Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report


Linn County Public Health
501 - 13th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-3700
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Custom Fitness
Address: 3950 Wilson Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: David Bailey
Title: Manager
Registration No: 57-0562-029-2-F-002 \ 57-0562-029-2-B-001
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Spa 2 Ind. Pool < 1500
Registration No: 57-0562-029-2-F-002 57-0562-029-2-B-001
Area (ft.): 78 684
Volume (Sq. ft.): 175 2736
Filter Type: sand sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 2.6
ORP:
Pool: 1-8ppm, ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 0.6ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Spa: 2-8 ppm ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 1.0ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Chlorine (Total): 3
Chlorine (Combined): .4
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.0
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 50
Calcium Hardness: 250

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Spa 2 Ind. Pool < 1500
Registration No: 57-0562-029-2-F-002 57-0562-029-2-B-001
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine

Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Update MSD sheets for facility and institute an annual review for all staff involved in pool maintenance or testing.
  Item: Records shall include results of chemical tests, results of microbial analyses, reports of complaints/injuries/illnesses, daily water temp. (spa), dates of draining/cleaning, and dates of review of MSDS
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: Update and train all front desk staff in the emergency action plan for the facility and have them sign off on the plan annually.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Comment: Monthly GFCI testing either not being done or is not being recorded on daily logs. CPO testing must be recorded with daily operational testing and not kept off-site.
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Comment: This information not being recorded in daily log books. This information must be kept on-site.
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Only daily testing of chlorine levels and pH are being recorded and kept on-site. All daily, weekly, and monthly testing shall be kept on-site at all times.
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
   
6) Management/Personnel Spa: 15.51(5)b 16 and 17
  Comment: No spa rules sign present. This is a requirement.
  Item: "Spa Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rule sign shall include Persons with medical condition, including pregnancy, should not use the spa without first consulting with a physician, Anyone having a contagious disease shall not use the spa, Persons shall not use the spa immediately following exercise or while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other drugs, Persons shall not use the spa alone or without supervision, Children shall not be accompanied by an adult, Persons shall not use the spa longer than ten minutes, Persons shall not use the spa longer than 10 minutes, No one shall dive or jump into spa.
   
7) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Comment: Unable to tell if this requirement is being met during inspection.
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
   
8) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)f 11 and 12
Spa: 15.51(2)f 12
  Comment: Only test kit on-site for testing of chlorine and pH.
  Item: Each facility shall have functional water testing equipment for free chlorine and combined chlorine, or total bromine; pH; total alkalinity; calcium hardness; and cyanuric acid
   
9) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)b 10
Spa: 15.51(2)b 10
  Comment: Pool pH at 7.0 during inspection.
  Item: The pH level of a spa / pool shall be 7.2 to 7.8
   
10) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)i(2) 19
Spa: 15.51(4)g 15
  Comment: Pool and spa walls and floors are peeling and not easily cleanable.
  Item: Pool and Spa walls and floor shall be smooth and easily cleanable
   
11) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(2) 20
  Comment: Only one 4 is present for depth marking on pool. Correct this issue prior to re-opening.
  Item: Depth Markers shall be located at 1-ft depth intervals, but not more than 25 ft. apart measured between the centers of the depth markers around the area of a swimming pool which has a water depth of 5 ft. or less
   
12) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(6) 20
  Comment: This is not present at the facility. Correct.
  Item: "No Diving" or equivalent wording or graphics shall be marked on the swimming pool deck within 3 ft. of the edge of the swimming pool where the water is shallow. The makers shall be 25 ft apart or less.
   
13) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit missing cold compress and self-adherning gauze bandage.
  Item: A first-aid kit shall be equipped with: band-aids, sterile 4x4 bandage compress, self-adhering gauze bandage, disposable gloves, and a chemical cold press.
   
14) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)j 25
Spa: 15.51(5)h 18
  Comment: Neither of these options are met by the facility.
  Item: A schematic drawing of pool recirculation system shall be posted in the filter room or in operation manual. Clear labeling of flow direction can be substituted.
   
15) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(8) 14
  Item: When stairs are provided for entry into a swimming pool, a stripe at least 1 inch wide of a color contrasting with the step surface and with the swimming pool floor shall be marked at the top front edge of each tread. The stripe shall be slip-resistant.
   
16) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(1) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(1) 15
  Comment: Not being recorded.
  Item: Each electrical outlet in the deck, shower room, and pool water treatment equipment areas of a swimming pool or spa shall be equipped with a properly installed ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) at the outlet or at the breaker serving the outlet, and shall be tested at least once a month. Testing dates and results shall be recorded in the pool records.
   
  Name   Date
Inspector: Inspection:
     
Report Received By: Received:
Reviewed By: Reviewed:

These items must be corrected as soon as possible in order to comply with the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pool and Spa Rules. A letter regarding the actions which will be taken in order to correct all deficiencies must be submitted within 30 days to this office. If for any reason you take issue with any of the items cited regarding swimming pool rules, a variance can be requested by following the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pools manual, amended July 8th, 2009, page 57, section 641-15.7 (135I). Variance requests regarding spa rules must be made in compliance with the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Spa manual, revised July 8th, 2009, page 32, section 641-15.7 (135I).