Re-Opening Plan

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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.

SMAC - No Spectators

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. 

Swim Meets

Spectators are not allowed in facility for swim meets at this time. 

Updated 6/24/2021


SMAC - Face Mask Guideline

Patrons entering facility are encouraged to wear face masks and maintain physical distancing. 

Updated: 6/24/2021

SMAC - Number of swimmers per lane image

Restrictions on number of swimmers per lane have been removed.

Additional Considerations and Guidelines

SMAC - Should restrict participation in practices if image

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: 
    • Cough
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Muscle pain
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
    • Sore throat
    • New loss of taste or smell.