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Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center

374 N. Park Ave
Moab, Utah 84532
Phone: (435) 259-8226

*For questions regarding pricing, facility hours or other general inquiries, please e-mail us @ mracstaff5@gmail.com


MRAC Operations Manager & City Recreation Engagement Coordinator
Emily Sukiennik

Phone: 435-259-8226 x675
Email: emilysukiennik@moabcity.org

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Emily Sukiennik grew up in New Hampshire, moving west in 2009 only to find that this is where she belonged: the desert! Having been in the Sports and Recreation industry since 2005, Emily has worked as a camp counselor, an interpretive canyoneering and rock climbing guide, a professional slackline and highline athlete, a P.E. & Health Teacher as well as the Community Outreach Coordinator in the Sports and Recreation Department for the City of Moab. Well versed in athletics and the outdoors and a proponent of healthy lifestyles and mental health, she enjoys creating a space for the Moab community to recreate, stay fit, and socialize. She received her Associates Degree in General Studies from Coconino Community College in Flagstaff, AZ and her Bachelors Degree in Liberal Studies from Arizona State University. Her focuses were in Health and Recreation. 


Assistant Operations Manager
Miranda Custer

Phone: 435-259-8226
Email: mcuster@moabcity.org

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Miranda Custer grew up in Enumclaw, Washington. She attended BYU-Idaho where she received her Associates Degree in Sports Medicine. Miranda moved to Moab with her husband and children in 2013 so her husband could pursue his career as a trooper with the Utah Highway Patrol. When Miranda is not busy being the Mom Taxi, she enjoys mountain biking, hiking and camping with her family. She has coached many soccer teams throughout the years, and enjoys teaching kids the love of soccer. Another favorite pastime of Miranda's is cooking and baking, and sharing the deliciousness with others. Whether that is through her Instagram page (@mos_menu) for recipes, or delivering the food personally. 


Aquatics Manager
Patrick Baril

Phone: 435-259-8226 x676
Email: pbaril@moabcity.org

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Patrick is a native (Yooper) from Houghton, MI in the Upper Peninsula. Patrick received his B.S. in Business Administration (with honors-1974) from Michigan Technology University in just 3.5 years. As a MTU Student Athletic Trainer, he received his first introduction of the utilization of Hydrotherapy for Therapeutic and Sports Conditioning. Patrick then attended Central Michigan University for a year to hone his educational instructional skills and to work in their Sports Medicine Department. He was then offered a 2 year Graduate Assistantship. Patrick came to Moab on January 1, 2011 to be the Aquatic Manager for the City of Moab’s Moab Recreation & Aquatic Center. Patrick’s job of being the Aquatic Manager of Water Chemistry & Clarity soon morphed from primarily focusing on pool programs and lifeguard supervision to "building maintenance and equipment specialist". Patrick has saved the City of Moab thousands of dollars in performing duties usually handled by outside contractors. Patrick also did the original ground work on development and implementation in converting the MRAC to total Energy Efficient LED fixtures and lamps. Patrick and his wife Susan have an adult daughter and son along with 7 grandchildren. Patrick is known for his smiling and always happy disposition, versatility, and never appears to get flustered.


Assistant Aquatics Manager
Stacie Sheets
Phone: 435-259-8226 x676
Email: ssheets@moabcity.org
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Stacie Sheets has lived in Moab, Utah for her entire life (60 years!) and has raised her 4 children here.
She started working at the MRAC pool in 2013 as a lifeguard, did that for 4 years, and was then promoted to the Assistant Aquatics Manager: a position she has held for nearly 4 more years. Stacie has taught swim lessons throughout her employment at the MRAC and for the last 6 years she has trained the lifeguards, taught them rescues, CPR, AED, and First Aid. She takes care of all of the in-service trainings for lifeguards as well as for evacuations, emergencies, and anything involving safety within the facility. Stacie's goal at the MRAC is to ensure the safety of all patrons and staff through proper training and following all the safety guidelines while being sure that everyone has fun while enjoying the facility! Stacie is also a painter, and you can find her artwork on display/for sale in the MRAC lobby.