Kings Rochester Sports Centre

601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

King Rochester Sports Centre

If you're looking for a Space to hire in Rochester, then we have just the venue for you. Situated in Medway’s Historic Rochester, the Kings Rochester Sports Centre was established in 1991 by the Medway Council. The facility was purchased and refurbished by the Kings School Rochester in 2014. Though understated, the venue provides a great canvas for any number of events, functions and meetings.

With our professional staff on hand to help you organise your event and bring your ideas together for all occasions. If you’re looking to book a venue for that special occasion or you need a room for an all-important meeting, our bar and conference room is the way to go. The simple setting allows you the freedom to decorate the space in your own unique way, with a built-in bar and great food options available. On site we also host an attractive well sized multi-function sports hall, several outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor hard standing Multi Use Games Area; all of which can be hired for sporting events, tournaments, group play, or team building activities.  

The Venue also holds a modern air-conditioned gym including cardiovascular equipment, resistance equipment, and free weights. For Private Parties we have a fully stocked bar, a late license, food options and friendly bar staff ready to help make your special occasion perfect.  We can host any type of function you require from birthday parties and anniversaries to Bar Mitzvah’s and surprise parties.

Lounge Bar Area

Our large, purpose-built Lounge Bar offers a relaxed environment for you to relax after your activity or to meet up and socialise with friends for a drink. It is open to all who use the Centre and all members will receive a 10% discount on refreshments.

Function Room

Whether it's a birthday, wedding reception, children’s birthday party or a simple get-together with friends or family; you don’t need a reason to celebrate your special day with us at the KRSC. With a beautifully-redecorated and refurbished full bar and a large dance floor, our function room is the perfect place to dance the night away.

We will be on hand to guide and help you from your initial enquiry, right through to announcing the speeches, bringing in the birthday cake or introducing the bride and groom’s first dance! We are happy to cater for up to 120 guests so just pop in and take a look! We will be happy to show you round and make that special celebration happen.


For Larger Conferences our Copperfield Room is a generous size with windowed viewing overlooking the sports hall and tennis courts. The Copperfield Room is ideal for hosting presentations with break-off / discussions groups all hosted in the same area. This area can seat up to 120 people. For smaller Conferences our Oliver Room is a more intimate size overlooking the outdoor tennis courts. The Oliver Room is ideal for theatre style conferencing with the ability to seat up to 70 people. The Sports Hall is an ideal area for planning activities within your group that allow for team building games or sports, such as badminton, to break up an event.  

Using physical activities to keep the attendees mentally prepared and in the best possible state of mind to be able to process the information within the session. The external sports area comprises of Seven Tennis Courts and a Multi-Use Games Area. This area also contains a seating area which can be extremely welcoming for lunch breaks on a hot summer’s day.


Disabled parking spaces are allocated closest to the Centre. There is also lift access to the first floor and accessible toilets.

Alcohol License

KRSC is fully licensed to sell alcohol and offers a wide selection of drinks. Late licenses are available upon request.


Overnight storage of equipment used over multiple days is available and agreed on a case by case basis.  Lockers are also available for use by all people attending the facility.


An excellent selection of hot and cold food is available at the Kings Rochester Sports Centre.  Please contact us to receive a copy of the latest menu.

All in all, if you are on the lookout for a Space to Hire in Rochester, make an enquiry to Kings now. Find them at 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

Transport Accessibility
  • Located just off the M2 at Junction 3 the KRSC is extremely easy to find.
  • The Sports Centre is a 15 minute drive from Cuxton train station.
  • The nearest bus stop is a 3 minute walk along the main road.
  • There are also good links with the Train Station (ME1 1NH) and Waterfront Bus Station in Rochester.
  • There are 18 taxi services available in the surrounding area.
  • The KRSC has excellent car parking facilities directly outside the sports centre, with no cost to you or your attendees.

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