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@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Midwest Athletic Club
Address: 4700 Tama Street SE Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
Person Contacted: Renee
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-101-100 \ SP57-101-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-101-100 SP57-101-101
Area (ft.): 1498 80
Volume (Sq. ft.): 50400 1328
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.2 1.4
ORP: 706 762
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): 2 4.4
Chlorine (Combined): .8 3
Bromine:
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid:
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6 7.0
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70 30
Calcium Hardness: 850 1000

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-101-100 SP57-101-101
Temperature (F): 103
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 )

Notes: Discussed with staff the need to fix pool lights and to provide color contrast between the ladder steps in the pool and the sidewall coloring. Be sure to address both of these items when pool liner is replaced/fixed.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Manual testing required at least twice per day for the spa and twice per day for the pool. Currently observing majority of days when the pool is open only one or no manual tests are being conducted.
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Review testing frequency requirements in pool code. Tests must be done at least 1/2 hour prior to opening facility for swimming, and on intervals not to exceed 4 hours for the pool/2 hours for the spa.
  Item: Not tested/recorded as often as necessary in Operation Records
   
3) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(1) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)c 8
  Comment: Flow meters not functioning on pool nor spa circulation system.
  Item: Flow meters and all related components of the water recirculation system shall operate continuously if pool/spa contains water
   
4) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Comment: All skimmers (pool and spa) are missing weirs.
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
   
5) Decks Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Comment: Grip tape at spa entrance has come undone and one section of tape is missing. Replace grip tape to eliminate slipping hazard.
  Item: Pool and Spa decks shall be maintained slip-resistant, and free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards.
   
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Comment: First aid kit present on pool deck is missing self-adhering gauze bandage and chemical cold compress.
  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.
   
  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).