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The Strand

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The Strand, Gillingham, is one of Medway's most popular leisure attractions. It is open all year around but really comes into its own in the summer when the outdoor pool opens for the sunny season.The Strand Pool

From swimming, tennis, crazy golf and an outdoor gym to playgrounds, paddling pool and the famous miniature railway, there's something for everyone at The Strand.

The Strand is currently only open on weekends (with additional weekday opening in exceptional weather) and will be open daily from Monday, 24 July 11am-5pm.



  • Outdoor leisure pool
  • 300m lazy river
  • Slides
  • Children’s paddling pool Boys at the strand(Please note the paddling pool is currently closed for essential maintenance.)


  • Crazy golf course with nine challenging holes with a Wild West theme and a variety of obstacles


Other attractionsstrand football and tennis

  • Riverside children’s play areas and sandpit
  • Outdoor court for netball, five-a-side football or basketball
  • Tennis courts
  • Historic miniature railway
  • Outdoor gym
  • Picnic area and café
  • Pay and Display parking

Opening Times and Admission Prices

Swimming Pool and Paddling Pool: 

  • Open weekends only 11am-5pm until 23 July
  • Open daily from 24 July - 3 September 11am-5pm

In exceptionally hot weather we will endeavour to open on additional week days during June and July. Follow @MedwaySport on Facebook and Twitter for announcements.  

Crazy Golf: Open daily 11am-5pm (last round 4pm)

Miniature Railway: Open daily. 11am-5pm Weekends and school holidays

Tennis courts: Open daily 11am-5pm (last game 4pm)

Playgrounds: Open throughout the year

Cafeteria: Open daily


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The Strand Leisure Park, Pier Approach, Gillingham, ME7 1TT

Tel: 01634 333927

Email: leisure@medway.gov.uk


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