Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report

Linn County Public Health
1020 - 6th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncountyiowa.gov
  Facility Name: Marion YMCA
Address: 3100 10th Ave
Marion, IA  52302
Person Contacted: Larry Schrader
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-026-100 \ SP57-026-102
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-026-100 SP57-026-102
Area (Sq. ft.): 2700 162
Volume (Gallons): 136600 2500
Filter Type:
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free):
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):
Chlorine (Combined):
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity:
Calcium Hardness:


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-026-100 SP57-026-102
Temperature (F):
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant:
Disinfection make and model:
Drain Cover make and model:
Drain Cover exp. date:
CPO exp. date:

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

Notes: Pool and spa closed today. Contact Dustin at (319) 892-6034 or dustin.hinrichs@linncounty.org as soon as all items have been corrected.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
  Comment: Emergency action plan present at facility but not reviewed with staff for 2019 nor 2020. Please have staff review the emergency action plan and sign and date having done so for 2020 and every year after.
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
  Comment: Spa not being tested with necessary frequency. For example, on 12/27/19 the spa was not tested at the required 1/2 hour prior to opening nor at 7am or 9am. The log also indicated that the spa was open at that time. If the spa is open then testing shall be completed per requirements. Site CPO can advise as to the required testing frequencies.
3) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)h 18 and 19
  Item: All main drains shall be VGB compliant and within expiration date
  Comment: 2 main drain covers in pool were last replaced in April 2019 and have a 10 year lifespan. 2 main drain covers in spa are of unknown installation date. All four of these covers shall be replaced. Pool was closed at time of inspection and is not to re-open until new main drain covers have been properly installed. Be sure to indicate specific installation date in your records and ensure that the covers are changed out promptly when required.
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(6)k 25
Spa: 15.51(5)i 18
  Item: Copies of MSDS sheets shall be available for employee review. Each member of staff shall review MSDS annually.
  Comment: No staff review of MSD sheets available during inspection. Sheets shall be reviewed annually and signed and dated by staff then kept in your records for review.
  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).