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: Eric Meyers
Title: Future 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): 0.6 1.2
ORP: 790 736
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): 1.0 2.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.4 0.8
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.2
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 60 40
Calcium Hardness: 1300 320

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-101-100 SP57-101-101
Temperature (F): 84.6 100.5
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar Infinity PS 1SD Pulsar Infinity PS 1SD
Drain Cover make and model: MLD-FGD-1212 MLD-FGD-1212
Drain Cover exp. date: Feb 2024 Feb 2024

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

Notes: Please email a letter of correction stating how the violations listed below have been and/or will be corrected to diane.midcalf@linncounty.org within 30 days of this inspection.

Modification Note: On 9/10/21 at 1pm the readings were: Pool- HRR 835, pH 7.4. Spa- HRR 860, pH 7.6.

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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: Staff shall sign off on reviewing and understanding this now and annually thereafter.
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) shall be included in Operational Records
  Comment: Testing this shall be documented once per month.
   
3) 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: ORP and pH shall be documented from the automatic readers at least every 2 hours for the spa and every 4 hours for the pool 30 minutes prior to opening until close. In addition, manual free chlorine and pH tests shall be recorded at least 2 times per day.
   
4) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)a(1) 9
  Item: Pool water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 1.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when pool is in use
  Comment: Pool chlorine level at the lowest level possible to operate today. Recalibration of the automatic feeder/reader and/or increasing the settings is recommended.
   
5) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(2)a(1) 9
  Item: Spa water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 4.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when the spa is open for use
  Comment: Spa chlorine level at the lowest level possible to operate today. Recalibration of the automatic feeder/reader and/or increasing the settings is recommended.
   
6) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(3)b(1) 12
Spa: 15.51(3)b(1) 12
  Item: The pool or spa shall be clean
  Comment: A renovation including replastering the pool is scheduled for Dec 2021. It is recommended to also change the drain covers and fix this light that is disconnected at that time. BE SURE THAT YOU CONTACT IDPH.AND GET A RECONSTRUCTION PERMIT PRIOR TO STARTING THE PROJECT.
   
7) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(3) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)k(3) 16
  Item: At least one gate or door with an opening of at least 36 inches in width shall be provided for emergency purposes. Gates and doors shall be lockable. Except where lifeguard or structural program supervision is provided whenever the swimming pool is open, gates and doors shall be self-closing and self-latching
  Comment: All doors that enter the pool shall be self latching when pool is open, locked when pool is closed.
   
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)n(1)1 22
  Item: A chlorine gas room or building shall have an airtight exhaust system which takes its suction near the floor and discharges out of doors in a direction to minimize the exposure to swimming pool patrons. The system shall provide one air change every four minutes
  Comment: Airtight exhaust system is in need of repair to comply with this violation. There shall be at least 15 air exchanges per hour in the room where chlorine is stored.
   
9) 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: Staff shall sign off on reviewing and understanding this now and annually thereafter.
   
  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).