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Medway Sport Vision: Supporting everyone to be more active through sport, physical activity and physical education.

From our Echoes gyms and comprehensive fitness offer, to our popular swimming pools and indoor and outdoor sports facilities, you may be surprised by just how much is available on your doorstep and at an affordable price.

Whether you want to learn to swim, join a fitness Two women exercising in the gymclass, battle it out on a badminton court or just play a round of golf, you can do it all in one of Medway Council's excellent facilities. 

Follow the links from this page or download our brochure (6.57mb PDF) to find out more about what's Echoes gym classon offer across our sites:

Echoes Gym and fitness programmes

There are four Echoes gyms across Medway, giving you the flexibility to work out in four different locations with one Swim lessonsmembership pass. 

Our centres also offer an exciting and diverse range of more than 150 fitness classes every week.

Download Sports Centre fitness class timetables:

Medway Park  (in the process of being updated)

Strood Sports Centre (in the process of being updated)

Hoo Sports Centre (in the process of being updated)

Splashes (in the process of being updated)

Our competitive membership options start from just £26 aWoman stretching month.

Find out more about Echoes Gyms and our fitness programmes.

Swimming and swimming lessons

Whether you're swimming for fitness or fun, there's a pool to suit you in Medway.  

Our centres boast four competition-sized 25m swimming pools, a family leisure pool and an open-air pool, all offering  MySwimFit workouts and with attractions including diving boards, inflatables and water zorbing.

And what's more, under 16s and over 60s can swim for free. Find the pool to suit you and take the plunge today. Squash at Hoo

Medway Sport Swim Academy is our learn-to-swim programme available at all our pools for adults and children.

Find out more about swimming in Medway.

Download Sports Centre pool timetables:

Hoo Sports Centre 


Medway Park

Strood Sports Centre

Community Events

The Medway Big Splash is a weekend long event showcasing aquatics and water based activity sessions at all our swimming pools. The Medway Big Ride is a mass participation cycling event held annually at Medway Park to promote active and healthy lifestyles through sport.

Sport for all

Our sports centres are about much more than gyms, classes Medway Park cafeand swimming. There are indoor and outdoor football pitches, badminton, squash, tennis and netball courts, golf courses, athletics tracks and more, all supported by community programmes run by the Medway Sport team, including Mini Youth Sports camps for school holidays.

Party time

From bubble football, water zorbing, ArcheryTag or an exclusive inflatable pool party to a tots party or society golf day, Medway's Sports Centre offer a wide range of party options for all ages. Find out more.


For information, contact your local sports centre directly 01634 336655 or email leisure@medway.gov.uk


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