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New Sport New You activities

Looking for inspiration to get active? Whether you're new to sport, are returning to exercise or want to train more frequently, we can help find an activity that suits you. 

Below are details of activity sessions run by Medway Sport and our club and community partners.

Plus check out details of free parksport sessions and disability sports sessions across Medway.


#NewSportNewYou Sessions at Medway Park

Roller Derby Apex PredatorsFancy trying an interesting new sport? Medway Sport is launching the following open coached sessions at Medway Park and Strood Sports Centres. Admission to all sessions is £3 (£1.50 for students). 

  • Korfball, Mondays 4.30pm-6pm with KV Korfball Club (Medway Park)
  • Pickleball, Tuesdays 5.30pm-7pm. Launches 27 February 2018 (Medway Park).
  • Roller Derby Fridays 4.30pm-6.30pm with Southern Co-Ed Roller Derby. Booking required - launches 2 March 2018. (Strood) Pre-registration needed.    
  • Flag Football Fridays 5pm-6pm with AFD (Medway Park)

All equipment provided. These sessions can be used to sign-off credits towards Duke of Edinburgh Awards. For more information and to register interest for roller derby email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk 


Box Fit at St Mary's ABC Boxing ClubBox Fit at St MAry's ABC

A FREE women's-only fitness session run by Olympic Boxing CIC.

Includes cardio, conditioning, circuits and some stress-busting work with the punchbags. All fitness levels welcome.

Wednesdays 9.30am-10.30am

St Mary's ABC Boxing Club 1 Street End Road, Chatham ME5 0BS

No booking necessary.

Medway Triathlon

triathlon for beginners

GO TRI training for beginners  - Register today

Keen to give running, swimming or 
cycling a go, but worried you won't 
be able to keep up?

Looking to get in to regular exercise 
routines to improve your health and 

Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK.

GO TRI: 1. It's great for all round fitness
  2. It's honest
  3. It's a challenge
 4. It's fun and friendly 
 5. Three times the sport = three times the buzz


Walk and Talk

Our new Walk and Talk sessions at Medway Park are designed to help people get the most out of walking for their physical and mental health. They are also a  great opportunity to meet new people.

Launches Monday, 15 May (excluding bank holidays) 10am-11am on the athletics track at Medway Park. 

We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and bring a drink and weather-proof coat. Our coach will meet you out on the track. The sessions can range from 30-60 minutes, and are to benefit your needs and your levels of fitness. £3 per session (free for Senior Sport members). No booking required.

Walking FootballWalking football at Medway Park

Walking football has become increasingly popular. It’s exactly what it sounds like – a standard game of football where players walk instead of run. It's designed to help people get fit or maintain an active lifestyle no matter what their age and fitness, as well as support people getting back into football if they have given it up due to age or injury.

Older people who play have seen many benefits: lower heart rate and blood pressure, less fat and more muscle, and better mobility.

And it’s not just health benefits - Walking football also offers social benefits. Participants can meet new people, avoid becoming isolated, and interact with individuals and small groups. This is one sporting activity that is suitable for all.

Medway Park Mondays 10.30am-12pm **New session**  

Strood Sports Centre Tuesdays 11am-12pm and Fridays 12.30pm-1.30pm.

£3 per player or as part of our senior membership offer.

Contact medwaysport@medway.gov.uk for more information.


Back to HockeyBack to Hockey

England Hockey' s Back to Hockey programme 

Has the excitement of Rio 2016 made you want to pick up a stick? Why not give Back to Hockey a go? Back to Hockey sessions are fun, sociable and informal and aimed at people who either haven’t played hockey for a number of years or who are looking to play for the first time. Don’t worry if you’re nervous or don’t remember any rules, our Back to Hockey clubs will gentle guide you through this series of sessions and even provide the stick if required.

Gillingham Anchorians Hockey Club - Mondays, 7.30pm to 9pm, Gillingham ME7 3AN

Holcombe Hockey Club - Wednesdays, 7pm to 8pm, Rochester ME1 2XX 

Old Williamsonians Hockey Club - Tuesday 7.00pm to 9.00pm, Rochester ME1 3EL


Return to Netball

Medway Netball League runs a Return to Netball session every Thursday in Rainham.