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: Midwest Athletic Club
Address: 4700 Tama Street SE Suite 100
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403
Person Contacted: Kyle
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 (Sq. ft.): 1498 80
Volume (Gallons): 50400 1328
Filter Type: Sand Cartridge
Filter Rate: - -
Turnover Rate: - -
Chlorine (Free): 2.8 5.0
ORP: 770 / 7.4 / 84 735 / 7.6 / 101
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): 4.4 5.8
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 0.8
Bromine: NA NA
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: NA NA
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.6 7.6
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 30 120
Calcium Hardness: 1120 980


Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Ind. Pool < 1500 Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-101-100 SP57-101-101
Temperature (F): 83.6 101.8
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Briquettes Chlorine Tabs
Disinfection make and model: Pulsar Precision 3 Pulsar Infinity
Drain Cover make and model: Aquastar Aquastar
Drain Cover exp. date: March 1 2027 March 1 2027
CPO: Kyle Knock Kyle Knock
CPO exp. date: 1/31/2027 1/31/2027

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

Notes: :
Routine inspection today.
Ventilation system in pool area is down and the pool doors are open to the gym and locker room. Mgr states part is ordered to fix this. Do so and close doors as soon as part arrives.

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

# Section Reference Ref. Page
1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.11(2) 14
Spa: 15.11(2) 15
  Item: A Certified Pool Operator shall attend at least ten hours of continuing education before each renewal of the certificate. Proof of continuing education shall be kept with certification records at the facility.
  Comment: Sign up brochure is attached. These classes can be done via Zoom or in person. Attending one CEU session per year will suffice this requirement.
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(6) 24
Spa: 15:51(5)e(8) 17
  Item: Monthly ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) testing shall be included in pool logs
  Comment: Log this each month.
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 8
  Item: The disinfectant and pH in the pool water shall be manually tested or the ORP and pH of the swimming pool water shall be visually read and documented each day within one-half hour of the swimming pool opening, and at intervals not to exceed four hours thereafter until the swimming pool closes for the day. Visual ORP and pH in lieu of some of the manual tests are sufficient, but the swimming pool water shall be tested manually for disinfectant and pH at least twice per day. When manual tests are done, the manual test results and the visual readings for the ORP and pH shall be recorded.
  Comment: Train several additional staff to do manual free chlorine and pH tests. Ensure this is getting done at appropriate intervals listed above.
4) 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: Drain, clean, refil, and chlorinate spa at least once every 2 weeks. Be sure to document this.
5) 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 this
6) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(4) 17
  Item: A swimming pool facility shall have a first-aid kit. Where lifeguards are not provided, the first-aid kit shall be prominently mounted in the swimming pool enclosure, or a sign stating its location shall be posted near the swimming pool.
  Comment: Repost sign stating, 'First Aid Kit located at front desk'
7) 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: Permanently move shepherd crock away from the exercise equipment.
8) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)b(2) 13
  Item: Pool ladders, ramps, handrails, and grab rails shall be securely anchored.
  Comment: Tighten hand rail on right side of pool step enterance.
9) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(2) 17
  Item: Fully submerged lighting in a pool or spa shall be in working order.
  Comment: Submerged lighting shall work and be on when pool is open
  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).