70 for 4 to 6 hours
- £5.40 for over 6 hours.
This car park also has Ringo for online cashless payments.
Location: Pier Road, Gillingham, ME7 1TT