Membership types | Medway Council

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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 on our sports centre guidance.

Membership update

Direct debits for memberships will resume from 1 May 2021. 

Existing membership holders will keep their pre-lockdown membership price for the next 12 months. 

Any membership queries should be sent to membership.support@medway.gov.uk.

With no contract or joining fee, our memberships are designed to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Find a membership that's right for you with our range of membership types.

To find out which sports centres you'll have access to, view the information about the types of memberships below. 

Fees are subject to change.

14 days advance priority booking.

The Premier membership is a full membership that gives you unlimited access to Medway Park, Strood Sports Centre, Hoo Sports Centre and The Strand.

Membership price

The Premier membership costs just £39.95 per month or £479.40 annual upfront fee.

We also offer a joint membership for couples, which is £70 per month or £840 annual upfront fee.

What's included

The membership gives you access to:

  • four fully-equipped gyms
  • full fitness class timetable with a comprehensive list of fitness class programmes and 14 days advance priority booking
  • five swimming pools including outdoor, leisure pool, hydrotherapy, spa and diving pit
  • specialised functional fitness zones at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo sports centres
  • quick access card
  • free induction
  • fitness pathways
  • free racket sports with 14 days priority court booking
  • free use of the athletics track at Medway Park
  • free parking permit for Medway Park customers
  • free use of the health suite with sauna and steam room at Strood
  • exclusive access to Medway Sport's online fitness channel

Membership benefits

Other benefits include:

  • 30% discount for yourself and your children on Medway Swim Academy swimming lessons
  • discounted rate for your children to Medway’s Mini Youth Sports Camps
  • 10% discount on Medway Sport parties
  • pre-release sale and 50 per cent discounts on tickets to Major Sports Events held in Medway
  • free personalised fitness programme reviewed quarterly

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You will have access to Medway Park sports centre, Strood and Hoo Sorts centre.

Membership price

The Gym and Swim membership costs just £29.95 per month or £359.40 annual upfront fee.

What's included

The membership gives you access to:

  • 10 days advanced priority bookings
  • functional fitness zones
  • an extensive range of equipment
  • an expert health and fitness team to help reach your goals
  • the leisure, diving and hydrotherapy pool
  • a free induction
  • quick access card
  • fitness pathways
  • use of Medway Park, Strood and Hoo gyms and pools

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You will have access to Medway Park, Strood and Hoo Sports Centres.

Membership price

The Class and Swim membership costs just £29.95 per month or £359.40 annual upfront fee.

What's included

The membership gives you:

  • 10 days advance priority booking
  • access to a comprehensive list of fitness class programmes
  • access to leisure, diving and hydrotherapy pools
  • free access to our swimming pools during open sessions
  • a free induction
  • quick access card
  • fitness pathways

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The Racquet Sport and Swim membership gives you unlimited access to court space at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo Sports Centre.

These spaces include:

  • squash courts
  • badminton courts
  • table tennis courts
  • short tennis courts

You also get:

  • free access to our swimming pools during open sessions
  • 10 days advance priority court bookings

Membership price

The Racket Sport and Swim membership costs just £29.95 per month or £359.40 annual upfront fee.

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The Senior membership is a discounted membership for over 60s which also includes a free Functional Fitness check.

Prices

The Senior membership costs £16.00 per month or £16.50 monthly pay and play or £198 annual upfront fee.

Benefits of the Senior membership

Benefits of this membership include:

  • 10 days advance priority bookings
  • quick access card
  • free induction
  • free swimming at any of our five pools including our leisure and outdoor pool
  • access to all fitness classes
  • access to all senior sports sessions.

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The family membership gives you unlimited access to all gyms, including youth gym during normal opening times. You will also be able to use our running track, aerobics classes, racket sports and swimming pools.

Other benefits include:

  • 14 days advance priority booking
  • quick access card
  • a free induction
  • fitness path ways
  • a quick access membership card
  • use of our members only changing rooms
  • a parking permit to save on the need to pay and display

There are also many other benefits when becoming a member such as discounts on swimming lessons and holiday clubs.

Membership price

The cost of this membership is £70 per month for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children.

Additional children can be added to this membership for a reduced price of £6 per month.

There is no joining fee or minimum contract on this membership.

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If you’re aged between 8 to 15 years and want to improve your fitness or sports skills, or even just tone up, you can take advantage of this exclusive junior gym membership.

Membership price

The Junior membership is pay as you go for £12.50 per month.

Benefits of the Junior membership

Membership benefits include:

  • 10 day advance booking options
  • exclusive youth gym for 8 to 15 year olds
  • sessional gym slots for 14+ at Strood Sports Centre and Hoo Sports Centre
  • full induction and advice from our experienced team
  • selected racquet sports courts
  • selected swimming pool and inflatable sessions
  • junior football pay and play sessions at Strood Soccer Centre

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If you're a student aged between 16 and 24 and in full time education, you can get our memberships at a discounted rate. All student memberships come with no joining free or minimum contract.

Student membership includes 10 days advance priority booking.

Student membership options

Student gym and swim:

  • Use of all gyms during all normal opening times as well as use of our swimming pools

Student fitness class and swim:

  • Unlimited access to our fitness, aqua and aerobic classes at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo sports centres
  • free access to our swimming pools during open sessions

Student rackets and swim:

  • unlimited access to all racket courts including badminton, squash and table tennis at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo sports centres
  • free access to our swimming pools during open sessions

Membership prices

The Student membership costs £24.50 per month.

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If you have a registered disability you can get a discounted rate with our IFI membership.

Prices

The IFI Disability membership costs £20.40 per month.

Benefits include:

  • use of gyms at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo sports centres
  • use of our swimming pools
  • Medway Park running track
  • health suite at Strood sports centre
  • fitness classes
  • racket sports
  • senior sport activities
  • quick access card
  • free induction
  • free parking for Medway Park customers
  • access to our IFI accessible gym equipment
  • 10 days advance priority booking

Apply for a membership

You can apply by:

  • coming along to one of our sports centres and registering in person

Proof of disability will be required.

Unlimited swimming during open swimming sessions at Medway Park, Strood, The Strand leisure park and Hoo sports centres.

You'll also get 10 days advance priority booking.

Prices

Swimming memberships cost £18.65 per month.

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You can use your membership at any of our Medway swimming pools.

When you join, we will take a payment for the current month. After this has been paid, you'll pay your membership fee on the 1st day of each month by direct debit.

ID is only needed for corporate memberships.

Daily admission pass

This pass is ideal for those who use the centre regularly. Once a centre member you will no longer need to pay a non-member fee. This will save you £2.60 per adult and £1.90 per child and over 60 each time you visit the centre, you will only need pay the cost of the activity.

You can book classes and courts online or by phone.

A family pass includes a maximum of four people, no more than two adults. This pass will expire 12 months from the purchase date.

Centre annual admission pass

Prices

The price of daily and annual admission passes are:

  • Adult: £47.40

  • Family: £67.10

  • Under 16s: £24.40

  • Over 60s: £24.40

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The programme is designed for Medway residents who:

  • are registered unemployed
  • receive Income Support
  • receive Incapacity Benefit or Employment and Support Allowance
  • receive adult social care.

The programme allows free and discounted access to our sports centres at certain times (see current availability section for times).

To find out more and apply, email: membership.support@medway.gov.uk

In your email, please include:

  • your full name
  • address, including post code
  • date of birth
  • email address
  • phone number
  • your eligibility and any evidence you can provide.

If you need a paper application form, please contact one of our sports centres. They will organise this to be sent to you.

The membership costs £2.40 a year. You will need to provide 2 passport photos.

You will be issued an annual pass card which will be dated for 12 months and must be shown on every visit.

More terms and conditions are listed on the application form.

Current availability

Current availability is reduced due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions being in place.

Timetable availability:

Medway Park:

  • Gym: Monday and Friday - 2pm to 3pm
  • Pool: Tuesday - 2pm to 3pm

Strood:

  • Gym: Tuesday and Thursday - 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Pool: Thursday - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Hoo:

  • Gym: Tuesday and Thursday - 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Pool: Wednesday - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Availability is subject to change. Please call the sports centre or check this page for any updates.

For more information or to book a tour please contact us on 01634 336 655 or email membership.support@medway.gov.uk

You can also read our sports membership terms and conditions.

Included training programmes

All our memberships include Training Pathways, a series of training programmes designed to help you achieve your fitness goals, at no extra cost.

You can choose from four pathways:

  • prepare to exercise - for those who are new or returning to exercise
  • weight loss - to help you meet your weight loss goals
  • muscle gain and tone – to help you achieve muscle gain
  • physical performance – to help with general fitness or specific physical or sporting performance goals

Each programme is created following a consultation with your fitness specialist who will also monitor and review your progress.