28th October 2023

As we get ready to watch the action of the Winter Olympics at home, it's a chance to take the kids out and experience some of the sporting activities on your doorstep.

Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre

Chatham Snowsports Centre is the premier Snowsports facility in the region, with a large 200m artificial main slope and a professional team of instructors. The Centre also features the longest toboggan run (750m) in the UK and sno-tubing area.

The Centre is located near Capstone Farm Country Park, is open throughout the year and offers skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, the facilities to practice and also learn new skills.

There are a number of active ski and snowboard clubs at the centre where you can meet and learn skills from others with similar interests.

Facilities include; 200m main slope; a 30m nursery slope (skiing and snowboarding); a toboggan run and Alpine Lodge Café & Bar and patio area.

The centre is also dog friendly.

For more information, click here.

Planet Ice

Planet Ice has been one of the South East’s most visited attractions over the last two decades and continues to be a centre of sporting excellence in both ice hockey and figure skating.

The rink is open all year and welcomes visitors seven days a week for public skating and can offer a full size ice pad with seating for 800 spectators.

Planet Ice is home to the Invicta Dynamos, Medway's national league ice hockey team.

For more information, click here.