The London Olympic and Paralympic Games have promised to secure
a lasting legacy for sports participation in the UK.
By 2012, the government wants to see one million people taking
part in regular physical activity.
If London 2012 has inspired you to get fit or take up and new
sport, there are huge numbers of opportunities for all ages and
abilities right here on your doorstep.
Find a club or activity
If you've taken the first step and feel ready to join a sports
club, there are more than 500 in Medway to choose from.
From football, rugby, cricket and netball to scuba diving and
sailing, there really is something for everyone.
To find a club to join and browse the list of sports on offer,
online club directory.
If you want to try your hand at a sport in a more informal
setting first, have-a-go sports events and competitions for all
abilities are organised as part of the
Medway Games series.
There are many sports facilities in Medway, including those
provided at Medway
Council's leisure centres,
outdoor sports venues and
country parks including
Capstone Farm with its trim trails, mountain bike and jogging
Medway's new flagship centre is Medway Park. Community
facilities available include an eight-lane athletics track,
12-court sportshall, an improved swimming and diving pool, squash
courts and a judo centre.
Delivering sport in Medway
2012 and Sports Development Team runs a range of programmes and
schemes that allow every member of the community to participate,
volunteer and progress in sport.
The team is a valuable resource for all Medway residents and can
offer sporting advice by email email@example.com
or phone 01634 338761.
School sport in Medway is led by Medway's two
school sport partnerships. These are the Greenacre Sport Partnership
and the Howard School Sport
Community Sports Network gives local people the chance to have
their say on sporting issues in Medway.