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3G Astroturf venue

Photo of Kicks Soccer CentreMedway’s premier 3G Astroturf venue with floodlit pitches looks and plays like real grass, giving you the best possible surface to play football and other sports all year round, whatever the weather.

Strood offers a superb facility for training for clubs and teams, a kick-about with your mates and regular bookings to play matches and keep up that fitness, including block bookings and casual bookings.

See our current fees.

The centre also offers an extensive programme of football coaching, multi-sports sessions, and parties and corporate days, including bubble football for children and adults. 


Football SessionsKicking ball

Football Mash Up is a dedicated programme for boys and girls, where an FA coach facilitates a fun and social session playing a range of 5-a-side games, focusing on enjoyment. For 11-16-year-olds.

Thursday 6 -7pm. £2 per player (5-a-side pitches only)

FA Mars Just Play! gives the casual footballer a chance to just turn up and play football. Ages 16+. Monday 12 - 2pm and Thursday 7-8pm. Free session.

Walking Football is a great activity for anyone looking to return to football and start enjoying the health and social benefits that the Photo of football at Kickssession can bring. Tuesday 11am-12pm and Friday 12.30-1.30pm. £3 per player.


Football Leagues

We currently work with partners at soccersixes.net to deliver quality football leagues on a Monday evening. To find out more visit there website

If you are interested in joining a new Strood football league on an alternate night please contact leisure@medway.gov.uk , with contact details and your preferred night.


Football Coaching

Strood’s coaching academy works in partnership with Gillingham FC community trust to develop young players at all levels in the game. All sessions are run by FA coaches and improve young players’ fitness and stamina, develop core skills and matchplay awareness, while remaining focused on enjoyment of the game. The first session is always free and for boys and girls from five to 11years.


Day Session Time   Fee   Age
Monday  Mini Kickers  4.30pm-5.30pm   £4   5-7yrs
   Kickers  4.30pm-5.30pm   £4   Over 8s
Tuesday  Mini Kickers  4.30pm-5.30pm   £4   5-7yrs
   Kickers  4.30pm-5.30pm   £4   Over 8s
Friday  Mini Kickers  4.30-5.30pm   £4   5-7yrs
   Kickers  4.30-5.30pm   £4   Over 8s


Multi Sports

The 3G Astroturf pitches are also ideal for other activities and team sports, including touch rugby, tag rugby, flag football, Archery Tag, dodgeball, cricket, Frisbee, boot camps and family sports events, as well as bubble football for all ages. Coaches available to run all of these sessions.

There are also free family sports days held one Sunday morning a month.

For more information and bookings

Strood Sports Centre, Watling Street, Strood, ME2 3JQ

Tel: 01634 333933

Email: leisure@medway.gov.uk