Due to high community transmission rates of the COVID-19 in the county and the lack of vaccine availability for all individuals, the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) will require masking of everyone in all district facilities. Read On...
Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center
Reopening Plan Overview
This reopening plan is facility specific to the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center. To view Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Reopening Plan - Click here.
We are excited to begin welcoming the community back to the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center. The aquatic staff along with JCPRD and Shawnee Mission School District leadership have worked on a phased reopening plan for the aquatic center. We have been in communication with local and state government and health officials to ensure that our plan does its absolute best to promote safety when you return to the building.
What to expect when arriving to the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center.
In response to COVID-19, the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center has modified operations for the to provide a safe environment for our visitors and staff.
- Enhanced cleaning protocols.
Please see below for guidelines when visiting or participating in practice at the Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center.
Practices and Programs
One adult spectator will be allowed into the facility per swimmer. If an adult has additional children with them they will be allowed into the facility as well.
Spectators will be asked to sign in and watch practice from the 2nd story mezzanine or spectator area in the pool area.
Spectators are not allowed in facility for swim meets at this time.
All patrons entering the facility must wear a mask, and must be worn entire time while in the facility. While swimming masks may be removed, but masks should be removed right before swimmer enters the water and placed on immediately when exiting the water.
Restrictions on number of swimmers per lane have been removed.
Additional Considerations and Guidelines
Athletes, lap swimmers and coaches who are ill should not attend facility under any circumstances.
Athletes, lap swimmers and coaches are expected to monitor their own health and should not participate in any activity at Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center if:
- If tested positive for COVID-19.
- If exposed to COVID-19 or under a 14-day quarantine, the athlete, lap swimmer or coach must have medical clearance prior to returning to facility.
- If experiencing a fever of or greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit within the past 14 days.
- Or displaying any of the following symptoms in the last 14 days:
- Muscle pain
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell.