Free sport and fitness membership | Kent Sport

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Free membership

See if you're eligible

If you're looking to use your free Kent Sport membership, then please note we are working with our software provider to get these uploaded onto our system as soon as possible. We are aiming for these to be live from 28 September. We appreciate your patience; please follow our social media and check our website for updates.

What do I need to do?

Membership will be automatically added to your Kent One card, so you’ll be able to book activities as soon as you’ve registered*

*Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have implemented safety measures throughout our facilities which will restrict access. All activities, including the gym, classes and sports, will need to be pre-booked through your online account, which can be created at

Any questions?

Please note: Kent Sport membership is for the Canterbury campus only, and does not include access to Medway facilities.

Contact us if you have any questions about Kent Sport membership.

Call us: 01227 823 623

Medway students

If you are living in Pier Quays in Medway and you are studying at the Canterbury campus, you have a choice of either the Premium Plus membership at Kent Sport (see above) or one of the options at Medway.

If you are a first year commuting student studying at the Medway campus or a student living at Pier Quays, you can choose one of the following free sport options with Medway Park:

Medway Park

Class and swim

This membership gives you:

  • over 200 fitness classes to choose from
  • access to leisure, diving and hydrotherapy pools
  • full use of any of the four centres across Medway
  • a free induction
  • access to the spa (available at Strood only)

Gym and Swim

This membership gives you:

  • functional fitness zones
  • an extensive range of equipment
  • an expert health and fitness team to help reach your goals
  • the leisure, diving and hydrotherapy pool
  • a free induction
  • use of any of the four centres across Medway
  • the spa (available at Strood only)

Racquet and Swim

This membership gives you unlimited access to court space at Medway Park, Strood and Hoo Sports Centre. These spaces include:

  • squash courts
  • badminton courts
  • table tennis courts
  • short tennis courts

You also get free access to Medway Park, Strood and Hoo swimming pools during open sessions.


Please note that the above membership options are for the sports, fitness and recreation facilities in Medway only, and are for students living at Pier Quays or studying at the Medway campus. These options do not include access to the sports facilities at the Canterbury campus.