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: Unknown
Title: N/A
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): 0.8 1.2
ORP: 742 / 7.4 694 / 7.6
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): 1.4 2.0
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 0.9
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 70 110
Calcium Hardness: 430 300


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-101-100 SP57-101-101
Temperature (F): 106.7 90.8
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine
Disinfection make and model: Infinity Infinity
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar Aquastar
Drain Cover exp. date: Feb 2026 Dec 2026

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

Notes: :
Chlorine is low in both pool and spa but within an acceptable range.
Manual tests for free chlorine and pH need to be done twice per day!
Combined chlorine is very high. Address lack of air exchange in pool area.


Email a letter of correction to Diane within 30 days.

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) 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: Use provided tester and document once per month.
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 8
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Item: Manual tests for Chlorine/Bromine and pH shall be documented at least twice every day the pool is open.
  Comment: Have designated staff do this at least 2x per day.
3) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(3)b(2) 12
  Item: A spa containing 500 gal of water or less shall be drained once a week, a spa over 500 gal to 2000 gal shall be drained once every 2 weeks, and a spa over 2000 gal shall be drained once every 3 weeks
  Comment: For your size spa you should drain, clean and fill every 2 weeks. Be sure to document it.
4) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  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.
  Comment: Restock please
5) Safety Spa: 15.51(4)c(1) 13
  Item: A thermometer shall be available to measure temperatures in the range of 80 degrees to 120 degrees. Spa shall be closed if the temperature is over 104 degrees F.
  Comment: Temp on heather is not accurate. Spa was at 106.7 upon arrival. COS. Keep an eye on this with manual tests.
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(3) 17
  Item: Lifesaving equipment shall be mounted in conspicuous places around the swimming pool deck during normal operations
  Comment: Shepards crock is mounted amongst the exercise equipment. Please move to a conspicuous location.
  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).