Sara McKay is an experienced pool manager and is a (CPO) Certified Pool Operator, Certified Food Safety Manager, and is also certified as an (AFO) Aquatic Facility Operator.  She has her undergraduate degree from Minnesota State University in Physical Education and a Master’s Degree in Sport Management, also from Minnesota State University.  She is a certified Boiler Operator and also holds certifications in American Red Cross: Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Trainer, CPR Instructor, AED Instructor, First Aid Instructor, and Lifeguard Management.  She is also a certified StarGuard Instructor, through Starfish Aquatics, as well as a Starfish Swimming Instructor-Trainer.

A staff of 50 part-time employees will assist her, including lifeguards and several concession and admission workers. All lifeguards are certified in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid.