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Medway Park

Medway Park logoMedway Park is Medway’s flagship £11m centre of sporting excellence.

The new-look centre was created as a legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The result is an inspiring environment where you can share top-class community sports facilities with national and international athletes.

Echoes GymMedway Park gym lightwall

  • 100-station health and fitness and free-weights suite spread across two floors
  • cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, bikes, rowers and cross trainers, as well as a resistance area
  • fully air-conditioned
  • dedicated Shokk health and fitness suite for junior athletes
  • dedicated changing rooms for Premier Echoes members
  • fully IFI (Inclusive Fitness Initiative) accredited.

Echoes membership covers the use of the gyms at all four of Medway Council's sports centres, with packages ranging from just gym and swim through to the use of all facilities, including golf at Deangate. Senior packages and day rates are also available.

Find out more about Echoes Gym Membership Options.Spin class

Fitness classes

  • More than 70 different classes to chose from every week
  • Classes graded to difficulty levels
  • Three dedicated studios, including a group cycle room
  • Larger classes held in small sports halls
  • Classes tailored to senior members and newcomers. Medway Park gym

Download the Current fitness timetable (pdf 206kb).


  • 25-metre six-lane pool
  • segregated shallow section
  • warm water teaching pool
  • diving pool
  • state-of-the-art timing system
  • Swimfit resources available poolside
  • Refurbished and accessible changing facilities
  • Comprehensive swimming lessons programme
  • School holiday inflatables sessions. Deep aqua at Medway Park

Download the latest  swimming timetable (pdf 173kb).

Find out more about swimming in Medway, including swimming memberships and free swimming for under 16s and over 60s.

Other sports facilities and activities

  • 12-court multi-sports hall for badminton, table tennis, basketball, wheelchair sports and more Photo of England scoring a try in a wheelchair rugby league match at Medway Park
  • secondary hall for badminton, five-a-side football, table tennis and basketball;
  • UKA-accredited eight-lane athletics track
  • grass football pitches on athletics infield 
  • three upgraded squash courts
  • dedicated judo centre
  • neighbouring Jumpers Rebound trampoline centre Medway Park athletics track
  • University of Kent Centre for Sports Studies
  • fully-integrated disabled access and changing rooms
  • Cafeteria and bar.


Medway Park hosts monthly Family Sports Days, school holiday sports camps, an active senior sports programme and is home to a number of leading Medway sports clubs

Find out more about Medway Park as an elite sporting venue and the latest national and international sporting events coming to Medway.Senior sports badminton at Medway Park

Online booking

Online booking is available for fitness classes and other activities, including badminton, squash and basketball. For more information about activities, facilities and prices visit http://www.medwaypark.org.uk/

Medway Park opening times

  • Monday to Thursday – 6.30am to10pm
  • Friday – 6.30am to 8pm
  • Saturday – 7.30am to 6pm
  • Sunday – 7.30am to 6pm


See the swimming timetable (pdf 386kb) for pool opening times.

Opening times vary on bank holidays and over Christmas.

Medway Park hosts special events and swimming galas which affect the normal programmes. Details of these and any other cancellations are listed on the amendments page.


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Medway Park, Mill Road, Gillingham, ME7 1HF

Tel 01634 336655.

Email: medwaypark@medway.gov.uk


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