Public Swimming Pools and Spas

Pool SideColumbus Pubic Health licenses and inspects public pools, spas, and spray grounds within the City of Columbus and Worthington.  This includes pools and spas at community centers, hotels, and apartment complexes.  Columbus Public Health is also dedicated to providing training for pool and spa operators.  This training and inspections work together to ensure health and safety are maintained at the facilities.


Pool and Spa Fee Schedule


Pool and Spa Supplemental Materials

Recreational Water Illness - Tools for Pools/Spas

Drowning Prevention Materials

Healthy Swimming - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Find materials like brochures and posters, get information on waterborne illnesses, learn about clean-up at pools, and much more.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Click here for specific information from the Department of Justice, who enforces ADA requirements.

Consumer Product Safety Commission - Click here for specific information regarding any recalls effecting public swimming pools and spas.
Pool Safely - Simple Steps Save Lives -


Inspection Results & Color Coded Signs
At all of our licensed facilities, including public pools and spas, we now post a small color-coded sign that is based on the results of the most recent inspection.  Learn more about inspection results and color-coded signs for these licensed businesses.