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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 and crazy golf to playgrounds, inflatables and the famous miniature railway, there's something for everyone at The Strand.

New to The Strand this year is a newly installed play area and outdoor gym.Child at The Strand pool FootGolf at the Strand

The Strand pool re-opens for the summer from Saturday, 27 May (weekends only) and daily from Monday, 24 July 11am-5pm.



  • Outdoor leisure pool
  • Six 25-metre lanes for fitness swimming
  • 300m lazy river
  • Slides
  • Children’s paddling pool  


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


Other attractionsstrand football and tennis

  • New riverside children’s play areas and sandpit
  • Outdoor court for netball, five-a-side football or basketball
  • Four newly-improved tennis courts
  • Historic miniature railway
  • New outdoor gym
  • Picnic area and café
  • Pay and Display parking

Opening Times and Admission Prices

Swimming Pools: Closed for the winter. Re-opens 27 May.

  • Open weekend from 27 May 11am-5pm.
  • Open daily from 24 July - 3 September 11am-5pm

Crazy Golf: Closed for the winter. Re-opens 27 May

Miniature Railway: Closed for the winter. Re-opens 27 May

Tennis courts: Closed for the winter. Re-open 27 May.

Playgrounds: Open throughout the year

Cafeteria: Closed for the winter



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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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